Music Teacher/HLTA

Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park, London, N17 9XT

3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 September 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Higher level teaching assistant

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 4 (Outer London): £23,400-£25,128 FTE / MPS (Inner London) + £1,500 Harris Allowance (based on qualifications)

Actual salary

£20,889.6-£22,432.22 (for full-time hours)

Additional allowances

Performance and Loyalty Bonus + Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan + Pension Scheme (LGPS/TPS) + Additional Harris Benefits

Music Teacher/HLTA job summary

Inspire our lively little learners! We are looking to appoint a Music Teacher/HLTA to support individuals and groups of students to support high standards of teaching and learning in Music and to take an active part in the development of the Music department and the school as a whole.

Main Areas of Responsibility

As Music teacher/HLTA, your responsibilities include:

  • To be an exemplary teacher, clearly demonstrating effectiveplanning, teaching and organisation, and high standards ofachievement and behaviour in Music lessons.
  • Set appropriate, realistic yet demanding expectations for studentslearning, building on prior attainment/knowledge.
  • Identify students who may require learning support and knowwhere to enlist help if and when required.
  • Be willing to share good practice within and beyond the Musicdepartment.
  • Planning should show clear understanding of the year groupexpectations and lead to progression within lessons and oversequences of lessons.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of working directly with young people in an education or training environment, supporting the learning of students.
  • Knowledge of the relevant aspects of the UK National Curriculum
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to engage children and enable them to perform highly

Professional Development & Benefits

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership.We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Safeguarding Notice

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

Equal Opportunities

The Harris Federation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

Using the application form

All applications must be made online via the apply link.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail, or call to arrange a conversation.

Before applying, please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your application.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

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About Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
446 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
020 8808 2045

Harris Primary Academy Coleraine Park is an Outstanding primary academy and we have high expectations and aspirations for your children. All our staff aim to give every child an exceptional education providing support, care, enrichment and challenge as they come through our doors. We give them opportunities to enjoy their learning and prepare them for future academic success as well as happy lives. We have a unique creative curriculum, a clear vision, high expectations, strong moral values and a love of learning. Our academy is a multi-cultural, multi-faith family where children learn together. They respect and value each other.

We believe all children are special and we "dig for gold" in every child. This means encouraging children to do their very best, not settling for second-best.

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