Performing Arts Assistant

Closes 01.07.2023

Salary £20,406 pro rata

Location Royal High School Bath
Contract term Part time
Hours 27 Hours per week
Contact name Alice Pitt
Contact email

The role:

An excellent opportunity has arisen to work alongside our vibrant and ambitious Music and Drama departments at Royal High School Bath.

This position would be suitable for a recent Music Graduate who is seeking experience of teaching and educational practice in a variety of contexts. This may include working with individuals, groups and ensembles. Alongside this, the successful candidate will be required to take responsibility for the day-to-day running and management of various administrative duties within the Performing Arts departments.

Successful applicants will be offered the unique opportunity to gain experience within a dynamic GDST school and the chance to work in vibrant Performing Arts departments, alongside highly experienced specialist educators.

To a certain degree the role can be tailored to individual skills and future aspirations and the successful candidate will be encouraged to pursue and develop their strengths and interests.

The successful candidate is likely to:

  • Have high personal standards and exhibit total professionalism
  • Enjoy working with young people and be able to establish a rapport and respectful and trusting relationships.
  • Be an enthusistic musician who has the ambition, iniative and energy to contribute to our extensive co-curricular programme.
  • Possess strong organisational skills, be hardworking and competent in the use of IT

About the School:

Royal High School Bath is a day and boarding school with a reputation for providing a pioneering education for girls. We offer a highly rewarding place to work as part of the national network of GDST schools dedicated to leadership in girls’ education. We have excellent facilities and resources and a warm, friendly and supportive working environment.

Join us to develop your career in a creative and innovative environment with a generous salary and benefits package. Be part of the national network of GDST schools dedicated to leadership in girls’ education.


As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Membership of the GDST flexible pension scheme (up to 18% employer contribution and flexibility to generate a pay top-up of up to 10% of pensionable salary in lieu of pension)
  • 36 week school year (including INSET days) across 3 terms with a two-week break in the Autumn
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Free hot lunch during term time and evening meal if you are a Boarding Tutor or support evening events.
  • Free hot beverages all year round
  • Free Gym Membership
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities to be part of the wider school community; Sustainability Team, Well- Being Angels, Boarding Tutors as examples.
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • Access to our free BUPA Employee Assistance programme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

To apply, please complete an application form online. If you have any questions please contact the HR department,

Applications must be received by 14 May 2023

Interviews will take place week commencing 22 May 2023

Royal High School Bath and the GDST are 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.

Registered Charity No. 306983

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