Subject Leader - Music, Redbridge

Closing date:

The Ursuline Academy IlfordRedbridge

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (Outer London) - UPS (Outer London) available to the right candidate plus TLR of £4, 589 pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to recruit a creative, enthusiastic, inspiring individual.  S/he will be a key contributor to this hugely successful, popular and oversubscribed Academy whose ethos is underpinned by Gospel values and the Ursuline motto of ‘Serviam’.    

Applications are welcome from established teachers who have a proven track record of academic success and who are committed to comprehensive education.  The person appointed will be expected to make a significant contribution to the academic, spiritual, moral and cultural well-being of young people and will support an already successful department along the next stage of its development.  In addition, the post will provide an excellent opportunity for professional development.   

What sets us apart? 

The Ursuline Academy Ilford is committed to ensuring the recruitment and retention of high calibre, talented staff. 

The successful applicant will: 

  • join a popular and successful all girls Catholic Comprehensive Academy; 
  • be part of a team of committed, highly professional teachers and support staff in a school which has an excellent academic record, as well as a tradition as a caring community; 

The school is a short walk from the local shopping centre and Ilford Station where TFL Rail services are available; these connect to Stratford International and London Liverpool Street. The school is also a short drive from the M25, A12 and A13.   


Dedication, commitment, loyalty and a drive for excellence in all areas of school life evidenced by an enthusiasm for education both personally and professionally promoted by CPD. 

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  To ensure that this is achieved we expect all employees to share this commitment and staff will be recruited and selected in line with safer recruitment policy and practice.  The successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS check. 


Please submit a letter of application together with your application form.   Completed applications should be posted to:   HR, The Ursuline Academy Ilford, Morland Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 4JU 

You may also return your completed application form via email to our HR Officer: School visits can be arranged by appointment please contact Mrs Barnes for details. 

Your letter should address the selection criteria and include your vision for the Music department and your thoughts on what makes a good Subject Leader. 

Short-listing for the position will take place following the closing date and references will be taken up prior to interview. 

Please note we are unable to accept CVs. 

Closing Date: 12 noon on Wednesday 22 May 2019

Interviews:  Friday 24 May 2019 

More about The Ursuline Academy Ilford
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Morland Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 4JU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8554 1995
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Founded by the Ursuline Order in 1903, The Ursuline Academy Ilford has been providing high quality education and pastoral care ever since. The school has a strong sense of community underpinned by Gospel values. Visitors regularly remark on the purpo...