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Music Tutor

Welsh Government
Bourtons Music School 35 High Street Bargoed CF81 8RB
Apprenticeship rates
Closing date
3 Aug 2021

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
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About the apprenticeship


General Description:
• A combined role that focuses heavily on social media outlets with a specific focus on their application to business administration and business development. Marketing of key services through the use of social media and the use of social media as a method of business exposure to focused demographics and the general public.
• One-to-one music tutoring within the music schools at either Bargoed and/or Rogerstone. Tutoring roles focused on guitar and/or drums. Applicants skilled in Piano and/or singing may also apply. Participation in future group work developments, such as concerts and other live performances.
• Some limited retail work within the context of a music shop at the Bargoed branch and business administration.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Social Media management of all music schools existing social media outlets, i.e., Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
• Development of new social media outlets if desirable.
• Applying social media as a means by which to engage in marketing of business services.
• One-to-one music tutoring in guitar and/or drums.
• Limited business administration duties and retail responsibilities within music shop in Bargoed branch.
• Participation in future group work developments, such as concerts and other live performances.



• Competent ICT knowledge and associated social media functions.
• Performance/practical ability playing guitar and/or drums.
• Good interpersonal skills that can be applied with both children and adults.
• Live performance experience in specialist instruments.


• Knowledge of social media applications and their implications for business development.
• Qualifications in Music, both instrumental (guitar and/or drums exams) and more general (GCSE, A Level, BTEC etc). Candidates displaying high levels of performance proficiency can use practical experience to mitigate a lack of official qualifications.
• C grade or above GCSE English.


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Social Media Level 3

About the employer

Bourtons Music School 35 High Street

CF81 8RB

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Successful candidates will be notified of interview as appropriate


Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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