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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Inner London United Learning Teachers’ pay scale

Additional allowances

Inner London United Learning Teachers’ pay scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Person: You will need to have QTS and a good honours degree in the relevant subject area.

The successful candidate will need to be able to work independently as well as part of a team. You will need to be able to work under pressure, have excellent communications skills, and be computer literate.

You should have experience in delivering high quality teaching and learning, have evidence of outstanding student attainment, be an excellent classroom teacher and have high personal and professional standards. You should be enthusiastic about working within a school environment and be an inspiring role model to our students.

What the school offers its staff

About The Elms Academy: The Elms Academy is a co-educational school with a diverse community situated in the heart of Clapham. In 2022, our A level results were among the highest in the country with 40% of students going on to Russell Group universities. At GCSE, our progress 8 score was +0.73, which put us at the top of our borough and considerably above the national average.

Our results show that The Elms Academy is a place where students from all backgrounds thrive academically and socially. All staff at the academy are driven by a strong mission to improve the lives of our students. At 41%, our number of pupil premium students is twice the national average. As such, we are committed to fighting inequality through excellent teaching and learning, ensuring all pupils are able to attain the best possible outcomes.

Safeguarding info: The Elms Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for all successful applicants

At The Elms Academy, we have the highest expectations of students. Real academic rigour is combined with a strong focus on developing the whole child through varied extracurricular activities and trips, working with top employers in London and connections with prestigious universities. Our Grammar Stream ensures the highest standards of academic excellence, preparing our students to achieve top grades at A level. Our lessons are disruption free and follow a knowledge-rich curriculum, and we place a significant emphasis on teachers inspiring their students to love their subject through strong personal subject knowledge and a passion for their subject.

The Elms Academy is a close-knit and diverse community that learns together, has fun together and continues on our journey towards all-around excellence for each individual student year after year.

The Academy has cultivated a friendly and welcoming environment for all its staff, with a strong collaborative culture that has community at its heart. Our teachers feel empowered, supported and are provided with the highest-quality professional development and effective performance management. We pride ourselves on ensuring that every member of staff is supported to be the best they can in the classroom and to achieve their career aspirations. Staff wellbeing is prioritised and as part of United Learning, you will have additional PPA time, enhanced rates of pay, additional planning and marking days and many opportunities both for sharing resources and for career progression across our school cluster.

About the role: We are seeking to appoint an innovative and dynamic Head of Music, who is able to teach at KS3 and KS4. Both NQTs/ECTs and teachers that are more experienced are welcome to apply. The work is varied and rewarding. If you are looking for your next challenge, this is an exciting opportunity to help in the delivery of the highest quality maths education to young people.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Elms Academy

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
754 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to The Elms Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cpopa@theelmsacademy.org.uk.

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