Head of Music

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Step Teachers have long-standing relationships with many schools and academy trusts across North London. We are currently looking for a Music Teacher for a Head of Department role in a Secondary School in Dagenham. The role is full-time, starting ASAP and while it is initially on a long-term supply basis, the school is looking to make the contract permanent for the right candidate to join their team.



Strong knowledge of the Music curriculum at both GCSE and A-Level


Organised and professional maintenance of the classroom and the associated resources


Committed to supporting every child to reach their full potential


Work effectively with other members of staff, both within the department and throughout the school


Ability to assess students, monitor their progress


Be able to lead and support the staff within the department


Able to plan and deliver engaging and comprehensive lessons


Compliance with the schools’ policies and the reliable implementation of these



Hold QTS or equivalent qualification for teaching Music in secondary school


Have recent mainstream school-based experience teaching Music at the secondary school level


A relevant Music related degree is desirable.


SEND experience is desirable

Why Step Teachers?

With over 20 years in supplying educational professionals across North London, Hertfordshire, East Anglia and Plymouth, we have and continue to build long-standing; exclusive relationships with many schools and academy trusts across these regions. We have a resolute team that will support and nurture your career at Step Teachers.

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and are proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer and eligibility to work in the UK.

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. High street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal.

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