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Guitar and Ukulele Tutors

£22.05 – 32.46 per hour depending on experience

Required from May 2021. Slough Music Service is seeking motivated, high quality guitar and/or ukulele tutors who have particular experience and enthusiasm to teach beginner to grade 2 level students. Higher level teaching will also be available for the right candidate.

Slough Music Service
Contract Type
Part-Time Permanent
Closing Date
15th April 2021

Slough Music Service is a unique, friendly and expanding modern music service that seeks motivated, talented and reliable guitar/ukulele teachers who enjoy teaching beginners as well as more experienced players.

Slough is a vibrant, diverse and thriving borough with an exciting future for music education for the community. Our schools are highly supportive of the arts, offering our staff a rewarding and innovative place to work. And everyone wants to play guitar and ukulele!

We are seeking high quality guitar and/or ukulele tutors to teach individual and small group lessons (when possible after Covid restrictions are lifted) in schools. There are also opportunities to be involved with extra-curricular groups, holiday clubs and to team teach whole class groups. The successful applicants will have the following attributes:

• The ability to demonstrate high levels of musicianship and knowledge of your specialist instrument
• The ability and passion to enthuse and motivate children and young people of all musical abilities and backgrounds
• Have experience of, and enthusiasm for teaching beginner to grade
2 level instrumentalists
• The ability to plan and deliver high quality lessons which
demonstrate that every student’s musical skills and knowledge
progress each term
• The ability to teach a range of styles which includes playing from tab, chord charts and standard notation
• The ability to maintain high professional standards at all times including excellent timekeeping, timesheet and register administration and clear and timely communication with schools, parents, students and the music service.

We aspire to being an inclusive service and are committed to recruiting to continue to develop our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve . We welcome applicants underrepresented in music education such as those with disabilities and/or from Black, Asian or other ethnic backgrounds as well as those from the LGBTQ community. Experience, commitment and a high level of demonstrated musicianship is more important than formal qualifications for this post. Additional pedagogical training and support will be provided for the right candidate.

We support all teachers to self-promote and grow their timetables to suit their needs and aspirations and we organise regular CPD sessions to support career development. Applicants must be able and willing to travel between venues across Slough. All staff are subject to Slough Borough Council safe recruitment protocols, pre-employment checks including an Enhanced DBS check and following up of all references.

This is an hourly paid post in the range of £22.05 – £32.46 per hour depending on experience

How to Apply

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Closing Date:
15th April 2021
w/c 22 April 2021
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