Any specific forthcoming posts will be listed below but as a service we are always looking for supply, cover and casual staff on a variety of instruments and disciplines. If you are interested in registering with the music service or for details about any of the listed posts then please contact Laura Skyers (Operations Manager) at the music office.



Casual – from June 3rd or sooner if possible

Are you an excellent and enthusiastic woodwind teacher who can inspire, nurture and motivate children?

We are seeking to appoint an innovative, committed and inspirational teacher to further develop the work of Wakefield Music Services, lead organisation for Wakefield Music Education Hub. The post is initially casual to start after the May Spring Bank holidays and is expected to be for 3/4 days a week.

The service is highly regarded and has received the highest rating from Arts Council England for the last 10 years! We provide quality diverse instrumental tuition and musical ensemble opportunities to over 7,500 young people in a variety of primary and secondary schools, academies and vibrant music centres every week.

The post involves instrumental tuition in a variety of primary and secondary schools and may also including the teaching of whole class instrumental tuition. The ability to teach other disciplines such as guitar and keyboard would be advantageous. This exciting opportunity will involve joining our existing team of teachers and applicants would need to demonstrate that they have the skills and qualities to deliver high quality instrumental tuition and the ability to build positive professional relationships with pupils, families and schools.

Instrumental teachers employed by the service benefit from a wealth of high quality support including CPD and mentoring and enjoy nationally agreed conditions of service and a casual car user allowance. The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Application Form and to provide any criminal conviction information. To find out more about Wakefield Music Services please visit

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.

To apply and for further details, Salary and Job Specification please click HERE