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Vacancy: Singing Support Teacher

Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership is looking to expand its Singing Support Team with a teacher able to work in North West Derbyshire.

DDMP logoThe Singing Support Team teach a wide range of whole-class singing projects to children in KS1, 2 and 3. These range from weekly sessions with a class to cluster projects involving multiple schools and high-profile performances in prestigious venues.

We are looking to recruit a teacher who is able to inspire children to sing, has a sound knowledge of strategies to teach songs with multiple parts to whole classes of pupils, and has high expectations for pupil outcomes.

The successful candidate should have QTS and be able to demonstrate:

  • behaviour management skills
  • a thorough understanding of the process of lesson planning
  • how your teaching supports the National Curriculum, providing valuable continued professional development for class teachers

Job description

Please read the job description attached below.

Further details

  • Working arrangements: This is a part-time role with work offered on a project by project basis. There would be an initial training period alongside an experienced member of the Singing Support Team, and as with all members of the team, your work would be supported by a mentoring process.
  • Locations: North West Derbyshire covers an area encompassing Glossop, Buxton, Bakewell, the Hope Valley as well as surrounding villages.
  • Projects: For more information about the kinds of projects a Singing Support Teacher leads take a look at our Singing Projects for Primary and Secondary pages
  • References: References will be taken if successful at interview.
  • Interview: The interview process consists of two parts. You will be asked to teach a 20-minute KS2 lesson and show planning for a KS1 lesson, followed by an interview. This will all take place at St. Luke's CofE Primary in Glossop in the morning of Monday 8 November.
  • Enhanced DBS checks: All successful applicants will be subject to Enhanced DBS checks. A DBS check is a record of a person’s criminal convictions and cautions, carried out by the Disclosure and Barring Service. An Enhanced DBS check covers spent and unspent convictions, reprimands, cautions, and final warnings and any other relevant information held by police, plus a check of DBS barred lists. Any information shown will be used to ascertain a candidate’s suitability for role.

How to apply

After reading the job description, please follow the link below to complete an online application. A member of the Music Partnership team will then be in touch if we wish to take your application further.

We regret that we might not be able to reply to all applicants who don't meet our requirements.

Applications close end of Sunday 17 October. Succesful applicants will be notified by Wednesday 20 October.

Applications have now closed