Singing Tutor

University of Essex - East 15 Acting School

East 15 Acting School

East 15 Acting School is a top-ranked conservatoire school which consistently scores over  90% for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2017. Part of the University of Essex, East 15 has recently been listed as one of the top 3 drama schools in the UK by The Stage. We are committed to excellence in education and research.

The school currently has nearly 800 students and provides training for the professional theatre and media industry. A member of the Federation of Drama Schools, courses include: BA Acting; BA Acting (International); BA Acting and Contemporary Theatre; BA Acting and Community Theatre; BA Acting and Stage Combat; BA Acting and Physical Theatre; BA World Performance; Cert HE in Acting; MA Acting; MA/MFA Acting (International); MA/MFA Theatre Directing; BA Stage and Production Management and our new programme, BA Theatre Making and Producing.

Duties of the Role

We are now seeking to appoint a Singing Tutor based at our Loughton campus. This post will involve teaching singing to students across various courses run by the school, ensuring the course objectives are met and supporting the course leader in the co-ordination of teaching of all performance programmes.

You will also be required to support with administration and assessment for the course, preparing yearly and daily class plans and integrating specialist skills into acting and production projects.

This post is permanent, part-time, 0.3 FTE (10.8 hours per week)

Skills and qualifications required

The successful candidate will hold a degree in a relevant area or equivalent professional experience or practise. Appropriate recent teaching experience and experience of relevant professional theatre work is essential in addition to experience of working independently in designing and planning learning activities.

You will also have excellent communications skills, the ability to teach acting through song and a clear understanding of how students learn  both generally and within their subject areas.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here. Our website contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 874588 / 873521 / 873461.

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