Sherborne School is looking for a full-time Music School Manager.

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  • Posted: May 22
  • Updated: May 22

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Job Description

Sherborne 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 for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and a criminal record check with the DBS.

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week. 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday (less 1-hour lunch break, unpaid).

Due to the demands of this role, there will be an expectation to work some evenings and weekends for this role and for flexibility in the hours to meet the demands of this post for which time in lieu will be given during School holiday periods by agreement with the Director of Music.

Holidays: 5 weeks holiday per year + Bank Holidays. Attendance may be required on Bank Holidays that fall during term time, for which time off in lieu will be given. The holiday will normally be taken during Sherborne School holiday periods following authorization from the Director of Music.

Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience

Probationary Period: In accordance with School policy, this appointment will be subject to a six-month probationary period.

Medical Fitness:

The offer of appointment will be conditional upon the provision of a self-declaration of physical and mental fitness to discharge the responsibilities of the role.

DBS Disclosure (Police Check)/References: As Sherborne School is registered to ask ‘exempted questions’ under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings; further details are available upon request. This post is also subject to receipt of two satisfactory written references, one of which must be your current/last employer.

Post-holders Responsibility: You share with all staff the responsibility to promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people for whom you are responsible, or with whom you come into contact. In doing so, you are expected at all times to adhere to and ensure compliance with the School’s Safeguarding (Child Protection) Policy. If you become aware of any actual or potential risks to the safety or welfare of children in the School, you must report any concerns to the School’s Designated Safeguarding Lead (Child Protection Officers).

Principal Role:

To manage the day-to-day running of the Music School and the publicity/marketing/administration associated with all Sherborne School and Sherborne Abbey Choir concerts and musical events, including the summer Sherborne Choral Course, involving attendance at them in a ‘concert manager’ role. Concerts take place in evenings and weekends during term-time and include whole-day Sunday events from time to time. The role includes direct close liaison with pupils, their parents, course participants, and their parents, Music School and other Sherborne School staff in addition to those others involved in, employed by, or supporting the Summer Music Courses”