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Music Teacher - Part-time

Chartham Primary School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2259-160T
  • Posted:14/12/2018
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Feb 2019
  • App Close Date:14/01/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


We have an exciting opportunity as we are looking for a talented music teacher to teach music across Key Stage 1 and 2 for 1 day a week. We are looking for someone who will ensure that the lessons they deliver are of excellent quality by following appropriate behaviour management systems, being up-to-date with safeguarding knowledge and most importantly, ensuring that the children are having fun! You will work closely with our music subject leader, ensuring there is progression in the music curriculum. We are lucky to have a dedicated music room and currently offer piano and singing lessons in addition to our curriculum offer.

As the KS1 and KS2 Music Teacher, you will be part of a developing programme to raise standards in delivering high quality music provision across the school. Your work would include whole class music teaching, including offering a progressive programme of tuned instrument teaching – ideally the ukulele. The right candidate might also be able to establish an orchestra, alongside our choir, and offer an afterschool club.

Qualities Required

  • 2 years UK primary music teaching experience
  • Able to commit long-term
  • A dynamic, inspirational and committed person
  • Able to inspire and motivate children
  • A strong classroom manager
  • Ability to makes Music fun
  • Able to improve children's confidence with music


  • Competent knowledge of the primary Music curriculum
  • Experience working with primary aged children
  • Excellent behaviour management skills
  • A clear Criminal Record (DBS certificate obtainable by the company)
  • Confidence to deliver lessons to groups of up to 30 primary children with and without a Teaching Assistant

Knowledge/training of safeguarding is essential

Information about the school

Chartham Primary is situated in a rural setting in the large village of Chartham. The school is currently moving to two form entry permanently and has a roll of approximately 350. We have extensive playing fields and plenty of space for outdoor learning and forest school activities. We also now have a school radio station. We pride ourselves in providing an enriched curriculum for our pupils in a fully inclusive environment. Our staff team are committed to providing the best possible education for each child and working in partnership with parents. We are proud to hold the IQM award for Inclusion.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Megan Roberts, HR Officer
  • Address:Shalmsford Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7QN
  • Telephone: (01227) 738225
  • Email: mroberts@chartham.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01227) 732175

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.