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Working for Slough Music Service

Are you passionate about the development of music for children, young people and their families? Slough is a vibrant and thriving borough, with an exciting future for music education for the community. Our schools are highly supportive of the arts, offering our staff a rewarding and innovative place to work.

Slough Music Service is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.  All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure & Barring Service.  All references will always be taken up in advance of interview, and we may contact other previous employers for references.

See our policy on DBS disclosures in the recruitment process and the recruitment of ex-offenders

Application forms and job information packs should be downloaded via the links below. To discuss any role further please contact the Head of Slough Music Service on 01753 875732 or email via the link in 'Contact Us'.

Peripatetic Instrumental Teachers

We are looking for enthusiastic musicians and outstanding teachers to join our peripatetic teacher pool.

There are currently positions available for all orchestral, world & rock / pop instrumental teachers & music curriculum nasheed & music production teachers.   We are particularly seeking VIOLIN, PIANO, VOCAL AND BRASS teachers for immediate / January 2018 start. 

Part time, hourly paid
Hours vary termly according to demand but staff are expected to self promote to build their own teaching timetables

£20.66 - £30.68 per hour inclusive, depending on qualifications and experience

We would like to hear from all instrumental specialisms, though not all are required immediately.  If we do not currently have hours available for your specialism(s) we are able to support you in self promotion to build your hours to your own liking.

Instrumental teachers will be able to lead a range of activities in their field including whole class instrumental teaching (first access / wider opportunities) to ensembles and small group tuition. Candidates will need to offer an instrumental/vocal specialism to dipolma or degree level or equivalent.

The ability to travel efficiently around the borough is essential.

Candidates without a formal teaching qualification nor teaching experience can apply to join our internship programme, which is based around the Certificate for Music Educators (CME) level 4 course. This is a flexible, one year CPD programme which will allow you to teach whilst learning how to teach effectively. 

PLEASE NOTE: This is an open advertisement and interviews will be held following suitable applications as and when demand arises. We will then contact you if demand for your specialism arises. You may not receive an immediate response to your application .

We regret that due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications or contact applicants who are not shortlisted.


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