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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£31,350 - £47,839 MPS/UPS Fringe

Additional allowances

TLR 2.1 £3,214

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a passionate and experienced teacher who is keen to take the next steps in their career and make a real difference as a middle leader.

Music is a vibrant and popular subject that students enjoy here at Thamesmead. In 2022 92% of pupils achieved a grade 9-4 in the subject.

Join our dynamic team as the Music Subject Lead and be a part of our thriving school community. At our school, you'll have the opportunity to lead a well-resourced Music department. Take your passion for music to the next level and help us inspire the next generation of performing artists.

What the school offers its staff

  • An excellent CPD package for staff
  • Opportunities for growth and real career development
  • Full support from a dedicated and visible team of senior leaders and pastoral managers
  • Employee Assistance Scheme provided by Health Assured - unlimited access to advice, information and face to face counselling support on a range of issues including emotional, personal, legal and financial or relationship issues for yourself and those living within your household
  • A meaningful approach to staff wellbeing which includes a variety of staff benefits from access to cycle to work and electric car schemes to discounted membership to our onsite gym and free parking.

Commitment to safeguarding

Thamesmead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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About Thamesmead School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1007 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01932 219 423

The school is situated to the West of London with good rail and road access. Our location means our staff enjoy living in areas such as West and South West London, Surrey and Berkshire making fantastic choices for city, suburban or rural living available.

Thamesmead is a vibrant and successful school. In 2019 our students gained strong GCSE results. 85% of students gained a 4 grade or higher in English and Maths and 58% of students achieved a grade 5 or higher in English and Maths. 83% achieved 5 GCSEs or more graded at 4 or above.

"Pupils behave well, are co-operative and respectful towards their teachers and each other. Strong leadership aims to ensure that the school provides the best possible standards of teaching and learning."- Ofsted.

Arranging a visit to Thamesmead School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email z.midwinter@thamesmead.surrey.sch.uk.

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