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Teacher of Woodwind

Warwickshire County Council
£20,197 to £34,864 (full time) (pay award pending)
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Warwickshire Music  

Teacher of Woodwind 

Salary range: £20,197 to £34,864 (full time) (pay award pending)

Full-time or Job Share 


Warwickshire Music is the principal provider of music education in Warwickshire and is the lead organisation of the Warwickshire Music Hub. We teach over 12,000 pupils each week and provide instrumental, vocal and class music teaching in schools, community music centres and provide a wide range of ensembles and music groups each week for children & young people across Warwickshire. 


About the role 


We have a member of staff going on maternity leave at February half term and we are looking for a motivational woodwind specialist to join our team to teach group, individual, whole class instrumental lessons and led ensembles for 5 days per week in Nuneaton and Bedworth and North Warwickshire. Some teaching will take place after school and at our Area Music Centre's up to 6.00pm. 


In additional to a monthly salary paid throughout the year, and access to the teachers' pension scheme, travel expenses are also paid for our teaching roles. 


A job share opportunities are available for this role.  


Key requirements


Our teachers are expected to be committed, enthusiastic musicians and teachers who can inspire pupils and communicate with conviction and sensitivity. You will be organised, skilled and confident in the use of technology, receptive to new ideas and be able to work independently and as part of a team of professionals dedicated the musical development of children and young people. 


An enhanced DBS check is required - must achieve satisfactory clearance at offer stage.?  A diploma, degree or equivalent is required for the role and a full driver's licence. A teaching qualification such as a PGCE is desirable. 

For further information please see the job description and person specification 


Additional Information


Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. 


The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public. 


For an informal discussion and further information about the roles available, please do contact Kay Hinkle (Area Leader for North Warwickshire)


Closing date for applications:? 6th December 2023

Interviews: 12th December 2023


To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button. 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be submitted unless asked to do so. 

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots. 
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application. 


As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.  


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.  


Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more. 


As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 


We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel


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01926 41 8125
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