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Instrumental Tutors

£24.36 – £34.71 per hour

From April 2021:
Oboe (Up to grade 8, Piano experience also desirable)

From September 2021:
Percussion – Orchestral and Kit (Whole Class experience also desirable)
Piano/Keyboard (experience of both individual and group teaching is preferable)
Guitar/ Bass Guitar/ Ukulele (experience of both individual and group teaching is preferable, classical & pop/jazz)
Vocal/Choral (experience of both individual and group teaching in a range of genres is preferable)
Violin (Whole Class Leader)

Kingston Music Service
Contract Type
Part-Time Permanent
Closing Date
26th March 2021

Kingston Music Service is looking for committed and energetic teachers who are passionate about delivering high quality education to young people and adults to teach online, in schools and KMS music centres across the Royal Borough of Kingston.

Experience of working with primary and secondary aged children and adults is desirable and teachers will be expected to be qualified to a minimum of Music Diploma. You must be able to teach up to Grade 8 standard and have experience of guiding pupils through graded exams.

Hours are part-time and variable and can be agreed between KMS and the applicant. For these posts you must be able to commit to working for 30 weeks of the year: three terms of 10 weeks during school terms.

Hourly rates of pay are currently between £24.36 and £27.34 for individual/small group tuition, £28.79 – £32.34 for large group tuition and £30.83 – £34.71 for whole class tuition(depending on qualifications and experience). Teachers are salaried and receive their 30 weeks’ pay divided into 12 equal monthly instalments. Other benefits include being able to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

Successful applicants will also be required to undertake GDPR and safeguarding training before commencing employment.

The Royal Borough of Kingston prides itself on being a diverse, tolerant and welcoming Borough and we aim to create a workforce which reflects the community we serve. We are respectful of difference and realise the positive value of diversity in our workforce. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as this group are currently under-represented in our workforce. The Royal Borough of Kingston is proud to be recognised as a Disability Confident employer, and are committed to thinking differently about disability and taking action to improve how we recruit, retain and develop disabled people. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, and inclusive staff networks who help drive our diversity agenda.

How to Apply

Please contact for an application form.

Closing Date:
26th March 2021
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