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Job Vacancies


Many thanks for your interest in working at the Sheffield Music Academy. We love to hear from prospective teachers that are interested in joining the SMA family. If you'd like to be considered then please email your CV and your interest in working with us to Jess at:

 Academy Administrator 

Posted: 26th May 2023


We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic, and experienced administrator to join our small and energetic team. Sheffield Music Academy is a vibrant and thriving music education charity, providing expert tuition to talented musicians aged 4-19 years. SMA are also the driving force behind the Harmony Works project, committed to creating a new home for music education for South Yorkshire and beyond, so to say this is an exciting time to join our growing charity is an understatement!


The postholder should be confident engaging with young people, parents, teachers, and the public. They should also have strong written skills, and an ability to use all MS Office applications.

This opening would suit someone with a strong interest in music and arts education, and a commitment to the progress of our inspiring young musicians of all ages and standards. You will have responsibility for the day-to-day office administration of the Academy, as well as running reception on SMA Saturdays and working on various projects throughout the year.


Closing Date: 9am, Friday 16th June

Interview: Tuesday 27th June at our offices in Sheffield

Start Date: as early as possible but no later than 1st August 2023

Contract Type: Permanent, part-time. We are looking for up to 27 hours per week to include Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays during term-time, with more flexibility during school holidays.

Work Location: Birkdale School on Saturdays during term-time. Office hours can be hybrid, split between home-working and our offices on Psalter Lane and can be discussed and agreed, depending on the candidate.

Salary: £22-£24,000 pro-rata depending on experience.

 Download the Application Pack for Job Description and to apply: 

SMA Student Ambassadors

Sheffield Music Academy are always on the lookout for graduate students looking to gain some work experience in exchange for an agreed timetable of tuition. Find out more below!


Sheffield Music Academy is committed to safeguarding the rights and welfare of young people and all posts will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and references will be sought from previous employers if an interview is offered.

Sheffield Music Academy is an Equal Opportunities employer and is a company limited by guarantee; company number 07667445. Registered Charity no. 1143420.

SMA Work Experience & Volunteering

For younger students interested in getting some work experience, SMA can take on a limited number of placements during the school work experience weeks to assist in the office.

SMA are always keen to speak to anyone interested in joining our Board, helping generally on a Saturday and/or at events and concerts. Please get in touch with the General Manager to discuss further.


SMA are committed to ensuring that our workforce is representative of the diversity of our region and of our students and would like to encourage applications from people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds as well as those who identify as D/deaf or disabled.

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