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Senior Learning Leader

Leadership 17 to 25 (£48,447 – £53,459 FTE from 1.9.18, assuming 1% pay rise)

Employer
Hampshire Music Service
Location
Rookwood Centre, Eastleigh
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
14th May 2018

Hampshire Music Service (HMS) is committed to giving every child and young person the chance to participate, enjoy and achieve by making music together. We have 55,000 children and young people engaged in teaching and events each year, from small group instrumental tuition and class teaching to world music, rock, pop and jazz projects.
As a member of the Senior Leadership team you will be key in maintaining HMS relationships with all schools and providing leadership and advice to secondary schools and their curriculum music teachers. It is therefore essential that you demonstrate substantial recent and relevant successful class teaching in the secondary phase and including responsibility for taking a professional lead in music education.

Your ability to assess both quality and standards in music and in other aspects of the curriculum will be key as you will have overall responsibility for teaching and learning within HMS, through leading and working with the members of the Wider Leadership Team with briefs for Early Years, Primary Music, Special Schools Music, First Access (L2M) and also for teaching and learning within instrumental and vocal small group lessons.

With excellent interpersonal skills you will develop and maintain effective links with schools, their Headteachers, Governors, Heads of Music and other music teaching staff, in geographical and whole-county settings, including specific responsibility for KS3, 4 and 5.

Specific accountabilities:
•Developing and maintaining effective links with schools, their Headteachers, Governors, Heads of Music and other music teaching staff, in geographical and whole-county settings, including specific responsibility for KS3, 4 and 5.
•Maintaining an up to date knowledge of national initiatives and thinking in music education; disseminating as appropriate and providing training where necessary in order to promote the highest quality learning opportunities in music
•Liaising with colleagues in the Hampshire Inspection and Advisory Service (HIAS)
•Maintaining close links and establishing/participating in networks in order to contribute to national and local policy development (e.g. through ISM, Music Mark, HIAS and others)
•Analysing and reporting on national data for music results in Hampshire
•Completing agreed bookings for advisory visits to secondary schools, via Service Level Agreements
•Ensuring the satisfactory organisation, planning and delivery of professional development courses for school teachers and contributing to courses and training for HMS teachers
•Contributing to the improvement of county-wide KS3 and GCSE / vocational music outcomes
•Supporting, attending and where necessary leading partnership networks for secondary music teachers in Hampshire – Curriculum Development Groups (CDGs)
•Taking an active role in the HMS Performance and Development Standing Group
•Having overall responsibility for teaching and learning within HMS, through leading and working with the members of the Wider Leadership Team with briefs for Early Years, Primary Music, Special Schools Music, First Access (L2M) and also for teaching and learning within instrumental and vocal small group lessons
•Having overall responsibility for Instrumental Team leaders and also how they use their team time with and through the member of the Wider Leadership Team with a brief for supporting them in their use of professional days
•Having overall responsibility for performance management of HMS teaching staff with and through the member of the WLT with a brief for teaching and learning
•Formulating HMS teacher timetables in line with buyback requested from schools and parents, including absence management
•Contributing to the continuing professional development of HMS staff
•Having overall responsibility for the induction programme for new teachers with and through the member of the WLT with a brief for induction
•Having responsibility for recruitment and staffing, with the Head of Service, shortlisting and interviewing as necessary to maintain the staffing levels to meet schools’ buyback
•Generating income, up to two days per week, through teaching, ensemble work, advisory visits etc.
•Overseeing Schools Music Education Partnership visits and other areas of relationships with schools
•Attending HMS and Hub events in evenings, at weekends and during school holidays as required
•Sharing in conflict resolution and addressing complaints from schools and parents, as appropriate
•Enhancing and supplementing the role with additional line-management and professional leadership responsibilities as appropriate, taking into account areas of personal expertise and experience.
•Participating in training and development opportunities and contributing to the annual performance review process
•Working with due regard for health and safety
•Undertaking such other duties as the Head of the Service from time to time may determine.

How to Apply

For more information and to apply please visit:

https://careers.newjob.org.uk/HCC/job/Eastleigh-Senior-Learning-Leader-HCC2500-HAM/465164001/

Closing date May 14th 9 am.

Closing Date:
14th May 2018
Interviews:
16 May 2018
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