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Guitar Teacher, Upper Strings Teacher & Keyboard Teacher

£21,420 - £27,508 per year

Services For Education are looking for experienced and enthusiastic instrumental teachers to help grow their reach across Birmingham. We require a full-time guitar teacher, a part-time upper strings teacher and a part-time keyboard teacher. Experience of WCIT is preferred across all 3 roles.

Services For Education Music Service
Start Date
November 2023
Closing Date
30th November 2023 at 17:00

Services For Education Music Service is based in Birmingham and serves approximately 450 schools with its portfolio in EYFS, primary, special, secondary and alternative setting work. We are seeking to recruit highly skilled performers and specialist instrumental teachers to join our growing Guitar (classical & electric), Keyboard and Upper String departments with experience of working with children and young people across all settings. We would like to hear from individuals with a passion for education and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Small Group/1:1 teaching (all ages up to 18)
  • Whole Class Instrumental Teaching
  • Ensemble direction (beginner through to advanced)
  • Experience of working with children with additional needs (mainstream and special schools)
  • Excellent knowledge of repertoire and examination system (beginner to advanced)

Salary range:

All appointments are on a permanent, term time only, employed basis. FTE salary range £21,420-27,508 (part-time salary is pro rata, depending on hours worked) paid in 12 equal instalments over the year.

Subject to eligibility, benefits include: pension, life assurance, retail discounts, health cash plans, EAP, ongoing Continuing Professional Development opportunities and more.


Services For Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all employees to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and regular Safeguarding training is mandatory.

Services For Education is as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. As an organisation, we have signed up to Music Mark’s pledge – ‘Talk into Action’.

Instrumental colleagues are expected to:

  • Be Inclusive, Musical, Professional, Proactive and Reflective
  • Demonstrate high levels of musicianship
  • Have the ability and passion to motivate, engage and inspire young people of all musical abilities and backgrounds
  • Have high professional standards, including excellent timekeeping and communication skills
  • Have excellent IT skills
  • Be an enthusiastic team player, able to use their own initiative
  • Show a commitment to learning and professional development
  • Work proactively with key stakeholders, including school leaders and colleagues in the wider SFE business, to delivery high quality services
  • Travel between schools and other venues as directed

A teaching qualification is desirable.

We are keen to support flexible working and would like to hear from people who are looking for part-time hours. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups as we always seek to ensure our workforce reflects the diversity of the communities we work in.

Closing Date:
30th November 2023 at 17:00

This vacancy has closed!

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