Skip to content

Peripatetic Teachers

£19,500 - £30,000 per year

Are you looking for a role where you can make a difference? This role will let you do exactly that, making a real difference to the lives of young people in Berkshire. We look to enhance and enrich the lives of children, young people and adults through an unrivalled range of musical opportunities.

Berkshire Music Trust
Start Date
January 2024
Closing Date
15th December 2023

We have a range of Peripatetic teaching opportunities available, please see below for further details.


We have both Full Time or Part hours available, on a Contract or self employed basis.

The roles in Reading/West Berkshire will include an evening at Reading or Newbury Music Centre and the Bracknell/Wokingham roles to include evenings at our Bracknell/Wokingham music centre.


We have part time, 4 hours a week at a school outside of Newbury.

Saturday mornings at our Reading Music Centre 4.5 hours per week as Maternity cover.

Choir at Reading Music Centre on a Tuesday night

Hours also available in Wokingham/Bracknell/Windsor to develop a vocal teacher.

This is available on a self employed or contract basis for the right person. Any of the hours can be combined.

Early Years

At our Windsor Music Centre on Saturday mornings,  2/3 hours, teaching our Mini Maestros classes.


In the Reading/West Berkshire area we have a total of 18 hours of teaching available, this includes Friday night ensemble direction.

Specialist saxophone teacher

At our Reading Music Centre, Monday evenings  as maternity cover. This includes high level saxophone teaching and also directing the county saxophone ensemble.

Clarinet/Saxophone teacher

East Berkshire – to develop teaching including teaching whole class First Access (our Widening Opportunities programme) and to teach at our Bracknell/Wokingham Music centres.

This could be combined with the above post.

Specialist clarinet/saxophone teacher

We have an evening at our Newbury Music Centre.


We have hours available in the Bracknell/Wokingham area for growth. This would also include teaching ukulele or guitar whole class projects.

Orchestral Percussion

We have evenings available at our Bracknell Music Centre and a tutor opportunity available for our county youth orchestra courses during the October half term and Easter holidays.

Drum kit or orchestral percussion teacher

We have availability in West Berkshire including an evening or Saturday morning at our Newbury music centre, this role will be on a Self employed basis.

How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV to

We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to creating a respectful work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect and where any unlawful and/or unfair discrimination is eliminated. We will not unlawfully discriminate directly or indirectly in recruitment or employment on grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation or marital status, religion or belief.

Closing Date:
15th December 2023