We are currently looking to recruit curriculum teacher to join our team.


If you have a passion to inspire young people with a love of learning and making music then come and join us to teach whole school singing, ukulele and percussion for one day a week in a primary school (years 1 – 6).


Why work for Lewisham Music?

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work in Lewisham schools and academies, as well as at our after-school groups, Saturday Music Centre, holiday courses, events, and creative projects at our new premises at The Fellowship Star and in collaboration with Hub partners organisations.


As well as offering instrument hire, instrumental and vocal lessons (for individuals, groups and whole classes), music theory classes, bands and ensembles and CPD and training for professionals, Lewisham Music is diversifying to include music production, songwriting, rap, cross-genre creative programmes and more. We also have received significant funding to deliver programmes focused on Equality Diversity and Inclusion, mental health, and supporting the talent of children from low-income households.


Our core work is with 5-18 year olds but we are work to expand our reach to include Early Years and adults.


This is an exciting time to join Lewisham Music, we’ll offer you the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community and to develop yourself as a professional with our ongoing programme of Continuing Professional Development.




Work status

30 weeks per year (term time only).



Teaching pay rate starts from £30.35 (inc. holiday pay) per hour depending on type of teaching and qualifications.


Contract type

Permanent – Employed PAYE.



Work can be across the borough of Lewisham in schools and community settings, and occasionally further afield. Our new premises at The Fellowship & Star is on Randlesdown Road, SE6 3BT. Our Saturday Music Centre runs at Prendergast Vale School, Elmira Street, SE13 7BN.



Teachers’ Pension Scheme (defined benefit) with employee contributions from 7.4%.



This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


Lewisham Music is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment.


Application deadline

Please apply by 9am on Monday 4 July.


Interview/audition date

Interviews/auditions will be held in the week beginning Monday 18 July.


Job Description and Person Specification

Please ensure that you read the full Job Description and Person Specification before applying.


Job Description and Person Specification


How to apply

Please click the button below and complete our online application form. If you have any questions then please email jobs@lewishammusic.org


Application form


Equality, diversity and inclusion

Lewisham Music is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion. This is done by celebrating and valuing individual differences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


Any identifying personal information on your application will be removed prior to the shortlisting process. This information will only be reviewed after the interview process to ensure that we are reaching a diverse range of candidates, and to help us continually review our recruitment process to ensure it is fully inclusive and accessible to all.


If you have any questions then please get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you soon!