Instrumental Music Instructor - Pipe Band Snare Drum (Part Time) (Temporary)

North Lanarkshire Council


£28,809 to £38,292 per annum Pro-rata Part Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: NLA06345

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Music Instructor £28,809 - £38,292 (Pro Rata)

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Education and Families Service to appoint an Instrumental Music Instructor for Pipe Band Snare Drum. The post-holder will have a multi-faceted role to play in the delivery of effective instrumental lessons to pupils within local schools.  The post will require commitment, determination and drive to support the recovery of the service. The post-holder will work closely with, and report to the Instrumental Music Service Lead Officer.

Candidates will have a recognised qualification in music or have gained significant and relevant experience as a musician within an educational context and be able to teach in groups including, where appropriate, multiple instruments within their specialism and whole class music activities in primary schools.

Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of the performance requirements for all levels of SQA examinations and be familiar with appropriate, challenging and engaging repertoire relevant to their specialism covering each stage of pupil development.

Recent teaching experience within an educational environment is desirable.

Good communication, strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to undertake training is essential, and candidates should have an ongoing commitment to career long professional learning.

Prior to commencing in this role you will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member.

Working hours: 7 hours per week (work pattern to be discussed at interview)

Please note that this post is temporary until 31 March 2022.

Working here at North Lanarkshire Council

If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you.  We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family.  This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site.  We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.

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North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
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*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip.  You will only be paid for the hours that you work.


We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.

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The following link contains our Easy Read documents which will help explain the process and what happens during the selection process.

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