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RCMJD Senior Orchestral Violin Tutor

RCMJD Senior Orchestral Violin Tutor

Job reference: 705-22

Closing date: 9:00 AM, 30 May 2022

Interview date: Saturday 11 June 2022

Salary: Hourly-paid (£36.90 per hour)

Hours: Part-time, hourly-paid

Term: Permanent

Available: September 2022

Job details

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 and experienced orchestral violin tutor to join our vibrant and thriving department. The post holder will be responsible for coaching the violin section 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 every Saturdays during term time (up to 10 rehearsals of Sinfonia and Symphony Orchestra) during the hours of 11am – 2.30 pm. Some additional chamber coaching may also be available.

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.

Applicant Information Pack

How to apply

For full details of this position please download the Applicant Information Pack above.

To apply, please email the following documents in PDF or Word format to

  1. Covering Letter
  2. Full CV
  3. Completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form, downloadable below.

In your covering letter, please confirm that you are eligible to work in the UK, as without this information we are unable to process your application.

If you need to submit your application in an alternative format please contact to discuss your requirements.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Get in touch

For more information please contact

Philippa Style / Zuzana Klejova

HR Assistant

0207 591 4782 / 0207 591 4784