Choral Scholar, Dorset

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Start date: late August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term


Required from late August 2018 to 15 July 2019.

Sherborne School is an extraordinary community with a rich heritage and ambitious outlook.  

The weekly commitment involves singing in both the School's and the Abbey's choral music, which includes four choral services each week in Sherborne Abbey, assisting with the smooth running of the Music School on a daily basis, and some administrative support.  Weddings, funerals, and any extra services beyond the four regular services carry their own fees.

Accommodation is provided in the town and all meals during term time are available in the School Dining Hall.  A subsistence allowance of £147 per week is provided throughout the scholarship period, with school holidays generally being free of commitments with the exception of singing in services during the week before Christmas, including Christmas Day itself, and singing in services during Holy Week which ends after Eucharist on Easter Day.    

For a full application pack go to   

A completed (Support Staff) application form, together with a covering letter, should be sent to the Recruitment Manager, Mrs Samantha Belgeonne, at   

Closing Date: 9:00 a.m., 24 April 2018


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More about Sherborne
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1935 812249
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Sherborne is a boys’ independent school situated in the shadow of Sherborne Abbey. Founded by Royal Charter in 1550, the school has roots going back to the origins of the See of Sherborne in 705. There are eight boarding houses accommodating a total ...