Job Ref No. ECC0-5S Position Type: Leader/Co-ordinator Pay Range: Dependent on ft/pt and experience
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 23/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: 24 - 26 May  

Job Description

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We employ specialist teachers for most of our subjects and we are now looking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational music teacher for September 2022 for our thriving Music Department which also employs several peripatetic specialist teachers for individual lessons.

Your main responsibilities will include delivery of the music curriculum throughout the school, administration of the peripatetic music teacher timetables and the organisation of various major music events in the school calendar.

The ability to teach Drama would also be advantageous but is not essential.

The following documents are attached and form part of the Application process - please note only a completed Application Form is acceptable - no CVs.

  • Application Form -
  • Job and Person Specifications
  • Safeguarding Policy
  • DBS Filtering Rules

All offers of employment will be subject to the receipt of a minimum of two satisfactory references, one of which must be from the applican'ts current or most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children, but have previously worked with children, one referee must be in connection with a period when you worked with children.


Elm Green Preparatory School is committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils in accordance with its Safeguarding, Child Protection and Promoting Pupil Welfare Policy. Please note that any offer of employment within the school is subject to full safeguarding checks including the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). It is an offence to apply for the above role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

The School is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore all convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered "spent" under the act) must be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules referred to in the attached document. If you have a criminal record this will not automatically debar you from employment.


Elm Green is an Equal Opportunities employer. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Information about the School

Elm Green Preparatory School was founded in 1944 and is situated in an idyllic rural location in Little Baddow, about six miles east of Chelmsford. It is a co-educational independent school of approximately 220 pupils aged from 4 to 11 years. It is set in four acres of grounds with play areas, swimming pool and sports facilities on site, and also has the use of Little Baddow sports field for games and athletics.

Initial entry into the school is non-selective and occurs in the September after a child's fourth birthday. In Year 3, the children move into the Prep continuing until Year 6 when, aged 11, they move onto a range of different schools. The school has an excellent record of success for entry to Essex grammar schools and independent schools where many prestigious scholarships and awards in all subjects are gained.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Ann Milner
Parsonage Lane
Little Baddow, Chelmsford
Essex, CM3 4SU
Telephone: 01245 225230

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