Graduate Music Assistant

St Albans

St Albans High School for Girls

Job summary

St Albans High School for Girls
Actual salary £23,018.56 per annum (£27,297.65 FTE)
Job Role:
Contract Type:
Term time for one academic year
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

One-year fixed term / Full-time / Term time plus 1 week  

Preferred start date 21 August 2024

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents, and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities. 

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, passionate and versatile Graduate Music Assistant to develop their musical skills and gain experience of working with young people in our dynamic and flourishing department renowned for musical excellence. 

The post is suitable for a recent graduate (or graduating in September 2024) looking to join a supportive and dedicated team. Excellent keyboard skills will be required to assist on a day-to-day basis with the co-curricular side of the music department, both at our Senior School in St Albans and at our Prep School in the village of Wheathampstead. Excellent organisational and administrative skills are essential, as well as an enthusiastic, encouraging and collaborative nature that can further enrich our successful department. Opportunities will be tailored to suit the successful candidate’s interests and experience.

This is a one-year fixed term position, offered on a full-time basis, 39 hours per week, 36 weeks per year (Term time plus 1 week). The working hours will be 8.00am – 5.00pm Monday – Thursday and 8.00am – 4.00pm on Friday with a one-hour unpaid lunch break. In addition, there will be some weekend, after school and one-off events during holiday period as part of the Music Department’s Calendar of concerts, trips and masterclasses. The role is based across the school’s two sites and the successful candidate must be able to travel between both. 

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities 
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London
  • Use of sports facilities, including gym* (*Conditions apply)
  • An extensive benefits package; free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance
  • Competitive salary

Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website

Applications to be reviewed upon receipt and interviews arranged accordingly.

Once a suitable candidate is found the advert will be withdrawn, please therefore submit your application without delay.

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

Registered Charity No: 311065

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