Guitar and Ukulele Instrumental Music Teacher
The salary range for this role is £26.54 to £27.62 per hour.
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 Guitar/Ukulele 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 £27.62 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.
We currently have THREE positions available:
- Elmbridge - 6 hours per week (including after school),
- Runnymede / Spelthorne - 6 hours per week (including evening),
- Camberley - up to 4.5hrs on a Saturday morning.
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, as well as the ability and willingness to travel.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 11/06/2023. Interviews will take place in mid June.
An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, 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 our website.
Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:
- The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
- The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form
Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.
We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.