Instructor of Music

James Brindley Bell Barn Road Birmingham B15 2AF
Unqualified Teacher’s Scale + SEN Allowance
30 Mar 2021
30 Apr 2021
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Instructor of Music

Unqualified Teacher’s Scale + SEN Allowance

Hours: Part Time 0.4fte

Contract Type: Permanent

James Brindley

Bell Barn Road


B15 2AF

Phone Number: 0121 666 6409

Email Address:

Job Start Date: September 2021

Location: The teaching timetable can be based at any of our sites but in the first instance it will be based at BCH (Birmingham Children’s Hospital) and Newbridge House. James Brindley is a stand-alone Academy based in a wide variety of locations across the City of Birmingham. In the course of a school year we educate over 3,000 pupils for periods ranging from a few days in hospital to several years in one of our teaching centres. The majority of our pupils have complex medical needs and many have been out of education for a significant period of time prior to joining the school. We offer a full-time curriculum to young people from EYFS to KS5 and our aim is always to enable them to ‘close the gap’ and to exceed expected progress during the time they are with us. We are seeking an outstanding practitioner to join our Music Department as a Music Instructor (0.4 FTE) in our Hospital

provision. There are currently 3 permanent members of staff teaching Music at KS3, KS4 and KS5. We have a separate Primary team who work with EYFS, KS1 and KS2 pupils (mainly in hospital settings). The Instructor of Music will be expected to liaise closely with the Music Lead to provide outstanding music education to pupils. You should have successful experience of teaching music theory to at least a grade 5 standard, be proficient in reading music notation/tablature and the ability to teach keyboard, guitar and ukulele. You should also be able to sing whilst playing an instrument.

Please be aware that this post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check and any offer of employment is made conditional of this. You will also be required to register and pay for the DBS update service and ensure that documentary evidence is produced to ensure annual compliance and updates. You will also be required to provide written consent for the employer to access this information at any time.

Closing Date: 30 April 2021, 08:00 am

Interviews: 7th May 2021

For further details and application form please visit our website at:

Completed applications to be submitted by email to:

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

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