Music Instructor

Sandwell, West Midlands
£22,644 - £26,622 per annum
28 Jan 2022
09 Feb 2022
Contract Type

Ingestre Hall, a beautiful Jacobean mansion in rural Staffordshire, is an inspirational residential setting for creative and expressive arts programmes, mostly for school groups. The centre is one of four residential education centres run by Sandwell Council, to enrich the lives of children and young people.

A music instructor is required to deliver high-quality, creative music composition workshops, based on themes chosen in partnership with visiting staff, to groups of school pupils.

The successful applicant will work closely with others in a small team, dedicated to supporting the broader learning and development of children and young people through residential programmes.

Applicants should have:

•    At least 3 years’ experience of working musically with children and young people in a classroom or        workshop setting
•    A formal qualification in teaching instrumental, vocal, or recorded music
•    Confidence in composition and studio recording, eg. Cubase
•    Experience of preparing young people for performance
•    An understanding of, and commitment to, the benefits of short-stay residential education 

NO CV’S PLEASE. For an informal chat regarding the post, please call Richard Poynton on 01889 270225 or email

You will also be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

Recruitment Schedule
Closing date: 9 February 2022
Interview date: 16 February 2022

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


37 hours per week

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

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