RAD Dance Pianist

Salary£33.05 per hour
Start Date7 September 2024
Closing Dateongoing
We are looking to appoint a dance pianist to accompany our Saturday RAD vocational syllabus ballet classes.

Tring Park School for the Performing Arts is one of the UK’s leading vocational and academic schools, situated in glorious countryside just half an hour from London. Working with 360 boarding and day pupils, aged 7 to 19, you will join a dedicated and supportive staff team within a school that offers the advantage of small classes with talented and committed students and strong public examination results.

We offer a wide range of benefits including a pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, free school lunches during term time, free onsite parking and enhanced maternity and paternity schemes.

About the role

The successful candidate will provide accompaniment for the RAD ballet classes, ranging from Intermediate to Advanced Two level, and the Solo Seal Award. Candidates should have a genuine passion for dance and music.

The hours are from 9am to 6pm, term time only (approx 24 Saturdays over the year) and the rate of pay is £33.05 per hour. Interviews will take place w/c 10th June 2024.

Main Duties

  • To play for classes as described above, working with Jenny Hale, Chief Examiner for the RAD.
  • To accompany termly exam sessions.
  • To rehearse repertoire solos for other RAD Awards as required.
  • To adhere to and promote all the school’s policies and procedures.
  • To attend staff meetings and in-service training as required.
  • To actively promote the well-being of all pupils and be familiar with, and uphold, all Safeguarding and Child Protection procedures of the school.

Person Specification


  • A good knowledge of all the RAD vocational syllabi.
  • Good sightreading skills.
  • Committed and reliable.
  • Clear commitment to implementing whole school/staff policies relating to the safeguarding of children.
  • Positive values and attitudes.
  • A commitment to equal opportunities and inclusion.


  • Grade 8 piano


Step 1. Complete Application Form

Download Application Form

Step 2. Apply via email

If you would like to apply for this role, please email us the Application Form along with a cover letter.


Tring Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration form relating to any criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity, with an environment where staff can thrive, regardless of their background. For information on how we will use your personal information during the recruitment process, please see the Staff Privacy Notice.