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Now Hiring Teachers for 2018/19! 

We are always looking for experienced, inspiring teachers with excellent musical skills to join our successful team. Recruitment is an ongoing process based on the provisional needs of schools, families, and community/cultural organisations.

Instrumental teachers and Ensemble leaders
Teachers will need the following:
-Experience or desire to develop skills in small group teaching (up to 6 in a group)
-Teaching skills which focus on practical, music making activities leading to regular performances

Enthusiastic class teachers
Teachers will need all or some of the following depending on the teaching placement:
-Class music teaching skills, which place an emphasis on practical, creative music making in the classroom
-Ability to teach a range of musical styles including composition and improvisation
-Commitment to teaching musicianship skills through the voice
-Experience in Large Group, Mixed Ensemble and/or Workshop Leading Skills

Newham Music is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect everyone employed at Newham Music to share this commitment. See our full Safeguarding Policy here

The application pack below includes all the necessary information when applying, including the person specifications, safeguarding policy, application form, self-disclosure form, and recruitment and interview process details.

How to Apply:
To apply, please download and complete the application and self-disclosure forms below and send, along with your CV and Covering Letter to info@newham-music.org.uk. Please indicate in the subject line what job you are applying for.

Application Form
Self-Disclosure Form
Application Pack

There is no closing date for teaching applications, but we are organising new work all the time, so please get in touch soon!


Now Recruiting Community Musicians! 

Newham Music is looking to connect with inspiring and talented community musicians to deliver high-quality, authentic music projects and tuition throughout the borough.

We are especially looking to recruit those with background experience in:
-Music Technology
-Music Production
-Rap, Grime, Electronic music
-World music genres (i.e. Bangara, Yoruba, Gamelan, Caribbean, etc)
-Song writing
-Lyric writing
-Youth work

Newham Music is a leading provider of music education in the region and an award-winning Music Education Hub. We work with a range of partners to deliver music opportunities to all children and young people in the area. Successful applicants will support young people across the borough through our inclusive programme of activities including:
-Whole class tuition
-Small group and 1-1 lessons in schools
-Small group and 1-1 lessons after school and on Saturdays at the Newham Music Academy
-Project delivery in community locations throughout the borough
-Ensemble leading

Hourly paid teachers receive £24 – £29 per hour and flexible working schedules.

Newham Music is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect everyone employed at Newham Music to share this commitment. See our full Safeguarding Policy here

How to Apply:
To apply, please download and complete the application and self-disclosure forms below and send, along with your CV and Covering Letter to info@newham-music.org.uk. Please indicate in the subject line what job you are applying for.


Volunteer and Work Experience

For volunteering or work experience enquiries, please email info@newham-music.org.uk

Jack Petchey FoundationNational Foundation For Youth MusicArts Council England