Employment Opportunities



The Yehudi Menuhin School is a world-renowned specialist music school for pupils aged 8 to 19. Set in 18 acres of beautiful grounds in Stoke d’Abernon, Surrey, the School provides a nurturing environment where pupils pursue their love of music, within a broader curriculum, with like-minded young people from all over the world. This small boarding and day school, with 87 pupils in January 2019, has a family atmosphere and everyone knows and supports one another.

Cobham and Stoke d'Abernon Rail Station is a direct, 40-minute journey from London Waterloo and there is ample car parking on site.

Staff Benefits

  • Generous Staff Pension Scheme
  • All meals on duty are provided during term time
  • Two fifteen minute breaks and one unpaid thirty minute lunch break (dependent on working hours)
  • Staff are encouraged to use the facilities on site (such as the swimming pool, tennis courts and yoga) at times which do not conflict with the School’s requirements and within the School rules.

Safeguarding:

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection training and screening appropriate to the post. Checks will be made with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Equality

The Yehudi Menuhin School seeks to provide reasonable support to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Cheryl Poole on cheryl.poole@menuhinschool.co.uk to discuss any access arrangements that you may require to submit an application.

Please note that all applications must be made using the School's application form. CV without the School’s completed application form will not be accepted.

Download the School's application form by clicking here (pdf) or here (Word).

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a completed application as soon as possible. The School reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date, if suitable candidates present themselves.

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Current vacancies



Development Officer


Our Development Department is recruiting a Development Officer to assist with raising funds from a range of income sources, including trusts, individuals and alumni, for bursaries, capital projects and other core fundraising priorities. The post holder will provide first-class administrative support to the Development Department in the delivery of a comprehensive fundraising strategy, involving a range of events, campaigns and appeals.

Please download the Candidate Information Pack for more information.

Salary: £23-25,000 depending on experience.

Closing date: 5pm Thursday 25 April 2019.

Interviews will take place week commencing 29 April 2019.

Please note that all applications must be made using the School's application form available to download above. CVs without the School’s completed application form will not be accepted.

The completed application form together with a covering letter should be sent to Beth Quartermaine, Head of Philanthropy, The Yehudi Menuhin School, Stoke d'Abernon, Surrey KT11 3QQ, or via email to beth.quartermaine@menuhinschool.co.uk.

We encourage applicants to submit their applications early, as we reserve the right to close the applications process before 25 April should an outstanding candidate present themselves.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection training and screening appropriate to the post. Checks will be made with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. The School is an equal opportunities employer.


Assistant Piano Teacher


The Yehudi Menuhin School is looking to appoint an Assistant Piano Teacher from September 2019. This is a part-time post (currently 18 hours per week, split over two days, term-time only), working alongside our two principal teachers, Ruth Nye and Marcel Baudet. The School usually has up to 16 piano students between the ages of 8 and 19 years old. As per the job description, the assistant’s job is to work closely and support the Principal Study Teachers and more generally to help the younger pupils practise efficiently and prepare for their lessons. It is expected that candidates will be first-rate pianists with some teaching experience.

The Assistant will report to the Director of Music and be required to attend such staff meetings and training sessions and undertake all such other duties as the Head may require.

Please download the Job Description for more details.

The salary: £35.00 per hour plus allowances.

Closing date: Tuesday 30 April 2019.

Please note that all applications must be made using the School's application form available to download above. CVs without the School’s completed application form will not be accepted. We reserve the right to interview before the deadline.

Applications should be sent to Cathy Whitnall, Music Administrator, The Yehudi Menuhin School, Stoked’Abernon, Cobham, Surrey KT11 3QQ or emailed to Cathy.Whitnall@menuhinschool.co.uk.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection training and screening appropriate to the post. Checks will be made with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. The School is an equal opportunities employer.


Harp Teacher (Supporting Studies)


The Yehudi Menuhin School is looking to appoint someone to teach harp as a second study. We offer a small amount of harp tuition at the moment, and we are looking to possibly establish a small (first study) harp department in the future.

We seek a first-rate, enthusiastic harp teacher, with good communication skills and an ability to work with talented young musicians. The current requirement is for up to an hour per week, and we would like to appoint as soon as possible. For further information about this role, please contact Cathy Whitnall by email Cathy.Whitnall@menuhinschool.co.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 14 May 2019.

Please note that all applications must be made using the School's application form available to download above. CVs without the School’s completed application form will not be accepted. We reserve the right to interview before the deadline.

Applications should be sent to Cathy Whitnall, Music Administrator, The Yehudi Menuhin School, Stoked’Abernon, Cobham, Surrey KT11 3QQ or emailed to Cathy.Whitnall@menuhinschool.co.uk.

Click here to view our Recruitment Privacy Policy.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection training and screening appropriate to the post. Checks will be made with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. The School is an equal opportunities employer.