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Domestic Assistant/s

We are looking for new team members to join us.

Part time – 17.5 hours per week
Hours – 17.00 – 20.30, Monday to Friday

Pay Scale: £8.11

20 days holiday per year plus 8 bank holidays

Start date: subject to recruitment checks

As the school is internationally renowned for its music education as well as being an historic destination in the city of Manchester, we are looking for applicants used to working to a high standard and with attention to detail.

Previous experience of working in a busy 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.

Cleaning will be carried out in all areas of the school and may occasionally include working in student boarding houses. We are therefore looking for applicants who have previous experience of working with children and also of trustworthy character.

Application deadline: Friday 1 February 2019

Interviews –  w/c 4 February 2019

Domestic Job Description – Evening Domestic Assistant
Application form Domestic Assistant Evenings (Word)
Application form Domestic Assistant Evenings (PDF)


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

Two roles
Full time
– 37.5 hours per week, with additional rostered and un-rostered overtime

Salary: £24,507
Scale point: 22

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.

Application 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)


Concierge/ Security Officer

Salary: £18,780
Scale point: 13

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.

Application deadline: open ended

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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