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Subject Lead for A and AS level Music Technology

MPS plus TLR allowance (15.25 hours pro rata)

An experienced teacher of Music Technology a and AS level is required for September 2017 for the centralised courses run by BEAT, the lead partner for Barnet Music Hub. Students from across Barnet attend the courses at Woodhouse College (some of the sessions are twilight).

Barnet Education Arts Trust
Woodhouse College, Finchley
Contract Type
Fixed-Term Contract
Closing Date
10th May 2017

Subject lead for Music Technology A2 and AS level courses

Context and Purpose of Job

BEAT provides instrumental teachers to schools, operates three music centres on Saturday mornings, assists in the signposting and delivery of Common Professional Development for music subject specialists
in Barnet schools, organises major public performances and provides whole class instrumental tuition programmes to schools. Students are sent from various schools and sixth form settings to take
AS and A level Music and Music Technology at Woodhouse College in Finchley. These courses are run by BEAT, the lead partner for Barnet Music Hub.

The successful candidate will:

  • have experience of teaching music technology A level
  • be aware of the requirements of the new A level Music Technology specification (2017)
  • have a good relevant degree and/or relevant professional experience
  • demonstrate an excellent knowledge of working in an Apple-based Logic setting
  • demonstrate an excellent knowledge of studio recording techniques
  • demonstrate excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • have excellent organizational skills

The Subject lead for the Centralised Music technology delivers A2 and AS level courses and is responsible for:

  • Teaching all areas of the A2 and AS level music technology course as required by BEAT
  • Managing the successful submission of coursework to the examinations board (EDEXCEL)
  • Managing the examination process and the collection of results
  • Managing the A level music technology course and staffing
  • Contributing to the wider community and ethos of BEAT
  • Working with the Head of the A level music courses
  • Working with schools and external partners as required to deliver the above


  • Teach as required. This post includes class teaching alongside additional support for students
  • Set an example to other teachers in the delivery of BEAT and the DFE teaching standards
  • Communicate effectively with all necessary partners, schools and/or staff
  • Evaluate programmes as required
  • Follow BEAT safeguarding procedures

In order to carry out the above a degree of flexibility is required and the successful candidate may be asked to perform work outside the scope of the above. Such duties, will however fall within the scope of this post.

This post will be paid on a pro rata part time teachers pay and conditions contract (MPS) of 15.25 hours weekly with a TLR 3 allowance of £2602.00 per annum

All staff are expected to promote equality in the workplace.

How to Apply

Please e-mail your cv with the names and addresses of two referees to

Please note any appointment will be subject to the satisfactory completion of a DBS application

Closing Date:
10th May 2017
15 May 2017
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