Cover Instrumental Teacher

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 06/03/2022 23:59
BW/UT1-6 - £18,169 - £28, 735/ BW/MPS1-6 - £25,714 - £36,961 pro rata to hours worked
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An approved team location
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
6 Mar
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Services
Durham Music Service

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/22/84

Post Title: Casual/Cover Instrumental Teacher

Grade: Unqualified Teachers (£18,169 to £28,735) or Teachers Main Pay Range (£25,714 - £36,961) pro rata to hours worked

Job Location: Schools in County Durham or Darlington. Your official place of work will be Ushaw College, but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham.

Durham Music Service requires a pool of temporary instrumental staff, to be used to cover staff absence.

Applications will be welcomed from all disciplines but we are particularly looking for versatile teachers of percussion, brass, woodwind and general KS2 music curriculum.

Durham Music Service is the lead partner in the Durham and Darlington Music Education Hub.

Why work with us?
• Excellent Terms and Conditions. All teachers receive Teachers’ Pay and Conditions and are supported with our own comprehensive personalised CPD programme throughout their career.
• Forward Thinking: Durham Music Service has been at the forefront of support of virtual learning throughout the pandemic with new initiatives and our hugely successful YouTube Channel
• High level of Engagement: Our highly respected service works in partnership with over 95% of schools in both Durham and Darlington
• Exciting Partnership Work with national portfolio organisations such as the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Hallé and National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Great Britain.
• Durham and Darlington are great places to live and work: Rich in heritage, culture and natural beauty with many beautiful villages and towns to choose from, the local area offers a great relocation choice with house prices 52% of the national average and access to excellent schooling.

Applicants must have a recognised music performance qualification (Grade 8 or equivalent) on their principal instrument and either a teaching qualification or previous teaching experience.

We are keen to invite applications from teachers who wish to be involved in delivering both whole class ‘First Access’ programmes and small group tuition.

• The job involves travel across County Durham /Darlington Borough and candidates must be able to meet this provision.
• The service is committed to safeguarding children. All candidates will need to demonstrate a commitment to the welfare and safety of children and young people. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon receipt of two supportive references and a successful DBS check.
• The County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community

If you have any questions or would like to find out more about the role and/or your application, please contact Carolyn Norris (Deputy Head) carolyn.norris@durham.gov.uk

Interviews will be held Tuesday 15th March 2022.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 266148 or email PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.