1st Note Education

Specialist teacher recruitment services.
PPA cover, supply & permanent staff.
Workshops, instrumental tuition, clubs, & choirs. Delivering aspirational & inspirational
performing arts provision.

Exclusively focusing on performing arts

We provide quality teachers who engage and inspire pupils to develop a love of music and drama. This increases self-confidence, creativity, motivation, emotional development, mindfulness and wellbeing, that transfer across the entire curriculum to raise overall attainment and enrich learning and life skills.


Our prime focus is to support our teachers to be the best that they can be. We are committed to enabling our quality teachers to deliver outstanding lessons instilling a joy for life through the performing arts.

Every child remembers their favourite inspirational teacher;
We aim to create as many of these lasting impressions
as possible.

  • Join us and benefit from the support of our community
  • Refer a friend or school and receive £100 cash


If you are an inspirational teacher, call us NOW

We offer


When you work with 1st Note Education you purchase a service not just a teacher. Working in collaboration with you providing ongoing support services to enhance every aspect of your performing arts provision. We secure the best match for your vacancies.

  • 91% of the teachers interviewed are hired.
  • 92% stay in post longer than 2 years

Clear & fair pricing structures, affordable daily rates.

  • No % of salary capped rate fees for permanent recruitment
  • You can plan long term, a better service, a better price.
We offer


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School Enquiries

Need a teacher or tutor to join your team? We offer exceptional value & service. Get in touch to see how we can help you.

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