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Monkey Music is widely recognised as a leading light in pre-school premium music education in the UK. Our family friendly career opportunity is delivered by an award winning franchise network.
If you are searching for a rewarding career which offers you both flexible working and an opportunity to grow your own business then the Monkey Music franchise, which has been running for over 25 years, is perfect for you.
Our franchise business owners come from all walks of life but have four things in common; the desire to run their own business, the ability to work flexible hours both when and where they choose to work, a strong personal work ethos and the excitement and passion of the value in early music education.

Why join?

What is it about Monkey Music that translates so well into a thriving business for so many people? We believe the answer is deeply ingrained in our tried and tested business model. This, combined with a very personal and long term relationship with our young families and the expertise of our Head Office team, offers our franchisees the right mix of ingredients with which to run their own successful business.
Monkey Music offers you:

  • Peace of mind to know that your business can work
  • Confidence that you are operating ethically – Monkey Music is a FULL member of the British Franchise Association (bfa) guaranteeing the franchisor operates ethically
  • It is a model that has been tried and tested, is workable and can make profits
  • Access to the right advice to make your business grow – Monkey Music ensures you have appropriate resources by supporting all franchisees with a team of business advisors and specialists for free. You will never feel alone!


Monkey Music Model

What makes the Monkey Music business a success?

  • Shared experience
  • Combined knowledge
  • The people involved

“As one of the very first pre-school businesses to franchise in the UK and as one of the first to become a member of the British Franchise Association, we have been instrumental in developing the pre-school activity market sector. This year we celebrate 25 years of Monkey Music and delivering over 4.8 million classes nationwide. We are proud of our rich heritage which has manifested itself into a huge team of people who are committed to sharing the success and joy of Monkey Music. These people are dedicated franchise owners, over 150 specially trained Monkey Music teachers, the supremely patient and expert Head Office support team, our talented composers and song writers and our many specialist consultants who are always there to advise us on more specialist issues.”

Angie Coates, Founder and CEO

We work together in order to sustain our reputation as the pre-school premium music education business in the UK.

Key benefits of a Monkey Music franchise

  • A full time flexible career – both financially rewarding and fits around personal commitments
  • Security in the knowledge that our business model is tried and tested and has over 25 years of success
  • Our original, fully copyrighted, 4 stage progressive Monkey Music curricula with detailed lesson plans for every teaching week of the year for children from 3 months to 4 years. Over 500 specially crafted songs and activities have been composed for Monkey Music by professional musicians in association with child development experts
  • A track record of year-on-year financial growth with the last five years seeing a 50% increase in our average franchise income. This demonstrates a healthy, profitable business model that you could share in


Franchise package

Our comprehensive franchise package gives you the tools to offer the award winning Monkey Music experience whilst operating an efficient and profitable business.
What is the Package?

  • The Monkey Music franchise fee is £13,975 plus vat – a proven investment offering healthy returns for a low capital commitment
  • Primary source of income is weekly classes with additional sources of income possible by offering parties, holiday workshops, event entertainment, nursery class teaching and the sale of Monkey Music merchandise
  • All Monkey Music franchisees operate under a detailed ‘Franchise Agreement’ and are provided with training and a comprehensive Monkey Music Operating Manual.

Other key features include:

  • Sole rights to run the Monkey Music franchise business in an exclusive and specified territory, using the Monkey Music name, trademarks, know-how and curricula, under a renewable 5 year licence
  • Award winning Monkey Music curricula encompassing nearly 500 songs and lesson plans for every teaching week. Four separate programmes for children aged from 3 months to 4/5 year olds. The Monkey Music curricula is fully copyrighted and regularly enhanced, resulting in a musical curricula which is both structured, unique and geared to four separate age groups of babies and children
  • Comprehensive franchise ‘kit’ including percussion instruments, marketing material, branded stationery and Curricula music downloads
  • National Advertising of the Monkey Music brand
  • CRMS (Customer Relationship Management System) – downloadable free business resources + bespoke management information tools
  • Access to our franchisee ‘chat’ forum for top tips
  • Bespoke Health and Safety and Child Protection policies supported by specialist external consultants


How do we support our franchisees and provide ongoing training?

  • We have a dedicated franchise support department who provide ongoing training and support to enable our franchise network to flourish. This includes:
  • Initial intensive 5-day teacher and business training and support programme on all aspects of running a Monkey Music franchise
  • Subsequent personalised mentoring schedule including visits to your territory, Skype and telephone meetings
  • Day-to-day support from our Franchise Support Manager via email, Skype or telephone
  • Tailored and specialist enhanced support by the Monkey Music Head Office Support Team
  • Ongoing training to support individual franchisees as their business grows
  • Annual Support Meetings with the Franchise Support Manager to assist individual business planning and development
  • Support with teacher recruitment and training from our specialist teacher training consultants
  • Regular meeting opportunities with other franchisees through ongoing Curricula Forums and other popular group meetings such as Franchisee Forums and the Annual Franchise Conference
  • Support from specialist consultant advisors who advise on child protection issues, health safety concerns, social media etc


Our franchisees fall into two categories:

  • Those who both manage the business and teach some classes along with their teaching team who they recruit to support them as their business grows
  • Those who opt to focus solely on the business development and management and who engage teachers from day one


Could you become a Monkey Music Franchisee?

  • You need to be confident, articulate and a good communicator
  • You need to be passionate about customer service and working with young families
  • If you wish to teach (which isn’t vital) you need to have a tuneful singing voice
  • You must believe in the fundamental role that music plays in early development
  • You will also be decisive and self-motivated and able to lead others
  • You need to be organised, be able to drive and be computer literate


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Monkey Music is widely recognised as the UK's premium pre-school music brand. Our family friendly career opportunity is delivered by an award winning franchise network.

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  • UK-Wide
  • Franchise
  • £13,975+VAT
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