Music Teacher

We welcome experienced teachers as well as newly qualified teachers (NQTs) looking to make their way in the teaching profession. We recruit throughout the academic year for music teachers to deliver from Key Stage 3 (KS3) to Key Stage 4 (KS4).

Typical music teacher duties include:

  • Using information and communications technology (ICT), and considering its application in the music classroom at all key stages
  • Improvising, composing and performing in small groups
  • Developing evaluation, assessment and reporting techniques


As a music teacher you’ll be expected to:

  • Teach all areas of your subject specialism
  • Organise the classroom and learning resources to create a positive teaching environment
  • Plan, prepare and teach lessons that cater for all student ability ranges
  • Motivate pupils with enthusiastic, imaginative presentation
  • Maintain discipline
  • Meet requirements for the assessment and recording of pupils’ development
  • Coordinate activities and resources within a specific area of the curriculum, supporting colleagues in the delivery of this specialist area
  • Stay up to date with changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum
  • Liaise with colleagues and working flexibly, particularly within smaller schools

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry