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Peripatetic Instrumental and Vocal Teachers


We have a number of vacancies for peripatetic teachers across Bury, Greater Manchester. We are looking for candidates to be appointed in general woodwind, double reed, voice, and piano.

Bury Music Service
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent, Part-Time Permanent
Closing Date
9th December 2021

Start date: January 2022

Salaried positions: £25,991-£27,741 FTE
Hourly paid positions: £23 – 26.50 per hour

Bury Music Service is looking for enthusiastic, passionate instrumental and vocal teachers to teach in schools across Bury delivering small group instrumental/vocal teaching, whole class ensemble teaching and to be involved in our Saturday morning Music Centre. The appointments are for salaried and hourly paid, full and part time positions.

Bury Music Service is dedicated to providing outstanding music education to children in Bury, engaging with primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges across the borough. We provide instrumental teaching and ensemble coaching, workshops, curriculum support, early years teaching and whole class ensemble teaching. Bury Music Centre provides opportunities for hundreds of young musicians to play in a range of ensembles on weekday evenings and Saturday mornings. These ensembles have an excellent reputation within the Greater Manchester Hub and beyond.

We would like to hear from you if:• You are a music graduate, having achieved a high standard of performance on your main instrument.• You have experience of Whole Class Ensemble Teaching (also known as First Access/Wider Opportunities).• You have experience of taking pupils through recognised examinations and have clear progression routes ensuring every pupil makes the progress they are capable of.• You welcome the responsibility of guiding young people on their musical journey and understand the importance of building excellent relationships with pupils, parents and schools.• You regularly evaluate your own teaching and enjoy adapting your methods to suit the individual needs of each pupil. You feel you are always learning.• You are flexible, reliable and looking for a close team to join.• You are willing to work evenings and weekends where necessary and understand the necessity of giving performance opportunities to your pupils.• Your friends would describe you as loyal, honest, hardworking and a pleasant person to be around.• You have a full UK driving licence and are happy to drive between schools.

How to Apply

To apply, please email saying why you would suit this post and the teaching experience you have. Please include contact details and a current CV.

Bury Music Service is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing Date:
9th December 2021
13th December 2021
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