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Instrumental and Vocal Music Teachers
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/817/5131
  • Published: Mon 21/10/2019, 13:00 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 21/01/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours
  • Hours: Various hours, You should be flexible and willing to commit to working for up to 36 weeks of the year in term time. Availability during and after school hours is also essential.
  • Salary: £23.81 to £32.72 per hour dependant on type of teaching group
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Surreywide, Surrey

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Instrumental and Vocal Music Teachers


Surrey Arts are always keen to hear from qualified vocal and instrumental teachers who can help us to deliver great opportunities and services to children and adults across Surrey. Whilst we may not have a specific vacancy that meets your requirements immediately, we would encourage you to register your interest by emailing your details and cv to and we will contact you to have a discussion about our current opportunities and what we can offer you.

Our hourly rate of pay ranges from £24.41 to £28.93 per hour for individual/group lessons. Salary is pro-rata to hours worked.You should be flexible and willing to commit to working for up to 36 weeks of the year in term time. Availability during and after school hours is also essential. 

Tutors will be eligible to join the Surrey County Council pension scheme and have the option to take advantage of the car lease scheme, subject to certain criteria.

Tutors are supported by an instrumental team lead and are able to attend various Inset day/workshops throughout the year. There is constant support from a dedicated music administrator, line manager and instrumental team leads.

About the role

We are looking for motivated and committed instrumental and vocal teachers to join our thriving team of music tutors. You will be part of exciting projects, delivering group and individual lessons to children and adults at various schools and venues around the county. Surrey Arts run various ensembles around the county giving tutors the opportunity to be part of these too.

In this role you will be supported by a team of administrators who will organise your schedule and timetables, and will be in regular contact with parents, schools and yourselves to ensure the services delivered meet our high expectations. 

We are looking for individuals who:

  • Hold a recognised music diploma, degree, or other recognised qualification.
  • Possess a specialist knowledge of your instrument and is able to perform to a high standard, with a passion for continued learning and development.
  • Have excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Are aware of current initiatives in the UK music education system.
  • Experience of individual/group teaching

We would love to hear from you if you have the same passion for Arts as us at Surrey and if you would like to help inspire Surrey's musicians of the future. 

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If you wish to discuss this further please contact with your queries and a member of the team will contact you.

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.

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.