Music Department Administrator

30 Nov
Pro Rata

This exciting opportunity involves supporting a thriving Music Department by coordinating performances, creating programmes and online listings in addition to providing overall administrative support to the department.

The Department

Oundle School’s Music Department is a thriving, fast-paced and successful one, and consists of 9 full-time members of staff and 45 part-time visiting instrumental teachers. Around 950 instrumental lessons are taught each week, with pupils encouraged to play in one of our many instrumental groups. All groups are given frequent opportunities to perform in concerts, services or social functions in and out of School and compete in competitions during the year.

The role

You will support and co-ordinate all performance needs, provide design for all performance related brochure, programmes and online listings, and provide comprehensive administrative support across the department, liaising closely with the Music Department Administrator - Staff.

The duties are in consultation with the Director of Music, but responsibility is given for many projects beyond this and it is envisaged the Administrator would be involved in decision making and be willing to contribute ideas. You must be able to contribute to the friendly and supportive ethos of the department and facilitate all department staff as needs arise.

The Requirements

You will be educated to at least GCSE with competent English. With experience of the music profession or performing arts, you will have a proven ability to produce stunning posters and attractive programmes for concerts and events. A team player with excellent communication skills, you will have the ability to work well under pressure and demonstrate a good eye for detail.

For full details of the responsibilities and requirements for the role including the benefits on offer and an overview of the School, please see the Job Description available on our website.

The details

Hours of work: 13:30 - 17:00, Monday - Friday, or during evenings as necessary for concerts.

Working Weeks: 35 (40.6 paid weeks)

Salary: £9,243 (FTE 27,060)

Anticipated start date: January 2023, allowing for notice period

To apply

Apply online at A member of our recruitment team will be in touch shortly after the application closing date of 30th November. Interviews will be held on 6th and 7th December.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Oundle School is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 4 to 18.

  • Northamptonshire
  • Part-time
  • 30 November 2022
  • Pro Rata

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Oundle School

Oundle, Peterborough, Northamptonshire, PE8 4EN

01832 277125

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