Head of Music Department (January 2020) start, Hammersmith and Fulham

Closing date:Expiring soon

Ark Burlington Danes AcademyHammersmith and Fulham

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark MPS or UPS (Inner London) £31,242 - £42,520 or £47,545 - £51,913 per annum dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead the Music Department at Ark Burlington Danes Academy, we are a non-selective 11-18 comprehensive school.

This is perfect opportunity for an ambitious practitioner who is ready to progress their career into a leadership position.  This is an excellent opportunity to join an extremely well-led faculty, one of the most successful in the school. Our teachers are highly effective at diagnosing individual students’ strengths and weaknesses and targeted intervention, rooted in data analysis, is extremely strong and makes a real difference.   

Candidates must have a demonstrable commitment to high achieving results and the ability to lead, inspire and motivate others.   The Head of Music will lead our successful and committed Music department to even greater heights than those attained last year.    You will need experience of successful teaching to A level as well as the drive and commitment to move Music teaching, learning and progress forward and respond to academy targets. Strong leadership and team-building skills are essential

The ideal candidate will: 

have experience of teaching at an outstanding level

have demonstrable evidence of raising attainment in an urban, multicultural setting 

be committed to Ark’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses

have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils

possess a strong desire to develop an outstanding department by creating a culture where learning is greatly valued by all 

have experience of working in a challenging classroom environment, implementing and developing schemes to improve behaviour  

have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils 

be committed to Burlington Danes  Academy’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to: 

join a network of Ark academies and gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including reduced gym membership and a comprehensive CPD provision    

If you share in our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you. For information about the school, please go to www.burlingtondanes.org.  

Applications and Interviews will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early applications are encouraged.

Location:   Ark Burlington Danes Academy, Wood Lane, London W12 0HR 

Closing Date:  November 15th 2019 9:00 am 

Start Date:  January 2020

Salary:  Ark MPS or UPS (Inner London) £31,242 - £42,520 or £47,545 - £51,913 per annum dependent on experience

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.



More about Ark Burlington Danes Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Wood Lane, Hammersmith, London, W12 0HR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8735 4950
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Burlington Danes Academy opened as the successor to Burlington Danes School in September 2006. It is a 6 form entry secondary school for 11-18 year olds. It continues the predecessor school’s long history as a Church of England School and its commitm...