Role: Interim School Director

Contract: Maternity cover, fixed-term contract November 27th - December 31st 2022

Salary: 22.5 - 24K dependent on experience, 3 days per week

Start date: Saturday November 27th 2021

Application deadline: ASAP and up to October 15th 2021

To apply: Email your CV, a covering letter and the details of two referees to

Interviews*: October 16th, 20th and November 6th 2021

*YMM reserves the right to shortlist and appoint earlier than the advertised dates, so early submission is encouraged

For a more detailed job description and details of orientation training, please see the attached PDF.

Current SD, Becky McChrystal, is happy to be contacted directly on 07958445246 if you wish to find out more before applying.

***YMM welcomes applicants from a diversity of backgrounds. Please let us know if you need support to access the building for an interview or need support with alternative documentation.***

Peripatetic Recorder Tutor needed ASAP Autumn term 2021

Where: Young Music Makers Saturday School, Highgate Road. NW5.

Duties: 1-to-1 recorder teaching, Adult Recorder Consort, intermediate and advanced recorder ensembles.

Rate: £29.50ph individual teaching, £29.50-35.50ph for groups.

Date: From Autumn Term 2021 or January 2022 at the latest. 10 Saturdays per term.

Time: currently 8.45am - 2.30pm, though the YMM day extends to 3pm and we may fill this last lesson slot.


  • Enthusiasm for, and dedication to, music education.
  • A commitment to delivering inclusive music education.
  • A positive, pragmatic and flexible attitude.
  • Knowledge of and experience teaching a variety of recorder repertoire.

The candidate will need to acquire, or produce, an enhanced DBS check (paper or update service) with a start date valid within 3 years upon appointment and undertake safeguarding training prior to the role commencing.


  • Experience of teaching in a similar setting, having taken a student through to grade 8 level and beyond/Experience of taking a student through to grade 8 in a similar setting.
  • Experience with adult students and group teaching, both in person and remotely.

Deadline for applications*: ASAP and before October 9th

Please send your CV with covering letter and two written references (not just names of referees) to:

Interviews: Oct 2nd, 9th and 16th*

*YMM reserves the right to invite for interview and appoint before the closing date, so early submission is recommended.

Cleaning support

We are recruiting for more cleaners to join our team during the day on Saturday. We can offer you this work on a casual, self-employed basis. This may suit a recently-graduated sixth former in need of paid, work experience.

Deadline to apply: ASAP

Dates: YMM Saturdays Autumn 2021 and beyond

Hours: 8am - 3.30pm with 30-minute, unpaid lunch break

Hourly rate: £10.75ph (London Living Wage)

Main duties:

  • Cleaning of hand washing facilities and communal areas
  • Set up and pack down of reception
  • Supporting tutors with any cleaning they need in their rooms between groups
  • Assisting the front desk team as required

You will need to show us:

  • Proof of your right to work in the UK (eg. NI number)
  • DBS check (we can process this for you if you do not have one)
  • Contact details of two referees - name, number and email

*In addition you will need to undertake safeguarding training as relevant to your duties

YMM encourages applicants from a diversity of ethnic backgrounds.

For more information on our working practices please see our Policies page.

We are continuously adding to our deputy tutor list. If you would like to be contacted for deputy teaching work, please send your CV, along with details of your enhanced DBS and any safeguarding certificates to