Singing Teacher, Islington

Closing date:

Highbury Fields SchoolIslington

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £26.13 per hour (Point 43, on NJC payscale PO4)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Singing Teacher at Highbury Fields School

Salary grade: £25.62 per hour (Point 43, on NJC payscale PO4)

Start date: September 2018

Closing date for applications: 9am, Tuesday 19th June 2018

Highbury Fields School is a flourishing, high performing all girls’ state school which has just been graded Outstanding in October 2016. It is also one of the schools in the country in terms of student progress. The school provides all of our students with the excellent standard of education that they deserve.

We are seeking a gifted singing teacher to join our experienced music peripatetic team to teach individual music lessons to pupils. At present there is approximately half a day’s teaching on offer, but we would hope to extend this. 

Music is at the heart of the school with numerous opportunities for students to come together to make music and perform. There are a large number of bands and ensembles including the Highbury Fields Big Band, Choir, String Quartet, and various Rock Bands. Students are introduced to and perform an extended and varied repertoire and this is reflected in the termly full school concerts. Our musicians are well known within the local community and are invited to perform at events, including Holocaust Memorial Day. There are also several clubs at lunch-time and after school where students enjoy making music in less formal ways. These are very popular.

Highbury Fields is a school where high expectations and ambition are embedded within our school culture. This is a supportive environment where teachers are able to work with motivated and hard-working students. If you believe, like we do, that every child can achieve excellence, then we look forward to receiving your application.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be an excellent teacher 
  • Be highly ambitious for all students
  • Be a team player
  • Be willing to contribute to the whole school ethos

If you are interested in the post and would like to find out more about the role and the school, please contact Ms Berry, Headteacher, on 0207 288 1888. 

To apply, please download the application form from the school website and email it to: hr@highburyfields.islington.sch.uk.

Closing date for applications: 19th June 2018

Please note the school does not accept CVs. Highbury Fields School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a DBS enhanced disclosure check. 




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Highbury Hill, London, N5 1AR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072881888
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Highbury Fields School is an Outstanding school. Highbury Fields' students are highly aspirational and have positive attitudes to their learning and attainment. These qualities, in combination with the school's strong emphasis on academic progress, h...