We are accepting applications for boarding and day places for Autumn 2020 entry. 

If you would like to find out more, including information about the Aided Places Scheme, please email admissions@st-marys-music-school.co.uk




Teacher of Latin & Classics (Part-Time)

St Mary’s Music School is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher to teach Latin and Classics, for pupils in the senior school, from S1 to S6.  The successful candidate will have a passion for the subject and will be expected to stimulate interest and enjoyment, and promote the subject throughout the school.

In Session 2021 - 22 pupils are being presented for National 5 and Higher Latin. 

St Mary’s Music School aims to offer the highest possible standard of education and musical training in an inspiring, inclusive and supportive environment, and all staff are expected to support their pupils and encourage them to achieve of their best.  Classes are small and examination results are consistently good, with a pass rate of 100% in all exams in 2021.

The successful candidate will work closely with other teaching staff, to share good practice and develop a faculty approach to curricular development.

All teachers with responsibility for delivering aspects of the formal curriculum are required to be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS) on appointment.

The post will be part-time, around 9 hours class contact time per week in Session 2021-22, permanent, and commences in January 2022, or by mutual agreement. 

Application Pack & Further Information (pdf format)

Employee Application Form (word document)


Applications will be considered as they are received.

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

Miss Stacey H McAleer
HR & Finance Administrator
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:

Miss Stacey H McAleer
HR & Finance Administrator 
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.

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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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