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Teacher of Percussion

East Riding Schools' Music Service seeks a Teacher of Percussion from 25th April 2022 or earlier if possible.

East Riding Schools' Music Service (East Riding of Yorkshire Council)
Contract Type
Part-Time Fixed-Term Contract
Closing Date
14th January 2022

You will teach individuals, small groups and whole classes therefore a passion for widening access to all styles of music for all children is required as is an excellent track record and the ability to motivate young people to achieve their potential.

The ability to offer tuned and orchestral percussion is highly desirable.

Due to the current situation relating to Covid 19 Schools’ Music Service Teachers may be required to teach lessons online in addition to or as an alternative to face-to-face lessons. You should therefore have a flexible approach towards “blended learning”.

The service supports a large range of high quality musical extra-curricular activities including choirs, bands, orchestras, ensembles and workshop/masterclass opportunities. You may have the opportunity to be involved and this would include evening and weekend working paid as additional hours.

You must have a full current driving licence and an allowance will be paid to assist in the running of a car.

Both experienced and new teachers to the profession are welcome to apply.

Schools’ Music Service staff are employed by East Riding of Yorkshire Council on School Teachers Pay and Conditions. Appointment will be made up to a maximum of point 6 on the main pay scale.

Based at Hexagon Music Centre, Beverley for 19.5 hours per week, over 3 days during term-time initially for one year – renewable on a yearly basis.

For an informal discussion, please contact Emma Calvert, Head of East Riding Schools’ Music Service, on 01482392681 or by email at

Advert No: CYES000093

How to Apply

Application pack available at

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.

Closing Date:
14th January 2022
24th January 2022
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