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  • Start date details

    1st October 2024

  • Closing date

    2 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Music Assistant job summary

Simon Balle Music Assistant.

Overall purpose of the job

Simon Balle Music is a vibrant community of musicians from Reception to Year 13. 30% of our school has instrumental or vocal lessons and 25% are involved in enrichment each week. We have a programme of 40+ concerts, recitals and events each year and our musical outcomes are way above local and national data. 250+ students take a music exam each year. This role sits at the heart of Team Music, providing operational and logistical support, supporting the smooth running of all our musical work.

The role will support the Music Manager and Director of Music. The assistant will support the Music Manager with operations within Team Music, completing tasks as delegated. This could include, but is not limited to supporting events and concerts, processing data and records, preparing music for ensembles, maintaining our instrument stock and stewarding for exams. It is important that applicants have an understanding of music education and music.

A key part of this role will be to develop new approaches to our processes to make them even more efficient, developing our use of technology, ensuring the smooth running and team efficiency within Simon Balle Music.

The role is for 15 hours per week Term Time plus one week to include a Wednesday from 2.30pm until 9.30pm (the start time can be negotiated).

For more details of our amazing music, where 30% of the school learn an instrument, please visit https://www.simonballe.herts.sch.uk/music/

If you have any questions or would like to visit, please email Mark Taylor, Director of Music on music@simonballe.herts.sch.uk.

We are committed to a policy of openness and equality of opportunity in the employment of staff. We will not condone discrimination on the grounds of the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. It is our central responsibility to ensure that every individual that we come into contact with is treated with dignity and respect .

Simon Balle All-through School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students 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 the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Simon Balle All-Through School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 18
School size
1561 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18

School location

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