Thank you for your interest in working at Gatehouse School.

Gatehouse School values every member of staff employed by Gatehouse, all of whom have an impact on the pupils who attend here.

Situated on the edge of Victoria Park, London, we are easily accessible with our nearest tube stations being Bethnal Green (10 minute walk) and Mile End (15 minute walk).  Our nearest bus routes being a short walking distance of 8, 26, 48, 55, 106, 254, 277, 309, 339, 388, 394, 425, D3 and D6 bus stops.

Nearest train station: Cambridge Heath (10 minute walk)

Our current staff vacancies are detailed below.  If there are no current opportunities you are most welcome to contact the school and to express your interest in working at The School.  Should you wish to do this please email the Headteacher at




Music is a very high-profile subject in Gatehouse School. Alongside the weekly music lessons for each class, children have the opportunity to be part of the many musical clubs and activities on offer at the school, such as choirs, orchestras, ukulele groups, brass ensembles amongst others. These are currently run by the Head of Music and a talented team of peripatetic instrumental teachers.

Gatehouse puts on a number of performance opportunities for children throughout the year, such as nativities, a musical in Year 3 and 6, Beginners Recitals, and end-of-term orchestral and choral concerts.

The school is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic musical teacher to step into the role of Head of Music for a one-year paternity cover.

The successful applicant will benefit from being part of a professional, supportive staff team as well as a competitive salary package. This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding teacher or musician to join our highly successful school which was rated as outstanding during our 2011 ISI inspection.



Applications should be submitted using the application form provided. Please complete the form and return it by post or send a scanned copy by email to

Full details of the school are available on our website at:

Visits to the school are encouraged and the staff and children look forward to welcoming you.

Head of music paternity cover job spec (1)


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