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General Musicianship Classroom Practitioner (KS1 & KS2)

£27,000 - £33,000 FTE dependent on experience

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic classroom practitioners to deliver outstanding General Musicianship (GM) whole-class lessons to pupils in KS1 and KS2 in primary schools in SW19, SW17, SM4, CR4. The ability to teach Whole-Class Ensemble Tuition (WCET) lessons is also desirable.

Employer
Merton Music Foundation
Location
South West London (various schools in London Borough of Merton)
Contract Type
Full-Time Fixed-Term Contract, Part-Time Fixed-Term Contract
Closing Date
3rd July 2022

Start date: Week commencing 5th September 2022

Our vision is a borough where music resonates along the corridors of every school and echoes throughout the community. A place of aspiration where every child can find their first notes, make progress and flourish as a young musician. One way in which we achieve this is through the delivery of weekly General Musicianship lessons to whole-class groups of pupils in several local primary schools. This strand forms part of our In2Music programme, which also incorporates our Whole-Class Ensemble Tuition (WCET) delivery as set out in the National Plan for Music Education.

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic classroom practitioners to deliver outstanding General Musicianship (GM) whole-class lessons to pupils in KS1 and KS2 in primary schools. The ability to teach Whole-Class Ensemble Tuition (WCET) lessons on your specialist instrument(s) is also desirable.

You will need to be able to plan and deliver high quality, age-appropriate and engaging music lessons with clarity of intent and a strong progression of activities to develop pupils’ musical skills, knowledge and understanding.

This is an employed role offered initially on a one-year, fixed term contract with the possibility to extend to a permanent post from year two. There is currently more than one full-time post of teaching available, so applications for full-time and part-time/job-share positions will be considered.

Merton Music Foundation (MMF) is an independent music service and lead partner for the Merton Music Education Hub. The charity is nationally renowned for providing high quality, comprehensive and inclusive music education programmes for the young people of Merton and surrounding areas. Further details of our activities can be found on our website: www.mmf.org.uk

Merton Music Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and have made a vision commitment to being ‘an inclusive cultural organisation – not just in what we say, but also in what we do’. We believe that representation matters and actively seek to diversify our workforce at all levels of the organisation. We warmly encourage applications from historically under-represented groups, including but not limited to; members of the global majority; members of the LGBTQ+ community; people who identify as non-binary or gender queer; people with a disability; and people who are neurodivergent.

Decision to appoint will be made solely based on candidate merit and business need.

How to Apply

We invite you to contact us for an informal discussion about teaching for Merton Music Foundation before applying. Contact 07966001059 to speak with our Operations Director, David Rees.

To download the full application pack, please visit www.mmf.org.uk/in2musicsept22.

Please complete an Application Form and Self-Identification Form and email them to us by midnight on Sunday 3rd July at jobs@mmf.org.uk.

If you need any additional support or require accommodations to be made to complete your application, please contact us using the email address above.

Closing Date:
3rd July 2022
Interviews:
Week commencing 4th and 11th July, by arrangement
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