Music Administrator

South Croydon

Whitgift School

Job summary

Whitgift School
£27,664 - £30,862 per annum (based on Term Time plus 10 days)
Job Role:
Contract Type:
Term time only
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Administrator to assist the Music Department through the provision of administrative and operational support. 


 To assist the Music Department in the following areas:

  • Providing administrative support for all music events, including concerts, Open Mornings and Open Evenings.
  • Overseeing practical exams, including planning and scheduling exams and liaising with exam boards
  • Assisting the music department staff with the administration associated with trips/outings.
  • Providing administrative support for instrumental and singing lessons, including allocating rooms and distributing missed lesson reminders.
  • Providing administrative support for the Instrumental Scheme – communicating with instrumental teachers regarding timetabling decisions and their allocations, as well as sending communicating with students and families directly and via Form Tutors.
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date records of pupils, their participation in tuition and ensembles and the allocation of music awards. 
  • Assisting visiting music teachers as required, for example re-scheduling lessons; liaising with students and families. 
  • Taking minutes of meetings as required.
  • Undertaking other tasks as required to facilitate the smooth running of the Music department.

 For further information about the role and the skills required, see the documents below and the green 'Apply Now' button for the online application form.  For general queries, please telephone the Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail

 Applications will be reviewed daily so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.  The school reserves the right to close this vacancy at any time before the closing date.                                      

Whitgift School (part of the John Whitgift Foundation) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure & Barring Service and social media checks (including personal, professional and other online activities).

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