Performing Arts Teacher - primary Chivenor Primary School, Birmingham, West Midlands

Job description

A specialist teacher (or teachers) needed to deliver outstanding music and drama provision to our school. This is a unique position to advertise in a primary school and just illustrates our commitment to the arts.

We take part in the Shakespeare Schools Festival each year and we deliver half termly productions. Each class experiences a “Play in a Day” once per term, linking to quality writing experiences. Staff have all been trained by a professional storyteller and incorporate drama frequently into their lessons.

Our music room has class sets of keyboards, African drums, ukuleles and more! We have singing assemblies each week and a school choir meets after school weekly, performing regularly. In Year 4, all pupils learn either the flute or the trumpet; for those who wish to continue their music tuition beyond Year 4, this is provided FREE OF CHARGE.

We are open to employing 2 colleagues (part time) to get the highest quality provision for our pupils.

Applicants must have:

A music and / or drama degree

A passion for the arts

Experience of working with primary aged children, able to inspire and motivate

A commitment to delivering after school clubs until 4:15pm daily

The drive and creativity to produce outstanding performances each half term

How to apply:

Please send your CV to by Monday 21st October 9am

Detail your education and include all qualifications gained (with grades), explaining all gaps

Detail your work history, with dates, explaining all gaps

Provide the names, email and telephone numbers of 2 referees (one of whom must be your current line manager)

Write a short statement about why you feels the arts are an important aspect to primary education and what you would hope to have achieved after 6 months in post

Essential educational requirements

Degree in Performing Arts (or in music or in drama)

Essential qualifications

GCSE English and maths (grade C or above) or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Experience of working with primary aged pupils

Employee benefits

Fabulous pupils
Excellent resources
Friendly and supportive colleagues
Join a family of schools committed to high quality arts education

About Chivenor Primary School

Farnborough Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B35 7JA
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