Training to teach music

By teaching music, you’ll be responsible for unlocking your pupils’ creativity and developing their passion for music.

The benefits 

  • you could get a tax-free bursary of £9,000 
  • Tuition Fee Loan and Maintenance Loan to cover tuition fees and help with living costs
  • extra financial support if you're a parent or have a disability
  • when you register with us, you'll receive support from a teaching expert, who will answer all your questions and assist with your application
  • great employment rates - 94% of newly qualified teachers are employed in a teaching role six months after qualifying
  • once you qualify, you’ll benefit from a competitive salary of at least £23,720, or £29,664 in inner London; as your career progresses, so will your salary – in fact, teachers in leadership roles earn on average £58,100, with many earning significantly more 

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What you need to know

As a music teacher, you’ll play an important role in young people’s learning – whether they go on to become talented musicians, or just gain a deeper understanding of different forms and styles of music. By teaching the subject, you’ll nurture pupils’ self-confidence, creativity, and their ability to collaborate and express themselves.

Your training will provide you with the skills needed to support pupils to develop their musical knowledge and understanding, while learning to make music accessible and enjoyable. Find out more on choosing the best teacher training course.