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Music Teacher - Violin

Warwickshire County Council
£21,510 - £37, 130 per annum (full time)
Closing date
15 Feb 2024

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Warwickshire Music  

Teacher of Violin 

Salary Range: £18,201 F.T.E (20.06 p/hr) to £37,130,864 F.T.E (£34.62 p/hr) 

20 hours per week  


About the Team


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


In response to significant demand, we are looking for a violin specialist to join our team to teach group and individual lessons for up to 18 hours per week in Central & South Warwickshire. Teaching will take place during the school day with some teaching expected at Area Music Centre's up to 7.00 p.m.  


We welcome new applications to the instrumental teaching profession and can provide support and training to enable ongoing individual professional development, especially in group and whole class teaching practice.   


Key requirements


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


Teacher Pay


Teacher pay is based upon hourly rates ranging from £20.06 to 29.95 per hour for group, individual and ensemble teaching, depending on experience, and up to £34.62 per hour for whole class first access instrumental teaching delivery. Pay is annualised and paid as a monthly salary throughout the year. Teaching hours may increase or decrease through the year in response to demand. Travel expenses are also paid, and our teaching roles benefit from membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme. 


For further information please see the job description and person specification 

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make


Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels valued, included, safe, supported, and welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them! 


At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.


Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19%, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund'  


The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.


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 Helena Pearce, Area Leader:


Closing date for applications: midnight 15th February 


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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CV34 4RL
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