Singing Teacher, North West London

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St Christopher's SchoolNorth West London

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Start date: February 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Singing Teacher (part-time 0.5) Maternity Cover

Required after February half-term holiday 2019

Are you an energetic and resourceful teacher who would like to teach singing to girls who love to learn from Reception to Year 6? QTS is not essential but enthusiasm is!

The successful candidate will be expected to teach class singing as well as taking an active part in extra-curricular music activities, including directing choirs. A facility as a practical musician as well as having the necessary academic credentials is essential. 

If you believe that children should experience a superb education that allows them to be challenged yet have fun, that encourages them to be confident as an individual yet understand how to play their part in a team, and if you are committed to developing curiosity, flexible thinking, resilience, initiative, perseverance and respect, please apply to join our team at St Christopher’s.

St Christopher’s is a lively, creative, friendly and innovative girls’ day school (IAPS 4-11) in Hampstead, with a focus on providing an outstanding learning environment underpinned by an extensive programme of sports, music, art and drama. There are approximately 240 pupils with selective entry into Reception and Year 1. The school is oversubscribed and girls continue their education at 11+ to some of the top schools in London and around the country.

Application Process

For full details, please see the attached documents or contact the Bursar, Emma Ghosh on 020 7433 6901 or at to discuss further.

Closing Date
 All applications to be received by Thursday 15 November 2018 at 9am by email to

 Week commencing Monday 19 November 2018.


· A competitive salary package is offered at St Christopher’s 

· Free school lunches during term-time

· Teacher’s Pension Scheme


The School is committed to safeguarding children within its welfare and the successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced Data and Barring Service (DBS) check and a medical (physical and mental) fitness declaration.

The appointment is subject to at least two satisfactory references, clearance from the DBS, verification of identity and qualifications, satisfactory medical fitness, evidence of the right to work in the UK and DfE prohibition checks.

If a candidate has lived or worked outside the UK for a period of 3 months or more during the past 10 years s/he will also need to provide additional overseas checks, such as a police certificate of good conduct, from the countries lived in. 

St Christopher’s School adheres to the General Data Protection Regulation (2018). We will obtain information about you including any criminal convictions you may have. All information will be kept confidential and it will only be used to process your application. If your application is unsuccessful, all your information will be deleted from our systems and disposed of in a secure manner.

The School is an equal opportunities employer.

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More about St Christopher's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 32 Belsize Lane, Hampstead, London, NW3 5AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7435 1521
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St Christopher’s School is a non-denominational, independent day school for girls aged 4-11.  It is located in Hampstead, North London, and has about 240 pupils.

The primary school was founded in 1883, with the earliest written records appearing...