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Guitar & Ukulele Teachers


As part of Children’s Services, Hertfordshire Music Service offers first class musical opportunities to all young people in the county. We are an award winning service, recognised for our innovative and successful approach to holistic music education.

Hertfordshire Music Service Pay Scale for new appointments

These are part-time hourly paid posts (£19.08 to £24.86))

We are looking for enthusiastic and committed guitar and ukulele teachers in West Hertfordshire.  These posts will involve one to one teaching, some small group work in both Primary and Secondary schools and possibly First Access.

Progression up the pay scale is through successful performance management.

To apply, please complete this application form and email it to

Closing date:   Midnight on Tuesday 17th October 2017.

Interviews will take place on Friday 20th October 2017 at Mid Herts Centre for Music & Arts in Hatfield.

Appointments are only made once all employment checks have been successfully completed including references and an enhanced DBS.

Support Vacancies

Support Officer - Hertfordshire Music Service
Hours: 37 per week
Salary: £17,772 – £19,430pa
Contract: Permanent
Location: Hatfield

Job Duties:

Hertfordshire Music Service is part of the County Council and the lead partner for the Hertfordshire Music Hub. As the largest Music Service in the UK, it operates 13 Music Centres around the county, provides peripatetic tuition in most Hertfordshire schools and runs a thriving programme of challenging group activities for advanced young players and singers outside term time.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and musically knowledgeable administrator with proven organisational and diplomacy skills to join the County Activities team in delivering their programme around the county.

You will be a good communicator and proficient IT user with a keen eye for detail, and have a degree in Music or taken part regularly in a grade 8 plus ensemble.

You will need to be able to work flexible hours including some evenings and weekends, and most of the school holidays and travel independently around the county so a driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

The post holder will report to the Head of Activities & Projects and work closely with the team based in Hatfield.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Katherine Wolfenden on 07796 283007.

To apply click HERE

Closing date: Sunday 29th October 2017

Interview dates: Thursday 9th and Friday 10th November 2017

General Vacancies

Hertfordshire Music Service welcomes enquiries from teachers who would like to work for us.  When no specific posts are advertised, please contact us using the details below.  Interest in, and experience of, delivering whole class tuition is particularly valuable, as is experience of working with SEND pupils.

To apply, please complete this Application Form & Personal Statement.  We no longer accept CVs and covering letters.

External Vacancies

Musical Director - Hertfordshire Community Youth Choir

From January 2018, the Hertfordshire Community Youth Choir (HCYC), based in Stevenage, are looking for an experienced, energetic and enthusiastic Musical Director with a passion for music, to lead and conduct a small community choir with an age range from 7 to 21 years.

Based at the United Reformed Church in Cutty’s Lane, Stevenage the choir meets on a Thursday evening between 18.30 and 19.30.

Further details

Application form

Please send applications to Mary Sabine at

Applications must be emailed by 31st October 2017 for the successful applicants to be considered for interview during November 2017.

Internal Vacancies

Click HERE for opportunities open to current HMS teachers.


For general HR enquires

Hertfordshire Music Service
Central Office
Mid Herts Centre for Music & Arts
Birchwood Avenue