Training to teach music

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

The benefits

further funding for training with a Tuition Fee and Maintenance Loan and extra financial support if you're a parent or have a disability 

when you register with us, you’ll receive practical advice and guidance from our team of experienced teachers via our free Teacher Training Adviser service  

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. 

Once you qualify, you’ll start on a salary of at least £24,373, or £30,480 in inner London. As your career progresses, so will your salary – teachers in leadership roles can earn on average £58,881, with many earning significantly more.