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Music Tutors

£22.25 - £35.75 per hour rising to £27.50 - £44.50 per hour after probation (depending on role)

Music and Performing Arts Salford is seeking self-employed tutors to teach Vocal, Woodwind, WCIT Strings and piano. We also welcome applications across a variety of instruments and disciplines, including Brass, Percussion, Drama, Musical Theatre, and Music Curriculum.

Music and Performing Arts Salford
Contract Type
Start Date
September onwards
Closing Date
31st July 2024 at 17:00
About Us

Music and Performing Arts Salford (MAPAS) is part of Salford Community Leisure who are committed to enhancing the lives of people across Salford. MAPAS is also a partner in the Greater Manchester Music Hub.

At MAPAS, we believe in the transformative potential of music and the arts to empower individuals and build vibrant communities. We are committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our work.


We are seeking self-employed tutors across a variety of instruments and disciplines, including:

  • WCIT Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Vocal
  • Brass
  • Percussion
  • Drama
  • Musical Theatre
  • Music Curriculum
  • Piano

As a self-employed tutor at MAPAS, you will have the opportunity to inspire students through a variety of teaching styles and settings, from individual / small group lessons, Whole Class Instrumental Tuition (WCIT), Curriculum and Ensemble leading.

  • Relevant musical teaching experience and/or Music Degree and Qualifications
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills and a passion for music education
  • Commitment to reflective and inclusive teaching practices
  • Design and deliver creative, engaging and inclusive lessons
  • Foster a supportive learning environment for all students
  • Inspire the next generation of young musicians
  • Flexibility in teaching methodology, lesson planning and curriculum design
  • Support, advice and development opportunities available
  • A variety of teaching work offered including day/evening and project work

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the heart of what we value as an organisation. MAPAS places emphasis on equal opportunities, and all suitable applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other status protected by law. Our team are happy to support with any reasonable adjustments that are needed within the recruitment process.

MAPAS are committed to safeguarding children and young people so successful applicants will be required to go through necessary checks and undergo regular safeguarding training.

Successful applicants will be engaged on a self-employed basis and are therefore responsible for their own tax and National Insurance arrangements, hold a current Enhanced DBS certificate and Public liability Insurance and an ability to travel between schools and other venues is essential. Tutors will complete a probationary period during the first six months of working with us, after which, pay rates rise to the higher bracket.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a completed application form to Please email us if you have any further questions.

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Closing Date:
31st July 2024 at 17:00

About the Provider

Music and Performing Arts Salford

Music and Performing Arts Salford (MAPAS) provides instrumental, WCIT, Curriculum, Musical Theatre and Ensemble opportunities for the Salford community.