Music Educator - Primary and Middle School

Work Type: Part Time

Music Educator

Part-time, or Full-time with another skills

Starting in August 2024

Are you passionate about inspiring and empowering young people to build a beautiful, equitable, and sustainable world? Are you an experienced music educator? Do you have confidence and expertise with 5- to 14-year-olds? If your answers are yes, please keep on reading.

Join us at REAL School Budapest!

We are an innovative international school for young people who will both imagine and shape tomorrow - and today. Through project-based learning, our students discover the world and themselves, develop a sustainability mindset and the skills to make a difference, and learn to embrace change. Whilst we follow the National Curriculum for England for literacy and numeracy, our heart-focus is on nurturing the entrepreneurial skill set, the sustainability mindset, the independent learning skills, and the wellbeing of our students through real-life experiences. We offer our team members an entrepreneurial, respectful, collaborative, kind, high-standard environment where they can bring out their best.

We are inspired by Green School Bali - where our founding team previously worked.

"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need." (Cicero)

Are you ready for an unparalleled adventure?

Your Opportunity

  • Join an innovative international primary school dedicated to sustainability and impact entrepreneurship.

  • Inspire and nurture a love for singing and music in students aged 5 to 14.

  • Work part-time in a dynamic and supportive environment that values creativity and project-based learning.

  • Collaborate with a team of passionate educators to integrate music into the school’s unique themes and project topics.

  • Play a pivotal role in shaping the musical journey of young learners and contribute to their wellbeing and holistic education.

Your Goals and Responsibilities

  • Deliver engaging music lessons to groups of multi-age children.

  • Foster a deep appreciation and enthusiasm for music and singing among students.

  • Integrate musical activities with the school's project-based learning approach, aligning with themes of sustainability and entrepreneurship.

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lessons that are age-appropriate and cater to diverse learning needs.

  • Organise and lead school music events, performances, and activities that showcase students’ talents and effort.

  • Assess and monitor students' progress, providing constructive feedback and support.

  • Collaborate with other teachers to enhance cross-curricular connections and enrich the overall educational experience.

  • Maintain a positive and inclusive classroom environment that encourages participation and creativity.

Your Qualities and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Music Education or a related field.

  • Teaching qualification recognised in the UK or equivalent experience.

  • Proven experience in teaching music to primary school-aged children, ideally within an international or diverse setting.

  • Passionate about sustainability and entrepreneurship, and ability to connect these themes to music teaching.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and inspire young learners.

  • Creative, innovative, and adaptable teaching approach.

  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.

  • Commitment to continuous professional development and lifelong learning.

Is this role for you?

If so, then we invite you to:

  • fill out the application by clicking Apply now

  • upload your CV and cover note,

  • share an up-to 2-minute video of why this endeavour and what you could bring to it.

Closing date for applications: when the position is filled.

Our team welcomes your questions. Connect with us at [email protected].

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. REAL School Budapest respects and advocates diversity and is an equal-opportunity working environment. REAL School Budapest is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including references from previous employers, by following our safer recruitment practice. Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure or equivalent will be required for all prior countries lived. All employment positions depend on the fulfilment of Hungarian employment law requirements.


“Let ours be a time remembered for the awakening of a new reverence for life, the firm resolve to achieve sustainability, the quickening of the struggle for justice and peace, and the joyful celebration of life.”

The Earth Charter

Submit Your Application

You have successfully applied
  • You have errors in applying
Cover Letter*

With respect to the question below: are you willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including references from the principal of your previous school, by following our safer recruitment practice? Please note that Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure or equivalent will be required for all prior countries lived.