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PA to Head of Development (Maternity Cover)

St Mary’s Music School is seeking to appoint a PA to work with our Head of Development.  This is a full-time post, working 35 hours per week, to cover maternity leave, until August 2023.

Strong IT skills, with an ability to learn new systems quickly, are essential for this role.  The post holder will also have a high standard of verbal and written communication and a good level of numeracy.  Previous experience in a fundraising or development role would also be beneficial.  The successful candidate will have a flexible and positive attitude to work with a friendly and approachable demeanour.  The post-holder should be able to work independently and as part of a small team.

The PA will work mainly under the direction of, and report to, the Head of Development.  In addition, they will work with the Marketing Department and Bursar’s Office, and may also be required to cover for other members of the administration staff in the School Office from time to time.

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

Employee Application Form

  Job information pack

Closing date for Applications: 10am, Friday 17 June 2022

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

Dr JoAnna Collings, Bursar
Tel: 0131 538 7766
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.

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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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