Director of Music, Parsons Green, South West London

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Lady Margaret SchoolParsons Green, South West London

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Start date: April 2018 or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London Teachers’ Main - Upper Scale & TLR 2C (£6,450)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Music

Required from April or September 2018, permanent position

Inner London Teachers’ Main - Upper Scale & TLR 2C ( £6,450)

This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving Music Department.  Lady Margaret School is a Church of England school for girls aged 11-18. It is situated on Parsons Green in West London, and serves a diverse local community. It was founded in 1917 and became an Academy in September 2012. The school is extremely successful and over-subscribed. Staff, students and parents work together to develop each individual student within a culture of high expectations and respect. We aim to empower students to achieve high aspirations for themselves within a culture of hard work and respect for everybody.   

Our exam results reflect the hard work of our staff and students. In 2017, 89% of girls attained GCSE English and Maths at grades 9-4 plus 3 or more other grades A*-C.   At A Level, our results are consistently outstanding, with high numbers of girls progressing to a wide range of Higher Education courses. In 2017 70% of grades were A*-B. Students at LMS have a very good record of securing offers from top universities. 

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic professional to lead our Music Department with a proven track record of delivering musical performances for school events. The successful candidate will teach Music across the full age and ability range and be expected to deliver an extra-curricular music programme for the whole school and raise the standard and profile of music and musical performance across the whole school community.  As a member of our staff community you will have the chance to work with a strong team to build on the current successes of the school as we move forward into the next stage of our development.  

Closing date for applications: Monday, 30 October 2017 (12 noon)

Interviews will be held on:        Thursday, 2 November December 2017

For further information about this position, and an application form,  please refer to our website (,  contact Mrs Wendy Gainham by email (  or telephone 020 7736 7138 (8.30 am till 4.30 pm). 

Lady Margaret School is committed to safeguarding children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Lady Margaret School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Parson's Green, London, SW6 4UN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7736 7138
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