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MPS/UPS (Outer London) + TLR 2b

Required for September 2021, a well-qualified, skilled and creative Head of Music to lead the development of the subject in this lively and high achieving girls’ selective school.  Our Music Department attracts high levels of participation and plays an invaluable role in school life.  We are committed to building the profile of the Arts in the school and seek an inspirational teacher who will boost recruitment to examination courses, showcase the diversity of musical talent here and actively involve all students in music making, fostering an enjoyment of participation and building confidence in composition and performance.

The teacher appointed to lead this department will have an inclusive vision for Music and the ability to direct choirs and conduct a variety of instrumental groups.

The school, described by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’ (March 2009) and identified by the Sunday Times as “London State Secondary School of the Year (2019)” encourages a wide range of extra-curricular activities.  It provides a friendly working environment and offers established programmes of teacher induction and CPD.

Applications, which must include the completed London Borough of Redbridge application form, can be submitted by post or e-mail (

Closing date for applications: Monday 10 May 2021 (noon)

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


  • Sunday Times London State School of the Year 2019
  • Woodford 100 Years
  • Healthy School
  • Investors in Careers
  • London School Music Excellence Award 2018
  • Ofsted
  • ASGS
  • Research Mark
  • The Parliamentary review
  • Top 100 Stem School
  • 360 degree Safe Award
  • TFL Award-Gold
  • School Leadership Programme
  • The English PTI