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Instrumental Instructors of Woodwind and Guitar

£20,598 - £32,134 per year pro rata / £16.28 per hour - £25.39 per hour (STPCD Unqualified Pay Scale)

North Yorkshire is a thriving county that adapts to a changing world and remains a special place to live and work. We have exciting opportunities to come and join the Music Service team as an Instrumental Instructor.

North Yorkshire Council
Contract Type
Part-Time Fixed-Term
Start Date
September 2024
Closing Date
3rd June 2024

Contract: Variable Hours Fixed Term Contract

Hours: Various

End Date: 31st August 2026

  • Woodwind – 26 hours per week in total (four days)
    • Locations: Scarborough, Northern/Central and Selby.
  • Guitar – 18 hours per week in total (three days)
    • Locations: Skipton, Harrogate and Selby.

The roles will involve working in Primary and Secondary Schools across North Yorkshire providing instrumental tuition working with children as individuals and in small group settings.

Whole class instrumental work is also available within these roles which is payable on the Qualified Pay Scale for those with QTS.

As the roles are across the county the ability to travel is essential and travel time between schools is payable at the same hourly rate as teaching and travel expenses between schools are claimable at 45p per mile.

In these roles you will plan lessons for pupils across the academic year and assess progress keeping parents/guardians and schools updated with regular feedback.

In these roles you will need to have:

  • Excellent instrumental skills.
  • Effective teaching strategies for instrumental music.
  • Experience with regards to musical resources.
  • Great written and verbal communication.

How to Apply

Please visit our website and search in jobs and careers for Instrumental Instructor.

At interview you will be required to perform a piece of your choice on your instrument and perform a sight-reading test of approx. Grade 5 standard.

For an informal discussion about the roles please contact:

Closing Date:
3rd June 2024
11th June 2024

About the Provider

North Yorkshire Music Service

We provide instrumental and vocal tuition to pupils across North Yorkshire through our county music service.

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