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 (www.ladymargaret.lbhf.sch.uk), contact Mrs Wendy Gainham by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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.