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Music Therapist (part time, term time)

James Allen's Preparatory SchoolSouthwark

James Allen’s Girls’ School


Job Title: Music Therapist

Part time, term time only, 3 days per week

Salary: £14,909 per annum (based on £32,760 FTE)

The Junior School has a great opportunity for a Music Therapist to join our team providing music therapy to pupils from Reception to Year 6. 

The post holder will be required to plan, provide and develop music therapy session to both individual pupils and in small groups. In addition, they will agree therapeutic goals with staff and parents.

The successful candidate will have an honours degree in a relevant discipline; a postgraduate degree or an appropriate and equivalent professional qualification; registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) (or equivalent); and a proven track record of working in primary schools. 

They will also have excellent musical or art, creative and communications skills, the ability to communicate effectively and clearly with individuals from diverse backgrounds, the ability to work flexibly and use their own initiative.  

We offer:

• A diverse benefit package including parking, gym membership and free lunches 

• An opportunity to join one of the leading independent girls’ schools in the country. 

• Generous Pension scheme 

• Life assurance – 2x salary

• Free access to the Dulwich Picture Gallery

• Cycle to work scheme


Please visit our website www.jags.org.uk/about/employment to download a JAGS Support Staff Application Form, candidate pack and full job description. Please send your completed application form to  recruitment@jags.org.uk or James Allen’s Girls’ School, 144 East Dulwich Grove, London SE22 8TE. For further information please also contact recruitment@jags.org.uk. Letters and CVs only will not be accepted.

Closing date: Friday 9 April- Midday 

Interviews: Week commencing 12 April 2021 (anticipated)

Interviews may be held at any stage after applications are received, therefore, interested candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified deadline, if a suitable candidate is found.

JAGS is committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion in our school community. Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people are at the heart of everything we do and JAGS expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS report will be required for the successful candidate. 

Reg charity No 1124853


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