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Director of Music

£31929 – £49924 (Depending on experience)

Director of Music

LEO Multi Academy Trust
LEO Academy Trust, South West London
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
11th May 2018

What make schools in the LEO Academy Trust great? It’s our drive to widen our pupils’ experiences, helping to make them imaginative and creative learners with the ambition to achieve great things! We match the ambitions of our pupils and their families, by collectively providing an enriched curriculum that offers a wide range of opportunities, which just wouldn’t be possible working alone.

Based in South West London, we have six academies within our Trust: Brookfield Primary, Cheam Common Infants, Cheam Common Junior, Cheam Fields Primary, Cheam Park Farm Primary and Manor Park Primary. With plans to develop further in 2018 – 2019, we are now looking to build leadership & teaching capacity as we continue to grow.

Having formed in 2015, we are now proud to serve over 3500 pupils from across the London Borough of Sutton. We have developed a self-improving network of great learning communities, supported by a range of hubs of excellence, providing endless opportunities for our pupils, staff and the local communities we are part of. With over 400 staff, our schools are empowered to support each other to improve both outcomes for our pupils, and to drive performance across the wider school system. We are proud that all of our schools are members of the Challenge Partners Network of Excellence and the Belleville Teaching School Alliance. Learning, Excellence and Opportunity are at the heart of our Trust, embedded through our shared mission, values and aims.

As Director of Music, help us achieve our mission by leading and teaching an inspiring Music curriculum across the Trust, enabling all our pupils to develop a love of Music through highly effective teaching, visionary leadership and exciting opportunities to perform in a variety of contexts. We are looking for an inspirational senior leader and teacher with the ability to create a dynamic learning environment, together with a commitment to bringing out the best in every student.

If you are passionate about Music and would like the opportunity to develop a Trust wide music curriculum, we would love you to join our team!

The right applicant would be:
• Passionate about music and have excellent academic qualifications and thorough subject knowledge;
• Excellent role models in teaching and learning;
• Ability to plan, maintain and develop outstanding teaching and learning;
• A high level of ICT skills and experience of using these in the classroom to enhance learning;
• A commitment to all students receiving an outstanding educational experience in Music;
• You will be a creative leader and teacher who is ambitious for the students you are responsible for with a strong working knowledge;
• Have the ability to lead and deliver a Trust wide singing strategy and a range of ensembles.

We can offer you:

• The chance to work with happy motivated children that are a delight to teach, well behaved and have a positive attitude towards learning.
• Excellent CPD opportunities and the chance to contribute to shaping the strategic direction of our Trust, as part of our senior leadership team.
• Outstanding facilities, great resources and exciting learning environments at all of our schools.
• The support of an Executive Leadership Team, fully committed to music education, with the drive to ensure every child has access to the best possible provision.

To find out more, visit our new website:

How to Apply

Please apply via Eteach website
Or please contact Mrs S Moylan on for an application form.

Closing Date:
11th May 2018
14 May 2018
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