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We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join the Conservatoire. We are unique in the UK as we offer 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. If you are someone who isn’t fazed by a demanding, intense and passionate environment.

How to apply: All applications should be completed on the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form which can be downloaded 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.Download the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form here.


Tutor – Transitions 20/40 (14 hours)

Fixed Term to July 2017 (0.4 FTE)

£23,460 to £28,821 per annum (pro rata)

We are: looking for an experienced Tutor to lead on student care, pathways and destinations within the Transitions 20/40 project at RCS.

You are: someone who cares passionately about working with young people and adult learners and won’t be fazed by an intense learning and teaching environment.

This role is all about forward-planning, prioritising and managing competing demands while ensuring that the student experience is of paramount importance at the centre of the project.

You must have: proven experience of organising and communicating well with staff, students, pupils, families and funders alike. You will be a confident and competent people person and experienced within a variety of student relations management situations. You must be committed to widening access and participation for people from the widest range of backgrounds.

If you’ve worked in a school, FE, Higher Education or performing arts setting before that would also be great but equally we value new thinking, fresh approaches and meaningful ways of getting things done right.

We have to be clear: its full-on here. It is a seven day-a-week project and so you will be required to work at evenings and weekends. The project is growing and evolving in line with the needs of the students within so change is a constant for everyone working for the Transitions 20/40 project at RCS.

Job Description – Tutor Transitions

Terms and Conditions – Tutor Transitions

Closing date for applications: Monday 15 June 2015 at 12pm

Interview date: Thursday 25 June 2015

Lecturer in Vocal Studies – Full-time

(6 month fixed term contract)

School of Music

Salary Scale: £35,454 – £42,327 per annum

We are: seeking a Lecturer in Vocal Studies to deliver specialist teaching and administration within the Vocal Studies and Opera departments to contribute to the high level of teaching, coaching and performance within our School of Music.

We are unique: we are Scotland’s International Conservatoire, offering high quality specialist training in drama, dance, music, production and screen. With more than 500 public events each year, reaching around 50,000 audience members, we are one of Scotland’s busiest performance venues. From lunchtime concerts, opera tours, Shakespearean festivals to world premieres and new works of all kinds, we cover a panorama of cultural genres.

You are: an accomplished teacher, director and administrator with experience of planning and operating complex opera and coaching schedules, an understanding of the expectations of a Conservatoire education and the ability to teach, direct and prepare young singers for a range of professional careers.

You must have: teaching and directing experience to a high level and experience of working with young singers with developing voices. You will also have professional experience of working within the context of a professional opera company. A higher education teaching qualification is desirable but not necessary.

You will be responsible for: delivery of acting classes and workshops, preparing and directing sets of opera scenes and larger scale opera projects where appropriate, advance planning of all operatic events within the context of the School of Music and Drama’s activities and generating the weekly schedule for opera and vocal studies classes and the opera production schedule.

Job Description – Lecturer in Vocal Studies

Terms and Conditions – Lecturer in Vocal Studies

Closing date: Monday 1 June 2015 at midday

Interviews will be held: Thursday 4 June 2015



Development Manager (1 FTE)

External Relations

Salary Scale: Circa £30,000 per annum

We are: seeking a Development Manager to develop and deliver a successful development campaign and programme which will support the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in realising its exciting ambitions for the future.

We are unique: we are Scotland’s Conservatoire and the only place of our kind in Europe, offering a high-quality education across drama, dance, music, production and screen.

You are: a dynamic and creative fund-raiser with a real passion for education and the performing arts and who is committed to making a positive contribution to advancing the aims and ambitions of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. A positive and encouraging team player, focused on making the most of opportunities and resources. A confident and compelling ambassador for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, engaging effectively with its diverse audiences and articulating positively its mission, ambitions and goals.

You have: an impressive background in professional fundraising and a strong track-record in developing and managing traditional and new and emerging streams, on a significant scale. Experience in managing and operating within a fundraising team across a range of models and streams. Strong project management experience and confidence in flexing plans in response to emerging opportunities.

You should have: the ability to move seamlessly between strategic and operational activity. Degree-level education and significant experience in the successful development and delivery of educational and/or cultural fund-raising programmes and significant campaigns.

Development Manager – Job Description

Development Manager – Terms & Conditions

Closing date: Monday, 8th June at 5pm

Interviews will be held: TBC


Client Services Assistant

Department of Finance, Estates and CPU

Permanent, Part Time (21 hours)

Salary scale: £16,584 – £18,573 pro-rata


We are: looking for a Client Services Assistant to work on a part time, permanent basis within our busy Estates Department.

We are really quite 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 Client Services function plays a vital role in supporting the day-to-day operation of the Conservatoire – you will be the first person people see when they enter the building and we need you to be bright and bubbly and ready to help because there is always something going on here and you’ll need to be able to juggle several things happening at once. You will need to deal with enquiries – in person and on the phone, liaise with staff, accept delivery items, help set up rooms for classes and performances, operate room-booking systems and assist outside agencies with performance set-ups whilst providing security for our busy premises throughout the day.

You must have: great customer services skills and be able to present a good professional public image. You must be able to communicate with all levels of clients and staff. Possession of a full and clean driving license would be desirable. The building is open on evenings and weekends and so shift work will be required.

Job Description – Client Services Assistant (21 hours per week)

Terms and Conditions – Client Services Assistant (21 hours per week)

Closing date: Friday 12th June 2015 at 5pm

Interviews will be held: TBC


Statistical Analyst

Academic Administration and Support

Full time, permanent

Salary Scale: £30,582 – £35,454 per annum (subject to ratification)


We are: seeking a highly numerate statistical analyst to join our Academic Administration and Support department as a key contributor to a range of data analysis and reporting activities to inform the Conservatoire’s strategic decision making.

You are: enthusiastic and motivated with an enquiring and analytical mind, looking for a challenging and demanding position in an intense and fast paced environment.

You will: provide an analytical and statistical service across a wide range of internal and external data sources, meeting a variety of requirements. You will possess strong analytical and communication skills and be confident working with complex datasets.

You must have: excellent numeracy skills and demonstrable analytical skills. Experience of working within a higher education setting is desirable.

Statistical Analyst May 2015 – job description

Statistical Analyst – Terms and Conditions

Closing date: Monday 15th June 2015 at 12pm

Date of interviews: TBC




Completed applications can be emailed to or posted to the HR department, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3DB.