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Music Trainee Teacher – London


London, UK




Up to £20,000

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About the job

Applications are open to Music Graduates to join our salaried teacher training programme at an outstanding school in Harrow that works exclusively with Grad2Teach. The role of Music Trainee Teacher is intended for Music graduates with at least a year of school-based experience. The role of a Trainee Music teacher is a two-year salaried commitment that will lead to QTS.

This is a school proud of its Ofsted rating of ‘Outstanding’, and it has maintained performance at that level for the last three inspections. Drawing its pupils from a diverse range of backgrounds, pupil progression beyond the national average is a key focus of every member of the team. The Head Teacher, the senior team and the governors lead the school outstandingly well, ensuring that both teaching and achievement are of the highest standard. The tracking of pupils’ learning and progress is accurate, consistent and rigorous. Staff satisfaction is central to the ethos of the School, and this is demonstrated by the very low rate of staff turnover and outstanding opportunities for professional development.

Candidates with previous job titles and experience including; Teaching Graduate, Trainee Teacher, ITT, Initial Teacher Training, PGCE, Teacher Training, Primary Teacher Training, Secondary Teacher Training, Graduate Teacher, may also be considered.


To be eligible for this training opportunity, you will need:

  • The right to work in the UK

  • A background in Music including a related undergraduate degree

  • Minimum C/Level 4 grade in GCSE Mathematics

  • Minimum C/Level 4 grade in GCSE English

  • A can-do attitude

  • A willingness to develop yourself

  • A basic understanding of the UK education system

  • A passion for helping and supporting young people

  • Resilience

  • Enthusiasm for teaching

  • Self-awareness

  • Good organisational skills


In Training Phase 1, you will

  • Receive Grad2Teach-funded training while you work on our 39-week, school-based, salaried trainee programme

  • Gain invaluable insight into classroom management and teaching practice

  • Receive 24/7 support from our friendly team

  • Receive three Quality Assessment observations from one of our trainers in your employer school

  • Develop an understanding of what it means to be a great teacher

In Training Phase 2, you will

  • Attend 6 training days with our partner university

  • Complete 3 written assessments reflecting on your experience and what you’ve learnt so far

  • Cover up to 90% of a teaching timetable within a classroom

  • Work under a dedicated learning mentor who will guide and advise you along your journey

  • Experience two contrasting school placements, allowing you to broaden your experience

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