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Job vacancies

Domestic Assistant (Evenings)

Rate of pay — £8.44 per hour
Hours of work — 17.00 – 20.30 Monday to Friday (17.5 hours per week)

Chetham’s School of Music seeks a Domestic Assistant to join our team. The School is internationally renowned for its music education as well as being an historic destination in the city.

Previous experience of working in a busy domestic environment such as a school, hospital or hotel is essential, with duties including general cleaning and the use of floor maintenance machinery. Training in the use of machinery will be given to the right applicant. Ideally applicants will have previous experience of working with children.

Deadline — 9.00am Wednesday 12 February 2020
Interviews  — Week commencing Monday 17 February 2020

Job Description & Person Specification
Application Form


Nurse (RN)

Rate of pay — £17.03 per hour
Fixed term for one academic year — Term time plus one week

Chetham’s School of Music seeks an experienced RN With 320 or so students, aged 8 – 18. Chetham’s is the largest specialist Music School in the UK and the only Music School based in the North of England. In the heart of Manchester, our vibrant cosmopolitan city centre location complements a dynamic music programme.

Suitably experienced candidates are therefore required to be responsible for the provision of the healthcare needs and pastoral care of the students.

Initially 15 hours per week but with scope for full time hours.
Flexibility will be an essential requirement of the role.

Deadline — 9.00am Monday 20 January 2020
Interview date — tbc

Job Description & Person Specification
Application Form


Maintenance Mechanical Pipe Fitter/Plumber
Maintenance Mechanical Pipe Fitter & Ventilation

Full time — 37.5 hours per week, with additional rostered and un-rostered overtime
Salary — £24,507 pa

We are looking for time-served, fully qualified and experienced Maintenance Mechanical Pipe Fitter/Plumbers.

Experience of ventilation systems would be desirable.

Candidates will be qualified to City and Guilds 6192-02 as a minimum, and have served a recognised trade apprenticeship in the disciplines required. Gas Safe registration would be desirable but not essential as the School can provide training.

Deadline — Open ended

Maintenance Mechanical Pipe Fitter/Plumber

Job Description & Person Specification
Application Form (Word)
Application Form (PDF)

Maintenance Mechanical Pipe Fitter & Ventilation

Job Description & Person Specification
Application Form (Word)
Application Form (PDF)

Please see important information for all roles at the bottom of this page.


Concierge/ Security Officer

Salary — £18,780 pa
Hours of work operate on a shift system covering 24 hours/365 days a year.

A vacancy has arisen for a Concierge/Security Officer, working as part of our security team, undertaking the provision of Concierge whilst maintaining general security within the premises and grounds of Chetham’s School of Music.

Deadline — Open ended

Please see important information for all roles at the bottom of this page.

Job Description & Person Specification
Application Form (Word)
Application Form (PDF)


All roles

Please accept our thanks for your application. Except for cases where vacancies are open ended, we aim to make contact with successful applicants within three weeks of the specified closing date.

The recruitment process and associated paperwork is in line with the standard regarding safeguarding children and safer recruitment in education.

Any successful candidates(s) will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity.  You will need to declare any unfiltered convictions, cautions or reprimands, warnings or bind-overs which you have ever had and give details of the offences.

Please read this information alongside applications for ALL jobs with Chetham’s School of Music.

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