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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. In Autumn 2018 we are particularly interested in hearing from drum, piano, music tech, and brass teachers.

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 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!

Volunteer and Work Experience

For volunteering or work experience enquiries, please email

Jack Petchey FoundationNational Foundation For Youth MusicArts Council England