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Associate Lecturer in Singing

Bath Spa University - School of Music and Performing Arts

Location: Bath
Salary: £35.04 per hour
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th January 2021
Closes: 31st January 2021
Job Ref: REQ000828

Newton Park

Line Manager: Subject Leader in Acting

Part time, Fixed term 2021 (hours to be agreed)

Interview Date: w/c 08/02/2021

About the role

We are looking for an experienced teacher to deliver Singing on a weekly basis to Levels 4 and 5 BA Acting and Music students. More specifically, we are looking for someone who has the qualifications, skills and practice to:

  • Deliver the basics of vocal physiology, safe singing technique and voice care in a practical, accessible way to a mixed ability group.
  • Give students confidence to develop whatever singing voice they have in a supportive group-learning environment.
  • Develop students' general musicianship skills including learning melodies by ear, harmony singing, rhythmic skills and tuning accuracy.
  • Encourage, within group-learning sessions, the development of each student's individual singing technique including breath support, projection, diction and vocal stamina.
  • Coach students on song interpretation across a wide range of musical styles (including musical theatre and all contemporary singing styles)
  • Through ensemble work, help students to integrate their singing effectively into the dramatic context (singing and acting together).
  • Demonstrate and advise on best professional practice (rehearsal etiquette etc.).
  • Develop stage skills for voice students on the BA music course who need support in Opera and Musical Theatre projects.

About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And we place collaboration at the heart of everything we do. We make sure our people are engaged and empowered by blending digital technologies, international perspectives, work-oriented connections and inspirational teaching. Together we’re on a journey to transform our students’ lives. And it starts with people like you.

For further information, please contact Ellie Nixon, Subject Leader BA Acting:

How to apply

Please navigate to the Bath Spa External Vacancies page to apply. Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa.  For further information, please visit the following link:
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