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Music Teacher - Mat Leave

Job Description

Job Description:

Dunbar Education is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Music Teacher to join a reputable Secondary School in Bedfordshire. 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: Develop and deliver engaging and dynamic music lessons to students in Key Stages 3 and 4, ensuring the curriculum is followed and educational standards are met.
  • Student Engagement: Inspire and motivate students to develop their musical skills and appreciation for music through creative teaching methods and practical activities.
  • Assessment and Evaluation: Regularly assess students' progress through various methods, including exams, practical performances, and coursework, providing constructive feedback to support their development.
  • Classroom Management: Maintain a positive learning environment, managing classroom behavior effectively to ensure all students can achieve their full potential.
  • Extracurricular Activities: Lead and participate in extracurricular music activities, such as school concerts, music clubs, and other performances, encouraging student participation.
  • Professional Development: Stay updated with the latest developments in music education and participate in professional development opportunities provided by the school and Dunbar Education.
  • Collaboration: Work collaboratively with colleagues and school leadership to contribute to the overall ethos and success of the school.


  • Experience: Minimum of 6 months of teaching experience in the UK education system.
  • Qualifications: A relevant degree in Music or Music Education, and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.
  • Knowledge: Strong knowledge of the national curriculum for music and contemporary teaching methods.
  • Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and inspire students.
  • Passion: A genuine passion for music and teaching, with a commitment to fostering a positive learning environment.
  • Safeguarding: A thorough understanding of safeguarding and child protection policies, with a commitment to ensuring the safety and welfare of all students.


  • Professional Support: Access to continuous professional development opportunities through Dunbar Education.
  • Community: Be part of a supportive and collaborative school community.
  • Career Progression: Opportunities for career progression within the school and the wider educational community.

If you are a passionate and experienced Music Teacher looking to make a positive impact on students' musical education, we would love to hear from you. To apply, please submit your CV.

Dunbar Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate.