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Casual/Cover Instrumental Teacher

£20.00 per hour

Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours.

Durham Music Service requires a pool of temporary instrumental staff, to be used to cover staff absence.

Durham Music Service
Across County Durham and Darlington
Contract Type
Fixed-Term Contract
Closing Date
19th April 2017

Applications will be particularly welcomed from:

Upper String

Durham Music Service is the lead partner in the Music Education Hub for County Durham and Darlington.

Applicants must have a recognised music performance qualification (Grade 8 or equivalent) on their principal instrument and either a teaching qualification or previous teaching experience.

We are keen to invite applications from teachers who wish to be involved in delivering both whole class ‘First Access’ programmes and small group tuition. The job involves travel across County Durham /Darlington Borough and candidates must be able to meet this provision.

The service is committed to safeguarding children. All candidates will need to demonstrate a commitment to the welfare and safety of children and young people. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon receipt of two supportive references and a successful DBS check.

The County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community

Further details are available from Durham Music Service, please email them at or if you wish to speak informally about the role and/or your application please contact Carolyn Norris (Deputy Head) on 03000 262368.

How to Apply

Durham Music Service
Ushaw College

Tel: 03000 262368

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email:

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Closing Date:
19th April 2017
Interviews will be held on 12 May 2017.
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