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




School Administrator

St Mary’s Music School is seeking to appoint a full-time School Administrator to work in our busy and vibrant School Office.  This is a full-time, permanent post, working 35 hours per week over the full year. 

The successful candidate will have proven organisational and administrative skills, and should have a high standard of verbal and written communication and strong numerical ability.  A flexible and positive attitude to work is important, with a calm and approachable demeanour.  The post-holder should be able to work independently and as part of a small team. 

The School Administrator will be one of a team of administrative staff headed by the Bursar and will work alongside the Headteacher’s PA and Timetable/Music Administrator, and will liaise frequently with the Depute Headteacher, Head of Guidance and Head of Primary.  The line manager for administrative staff is the Bursar.

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

Employee Application Form

  Job information pack

Closing date for Applications: 10am, Monday 2 August 2021

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

Miss Stacey H McAleer, HR & Finance Administrator or 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:

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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