Head of BA Acting & Stage Combat (Lecturer)

Essex (GB)
£39,993 - £47,722 per annum
14 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of BA Acting & Stage Combat (Lecturer)

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. 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 and the University is ranked third for Drama and Dance in both the Times Good University Guide and the Guardian University Guide 2018. 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 currently looking for a new Head of BA Acting and Stage Combat (Lecturer) to lead and co-ordinate the teaching on our successful BA programme. The successful candidate will ensure the programme continues to provide relevant professional training to our students as well as contribute to the teaching on other programmes. The post will be based at our Southend Campus with visits to Loughton as required.

The post-holder will also be expected to lead on the administration and assessment for BA acting and stage combat.

Skills and qualifications required
A first degree in a relevant field as well as the ability to teach acting and / or stage combat is essential. In addition the successful candidate must work well in a team and have proven track record in managing budgets as well as successfully delivering objectives.

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 874693/873521).

Closing date: 11 December 2017  

Interviews are planned for: 9 January 2017

Salary: £39,993 - £47,722 per annum