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Employer Cardinal Pole Roman Catholic School
Location Hackney
Salary MPS Inner London plus TLR 1A
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017


Cardinal Pole Catholic School is a mixed 11-18 popular oversubscribed school. The school has exceptional facilities. 

Our A level results continue to be among the best in the country (top 10% nationally) with 82% A*-C grades and an exceptional 51% A* A/B grades.  A third of students secured places in Russell Group Universities including Oxbridge with many more moving on to other top universities. 

At GCSE our results continue to improve, with many exceptional results for both departments and individual students. This reflects year-on-year improvement in results over the last 3 years; above national average in both English and Maths and eight other subjects in GCSE. 

Our most recent inspection in October 2016 from the Diocese of Westminster graded the school as outstanding in every category. The report commented that our ‘distinctive inclusive ethos of this school is tangible in every area of school life from classroom to corridors and in relationships between students and staff’ and described progress as outstanding.  Importantly, it described the school as a ‘safe place that allows all to flourish’ and a place where ‘Students make outstanding progress’.

Head of Department - Music

Salary: MPS Inner London plus TLR 1A

Required for: September 2017

Closing Date: 8.30am on Monday 26th June 2017

Interview Date: Wednesday 28th June 2017

The Governors at Cardinal Pole Catholic School seek to appoint an enthusiastic Head of Department - Music. The successful candidate should be committed to teaching across the 11-18 range. We are looking for an exceptional Music Teacher to head up the Music department whilst promoting excellent teaching and learning in order to secure outstanding outcomes, and who works well with staff and students to inspire a love of Music. 

The Music department is a successful department, with good networks with the Hackney Music Service. 

We are looking for the following:

· An outstanding classroom practitioner. 

· Ability to teach across the full age range 

· A person committed to the highest standard of achievement for all students.

· Be committed to the school’s ethos and vision.

· Experience of leadership in Music 

Ofsted report 2017 - Outstanding Sixth Form grade, Outstanding grade for Welfare and Safety and Good in all other categories

To apply, please email your completed application and recruitment monitoring form to or send in the post for the attention of Stacey Wright, HR Officer.

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be undertaken. We are an Equal Opportunities employer with excellent CPD provision.

About the employer

Information about Cardinal Pole Roman Catholic School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Voluntary Aided
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

205 Morning Lane
E9 6LG
United Kingdom