Purple (No Slogan)Harmonica Music Facilitators
Harp Academy was founded in Hove 2010 and remains the only independent music service in Sussex, dedicated to teaching the harmonica in Primary Education. We mainly provide daytime group lessons and after-school clubs. We also teach individuals and whole classes. Our Music Facilitators are music professionals who love to share their passion for the harmonica and love of musical performance in the classroom. Speedy Black & BlueOur team members are expected to follow health and safety guidelines laid down by Harp Academy and Local Education Authorities, as well as our Child Protection Policy and Risk Assessment guidelines.

Our ideal candidate

  • Can play the harmonica to intermediate level or above
  • Can enthuse and inspire children
  • Has experience in developing musical excellence
  • Has knowledge of the national curriculum for musicSuzuki Airwave Red
  • Has great interpersonal skills
  • Wants to develop working relationships with local schools
  • Is conversant in the national curriculum for music

Applicants will need

  • Permanent local address
  • Ability on the 10 hole diatonic harmonica
  • Enhanced disclosure and barring certification (DBS)
  • Public liability insurance (£10 million PLI)
  • Personal PC, printer and internet access
  • Mobile phone
  • Car and current driving licence
  • Portable mp3 player and speakerLee Oskar Harp 2

Applicants will be required to follow Harp Academy’s training and induction procedure prior to working, as well as a probationary working period of up to three months. Training in child safeguarding and essential first aid is also provided.

The role includes

  • Continuity of lesson delivery (10 weeks per term)
  • Preparation of structured lesson plans
  • Leading 30 minute lessons for groups of 6 – 10 children
  • Accurate completion of group registers
  • Completion of weekly music diary missions
  • Monitoring of classroom evacuation procedures
  • Monitoring of First Aid support
  • Safeguarding children, classrooms and school amenities
  • Courtesy to teaching colleagues, children and parentsWill & Group i

How to apply
If you are interested in building your own roster of harmonica groups, please email your CV and recent photo, including your full contact details, one professional and one character referee to