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Job Title: Teacher of Music

Position: Secondary School Music Teacher

Location: Milton Keynes

Start Date: 1st September

Duration: 1 to 3 Terms

Salary: £150 - £220

Job Description:

Are you passionate about igniting a love for music in young minds? Dunbar Education is seeking an energetic and dynamic Music Teacher to join a reputable Secondary School in Milton Keynes. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate about music education and has a minimum of 6 months of teaching experience in the UK.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning and Delivery: Plan and deliver engaging music lessons for Key Stages 3 and 4, ensuring adherence to the curriculum and academic standards.
  • Student Engagement: Foster an interest in music among students through innovative teaching methods and practical activities.
  • Assessment and Evaluation: Regularly evaluate student progress via exams, performances, and coursework, offering constructive feedback to aid their growth.
  • Classroom Management: Establish a positive classroom atmosphere and effectively manage student behaviour to maximise learning outcomes.
  • Professional Development: Stay updated with the latest developments in music education and participate in professional development opportunities provided by the school.
  • Collaboration: Work collaboratively with colleagues and the school to enhance overall educational success.


  • Qualifications: Hold a relevant Music or Music Education degree with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.
  • Experience: A minimum of six months of secondary teaching experience within the UK education system.
  • Knowledge: Demonstrate a deep understanding of the national curriculum for Music and contemporary teaching methodologies.
  • Skills: Exhibit exceptional communication and engagement skills, with an ability to motivate students.
  • Passion: Display genuine passion for music and teaching, with a commitment to establishing a positive learning environment.
  • Safeguarding: Show a thorough grasp of safeguarding and child protection protocols.


  • Professional Support
  • Vibrant Community
  • Atmosphere Opportunities for Career Advancement

If you're an enthusiastic Secondary Music Teacher eager to become part of a welcoming school community in Milton Keynes, don't hesitate to apply! Send your CV and cover letter now. Alternatively, if you know anyone who meets the criteria, refer them to us and receive £250 compensation if recruited.

"Dunbar Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to show this same commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete Disclosure and Barring Service declarations in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997. You will also be required to provide 2 professional references covering at least the last 2 years of employment and complete our registration process, followed by a video or face-to-face interview. Dunbar Education is a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and therefore will not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation."