Music Administrator

We are currently recruiting for a full-time Music Administrator to work in the School Office.  This is a full-time, permanent post, working 37.5 hours per week.

The successful candidate will have proven administration and organisational skills with a high standard of verbal and written communication.  They will be a quick learner with excellent attention to detail, who relishes logistical problems and has good musical knowledge. 

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 Music Administrator will be one of a team of administrative staff headed by the Bursar and will work alongside the Headteacher’s PA, School Administrator and Receptionist & Office Administrator in the School Office.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting the Director of Music;
  • Communications with instrumental staff and visiting musicians;
  • Managing the daily room timetable;
  • Arrangements and logistics for concerts, masterclasses, assessments, chamber music and events;
  • General administration including database and diary entries;
  • Deputising for School Office staff as required.

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 successful candidate will become part of a vibrant and unique institution where no two days are the same. 

This is a full-time, permanent post of 37.5 hours per week, 8.15am to 4.45pm Monday to Friday.  The School offers competitive salary rates and a contributory pension scheme.

Employee Application Form

  Further information


Closing date for applications: 10am, Friday 7 June 2019

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

Miss Stacey H McAleer
HR & Finance Administrator
Tel: 0131 538 7766

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


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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