Head of Creative Arts with Music Specialism, Merton

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Mark's Church of England AcademyMerton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable + TLR1B £9,639
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Creative Arts with a Music Specalism

Inner London Pay scale – Negotiable + TLR1b - £9,639 per annum


Required for September 2019, highly motivated and inspirational Head of Department &

Teacher of Music


St Mark’s C of E Academy is a vibrant and diverse 11-18 academy situated in Mitcham in the London Borough of Merton. The school was rated Good in its most recent Ofsted inspection (November 2017) with outstanding personal development and welfare. The Academy really does have much to celebrate. We are the first secondary school in London to be awarded the prestigious International Values Quality Mark in recognition of the manner in which our values of love, hope and trust permeate all our work. ‘The school’s provision for the personal development and welfare of pupils is outstanding. It is highly enriching and supportive and focuses on ‘values in action’. Pupils are confident, thoughtful and articulate.’ (Ofsted 2017)


We are now looking to recruit a Head of Creative Arts with a music specialism who is dedicated to helping every child succeed. You will join an extremely successful department ranked within the top 20% of the country for pupil progress and who are committed to creating a stimulating learning environment, instilling in all our students, a passion for music and all the creative arts. The successful candidate will benefit from a collaborative and supportive environment whether they are newly qualified or looking for the next step in their teaching career. ‘The school has a well-planned professional development programme for teachers, which identifies strengths and areas for development relating to the quality of teaching’ (Ofsted 2017)

St Mark’s Church of England Academy is a community firmly founded on the core values of love, hope and trust. This is an excellent opportunity to play a key role in the development of the school as we continue to successfully raise standards and rapidly move from Good to Outstanding. Our dedicated staff have a strong moral purpose, providing a collaborative, professional and highly supportive ethos. If you believe you have the vision and passion to work in an exciting, dynamic and innovative Academy which is committed to raising attainment, expectations and standards, we would love to hear from you. 

If you would like an informal conversation, or would like to visit St Mark’s prior to making an application for this role, please contact Lucy Brown (Vice Principal).





More about St Mark's Church of England Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Acacia Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 1SF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 6486627
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About St Mark's Church of England Academy

Based in Mitcham, St Mark’s Church of England Academy is an all inclusive school for 11-18 year olds. Proud to be the only Church of England secondary school in the borough of Merton, we welcome t...