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Primary Music Teacher - Camden

Job Title: Primary Music Teacher - Camden
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Camden, London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Start Date: September 2019
Duration: Perm
REF: Music Camden_1557834474
Contact Name: Emma Aaron
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Music teacher

Salary in accordance with teachers' pay and conditions

Main scale

Primary Music Teacher - Camden

Main purpose of the role:

The music teacher provides a high quality music education so that pupils develop a love of music and develop their talent as musicians

The music teacher coordinates extra-curricular music activities, including any instrumental tuition provided by Camden Music Service

The music teacher creates music based opportunities and events both in school and the wider community

One of the key responsibilities of the role is to safeguard and promote the welfare of pupils and to promote fundamental British Values.

The music teacher will undertake any teaching or other professional duties reasonably delegated by the head teacher.

Key responsibilities

Teach music as set out in the National Curriculum to all year groups. This will include teaching pupils to:

  • Learn to read and write music on the stave
  • Understand and use musical language - dynamics, tempo, timbre, pitch, rhythm, beat and texture
  • Learn about a variety of styles, genres and composers
  • Learn to improvise and compose on a variety of instruments

Lead on curriculum design for music

Work alongside instrument tutors in whole class music lessons.

Be responsible for tutor management and support and instrument maintenance

Rehearse and lead choirs in KS1 and KS2.