Music Tutor – Strings Upper & Lower – Solihull Music

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

37.0 Hours per Week
Fixed Term Contract until July 2024, Term Time Only
Solihull Music is seeking experienced and inclusive Music Tutors to deliver face to face, high quality, upper and lower string instrumental lessons across the borough in Solihull education settings.

Solihull Music is expanding, and we are looking for a number of Music Tutors to join our team. Whether you have experience teaching small groups or 1:1 lessons, we currently have vacancies at Band D level, available on a Fixed Term contract.

We are also looking to offer developmental opportunities for tutors who wish to expand their skills in areas such as curriculum, Whole class, Ensembles or SEND.

Working for our unique and friendly service you will teach beginners as well as the more experienced players within schools and in the evening. There are also opportunities to be involved with extra-curricular groups, holiday clubs and to teach whole class groups.

As one of our Music Tutors, you will provide inspirational, wide-ranging music experiences supporting pathways for all children and young people in Solihull to reach their full musical potential.
To be considered for this post you will have:

• A Level Music or Music Grade 8 (or equivalent) or will be able to demonstrate an equivalent level of knowledge, skills and ability gained through extended experience

• Experience working with small groups as well as 1:1 tutoring within a school environment

• The ability to perform and inspire on at least one principal instrument to a high standard

• An ability to motivate and inspire through your own musical ability.
In return, you will be given the opportunity to work within a vibrant, diverse and thriving borough with an exciting future for music education. Our schools are highly supportive of the arts, and we offer our staff a rewarding and innovative place to work. We support all teachers to self-promote and grow their timetables to suit their needs and aspirations and we organise regular CPD sessions to support career development.

Working for Solihull means that we can also offer employees a great working environment, together with a range of flexible working options, an extensive wellbeing offer, as well as attractive staff benefits including staff discounts and access to the Local Government pension scheme.

This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check for regulated activity with children.

Closing Date: 25th October 2023

Interviews will be held during week commencing 6th November 2023.

The Fixed Term contract will be till July 2024, Term Time only.
To apply, please click on the link below. If you have a specific question regarding this post or for an informal discussion, please contact:

Claire Batty, Solihull Music Team Manager –

Richard Jones, Solihull Music Team Manager –

This is an essential car user post as the demands of the job make it operationally essential and there is a contractual requirement to make a suitable vehicle available to ensure the requirements of the job can be carried out effectively.

Applicants must be able to drive, have a driving licence and be a car owner, however for disabled applicants, reasonable adjustments will be made where required.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk, and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

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