Associate Tutor in Creative Performance

Edge Hill University - Performing Arts

About You

You will be creative and innovative in your approach to teaching in a variety of disciplines across the Creative Performance programme (i.e. devising, physical theatre, visual theatre etc.), this combined with your experience in Higher Education (other evidence of the ability to be an effective teacher at this level), will enable you to succeed.

You will be able to act as a role model, must be flexible and responsive to changing needs with a professional approach to work. A good relevant honours degree and higher-level qualifications (or satisfactory progress towards) are essential.

About the Role

You will be involved in the delivery of modules within the new Creative Performance degree. The post will demand innovative approaches to the teaching of a variety of disciplines across the Creative Performance programme (i.e. devising, physical theatre, visual theatre etc.) a committed attitude to student support and a requirement to engage in research or creative practice. 

We would welcome candidates with an expertise in comedy, clowning, popular performance and circus.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award winning staff health & wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017).

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

The Performing Arts Department at Edge Hill University has developed in recent years a progressive forward looking philosophy linked to its rapid growth and development. The department is seeking to encourage student practitioners to be forward looking innovators working in partnership with staff researchers and artists.

Edge Hill University is recognised for outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact:

Steve Davismoon, Head of Department at

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