13 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 or January 2025

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 Annually (FTE) Teacher Main Pay Scale or UPS

Teacher of Music/Director of Performing Arts job summary

We are ideally looking for a candidate who can commit to working 0.6 FTE starting from September 2024, however, we would be more than happy to be flexible on start date and working hours/days for the perfect candidate.

The Oaks Primary School is looking for an enthusiastic musician to teach music and promote performing arts in the school, giving every pupil opportunities to excel and enhance the reputation of The Oaks Primary School as a centre of musical excellence.

The successful applicant will teach music across the school as part of PPA arrangements. The applicant must be an excellent classroom practitioner, highly motivated and committed to improvement and the achievement of high standards. The successful applicant will demonstrate leadership qualities, interpersonal skills and be willing to realise the school’s vision for excellence in music.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be an outstanding music teacher that can motivate and inspire pupils.

  • Be able to create and realise a vision for the school to establish excellence in music and performing arts.

  • Work closely with the local community, ensuring The Oaks becomes a centre of musical excellence.

  • Identify children that show an aptitude for music and liaise with the children and parents to ensure they have the opportunity to develop their talents through extra-curricular activities.

  • Be able to direct musical productions such as Christmas productions, carol services and year six leavers events.

  • Be able to lead instrumental and vocal ensembles.

  • Be a proficient accompanist (desirable).

We can offer:

  • A proven track record of professional/leadership development

  • Rewarding career progression opportunities

  • Wonderful, keen pupils

  • A hardworking, caring and motivated team

  • A professional and supportive working environment

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged to see the school in action. Please contact the school office on 01473 684994 or admin@theoaksprimary.co.uk to arrange an appointment. Alongside the job description for a teacher please view the information specific to this role.

ASSET Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the job description and will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and children's barred list check, health check, online search and satisfactory references. Copies of our safeguarding and safer recruitment policies are available on request.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Oaks Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
456 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

On behalf of schools within ASSET Education Trust, Suffolk

School location

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