Instrumental Instructor Upper Strings (059350)

Instrumental Instructor- Upper Strings

Grade: Unqualified Teachers

Vacancy Hours: 6 -9 hours per week
Contract Type:  Fixed Term with option to extend

Salary: £20,598- £32,134 per annum, pro rata
Fixed Term Contract End Date 31st August 2025
Weekend Working: No

Closing Date: 12th April 2024

North Yorkshire is a thriving county that adapts to a changing world and remains a special place to live and work.

We have an exciting opportunity to come and join the Music Service team as an Instrumental Instructor. The role will involve working in Primary and Secondary Schools across North Yorkshire providing instrumental tuition working with children as individuals and in small group settings. Whole class instrumental work is also available within this role which is payable on the Qualified Pay Scale for those with QTS. As this role is across the county the ability to travel is essential and travel time between schools is payable as well as travel expenses.

In this role you will plan lessons for pupils across the academic year and assess progress keeping parents/guardians and schools updated with regular feedback.

In this role you will need to have:


·       Excellent instrumental skills

·       Effective teaching strategies for instrumental music

·       Experience with regards to musical resources

·       Great written and verbal communication


At interview you will be required to perform a piece of your choice on your instrument and perform a sight-reading test of approx. Grade 5 standard.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Ian Bangay by email 

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post

Key dates

Closing date: 12th April 2024

Interview date: TBC



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NYC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.


We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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Instrumental Instructor Upper Strings (059350)
Location: County Hall Campus
Salary: £20,598.00 per annum, pro rata - £32,134.00 per annum, pro rata