Curriculum Leader for Performing Arts, Lewisham

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Sydenham SchoolLewisham

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main / Upper Scale + TLR 1B (£9,666) per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Curriculum Leader for Performing Arts to start September 2019

Main / Upper Scale + TLR 1B (£9,666) per annum

Are you an exceptional, ambitious and creative teacher with a dynamic approach to learning and teaching? Can you provide vision and leadership for your faculty and develop a stimulating learning environment for your students? Sydenham School is seeking an enthusiastic, ambitious and creative Curriculum Leader to lead our successful Performing Arts Faculty from September 2019. The Faculty of Performing Arts encompasses the areas of Dance, Drama, PE and Music

We offer our students the opportunity to take part in music shows and concerts, dance performances and competitions, school drama productions and regular inter-school sports matches, as well as offering a full programme of extra-curricular clubs and regular school visits to areas of interest for the performing arts. The successful applicant will be   responsible for maintaining and developing the high profile that Performing Arts currently enjoys within school and the local community

This is an excellent opportunity to join a large and forward thinking Faculty team, offering courses across the age and ability range, up to and including ‘A’ level. The Faculty achieves excellent exam results and we would welcome someone who will contribute to this success.  

We are a ‘world class’ High Performance Learning School and we believe that all of our students are capable of performing highly. Sydenham School can offer you a professional challenge and a rewarding opportunity, working with a collaborative Leadership Team that is passionate about the achievement and progress of every student in all areas.

If you are interested in an opportunity to build on established success an application pack can be downloaded from our website at:

Alternatively further details can be obtained from our HR Department: 0208 699 6731 ext 423/ 476

The closing date for applications is 10am on Wednesday 20th March 2019

Interviews will take place on Thursday 4th April 2019

The school is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and diversity. We have a clear commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding is the ‘golden thread’ that runs through the school. The successful applicant will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure for the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as the Criminals Records Bureau).

Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment i.e. National Insurance Number, Work Permits or Indefinite Leave to Remain. If the applicant has lived/worked overseas for 12 months or more since the age of 18, they will also be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct from the country(ies) they lived/worked in at their own expense and provide these for our records.

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More about Sydenham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dartmouth Road, London, SE26 4RD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8699 6731
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