Lecturer in Voice

Southend-on-Sea, Essex (GB)
£33,199 - £39,609 per annum
11 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer in Voice

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 was recently rated one of the top three for Drama and Dance in both the Times Good University Guide and the Guardian University Guide 2018 and voted number one for Diversity in 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 film industry. A member of the Federation of Drama Schools, courses in Southend include: BA Acting and Community Theatre; BA Acting and Stage Combat; BA Acting and Physical Theatre; BA World Performance; Cert HE in Acting; and our new programme, BA Creative Producing (Theatre and short film).

Duties of the Role

The successful candidate will be expected to engage effectively in substantive teaching and learning support roles in the Department; design, plan and deliver learning across a range of modules in creative and innovative ways appropriate to the subject area and level and to participate in knowledge exchange activity. You will work with specialist skills tutors on acting and production projects, along with assisting with auditions as and when required.

In addition, you will supervise student projects, fieldwork and placements and collaborate with colleagues on course development and curriculum changes.

A full list of key responsibilities and main duties (Education, Research and Leadership and Citizenship) can be found within the job pack.

Skills and qualifications required

The successful candidate will have a degree in a relevant area or equivalent professional experience or practice and will have fellowship of the Higher Education Academy or the ability to gain professional recognition at this.

You will have substantial experience in teaching in a Conservatoire environment, or demonstrable potential to engage in teaching and learning support in engaging and innovative ways, along with a sustained engagement in continuing professional development in relevant subjects/disciplines and their pedagogies.

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal are essential for this post, along with experience of teaching applied Stanislavsky and the ability to teach acting in a flexible and responsive way.

Please note that this post will be based at our Southend Campus and appointment to this post will be made on an ASE Lecturer contract.

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 visit our website (http://www.essex.ac.uk/vacancies/) for a full job description, person specification and more information relating to this post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application.  Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please telephone the Resourcing Team (01206 876559).

Closing date: 24 September 2018

Interviews are planned for:  22 October 2018

Salary: £33,199 - £39,609 per annum

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