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Specialist Music Teacher - Furzedown Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About Us

Part Time
Fixed Term Contract in the first instance
Required September 2023

Are you passionate about teaching music? Would you like to make a marked difference to our school community with a particular focus on improving the life chances and life choices of all our children? If so, then we would welcome an application from interested, dedicated, highly skilled and enthusiastic candidates.

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional, talented, and inspiring Music Teacher and we welcome applications from experienced teachers.

We can offer:
    An exciting established and relevant music curriculum.
    Excellent career advancement continuing professional development opportunities.
    An inclusive and collaborative whole school community with the arts at the heart of it.
    A warm, welcoming and creative environment, with an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and committed team.
    Polite, happy and engaged children with a great enthusiasm for learning.  
    Supportive parents and governors committed to our school ethos.

You will have experience of:
    Playing at least one musical instrument to a high standard
    Setting high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils.
    Planning and teaching well-sequenced lessons.
    Monitoring and being accountable for pupils’ attainment, progress and outcomes.
    Setting high expectations of behaviour.
    Communicating effectively with parents with regard to pupils’ achievements, well-being and extracurricular activities
    Making a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of a school.

Visits are very much encouraged and/or initial phone conversations with Dionne Morris our Headteacher. Contact the school to arrange a visit by phone on 020 8672 3480 or by email For more information about the school, please visit our website:

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.  
Completed applications are to be returned to

Closing Date: Thursday 15th June 2023
Interviews: Applications will be reviewed upon receipt. We reserve the right to close the position once a suitable applicant is appointed.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Furzedown is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS clearance.

Furzedown Primary School
Beclands Road
Tooting, London
SW17 9TJ
Telephone: 020 8672 3480
Headteacher: Mrs. D. Morris

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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