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Tutor Vacancy: Violin and General Musicianship Coach

HMDT Music seeks an experienced musician and teacher to teach violin and General Musicianship for its Saturday Programme. Based in Hackney, our Saturday Programme enriches the lives of young people through high quality, exciting music education and opportunities. The Instrumental strand of the Programme offers students ages 5 upwards, an extensive curriculum including group and individual instrumental tuition, singing, musicianship, ensembles, as well as orchestra and choirs. Its staff are all experienced and dynamic musicians and coaches able to foster an appreciation of a wide variety of musical genres and opportunities.

The successful candidate will teach violin from beginners upwards in both small group and individual lessons, and co-lead a multi instrumental ensemble, and a recorder and General Musicianship class. General Musicianship are group classes, which follow a curriculum based on theory, aural and listening in order to build an all-round musician. You should be able to teach in a range of styles. Responsibilities include planning the structure and repertoire for each lesson, monitoring student progress and contributing to student End of Year Reports, and working with the Saturday Programme Coordinator to ensure the creation and quality delivery of an agreed Scheme of Work. You should have experience of working with children aged 5-14 in groups and individually. The post will involve working on Saturdays from 9.00am for approximately 4.5 hours for between 2 February and 13 July 2019, in Hackney.

Details on how to apply can be found on the Company’s website: Applicants must have authorisation to work in the UK. If you feel you can excel in this role, please fill out our online application form outlining your suitability for the post, along with your CV and covering letter, References and Monitoring Form. Any enquiries should be addressed to:

Application form



Adam Eisenberg
General Director
HMDT Music
Second Floor
22 Aldermans Hill
London N13 4PN


Fee: Up to £3,780.00 per academic year, (£2,016.00 pro rata for the Spring and Summer Terms) (on a self-employed basis).

Closing date for applications is 10:00am Tuesday 15 January 2019.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 17 January and 22 January 2019.

Shortlisted candidates will also be required to do an audition on Saturday 26 January or Saturday 2 February 2019.


HMDT Music, twice winner of the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Education is a leader in developing inspiring arts projects, which support other areas of learning. Working with world class musicians and other leading artists, HMDT Music increases access to high quality musical experiences through new commissions, training and performance opportunities.

The Saturday Programme, includes The Music Box family learning programme, Fledglings Foundation Course, I Can Sing! Music Theatre School, CYMH Instrumental School, Music Treehouse SEN/D project and the Julian Joseph Jazz Academy. HMDT Music’s work also includes creating cross-curricular school projects (e.g. Trench Brothers, a First World War Primary School project commemorating the achievements and contributions made by ethnic minority forces, and Shadowball, a jazz opera celebrating black Baseball players of the 1930s-40s and their jazz compatriots). In addition to this, HMDT Music also runs bespoke projects, after school clubs and One Spirit, a rehabilitation and mentoring programme for young offenders at HMYOI Feltham.


Workshop Musicians

We are also often looking for workshop musicians, particularly if you play an unusual instrument, for our Early Years Programme, the Music Box, and tutors for our Music Lessons For You private lessons scheme.

For further information, and to apply as a Music Box musician, CLICK HERE.