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HR Assistant (Part-Time)

St Mary’s Music School is looking to appoint an HR Assistant to work alongside the School Bursar as part of a small team dealing with all aspects of the school’s financial and operational matters. This is a part-time post of 20 hours per week, to be worked over 4 or 5 days per week.

The successful candidate will have qualifications and/or experience working in an HR role. In addition, they will have proven administration skills and IT abilities, excellent verbal and written communication skills and a good level of numeracy. Training support may be available for candidates working towards CIPD or similar qualifications.

A flexible and positive attitude to work is essential, along with excellent attention to detail; tact and discretion are required as work in the Bursar’s Office is confidential.  The post-holder should be able to work independently and as part of a small team.

This is an exciting time in the school’s history and the post will offer an opportunity to become an important member of the School’s support team.

For further details, including a job description, please download the information pack below.

Application Pack & Further Information (pdf format)

Employee Application Form (word document)


Closing date for Applications: 10am, Friday 8 July 2022

For queries or questions relating to this post, please contact:

Dr JoAnna Collings, Bursar
Email:  vacancies@st-marys-music-school.co.uk

Application Process

To apply, please post or email a covering letter along with a completed Employee Application Form (word document) to:

Dr JoAnna Collings
St Mary's Music School
Coates Hall
25 Grosvenor Crescent
Edinburgh EH12 5EL

Email: vacancies@st-marys-music-school.co.uk

Candidates should ensure correct postage is paid. Applications not on the Employee Application Form will not be considered.

No agencies please.

Data Protection

We will process your personal information in accordance with our candidate privacy notice.


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St Mary’s Music School is one of the nine specialist Music and Dance Schools the UK (and the only one in Scotland)  funded by the UK Government and providing the finest training in Britain. It is a co-educational, non-denominational specialist music school, offering a world class standard of music and academic education to musically gifted children aged 9-19 years. It is also the Choir School of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh. It attracts day and boarding pupils from across Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Europe and internationally. 

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