Assistant Music Administrator

Contract type: Permanent 

Hours: Part Time - 15 hours per week, term time only

Salary: £7,784 per annum 

Anticipated start date: ASAP 

Closing date: 1st December 2023

Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

We are looking to recruit a part time Assistant Music Administrator to join our flourishing Music department and assist in day-to-day administration tasks to ensure the smooth running of the department.  You will help with the planning and marketing of music events, process orders and administer exam timetables as well as other adhoc duties.   

You will have a positive and proactive nature, with good customer service skills and strong attention to detail. 

Ideally we are looking for someone to work every morning across the week as this is our busy administration time, however we can be flexible for the right candidate. 

Stowe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Purpose of the Job:

To provide day to day administrative support to the Music Administrator and to assist in the smooth running of the busy and thriving Music Department.   

Key Tasks: 

  • Support Music Administrator in responding to daily enquiries from VMTs and pupils regarding timetabling, lesson swaps and other general enquiries 

  • Assist with compiling pupil billing information 

  • Help with planning, marketing and delivery of Music Department events including occasional evening support with prior agreement 

  • Set up and maintain a working list of pupil lockers 

  • Receive and process orders for sheet music, books and other requirements from the department 

  • Work with the Music Administrator to plan and deliver external instrumental exams including booking, scheduling and stewarding 

  • Provide general assistance to the Music Department staff with ad hoc administrative tasks 

This job description reflects the present requirements of the post and as duties and responsibilities change/develop, the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder.

Date agreed: November 2023 

Person Specification

The selection of candidates for short-listing will be based on this specification and candidates should bear this in mind when preparing their application and completing the application form:





  • A good level of written English and grammar.
  • Good numeracy skills. 
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent industry experience 

Specialist Skills & Experience

  • Excellent PC Literacy and keyboard skills 
  • IT Skills to ECDL level

Personal Qualities

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills 

  • Attention to detail and accuracy 

  • Resilience  

  • An appreciation and understanding of Music 

  • Sense of humour 


To apply now , please download the application form for this job here. We look forward to receiving your application.