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Music Teacher (SEN Provision)

Job Description

About Us:

Dunbar Education is a leading education recruitment agency dedicated to connecting talented educators with the right opportunities. We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Music Teacher to join a secure Special Educational Needs (SEN) provision. This position is ideal for those who want to make a real difference in the lives of children with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

Job Description:

As a Music Teacher in our SEN provision, you will play a crucial role in providing a safe and nurturing environment for children with SEMH needs. Your creative and inspirational teaching methods will help these students overcome challenges and develop a love for music. This is a full-time position with regular working hours, allowing you to have a meaningful impact on the lives of these students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver engaging music lessons tailored to the individual needs of SEMH students.
  • Create a safe and inclusive learning environment where students can thrive.
  • Support students in developing their social and emotional skills through music education.
  • Collaborate with the wider team to ensure a holistic approach to each student's education.
  • Monitor and report on students' progress, adjusting teaching methods as needed.
  • Foster a love for music, helping students build confidence and self-esteem through creative expression.


  • Qualified teacher status (QTS) or relevant teaching qualifications.
  • Experience working with children with SEMH needs or in SEN provisions is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in creating and delivering engaging music lessons.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for helping students overcome challenges.

How to Apply:

If you are a passionate Music Teacher who wants to make a difference in the lives of students with SEMH needs, we want to hear from you. To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.