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




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Part-Time Houseparent

A Part-Time Houseparent post is currently available, primarily working daytime and overnight shifts at weekends.

This is primarily a pastoral role involving the care of the boarders. Houseparents are responsible for ensuring that boarders’ wellbeing and happiness is met and ensuring boarders remain safe and well looked after.

The Part-Time Houseparent will be required to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or other approved regulatory body and should have suitable qualifications or be willing to undertake suitable qualifications to complete this requirement.

Weekend daytime shifts are typically from 8am to 5pm or 9am to 6pm, with overnight shifts from either 5pm or 6pm to 8am or 9am. There may also be some weekday overnight shifts available from time to time, to cover staff absences and special events.

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  Further information

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
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:

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.

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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