Head of Music

Prendergast Ladywell School, London, SE4 1SA

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    4 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Inner London MPR / UPR

Additional allowances

TLR 2b (£4,781 per annum)

Head of Music job summary

Would you like to join in a popular, oversubscribed school that CARES, where Community, Ambition, Resilience, Effort and Success are valued, all within a safe, supportive and inclusive learning environment?

We are looking for a creative and passionate Head of Music to join our school from January 2023. Working as part of our successful Performance Faculty you will be responsible for the teaching and learning, outcomes and continuous development of the department. You will lead a well-resourced Music Department with two main teaching rooms, a full set of practice rooms and the use of a Mac Suite using the latest DAW software.

Music is a popular subject with a history of excellent outcomes at KS4 and our school community enjoys and values music.

The role will include teaching across KS3 to KS4 and all ability ranges, providing leadership and management of staff, developing enrichment opportunities for students in our secondary and primary phases, and demonstrating the ability and commitment to securing high standards of student achievement.

The school is part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools; we believe that all our students can achieve excellence and that they deserve the very best teachers and resources to reach their potential. Our caring environment values achievement and we insist on tolerance and mutual respect.

You will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking school leadership team, and have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation. We offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme for all new members of staff.

If you are someone who puts students first, and is prepared to go the extra mile for every one of our students, then we want to hear from you.

Interviews: Tuesday 11 October 2022

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

Applying for the job

Please apply online via the school website

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About Prendergast Ladywell School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 16
School size
1273 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number
020 8690 1114

A Foundation school which is part of the Leathersellers' Federation of Schools

School location

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