Pupils at The Hammond School in Chester, Cheshire

Accompanist (Dance)

Salary: Up to £22,285 based on experience

Contract type: Permanent

Contract term: Full time

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, dynamic and people-orientated individual to join our exceptional school as an Accompanist.

The Accompanist will work alongside dance teachers, and play a crucial role during classes. Accompanists are required to use their experience to know which music best suits the teachers requirements and they inspire musicality in the students.  

This role will start in September 2019 or January 2020 dependent on the availability of the successful candidate. We encourage applications from applicants with both full-time and part-time availability.




CVs will not be accepted for this role. Please complete the application form and diversity form provided and post or email those completed documents to The Hammond to be considered for this role.


The Hammond does seek, and expect, the highest quality candidates. With this in mind we encourage all candidates to pay particular attention to the completion of their application. Please ensure all questions are complete with particular attention to accuracy in all aspects of the document.


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The following duties are required of all staff:


  • Adhere to child protection policies and procedures.
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons for whom you are responsible for and come into contact with.
  • Ensure full compliance with all statutory regulations, communicating concerns to the line manager and other staff of The Hammond as appropriate.


There is no closing date for this posting. Applicants will be reviewed upon receipt of complete documentation and a decision at the time of receipt regarding each applicant’s candidacy.


Interviews will take place as required.



Closing date: 31/08/19



Apply online for this position or contact Richard MacLaren by phone on 01244305350 or by emailing employment@thehammondschool.co.uk

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