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Instrumental Teacher

Warwickshire County Council
£18,201 - £27,184 (pro rata for 33 working weeks)
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Warwickshire Music  

Instrumental Teachers

Salary Range: £18,201 (£20.06 p/hr) to £27,184 (£29.95 p/hr) 

Variable hours dependent on instrument type

10 hours per week (estimated)

 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 high demand for lessons across the county, we are looking for instrumental teachers in all disciplines to join our team to teach 1-1, group and whole class lessons across the county. We are particularly keen to recruit multi-instrumentalists who are able to offer a number of skills, and Suzuki trained teachers. 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. 

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, if eligible, you will be opted into the Teachers Pension Scheme, which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 28 percent, to help support your financial security during retirement. 

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.

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Additional Information

Warwickshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Please be advised successful applicants will be subject to a range of pre-engagement checks, including a relevant Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In accordance with the DBS code of practice and our own policy, should an individual have a declared criminal offence an individual assessment will be completed. Warwickshire County Council adheres to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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 on 16th July

Interviews: week commencing 21st July 2024

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 is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. 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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