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Working as a Music Teacher

Whether you want to become a music teacher and need advice on finding work and starting a private practice, or you have been teaching for years and want to do some continued professional development, the MU has music teacher resources and specialist officials that can help you.

Last updated: 31 March 2022

Essential advice

Health & Safety

Whether working in a school, institution or at home you should know your rights and responsibilities regarding health and safety.

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Member advice

Copyright

What you need to know when using music as part of your music teaching practice.

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Career in teaching

Get support as a music teacher through MU membership

The MU has a strong community of teaching musicians with over 7,800 members. We have music education specialist officials and advise music teachers on the specific issues, including pay and contractual issues, career advice, employment and legal advice.

Get support as a music teacher through MU membership

Upcoming events

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28 Jun 2022

i -Act Iechyd Meddwl a Lles i Reolwyr/i -Act Mental Health & Wellbeing for Managers

Mae CULT Cymru yn cynnig amrywiaeth o gyrsiau mewn partneriaeth â sefydliadau a chyflogwyr i wella iechyd meddwl a lles y gweithlu creadigol/CULT Cymru is offering a range of courses in partnership with organisations and employers to improve the mental health and wellbeing of the creative workforce.

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Need to talk to us?

The MU has a network of experienced teams available to help musicians in all areas of the industry.