Music Administrator

    Bedford Modern School
    Admin/ Secretarial / PA
    Full Time, hours of work are 37.5 per week
    Job description

    Required for September 2020

    We are looking to appoint a suitably experienced and enthusiastic candidate to the above position. The successful applicant will have the relevant qualifications and experience to play a key role in supporting our thriving and well-resourced Music Faculty. You will have excellent communication skills, be committed to high standards of work and be willing to be flexible in regards to working hours to assist with concerts and other relevant activities outside of standard school hours.

    The post-holder will co-ordinate the provision of administrative support to staff and students within the Faculty. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, administering instrumental hire, preparing the weekly timetable for our visiting music teachers, dealing with enquiries form students, staff and parents, helping with the Music Faculty performance programme and the organisation of music prizes, monitoring the budget allocation and organising the tuning of our pianos.

    The ideal candidate will have experience of working with children and young people in an educational setting, combined with the desire to support the progress and development of the Faculty. The ability to use computers and Microsoft Office is essential. Knowledge of music industry standard systems is desirable.

    Hours of work are 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday, term time plus one week during school holidays (36 weeks).

    Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 20 April 2020
    Interview date: To be confirmed once shortlisting has taken place

    The Harpur Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other checks.

    Bedford Modern School is part of The Harpur Trust

    How to apply
    Further details including a full job description and application forms can be found on our website - Completed application forms should be returned to the HR Department, Bedford Modern School, Manton Lane, Bedford MK41 7NT or by email: