Sessional - Music Tutor

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Royal Borough of Greenwich
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£ - £
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You will be paid a fixed hourly rate of £26.18 per hour plus holiday pay of each claim, totalling £29.34, for each session of instruction
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Job Term and Hours per Week
Sessional; as required
Closing Date
30 August 2021 
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The Royal Greenwich Music Service

We are looking to expand our team of inspiring and dynamic Music Tutors 


Royal Greenwich Music Service (RGMS) has been under new management since May 2020 and as a result have a new direction and vision moving forward.

We hold Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at the heart of what we do - ensuring all children and young people in the Royal Borough of Greenwich receive fair access to high quality and inspirational music provision both in school and out of school within the community.

We see the breadth of culture and diversity within the borough as a huge strength and a reason for a truly representative and varied offer of musical activity, genres, artists and composers.


What we do 

RGMS work closely with all schools in the borough, providing curriculum support; first access to instrumental teaching and small group instrumental lessons.

We look forward to continuing to provide progression opportunities for all our children and young people so  they can enrich their talent and love for music; be that as a career path they never thought possible or as an emotional outlet that needs to be nurtured.


RGMS aims to provide an inclusive and approachable environment where everyone can feel welcome and be inspired by our activities.

We are committed to reviewing our recruitment practices so that any Royal Greenwich child, regardless of protected characteristics such as race, gender, gender identity, disability, age, religion or belief and sexual orientation, can see themselves reflected in us and can see themselves in our future.

We are looking for new tutors who celebrate and reflect the diversity of the borough and who share our vision and wish to come on this exciting new journey with us.


What we are looking for

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work in Royal Greenwich schools and academies, as well as our after-school and Saturday Centre, holiday courses, events, and projects and in collaboration with Hub partners organisations.

This is an exciting time to join RGMS, we’ll offer you the opportunity to make a real difference to our children and young people and to develop yourself as a professional.

We will consider applications from all musical disciplines and/or genres, but we are specifically looking for tutors with specialisms in the following areas:

  • Classroom Primary Music Curriculum Teachers
  • Music Technology
  • Rappers/MCs
  • Ensemble leaders (specifically from contemporary fields)
  • Guitar/Ukulele
  • Drums/Percussion
  • Woodwind (specifically Saxophone/Clarinet)
  • Brass (specifically Trumpet)
  • Strings (specifically Violin)
  • Keyboard


Royal Greenwich Music Service Sessional Music Tutors are paid a fixed hourly rate of £26.18 per hour plus holiday pay of each claim, totalling £29.34, for each session of instruction.


For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Laura Baugh;    Laura.Baugh@royalgreenwich.gov.uk     .  

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or call 020-8921-8977


Safer recruitment: Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk.

As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

DBS: This role requires an Enhanced DBS. (This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act,1974).

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.

Full Employment History: A full employment history is required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment.

Interview Arrangements: During this time, our priority for all of our recruitment activity is to make sure our applicants, hiring departments and new starters are informed, safe and supported. Careful and thorough consideration will be given to interview arrangements and for any essential in-person recruitment, we will ensure this is held in a suitable, secure setting with additional arrangements to ensure any current safety requirements are fully adhered to.