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Cover Music Teacher

£17,682 – £35,617 pro rata

Durham Music Service is seeking to increase its pool of casual/cover pool teachers. Durham Music Service is the lead partner in the Music Education Hub for County Durham and Darlington.

Durham County Council
The role involves travel across County Durham and Darlington . You may be required to work at any Durham County Council location.
Closing Date
24th June 2020

We are looking for people able to teach vocal or instrumental lessons (woodwind, brass, strings,
percussion, guitar/ukulele or piano) or to join our work in Early Years and Foundation Stage. Successful applicants will be paid an hourly rate based on the teachers’ main pay range or unqualified pay range, dependant on qualifications and experience (£17,682 – £35,617 pro rata).

Applicants who can offer curriculum music at Key Stage 1 or 2 and ukulele, recorder, singing for whole classes are particularly welcome.

Required qualifications: Grade 8 music performance qualification, Level 4 qualification in relation to Early Years teaching, or equivalent.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Carolyn Norris (Deputy Head) on 03000 262361 or via email

How to Apply

Please follow the below link and submit your application via North East Jobs:
You can also visit North East Jobs directly. Please select Durham County Council and search under Education on the website.

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.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 29th June 2020.

Closing Date:
24th June 2020
29th June
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