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REAL School Budapest

Singing teacher - international primary school

· Budapest, Hungary
Employment Type Part-Time

REAL School Budapest, a new, progressive international school is currently looking for a


“The only thing better than singing is more singing”  (Ella Fitzgerald)


Is music part of your cells? Do you feel empowered to light the spark in our students for the love of songs (and by songs we mean anything from Wagner to Bowie)? Do you share our belief that music and singing are key to emotional, cognitive and creative development, and to wellbeing? Then we are looking for you!


  • Have experience teaching primary students, ages 6-12
  • Have deep and thorough knowledge about - predominantly, but not exclusively - European culture, classical and contemporary music
  • Can set up a wonderful choir where the joy of sharing singing takes the experience of children - and even adults - to a new level
  • Inspire the natural curiosity and openness in kids
  • Have experience with and value diversity, engaging students from many different cultures 
  • Are fluent in English
  • Are caring, kind, compassionate and fun to be with


REAL School Budapest is an opportunity for entrepreneurial teachers who have the utmost passion not only for teaching, but also for being part of building a dynamic professional faculty, and for developing an innovative learning programme with a purpose. Join a community where causes take centre stage, and real-life project-based learning, student agency and sustainability are at the core of continuous innovation.


Inspire, guide, mentor mixed-ages groups of lower and upper primary children. Teach the language of music, create a choir and encourage children to sing, sing and sing some more (even when you are not around). Involve local artists where appropriate, seek out community connections. Keep that fire of curiosity burning for experimenting with different genres, while keeping an eye on the children gaining awareness and appreciation towards music.


  • Practice and help invent progressive education with a purpose, while enjoying the freedom, independence and inspirational community
  • Have opportunities to get out of the box you have been teaching in, implement your ideas, projects and new learning methods
  • Up your game through the School’s professional development programme focusing on sustainability and entrepreneurial education
  • Earn appropriate compensation that is commensurate with making the school accessible to a diverse community
  • Enjoy the best Budapest. “the Paris of the East”, has to offer

To apply, please upload your CV and a cover letter on WHY you and WHY this endeavour.

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 positions of employment are dependent on the fulfilment of Hungarian employment law requirements.

If you have any questions, please email our team at 

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





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  • Location
    Budapest, Hungary
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