School Organist

Closing date for application: 24/08/2022 9:00am

Interview date: 26/08/2022

Vacancy Type: Full-Time


Do you want to be part of a unique educational establishment?  Christ’s Hospital has pioneered social mobility and challenged social inequality to provide an unrivalled start in life for disadvantaged children for nearly five centuries. As economic and social inequality continue to grow in the UK, Christ’s Hospital’s mission is ever more relevant.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, talented and capable musician and teacher to assume the full-time role of School Organist at Christ’s Hospital from January or April 2023. This position would suit someone at the early stages of their career or a more experienced practitioner.

In addition to playing for Chapel and accompanying rehearsals as required, the School Organist will be expected to teach the organ, piano, and theory.

Applicants should evidence in the personal statement how they how they meet the requirements of the role and person specification. Salary is commensurate with experience and paid in accordance with the Christs’ Hospital Teachers’ Salary scale which currently ranges from £28,218 – £43,701 per annum.  Full participation in the broader life of this busy boarding community is essential and accommodation on site is available.

Details of the role requirements are included in the job description.  To apply please go to:

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils.  Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Applications should be received by 9am on Wednesday 24th August 2022.  Interviews will be held at the school on Friday 26th August 2022, and early applications are advised as we reserve the right to close as soon as suitable applications are received. 

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on


Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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