Associate Pianists

Dundee and Manchester

Royal Ballet School

Job summary

Royal Ballet School
£26.42 per hour, paid as a monthly salary
Job Role:
Instrumental or vocal teaching, Performing
Contract Type:
Part Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Our 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 Dundee and/or Manchester Associate classes. Find out more about our Associate Programme.

Start date: September 2021


Dundee (Dundee and Angus College, Kingsway Campus): 

Session 1: 9.45am -12noon Session 2: 12.45-3pm. 

24 Sundays, Associate term time, throughout the year

Manchester: (Manchester College, Shena Simon Campus): 

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.

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

In return we offer a contributory pension scheme, Lifeworks Employee Assistance Programme and regular ‘lunch & learn’ sessions.

Please note that you must complete our application form to apply for this position and CVs are not accepted.

Closing date: 24 June 2021

Interviews: Virtually in June (exact date TBC)

For a full job description and to apply please visit:

Please note that you must complete our application form - CV’s are not accepted.

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.

We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. At The Royal Ballet School we are committed to creating an environment where every one of our employees feels part of our team and can flourish, regardless of their background.


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