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Instrumental and Curriculum Tutors

£30.26 per hour / £33.62 per hour

We are looking to widen our pool of teachers but are specifically looking for experienced teachers of music curriculum (one-day offer), piano and accompanying, upper strings, lower strings and woodwind.

Tri-borough Music Hub
Schools and music centres in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham and the City of Westminster
Closing Date
9th June 2022

Various hourly-paid positions available to start from September 2022, based on requests from schools.

We are looking for committed, professional and energetic Tutors to teach students in 1:1, paired, small group and / or whole-class and ensemble settings. Whole-class teaching placements require Tutors to work in partnership with a school class teacher or with another Tri-borough Music Hub Tutor as a Lead Tutor / Support Tutor pair. Focused recruitment is for Tutors with demonstrable experience in the following fields:

  • Music curriculum (one-day offer)
  • Piano and accompanying
  • Upper strings
  • Lower strings
  • Woodwind

Tutors are engaged on an annual fixed-term contract that runs September to July (other start points within the academic year are possible). Teaching is allocated based on hours of buy-back from schools via Service Level Agreements or from families for our out-of-school learning.

Required Skills

Experience of working with primary and secondary aged children is essential and Tutors will be expected to be qualified to a minimum of Music Diploma. You must be able to teach up to Grade 8 standard with an understanding of the requirements for the preparation and planning of lessons, target setting and assessing outcomes.

Applicants should have prior, proven experience of teaching children or young people in 1:1, paired, small group and / or whole-class and ensemble settings. Knowledge of Whole Class Instrumental Learning is essential, and we would welcome applicants with QTS.

Rates of Pay

£30.26 per hour: Small group teaching / Whole-class support Tutor / Delivering the 1-day fixed location curriculum offer.

£33.62 per hour: Lead Tutor rate (whole-class lead Tutor or ensemble leading large groups).

Tutors receive an annual contract with The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and submit monthly claims for teaching work completed.

About Tri-borough Music Hub

The Tri-borough Music Hub (comprising the local authorities of Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham, and Westminster) was created in September 2012 and has rapidly gained a nationwide reputation for excellence of service delivery and an outstanding model of partnership work, winning multiple prestigious awards.

The Tri-borough Music Hub firmly believes in the Continuing Professional Development of its Tutors – high-quality termly CPD and other opportunities will be provided, and all Tutors are expected to fully engage with the training opportunities offered.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit the following by email to as soon as possible and no later than 17:00 on Thursday 9th June 2022:

  • An up-to-date teaching CV with accurate contact information and full details of relevant teaching experience to date
  • A covering statement / letter which provides more detailed information about the applicant’s teaching career to date
  • Details of two professional referees with full names, positions, postal addresses, email addresses and phone numbers

Please note applicants who do not provide all of the above at time of application will not be invited to interview.

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted on Monday 13th June 2022.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide proof of right to work in the UK at interview. Successful applicants will be required to complete a formal application form as part of the recruitment process.

Successful applicants will be required to have an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service which is registered with their Update Service. Work can only be offered to those with an enhanced DBS registered with the Update Service, therefore if you do not already have one you are strongly advised to start the process before applying.

Closing Date:
9th June 2022
Interviews will take place digitally on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th June 2022 – please do not apply if you are unavailable on these dates.
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