Woodwind Instrumental Music Teacher

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 27-Mar-23

Closing Date: 10-Apr-23

Location: Surrey, Surrey, GU22 7QQ

Salary: £7,006.56 to £10,755.36 per year

Woodwind Instrumental Music Teacher

The starting salary for this role is £10,509.84 per annum for working 12 hours per week term time only (396 hours per year) OR £7,006.56 per annum for working 8 hours per week term time only (264 hours per year). Please be aware that though the advertised working hours are correct at present, these are subject to change each term.
This is a peripatetic role where teaching takes place during the school day, after school and at the weekend, at various schools and music centres in Surrey.
Are you passionate about getting young people to take up an instrument or to sing? To make music with others? Would you enjoy being part of an organisation with like-minded musicians and teachers who put students and inclusive practice first? 
Surrey Arts is the lead youth music organisation in Surrey, and we provide music lessons, instrument hire, out of school music centres, activities, and ensembles for young people.
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity for a Woodwind Instrumental Teacher to join our talented team of experienced and committed teaching staff. Across 33 weeks of the academic year, you will deliver high quality and innovative music education to children and adults at various schools and venues around the county.
In this role, you will be supported by a team of Administrators and an Area Manager to organise your schedule and timetables. You will also be provided with annual paid CPD and training opportunities. Our hourly rate of pay ranges from £26.54 to £27.16 per hour for individual/group lessons (depending on experience).
You will join a team dedicated to ”changing lives through world class arts”. Surrey Arts is an ambitious and forward-thinking organisation that places young people at the centre of our work. We are committed to developing Surrey Arts as a genuinely inclusive organisation, and one that meets the needs of the whole diverse community of Surrey.
Current teaching available:

12 hours per week – Epsom, Spelthorne, Elmbridge, Dorking and Leatherhead (£10,509.84 per annum)
8 hours per week – Farnham (£7,006.56 per annum)

About you
To be considered for interview, your personal statement will clearly evidence: 

The teaching positions you are applying for, in what areas, current availability, and ability to teach after school and on a Saturday morning. Please reference other instruments you can teach and whether you can teach piano at primary school level
Specialist music knowledge and experience related to your instrument(s) and performing or creating music to a high standard
Experience of working with children and young people in school, youth, or community settings in the UK
Experience of managing the learning of small and large groups, or a willingness to try
Experience of building strong relationships with students, parents, schools, and colleagues
Strong IT and administration skills
Ability and willingness to travel

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 6th April 2023 with interviews to follow.
An Enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s Barred List check will be required for this role.
We look forward to receiving your application. Please click on the apply online button below to submit. 
You will benefit from a generous local government salary related pension, My Staff Shop discounts, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit the advert on the employer site.
Our Commitment
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.