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Head of Music

Posted 11 March by Tradewind Recruitment Easy Apply Ended
Are you a passionate Music specialist looking to take a lead role at an Independent school in East London?

Tradewind Recruitment is currently working in collaboration with an Independent school in Tower Hamlets, to secure an enthusiastic, self-motivated and suitably qualified Music specialist who can demonstrate effective teaching and lead Music throughout the school.
This coveted role commences in September and the school can offer salaries of well above the National pay scales. Salaries start at £37500 - £44221.

The non-selective and inclusive independent school is a co-educational day school for primary aged pupils set in large grounds in East London. Recently refurbished, the school was established in 1948 and set out to provide the best education possible for children, establishing a modern outlook on primary education while ensuring that it retains the key values on which it was first founded.

The school has gained an enviable record of excellence and achievement for boys and girls from 2½ to 13 years of age. Children and parents are guided through the education process to ensure the children attain the highest standards and meet their potential.
Class sizes are small with at least one additional adult in each class.
As the successful applicant, you will be a creative and passionate musician, who can plan engaging lessons to suit the individual needs of a group or child; teach children to play an instrument and to read Music; assist children in preparing them for Music exams and performances. Great interpersonal skills and the ability to encourage and engage children, a must.

The school are looking for a qualified Music specialist who possesses the following qualities:
*Recent experience of teaching Music in an Independent or mainstream Primary School
*Sound knowledge and understanding of the British Primary Music curriculum
*Experience of organising extra-curricular activities and performances
*An understanding of National examination and extra-curricular requirements of Music
*Choral direction and conducting skills

Benefits of working at this school
*Independent school with small class sizes
*Three-From entry school
*Generous remuneration package, quite often higher than the maintained sector
*Supportive parents
*Well-resourced Music room
*Longer school holidays

The school is located in the heart of Tower Hamlets, close to Westfield Stratford City. Transport links are excellent and there is a large school carpark.

Why Tradewind Recruitment?
*Over 20 years of specialist education recruitment expertise.
*Flexibility on permanent, long term and daily bookings
*More accredited CPD courses than any other education company including Team -Teach, Safeguarding and support with the UK Curriculum.
*Assistance with lesson planning- personalised one to one support with our trainer
*Great Referral Scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100

Job Requirements
*Hold QTS status or equivalent Music teaching qualification
*Overseas Trained Teachers will be considered if you have a comparable qualification with a UK teaching qualification and you can comply with the other points
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK
*Experience of teaching Music in a mainstream or Independent school

If you are interested in this teaching role, and want to teach in a vibrant, dynamic and forward -thinking school, then please submit a copy of your CV ASAP to or please contact Yolanda at Tradewind on ext. 1. to discuss your application in more detail.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary,
Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

'No terminology in the above advertisement is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Tradewind Recruitment is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and accepts applications from all sections of the community.'

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