Primary Music Practitioners (Teacher Coaches), Ark Schools

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Closes: 30th November 2018

Location: London

Type: Part time

Salary: Paid (£30k-40k pro rata)

Artform: music

Contact: Layla Baldo [email protected]



Main purpose of the job:

Singing is very much at the heart of the Ark Music Programme and is a core part of life in our schools. We are looking to recruit experienced primary music specialists to work alongside our teachers, coaching them to be great music leaders. 

Placements will commence from September onwards on a freelance basis, with school placements consisting of both half and full days.


The ideal candidate will:

have a genuine passion for and belief in the potential of every young person

be an outstanding teacher and facilitator of music in the primary phase, with a particular emphasis on singing

have demonstrable experience in the training and coaching of others to significantly improve their practice


Start date: October 2018

Interview dates: Wednesday 17th October

Closing date for applications: We will accept applications on a rolling basis.

Fee: We have a sliding payscale depending on the number of hours worked, equating to roughly £220 for a full day and £140 for a half-day.

We are keen to ensure the rich diversity of our art form is represented in our team and in turn, that our team is reflective of the communities we serve. We actively encourage candidates from a variety of backgrounds, particularly Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants.