Teacher of Music, Bucharest

Closing date:

Avenor CollegeBucharest

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

A rare and wonderful opportunity has arisen at one of the best schools in Romania to teach and influence the development of Music. You will be joining a team of great team of teachers, and be a member of the department of Expressive and Performing Arts (Music, Drama, Art & Design and Media), you will be inducted, and encouraged to participate in the wider college educational offering.  

We would welcome applicants who will fulfil the following characteristics

  • Be a qualified teacher of music; 
  • Playing two or more instruments - will be an advantage;
  • Be near-native or native level speaker of English;
  • Have excellent subject knowledge up to A-level;
  • Experience of teaching in an international school would be a distinct advantage, and/or the ability and experience to work with individuals at both the theoretical and practical levels of music;
  • Be passionate about young people and their education, and open to new ideas enthusiastically;
  • Be able to work individually and/ or in a team;
  • Be a person that is willing to share what they know with other colleagues and learn from others;
  • Be flexible and adaptive to new situations.

Job Description

We have a generic contract for teachers which formally describes the role and the responsibilities, however in essence the following list will give you a clear understanding of the role.

You will …. 

  • Plan, prepare and deliver lessons across the Key Stages
  • Be able to contribute to the excellence of teaching and learning across the Key Stages
  • Monitor, evaluate, assess and record students’ learning progress and achievement 
  • Be able to select and use a range of different learning resources and equipment to ensure updated subject development
  • Prepare students for performances, concerts, competitions and examinations 
  • Maintain classroom discipline
  • Ensure the schemes of work are updated in relation to the specifications
  • Set clear targets for individual students
  • Be aware of the individual needs of students and differentiate accordingly
  • Be able to communicate with parents regarding their children’s learning progress and ensure that parents are aware their child’s learning progress
  • Participate in continuing professional development training (CPD)
  • Be able to teach across the age and ability range
  • Teach the subjects from an international perspective
  • Have a strategic vision for the development of teaching your subject and your subject’s place in the curriculum
  • Be able to have curriculum design input at all key stages
  • Maintain high standards in planning and classroom delivery alongside well considered  use of assessment and ICT
  • Be committed to creating a stimulating, learning environment for the students
  • Promote the wider aspirations and values of Avenor College

The Terms and Conditions

The remuneration package will be commensurate with the responsibilities of the position and will include the following:

  • Competitive salary 
  • Benefits package 

Application process

Applications should be sent to hr@avenor.ro and should include:

  • a complete resume/CV, including a good-quality, recent head-and-shoulders photo (no more than two sides of A4)
  • the names of at least three referees with their current phone numbers and email addresses (one of whom must be your current Head of School)
  • a covering letter:

o explaining your strengths, and how you would apply you experience so far in life to the opportunity available 

o why you would like to work at Avenor College (and live in Bucharest, Romania)

o describe how you would develop high standards while keeping students motivated

o your ideas on what makes an ‘outstanding music teacher’

o a statement briefly outlining your educational beliefs and teaching style 


Please be aware we take very seriously our duty of care towards all our students; as part of our safeguarding procedures we will undertake rigorous checks with referees, as well as requiring you to provide current police checks.


  • Closing date: May, the 20th, 2018, but please apply as soon as possible, as applications will be considered on receipt;
  • First-round interviews will be conducted via Skype;
  • Final interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held at Avenor College, Bucharest, in May 2018.

Job location

More about Avenor College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 19 years
Address: No. 125A Padurea Pustnicu Road, 1st District, Baneasa, Bucharest, Romania
Telephone: +40 737 043 480