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Music Teacher

MPG/UPS Inner London

A rare opportunity to teach whole class primary music and contribute to the development of an outstanding music provision for our school community.

Kingsbury Green Primary School
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent, Part-Time Permanent
Closing Date
15th February 2019

Kingsbury Green Primary School is a highly successful and ambitious school with a track record of aiming high. Our attention is now turning to developing an outstanding music curriculum and offer for all our children and we need a visionary, confident and experienced music teacher to come and lead this with us.

In seeking to join Kingsbury Green Primary school you are demonstrating your ambition to join us on our journey to World Class status. This role in our school will be instrumental in delivering our 4-year vision for the arts and in inspiring, motivating and challenging our children to excel in new and exciting ways.

Here we think deeply about pedagogy and children’s learning and look for spirit in all our staff in order to offer and deliver learning and care in a holistic and heartfelt way. Our music teacher will confidently build a distinctive and bold vision for the music and performance at KGPS.

We strive to give children important and meaningful experiences aspiring all the time to develop in ourselves and children the values of empathy, agility and hard work. We want this to include working with a range of musicians and performers creating beautiful compositions that reaches out to and includes our community.

We recruit staff who want to make a difference, who are creative, show initiative and are keen to lead. We look after our staff well-being and professionally grow everyone giving myriad opportunities to develop craft and skill.

Role Expectations include the following:

Inspire and engage children of all ages by teaching class music across EYFS, KS1 and KS2. By setting a clear vision for music education at KGPS and communicating this repeatedly in myriad ways
• Providing support and advice to colleagues for cross curricula music.
• Leading school choir and other music ensembles and building a culture of performance and celebration of music learning.
• Leading weekly singing assemblies, keeping repertoire lively, tapping into children’s interests.
• Leading and organising whole school musical events, performances and visits on a rolling calendared programme.
• Provide small group and/ or individual music tuition at KGPS
• identifying and nurture talent, creating opportunities for children to excel.
• collaborate across schools to provide music development and teaching
• Providing other general class teaching duties as directed by the Head teacher
• take an active part in the development of the small arts team through vision, action planning and provision to develop our arts faculty

We are looking for people who challenge and have a view point, are creative, who read and don’t wait to be told. Our teachers demonstrate these attributes in the following ways
• We need genuine collaborators, with the interests and skills to develop greatness in themselves and others. You will collaborate in year teams, facilities and through your coaching relationships.
• You will be able to develop an innovative curriculum rooted in relevant and real world issues.
• You will be confident to manage complex pastoral matters working actively with families.
• We are interested in staff who want to develop new approaches and who look for solutions. We have redesigned CPD, assessment, home learning and the way we teach reading. We want to work with people whose mind-set is ambitious and forward looking. For example, people who use research and EduTwitter to successfully shape and inform their work.
Hard Work
• We believe children should be working harder than staff and teachers should work smart. We invest in technology to support teaching and learning and will never ask you to do tasks that create unnecessary workload.
• We know practice makes perfect so repeated practice to improve teaching is coached and guided by your expert instructional leaders


How to Apply

Interested? If yes, then find out more by:
• Visiting our website to speak to the Head about the role or arrange a visit to the school.
• Making an application via Bindu Sillars on 0208 204 6423 or

In line with the school’s pay policy and following a successful and effective probation period, Governors will exercise their right of offering a fixed term recruitment incentive payment for the right candidate

Closing Date & shortlisting: Rolling until right candidate is appointed – apply early if interested
Interviews: Interviews will take place on an “as and when basis” as applications received.

Kingsbury Green Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be taken up for all short-listed candidates prior to interview. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from both men and women of all ages from any background and from candidates with disabilities.

Closing Date:
15th February 2019
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