The University of Wolverhampton

Lecturer in Music and Music Education



Walsall Campus
Faculty of Arts, Business and Social Sciences
Contract Type
Advert Status
35,844 - 42,793 pa
Closing Date
Job Reference

The School of Performing Arts at the University of Wolverhampton is seeking to make a number of key appointments to support delivery of its newly-validated suite of music courses. Housed in our purpose-built facilities, the Performance Hub on our Walsall campus, the School offers a wide portfolio of courses and has strong links with industry. We are committed to providing an excellent student experience and suitable candidates will be expected to demonstrate passion and enthusiasm for teaching, with the desire to support students to fulfil their potential and realise their career ambitions.


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the post of lecturer in music and music education.


The school is seeking to appoint an excellent lecturer with proven experience of higher education teaching to undergraduate and postgraduate degree levels in a range of areas in music. You will have significant evidence of professional practice in the field, with a specific focus on working in a range of educational contexts.


The ability to deliver specialist modules in any of the following is desirable: music pedagogy, performance, composition, contextual studies. You will ideally have experience of supporting students through teaching placements. An ability to lead ensemble and choral work and accompany student recital performances would also be desirable.


You will have a passion for the subject and possess an enthusiasm that inspires confidence from students and builds rapport with University colleagues and external clients.


For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Helen Rudge, Deputy Head of the School of Performing Arts: 

The University of Wolverhampton celebrates diversity and recognises that difference brings value to our organisation.

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of staff body reflects the diversity of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who whilst not self-defining as disabled do encounter challenges due to a society that disables them by lack of inclusivity).

We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident employer status, included in the Stonewall list of employers and are working towards improving our practices against Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter. We believe in creating an even playing field for all our colleagues, where we can all belong.


Living Wage  Stonewall Diversity Champion  Disability Confident    Athena SWAN Gender Charter BronzeREC Charter Bronze



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