Immediate or SEPTEMBER 2020 start- please note that this role is not suitable for an NQT.
Starting salary without QTS/QTLS: £20,000+ dependent on experience
Starting salary with QTS/QTLS: £25,000+ depending on experience
As part of our safer recruitment process, all applicants will have to fill out an application form before their application can be reviewed.
Are you a teacher in mainstream education who wants to work in an environment where the students are treated as individuals and where you can have a healthier work/life balance?
· Do you have an interest in music?
· Would you like to make a difference to vulnerable young people?
If you answered yes to all of the above then please read on to find out how you could contribute to the continued the growth and educational excellence of SupaJam Education in Music and Media as an RSL Music Practitioner Tutor.
Please note; we require all applicants to have a teaching qualification for this role. Any applicants who do not have this will not be considered.
Who are SupaJam?
SupaJam Education in Music and Media is an award-winning, OFSTED rated 'Good' Post 16 Specialist Provider for vulnerable young people aged 16-18 and 19+.
To help vulnerable young people who have previously fallen out of formal education engage, achieve and progress in a unique, inclusive learning environment.
Our ethos is to be forward-thinking, caring and encouraging whilst providing a structured, supportive and non-judgemental environment, allowing all our young people to thrive and achieve to their full potential. We expect that all SupaJam staff uphold our mission and ethos in every aspect of their roles, championing a respectful and open-minded culture that inspires staff and students alike.
At SupaJam, we pride ourselves on the opportunities that we can give every student, from working at music festivals to meeting professional industry specialists - including famous artists! We work with every student to achieve at their own pace and with the support needed to gain Music, Maths and English qualifications throughout their course.
SupaJam has two bases, one in Swanley and one in Canterbury. Each base focuses on a different element of the music industry: Swanley gives students additional opportunities to experience live music, with regular performances, practical musicianship and a specially tailored venue, whilst Canterbury focuses on music broadcasting, allowing students the opportunity to run a radio station. Both bases also work towards running a stage at the award-winning Black Deer Festival.
What SupaJam can offer you:
· Friendly, supportive and rewarding work environment.
· One full PPA day working from home.
· Frequent staff social events.
· Opportunities for training and progression.
· A chance for you to use your musical skills to enrich the lives of vulnerable young people.
· A chance to work backstage at the Black Deer festival with our students- every staff member can also attend the festival for free.
· Opportunities to work at other major festivals.
· We also offer free tea and coffee so you can keep your batteries fully charged throughout the day!
What we are looking for:
Qualifications and Skills:
· A desire to uphold the SupaJam ethos at all times.
· A teaching qualification.
· English GCSE Grade C or equivalent.
· Have a proven background in developing teaching and learning and demonstrate the ability to meet a robust quality assurance process.
· Have a strong desire to help disadvantaged young people with complex social and emotional needs to achieve and succeed.
· Be creative, enthusiastic and resourceful and the ability to engage with young people on their level.
· An interest in music and the music industry.
· Have QTS
· Previous experience of teaching the RSL Music Practitioner diploma at Levels 1, 2 and 3 or a similar qualification.
Responsibilities and Duties:
· Effective lesson planning, delivery and marking of students work, ensuring high standards of teaching and continuity.
· Effective recording of student progress and achieving all academic deadlines.
· Implementing SEN teaching best practices to support our learners.
· Engaging with students who are falling behind and instigate support to make progress and arranging intervention programs where necessary.
· Communicating positive behaviour and achievement correspondence to parents/guardians or carers.
· Work closely with the management team on developing and expanding our unique programme.
SupaJam Education in Music and Media is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.