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Employer Ark
Location Camden
Salary £32,000 - £38,000 depending on experience
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts ASAP

Ark is a fast-growing education charity committed to running outstanding non-selective community schools. With 35 academies open and further growth plans, this is a unique opportunity to join a thriving organisation. 

Music is a core part of life in many of our schools. Designed to build confidence, ability and harness a life-long love of a variety of music, the Ark music programme offers a wealth of experience for all pupils at all levels.

We are looking for a talented Music Programme Associate to work with Ark primary academies to ensure that teaching and learning in music is of the highest quality, and that pupil attainment is outstanding. Through coaching and mentoring, you will work with teachers to inspire pupils to participate in, excel at and enjoy a range of music-making activities within the classroom and beyond. You will play a key role in raising the profile of music making across our academies and in developing a music provision for our children which is first-class. 

The ideal candidate will:

· Be an outstanding teacher and a reflective classroom practitioner

· Have a proven track record of developing thriving musical communities with a range of schools

· Have experience of designing inclusive curriculum pathways reflective of a broad range of pedagogies

· Be well placed to ensure our pupils are connected to relevant musical opportunities within their area.

Candidates qualified to teach in the UK are preferred however exceptional primary music specialists will be considered. 

To apply, please go to Please submit your application by 11am on Friday 29th September 2017. First round interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 3rd October. 

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact the recruitment team on 0203 116 6345 or

Closing date: 11am on Friday 29th September 2017
Start Date: ASAP

Location:  Holborn, London

Post Duration: One year fixed term in the first instance; full time
Salary:  £32,000 - £38,000 depending on experience

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

About the employer

Ark is an international charity, transforming lives through education. 

We have a network of 35 schools across Birmingham, Hastings, London and Portsmouth. Our schools are all non-selective and in areas where they can make the biggest difference...

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