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Specialist Music Teacher, Grampian Primary Academy

We are looking for an enthusiastic music teacher to deliver an inspiring music curriculum at our friendly school in Derby City.

Location: Grampian Primary Academy, Derby
Salary range: Negotiable (based on the qualification and experience of the successful candidate)
Hours: Part-time, permanent
Start date: 1 January 2022

Are you a passionate, outstanding teacher ready for a new challenge?

Do you want to work in a school, and a Trust, that values you and your development?

Grampian Primary Academy is a one-form entry primary school which serves a wonderful, vibrant, and diverse community in Derby City.  We are a welcoming and inclusive school, where all children are supported and encouraged to achieve their best. Our vision to unlock positive futures for our pupils is at the heart of what we do, and we work hard to provide our children with the best possible life chances. 

We are seeking to appoint a music teacher to deliver the music curriculum throughout KS1 and KS2. Your time would be spent delivering the music curriculum with responsibility for the end of term concerts, musical productions, leading the choir and music ensembles.

The ideal candidate will be able to deliver inspiring lessons in accordance with the National Curriculum requirements to KS1 and KS2 children. They must be able to lead extra curriculum activities such as choirs and instrument-based clubs at an excellent standard. At school events throughout the year, the ideal candidate must be able to coordinate and showcase both school choirs and ensembles during these events.

We are looking for someone with ambition and vision; someone who will thrive on our core values of Commitment, Aspiration and Nurture as well as sharing our goal of unlocking positive futures for all our children. The successful candidate needs to be confident in their ability to teach outstanding lessons, demonstrating enthusiasm and passion at all times. The must be able to have excellent behaviour and classroom management and be able to motivate and inspire children to exceed.

This part-time post would be suitable for a recently qualified teacher, or we would welcome applications from experienced teachers.  What matters is that you are an enthusiastic and talented teacher, with high expectations for all children, and a strong commitment to your own continuing professional development.

Working hours: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoon. Some flexibility to work additional hours to support end of term concerts and productions is required.

As an Anthem school, our teachers benefit from a wide range of professional development and career enhancement opportunities. Anthem is committed to ensuring that staff find their next promotion within the Trust and to providing a variety of options to help them progress in addition to the traditional school leadership route. 

Visits to the school are positively encouraged, so you can meet our wonderful, friendly team.  Please contact Mandy Webber to arrange on 01332 765546 or email

To view the job description, person specification or to download an application form please click the links below.

Closing date: Monday, 18 October

Interviews: Thursday, 21 October

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

Interested in working with us?