Graduate Music Assistant – Uppingham Careers

Graduate Music Assistant

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Job details

Contract hours: Full time
Basis: Fixed term
Salary: £16,339, plus free accommodation
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 29 January 2024, 12:00 pm


Uppingham School has an exciting opportunity for talented post-graduates looking to work with young musicians in one of the country’s leading music departments.

You will contribute to a wide range of musical activities, within both the co-curricular and academic life of the school. You will assist with the music development of students of all ages and abilities, allowing them to excel in the subject and to develop a lifelong love of music. You will also take on some administrative duties within the department, including helping with the organisation and management of our numerous concerts and performances throughout the year.

The appointment will last for one academic year, starting in September 2024. Accommodation will be provided.

About you

Although the role will be tailored to your particular strengths and interests, you will ideally be a performing musician with creative social media skills, or a flexible musician capable of undertaking a range of varied musical tasks throughout the department. Practical experience of music technology and production would be highly desirable.


When you join us, you become part of a community that appreciates and supports its team members. You will enjoy a range of benefits that reflects our appreciation:

  • 50% contribution to premiums for the School’s private health scheme
  • Free Westfield Healthcare
  • Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual joining fee)
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • School fee discount for children of Uppingham staff
  • 25% Holiday Club discount for children
  • Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema and restaurant discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Free annual flu jabs
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer
  • Discounted RAC membership
  • Favourable rates and terms with local nursery
  • Working towards investors in diversity

The closing date for applications is 29 January 2024, 12:00 pm

Interviews will take place 14th February 2024.

Graduate Music Assistant – Candidate Information Pack

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

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.