Head of Vocal Studies

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance - Faculty of Music - Vocal Department

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a forward thinking, contemporary and world-class Higher Education Institution with a vision to redefine the conservatoire for the 21st century. At the leading edge of music and dance training, it provides specialist education of the highest quality, which reflects the increasingly collaborative world of artistic practice and supports the lifelong career development of students and professional performing artists as well as a wide range of learning, participation and career development opportunities for young and old alike.

The Faculty of Music accounts for around 700 of the higher education (HE) students within Trinity Laban and delivers programmes of study for students from pre-degree to doctoral levels through an innovative combination of individual, small group, ensemble and academic studies. Delivering over 350 student performances each year in a wide variety of concert venues across London, the South East and beyond, alongside a wide range of other audience engagement activities, the Faculty seeks to impart in its students the skills needed for a dynamic and sustainable career in the music profession.

Following the announcement of the impending retirement of Linda Hirst, the current Head of Department, the Faculty of Music wishes to recruit a dynamic and respected musician and educator to the post of Head of Vocal Studies. The Department, a large and highly successful component of the Faculty of Music, comprises around 100 HE students and over 20 teaching staff. This key post is specifically responsible for leading the strategic development and operational management of the Department’s educational provision, including student recruitment; the design, delivery and development of the various learning opportunities; staff recruitment, management and development; concerts and events; and the development of initiatives and partnerships both within Trinity Laban and externally.

Educated to degree-level or equivalent, you will have extensive and proven music/music education leadership experience (ideally including team, budget and project management), outstanding communication and organisational abilities, an extensive professional network and performance profile, excellent IT skills and the capability to deal with a busy and varied workload, within a highly creative environment.  

You can download a job pack and application form from http://www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/about-us/job-opportunities/vacancies/head-of-vocal-studies-0, and for any queries you can contact the Human Resources department via email: staffrecruitment@trinitylaban.ac.uk or telephone: 020 8305 4382.

To apply for this position, please send your completed application form to the email address staffrecruitment@trinitylaban.ac.uk.

Closing date: 18 January 2017 (12 noon).

Interviews: 30/31 January 2017.

CVs will not be accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is committed to equal opportunities and diversity.

All of our taught programmes are validated by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Research degrees are validated by City University, London.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales Company No. 51090. Registered Charity No. 309998.

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