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Teacher of String Instruments (Upper Strings Specialist)

£17,208.00 to £27,216.00 Unqualified Teacher Scale

Wakefield Music Services are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher who can inspire and motivate children and young people. This exciting and varied post involves small group and whole class instrumental string tuition and directing groups in a range of primary and secondary schools across the Wakefield District.

Wakefield Music Services
Wakefield Manygates Music Centre
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
3rd May 2019

Are you an excellent and enthusiastic strings teacher who can inspire and motivate children?

We are seeking to appoint an innovative, committed and inspirational teacher to further develop the work of Wakefield Music Services, Lead Organisation for Wakefield Music Education Hub. The service is highly regarded and has received the highest rating from Arts Council England for the last 6 years! We provide quality diverse instrumental tuition and musical ensemble opportunities to over 7,500 young people in a variety of primary and secondary schools, academies and vibrant Music Centres every week.

The post involves instrumental tuition in a variety of primary and secondary schools including the teaching of whole class First Access (Wider Opportunities) lessons. This exciting opportunity will involve joining our existing team of string teachers and applicants would need to demonstrate that they have the skills and qualities to deliver high quality instrumental tuition. The successful candidate would also be expected to teach lower strings to beginner students. In addition to instrumental teaching, the post also involves directing groups and ensembles at one of our vibrant Saturday morning Music Centres.

Instrumental teachers employed by the service benefit from a wealth of high quality support including CPD and mentoring and enjoy nationally agreed conditions of service and a casual car user allowance. The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Application Form and to provide any criminal conviction information. To find out more about Wakefield Music Services please visit

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility

Please contact Amanda Spalding for further details – or telephone 01924 303306

How to Apply

To apply, please visit the Wakefield Council website using the link below.

Closing Date:
3rd May 2019
From the week commencing 13th May 2019
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