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Deputy CEO

£50,000 - £60,000 3% contribution to NEST pension scheme

The Music in Secondary Schools trust is looking to appoint a Deputy CEO who will work with our CEO and MiSST’s Founder.

The Music in Secondary Schools Trust (MiSST)
Contract Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
31st March 2022

The Music in Secondary Schools Trust (MiSST) currently works with 21 schools in the UK. We work in schools that serve disadvantaged and often challenging communities by providing not only funding for classical instruments, but also support in the form of regular tuition, opportunities to perform and a programme of excellence that is unrivalled in the UK. Our mission is to be at the forefront of classical music education.

MiSST is looking to appoint a Deputy Chief Executive. This is a key role, responsible and accountable to the Chief Executive Officer who is responsible for ensuring the musical outcomes for young people are better than expected. You will have had significant experience of leadership and management as a middle leader and some experience as a senior leader within the voluntary, public or business sectors. The successful candidate will also have a proven track record of demonstrable success relating to the impact of your work on those who should benefit. Lastly you will be committed to creating the optimum opportunities for large numbers of young people to learn to play a classical instrument and engage in music making at the highest level.


  • To support and deputise as required for the CEO
  • To work with the MiSST Executive Team to implement MiSST’s Strategic Plan to sustain and scale our work, undertaking timely reviews of provision to ensure continued high quality and positive outcomes for young people
  • To support the Finance Officer and agreed aspects of the charity’s finance
  • To be responsible for the partnership with Music Education Islington (MEI)
  • To work with and support an agreed group of schools
  • To line manage agreed members of the Senior Leadership Team
  • To ensure trips, events and residentials are well planned and effective with outcomes recorded
  • To take responsibility for agreed aspects of the day to day work of the charity

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role please contact to request an application pack.

Closing date: 12.00 midday Thursday 31st March

Closing Date:
31st March 2022
20th - 22nd April 2022
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