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How to apply: All applications should be completed on the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form which can be download here. Please note that we are unable to accept CVs for any of our vacancies. Completed applications can be emailed to or posted to the HR department, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3DB



Junior Conservatoire Instrumental Lecturer (Traditional Music)

Part-time, Permanent

£34.83 per hour

Location – Fraserburgh

We are: looking to appoint experienced and passionate Traditional Music instrumental lecturers to teach at our North East Arts Hub, commencing in September 2018 in the following specialisms;

  • Fiddle
  • Scots Song
  • Clarsach
  • Pipes
  • Piano
  • Accordion

You will teach students from a wide variety of backgrounds.

We are really quite unique: The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Junior Conservatoire is committed to widening access and opportunities for children and young people across Scotland, implementing successful initiatives aimed at increasing music participation by young people from under-represented groups.

You are: highly motivated, dynamic and someone who thrives in a demanding, intense yet passionate educational environment.

You must have: relevant professional experience in music as a performer and teacher, excellent communication skills and an interest in the development of young people’s potential, along with knowledge and experience of arts education.

While hours will vary, in a standard academic year it is anticipated that teaching will be between 2 – 7 hours per week. This post will normally involve 30 weekends of teaching in each academic session over the academic year.

JC NE Arts Hub Instrumental Lecturer – Job Description

JC NE Arts Hub Instrumental Lecturer – Terms & Conditions

Closing Date: Friday, 27th July at 5pm

Interview Date: September 2018




Lecturer in Contemporary Performance Practice

Full Time, Fixed Term (Maternity Cover)

Salary Scale: £33,692 – £43,956 per annum

We are: looking for an experienced Lecturer to deliver specialist teaching in the area of performance theory, cultural and contextual studies on the exciting and highly successful BA Contemporary Performance Practice programme within the School of Drama, Dance, Production and Film. You will also undertake specialised research and your time will be split 80/20, with 20% of your time spent on research specific activity.

You will be: required to develop learning support material, methods and applications, including the examination and assessment of student work.

You should: be able to demonstrate experience of teaching at this level and have an understanding of the expectations of a Conservatoire education. Additionally you will have experience as an artist within the performance, live art or devised theatre sector. You will also have experience of the mentoring of emerging artists. You should be able to contribute to the development of the research activities of the Conservatoire.

Excellent interpersonal skills are essential, along with a strong team-working ethic. Flexibility and adaptability will be vital to this role.

Lecturer in CPP – Job Description

Lecturer in CPP – Terms & Conditions

Closing Date: Wednesday, 20th June 2018 at 5pm


Production Tutor (Props)

Central Production Unit

Full Time, Fixed Term (Maternity cover)

Salary Scale: £24,362 – £29,930 per annum

We are: looking to appoint a full time temporary props tutor to cover maternity leave. You will work as part of the team within the Conservatoire’s Central Production Unit.

You will: Hold an appropriate professional or craft qualification and possess relevant industry experience with previous experience of mentoring or tutoring within the craft specialism. You will have excellent communication skills and have knowledge of the professional production process. Knowledge of contemporary professional practice is also essential to this role.

You should: hold an appropriate professional qualification and/ or possess significant relevant industry experience.

Production Tutor (Props) – Job Description

Production Tutor (Props) – Terms & Conditions

Extended closing date: Friday, 22nd June 2018 at 5pm.




Programme Support Administrator (Opera)

Academic Administration & Support

Fixed Term (12 months), Part Time, Annualised (0.5 FTE)

£19,883 – £22,944 pro rata per annum

We are: looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Administrator to join the Academic Administration and Support team on a fixed term basis.

Why we are unique: we are the only conservatoire in the UK that offers training in all of the performance disciplines and, as you’d maybe expect, we demand the same high standard from our staff as we do of our students.

You are: someone who won’t be fazed by a demanding, intense and passionate environment. The key to this role is prioritising and managing competing demands – you have to be accurate as errors can have significant consequences on the student experience.

You must have: proven administrative experience in a busy and complex administrative environment. Being able to communicate well with staff, students and the public alike is essential, and you will thrive on the challenge of picking up new systems and working very quickly, as we’ll need you to be able to pitch in from day one. While not essential, previous experience of working within a performing arts environment would be beneficial but equally we value new thinking, fresh approaches and innovative ways of doing things.

Programme Support Administrator – Job Description

Programme Support Administrator – Terms & Conditions

Closing date: Friday, 15th June 2018 at 5pm


Head of Musical Theatre

School of Drama, Dance, Production and Film

Permanent, Full time (35 hours)

Salary £49,475 to £54,064

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, one of the world’s top five institutions for the Performing Arts (QS World Rankings, 2018), is home to innovative and exciting specialist degree programmes and hosts over 500 public performances per year. It is a destination of choice for outstanding students in a range of Performing Arts and Production Arts disciplines, teachers, practitioners and researchers, from around the world, engaging with our unique ethos of creative collaboration between the arts, and with a host of national and international partner companies and institutions.

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is seeking an inspirational Head of Musical Theatre who will lead the undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes into the future, enhancing our position as one of the leading providers of exceptional, career-launching Musical Theatre education.

You will have a degree level qualification in an appropriate and relevant subject, preferably at postgraduate level. You will have international/national recognition as a musical theatre practitioner at the highest level and knowledge of the cultural landscape and demonstrate your passion and motivation.. In addition to this, you will have teaching experience in an Higher Education or Conservatoire setting with established connections within the Musical Theatre and Performing Arts Sector within the UK and internationally. Further to this, you will have demonstrable knowledge of contemporary professional practice in performance and contemporary teaching methods. As well as having experience as a working practitioner within the performing arts you will have broad knowledge of professional performance and extensive knowledge of the specialist subject area.

You will have considerable experience within a managerial role either in Further Education or Higher Education and have demonstrable knowledge of the Higher Education or Conservatoire sector.

For further information and to request a recruitment pack, please contact the Human Resources Department on 0141 270 8397 or

Job Description – Head of Musical Theatre

Terms and Conditions – Head of Musical Theatre

Closing date: Monday, 2nd July 2018 at 5pm




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