Head of Music, Woodford Green, Essex

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Woodford County High School for GirlsWoodford Green, Essex

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Start date: Required for September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Spine (Outer London) + TLR2b (£4,445)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required for September 2018, a well-qualified, skilled and creative Head of Music to lead the development of the subject in this lively and high achieving girls’ selective school. Our award-winning Music Department attracts high levels of participation and plays an invaluable role in school life. We are committed to building the profile of the Arts in the school and seek an inspirational teacher who will boost recruitment to examination courses, showcase the diversity of musical talent here and actively involve all students in music-making, fostering an enjoyment of participation and building confidence in composition and performance. 

The teacher appointed to lead this department will need high level keyboard skills in addition to an ability to direct choirs and conduct a variety of instrumental groups. 

The school, identified by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’ (March 2009), encourages a wide range of extra-curricular activities. It provides a friendly working environment and offers established programmes of teacher induction and CPD.

Further information and an application form is available on the school website: www.woodford.redbridge.sch.uk

Applications can be submitted by post or email (recruitment@woodford.redbridge.sch.uk) and must include the completed London Borough of Redbridge application form. Applications by CV will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: Interested candidates please contact Christina Thompson (Head's PA).

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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More about Woodford County High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: High Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 9LA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8504 0611
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Woodford is a selective girls' grammar school of 877 pupils, including 278 in the Sixth Form.  Our catchment area includes the entire London Borough of Redbridge as well as part of neighbouring areas.  There are two single sex grammar schoo...