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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time, term time: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Contract type


Pay scale

Mains/Upper Scale (Inner London) + TLR2b

Additional allowances

Salary: Mains/Upper Scale (Inner London) + TLR2b

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • The role of Subject Leader - Music involves ensuring the effective co-ordination of all aspects of Music and lead the learning and teaching whilst contributing to the monitoring of standards of performance
  • The appointee should be an experienced and outstanding teacher able to demonstrate an excellent record of public examination success
  • Experience and demonstrable success in a position of responsibility within your subject area
  • Ability to enthuse and lead a team effectively.

What the school offers its staff


Salary: Mains/Upper Scale (Inner London) + TLR2b

Teachers Pension, free parking, family friendly benefits

‘The academy is fantastic at supporting your professional development and progression. Myself and many others have been encouraged to apply for ambitious roles and responsibilities within the academy, as well as continuing our development through courses, such as an NPQSL’. Lead Practitioner.

We have the exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with experienced staff in a high quality and well-resourced environment in the role of Subject Leader - Music. We are based in West London/Ealing. This position is to commence in September 2024.

What we have to offer you:

  • An Ofsted ‘Good’ school and an exciting place to work
  • As an Investor in People, we offer excellent career and professional development opportunities
  • The chance to work with exceptionally committed colleagues who have high expectations of students
  • A welcoming school in West London/Ealing with great Trustees, where staff feel valued, enjoy opportunities for additional paid responsibilities, and there is scope to influence autonomy.
  • The Academy is in outer London but with Inner London pay
  • Teachers Pension
  • Free on-site parking, subsidised meals and family friendly policies including dependents entitlement
  • Regular nominated staff rewards and free breakfasts are also welcomed by staff.

Commitment to safeguarding:

  • ARA is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination
  • The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

How to apply:

  • Come and visit us for a personal tour if you like, or you could visit the ‘Quicklinks - Vacancies’ section of our website for more information and an application form: www.alecreedacademy.co.uk
  • If you prefer to talk, our HR department would love to chat: 0208 8414511.

Closing date for completed applications: Sunday 12th May 2024.

Interviews will be held w/c 13th May 2024.

We reserve the right to hold interviews in advance of the closing date should a favourable application be received

ARA is committed to the protection and safety of our learners. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to commencing the role.

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 Alec Reed Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
1677 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number
0208 8414511

We are proud to be an all-through Academy for students aged 3-19 and an Adult Learning Centre. We are able to create a learning environment for our students that can support them throughout their learning journey. The combination of passionate and talented teaching and associate staff alongside excellent facilities creates an enviable learning environment.

Our ‘state of the art’ facilities have benefited from extensive capital funding. The most recent developments include the Arc in the primary phase and the Quad in the secondary phase. Extensive sports facilities including a Community Sports Centre are enjoyed by students and staff at the Academy and members of our wider communities alike. The Academy is fortunate in that it owns its own ‘Academy Fields’; a large section of fertile land and the perfect environment for outdoor learning.

Our aim: to be an outstanding learning community where individuals thrive. We value our partnerships with parents/carers and know that together, supported by all within our academy community, we can achieve success.

Arranging a visit to Alec Reed Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@alecreedacademy.co.uk.

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