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Orchestral Brass Tutor

Closing date: 12pm Friday 16 February 2018

Interview date: Saturday 3 March 2018

Salary: £35.01 per hour

Job ref no: 103-18

This post is available from September 2018.

The Royal College of Music Junior Department (RCMJD) is a specialist term-time only Saturday school offering advanced training to musicians between the ages of 8 and 18. Students combine studying at RCMJD with their general education at their chosen week-day school. Students come together at the RCM London each Saturday for a tailor-made programme of individual instrument/voice/composition lessons, chamber music, orchestral and choral training, and general musicianship. Our staff are professional performers/composers as well as teachers and offer the highest standards of tuition and coaching.

The RCMJD is seeking to engage an accomplished orchestral brass tutor to join our vibrant and thriving department. The post holder will be responsible for coaching the brass sections of our RCMJD Sinfonia and RCMJD Symphony Orchestras in preparation for RCMJD performances and regular prestigious external projects. The successful applicant would join a team of eight highly experienced orchestral tutors who are all active professional musicians.

Responsibility allowance: tutors will be paid to attend on six Saturdays per term (six rehearsals of Sinfonia and Symphony Orchestra) during the hours of 11am – 2.30pm.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • To attend rehearsals and assist RCMJD students and the conductor as needed
  • To conduct occasional whole section rehearsals as required
  • To be an advocate for the needs of students/other orchestral tutors as part of the RCMJD core curriculum
  • To liaise with other orchestral tutors in order to disseminate information as required

The successful applicant will need to make a regular commitment to the RCMJD of Saturdays during term-time.

To apply:

Please send your Cover Letter and full CV along with our Equal Opportunities form (available to download further down this page) and submit in Word or PDF format before the closing deadline for the post.

In your Cover Letter, please outline how you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description and Person Specification for the role.

Please also confirm that you are eligible to work in the UK and hold an appropriate work permit where relevant, as without this information we are unable to process your application. 

Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

For full details of this position please read the Job Description and Further Particulars documents:

Job Description

Further Particulars


Equal Opportunities Form

Completed forms should be returned by post or email to Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant:

Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS


020 7591 4784

If you are applying by email, please state clearly in the subject line the title of the post for which you are applying.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you need to receive this documentation in a different format due to a disability, please contact Isabella Enstrom to discuss your requirements.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary.


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