Job Description

We are looking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic teacher of Music to join Gidea Park Preparatory School and Nursery. This is an exciting opportunity for you to join us and lead in our delivery of music.

Required for September 2022 this is a part time permanent role. Working 2 days a week you will be delivering Music to students from Nursery to Year 6.

Gidea Park Preparatory School and Nursery is an independent, co-educational day school for children aged 3 to 11, where pupils get the best start possible and learn in a happy and secure environment. Founded in 1917, we have been educating, nurturing and challenging children for over 100 years. Children are at the heart of everything we do; our small classes and school environment truly allow us to know our pupils as individuals and to tailor our teaching and curriculum accordingly. We have high expectations for our pupil’s academic progress and personal development and work closely with our parents to ensure that all our pupils get the very most from their time with us.

The School has an enviable academic record and a long tradition of sending pupils to grammar and selective independent schools. But there is a great deal more to Gidea Park than just academic success. We firmly believe that happy children make better progress and to achieve this, children need to be understood, listened to and valued.

This is an exciting time for you to join our School and we are looking for a music teacher who will be able to drive the subject onto new heights. As the sole music teacher you must be able to enthuse our students in every aspect of music.

To apply, you will need to have QTS and be able to demonstrate your passionate for children’s learning within early years.

We are looking for a Music teacher who is able to;

  • Inspire children in Music with enthusiasm and a love of music.
  • Deliver high quality learning that engage our children.
  • Prepare and plan outstanding music lessons, taking account of the requirements children of all abilities
  • Prepare and develop, teaching materials, teaching programmes, methods of teaching and assessments.
  • Be able to provide feedback and guidance to pupils and their parents in an engaging way that encourages continuous learning at home.
  • Develop music at Gidea Park and increase our students passion for the subject.

What you will need;

  • Recent teaching experience in music.
  • Evidence of continuing professional teacher development.
  • To have a sound knowledge of all aspects of music and methods to teach this.
  • The ability to inspire children to reach their full potential
  • Experience of teaching music to pupils aged 2 to 11.
  • A strength and passion for music.

What do you get in return for your hard work?

In addition to playing an important role in a great school, you will receive a competitive salary and annual salary review. There will also be ample professional development and training opportunities, including ongoing coaching from the management team, with the prospect of career and salary progression as our school grows.

This role would provide you with the opportunity to make a real difference at Gidea Park Prep.

As part of the Inspired Learning Group of school you will also benefit from:

  • A commitment to professional and career development
  • Childcare fee discount
  • Pension scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme up to £750
  • Health plan that provides significant coverage such as optical, dental, dental accident, chiropody, therapy treatments and health club concession. Access to Doctor Line from anywhere in the world, scanning such as MRI, CT and PET scan
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Westfield rewards (discounts from various high street and online outlets).

For an informal discussion please call Tom on 07706 323847.

Interested candidates should send an application at the earliest possible time.

Gidea Park Preparatory School and Nursery is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).