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Associate Pianist - Manchester, The Royal Ballet School


Associate Programme is an extensive national programme introducing The Royal Ballet School’s System of Training to young, talented students studying at private ballet and vocational schools across the country. The programme is divided into 3 stages: Junior, Mid and Senior Associates and each class is taught to live accompaniment provided by a Pianist. The successful candidate will have the ability to accompany a range of classes including classical ballet, national and historic dance as well as good communication with adults and young people.

This is a great employment opportunity for a trustworthy, committed and flexible pianist to provide regular and ongoing piano accompaniment for our weekly Manchester Associate classes.

Start date: September 2021

Hours: 6.75 hours (three classes) between 9.30am-5pm, on a rota basis. Saturdays, Associate term time, through the year

Rate: £26.42 per hour, paid as a monthly salary.

Location: Manchester College, Shena Simon Campus, 42 Chorlton Street, Manchester, M1 3HW

Annual Leave: All annual leave should be taken outside scheduled Saturdays.

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Please note that all applicants must complete an application form - CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 20 June 2021

Interviews: Virtually in June (exact date TBC)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and further pre-employment checks to comply with boarding school recruitment regulations.

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