Community Music and Instrument Administrator

Lewisham Music are looking to recruit a Community Music and Instrument Administrator to join our team.


The Community Music and Instrument Administrator plays a key role in ensuring that children and young people can fully benefit from Lewisham Music’s community programmes and instrument hire scheme. The post holder will provide excellent administrative support to Lewisham Music staff and customers, ensuring that our after-school groups, Saturday Music Centre and instrument hire scheme are running effectively. The role will mainly work with Lewisham Music management and office staff, Music Tutors, parents/carers and children and young people.


Why work for Lewisham Music?

You’ll be joining our team at an exciting time for the charity, with recent developments including the launch of our community-focused premises (above The Fellowship & Star in Bellingham) and new funding streams and partnerships. You will work closely with a  small, dynamic team, making sure young people from across the borough can expand their musical journeys by benefiting from our instrument hire scheme, after-school music groups and Saturday Music Centre offer.


Work status

Part-time / 0.8 full time equivalent / 28 hours per week.


Requirement to work on-site, 30 Saturdays per year (term-time only), other hours/days are office-based and flexible.



£24,000 (pro rata/full time equivalent) – actual salary £19,200


Contract type

This is a permanent contract.



Our new HQ – First Floor, The Fellowship & Star, Randlesdown Road, Bellingham, SE6 3BT.


Our Saturday Music Centre – Prendergast Vale School, Elmira St, Lewisham, SE13 7BN during school term-time (30 Saturdays per year).


A usual working pattern will be – 2 days in office, 1 day on site at Saturday Music Centre, 1 day working from home.



20 days annual leave (per annum) plus bank holidays with enrolment into the People’s Pension Scheme contributing up to 6% of earnings matched by Lewisham Music.



This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


Lewisham Music is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment.


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Application deadline

Please apply by 10am on Tuesday 21 September.


Interview date

Thursday 30 September (in-person or online).


Job Description and Person Specification

Please ensure that you read the full Job Description and Person Specification before applying.


Job Description and Person Specification


How to apply

Please click the button below and complete our online application form. If you have any questions then please email


Application form


Equality, diversity and inclusion

Lewisham Music is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion. This is done by celebrating and valuing individual differences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


Any identifying personal information on your application will be removed prior to the shortlisting process. This information will only be reviewed after the interview process to ensure that we are reaching a diverse range of candidates, and to help us continually review our recruitment process to ensure it is fully inclusive and accessible to all.


If you have any questions then please get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you soon!