Work With Us

As an independent and inclusive charity, Wandsworth Music delivers excellence in music education and performance to more than 8,500 children a year. We provide opportunities for young people to learn musical instruments and sing; perform in a range of ensembles and choirs; work and perform alongside acclaimed professional musicians and ensembles, and most importantly develop a lifelong love of music!

Join our team


Core Team Vacancies

Senior Instrumental Leader

Salary: £37,000 – £39,000 subject to experience.

Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours per week, initial 1 year fixed term contract.

We are seeking a highly motivated and organised individual to join our dedicated team as Senior Instrumental Leader. Responsible to the Senior Instrumental Manager, the successful candidate will support the delivery and development of all aspects of the instrumental & ensemble strategy. This includes programmes in schools; the Wandsworth Music Academy; ensembles and performing groups; and related performance opportunities (concerts, holiday courses/tours, workshops etc.).

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Dan White, CEO on 020 8333 3899 or dwhite@wandsworthmusic.co.uk

Closing date:      Monday 27 May 2024

Interviews:         W/C Monday 3 June 2024


Core Team Vacancies

Learning Leader (Vocal)

Salary: £36-£37,000 pro rata (£21,600 – £22,200 actual based on 0.6FTE) subject to experience.

Hours: Part-Time (0.6 FTE – 22.5 hours per week), initial 1 year fixed term contract.

We are seeking a highly motivated and organised individual to join our dedicated team as Learning Leader (vocal). Responsible to the Assistant Head of Service, the post holder will support all aspects of the vocal strategy including programmes in schools; choral ensembles and performing groups at the Music Academy, and related performance opportunities.

Closing date:      Monday 27 May 2024

Interviews:         W/C Monday 3 June 2024

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Dan White, CEO on 020 8333 3899 or dwhite@wandsworthmusic.co.uk


Curriculum Music Teachers

Pay: £29.92 – £36 p/h inclusive of holiday pay.

Wandsworth Music is seeking enthusiastic music teachers who are committed to delivering a high quality music education to children in EYFS, KS1 & KS2. We are particularly keen to hear from individuals with previous successful experience of delivering whole class curriculum music programmes in schools.

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • An awareness and understanding of the primary aged music curriculum;
  • The ability to demonstrate high levels of musicianship;
  • Confidence in using their singing voice; 
  • The ability and passion to motivate, engage and inspire young people of all musical abilities and backgrounds
  • The ability to maintain high professional standards, including excellent timekeeping and communication skills.
  • An enthusiastic team player, able to use their own initiative.

Music Tutors

Pay: £24.68 – £34.12 p/h inclusive of holiday pay

We are always keen to hear from talented and enthusiastic music tutors and teachers who are interested in joining our panel of tutors. We have work available and are especially keen to recruit music tutors with the following specialisms:

Strings (Teaching available in schools during the week, including WCET & Peri)

Piano (Accompanying work, and teaching at the Saturday Music Academy & in schools)

Woodwind (Teaching available in schools during the week, including WCET & Peri)

Vocal Leaders (Choir leaders, including work in schools and the music academy)

Early Years practitioners (For new programmes of outreach work in the community)

These positions are PAYE and not self-employed. The hourly rate of pay is inclusive of holiday pay and enrolment in the workplace pension scheme.

If you would like to work with us please email a covering letter, your CV, and completed job application form to: vacancies@wandsworthmusic.co.uk.

Applications are considered on a rolling basis and successful candidates will be contacted and invited to interview. If you don’t hear from us, it may mean that we don’t have a current vacancy for your instrument but we may be in touch in the future.

Wandsworth is a multicultural borough and we are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. We particularly welcome applications from people from underrepresented groups including people with disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.

Wandsworth Music is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including an Enhanced DBS check and references.

Join our music therapy team

Wandsworth Music is looking for enthusiastic and experienced therapists to join our team. There are opportunities for therapists to join our growing team of therapists working in schools across the borough and the Saturday Clinic.

Therapist Rates of Pay (These are PAYE positions):

In School Day Rate: £218 per day (inclusive of holiday pay)

In School Half Day Rate: £125 per half day (inclusive of holiday pay)

Saturday Clinic / Ad Hoc Hourly Rate: £32.02 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay)

These positions are PAYE and not self-employed. The hourly rate of pay is inclusive of holiday pay and enrolment in the workplace pension scheme.

If you are interested, please email a covering letter, your CV, and completed job application form to: musictherapy@wandsworthmusic.co.uk.

Wandsworth is a multicultural borough and we are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. We particularly welcome applications from people from underrepresented groups including people with disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds.

Wandsworth Music is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment checks including an Enhanced DBS check and references.