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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 please read on for more information about our current vacancies.

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 humanresources@rcs.ac.uk or posted to the HR department, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3DB

Assistant Principal

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Competitive Salary

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is a national and international centre of excellence for performing arts education. Ranked in the global top three of performing arts learning and teaching institutions by QS in 2017, we are one of very few in the world offering a degree-level education across music, drama, dance, production skills and film.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced and insightful Assistant Principal to provide academic leadership in learning, teaching, research and knowledge exchange and to ensure the robustness of the conservatoire’s quality assurance and enhancement policies and procedures.

This is a key role within the RCS, leading strategic and operational academic areas with associated managerial and budgetary responsibilities. The successful candidate will lead the strategic planning processes including the Scottish Funding Council Outcome Agreement and the delivery of academic excellence across the conservatoire’s provision, from pre-HE to doctoral level.

You will bring substantial experience of academic management, development and leadership at a senior level as well as experience of academic leadership of quality assurance and planning.

If you would like an informal conversation with the Principal, please contact his PA, Helen Boocock h.boocock@rcs.ac.uk , who will arrange a convenient time for you to have a telephone conversation.

The closing date for submitting applications is 30th June 2017.

For further information and to request a recruitment pack, please contact Lydia Demaison, Deputy Director of Human Resources, on humanresources@rcs.ac.uk

 

 

Transitions Guidance and Mentor Support Coordinator

(Part-time, 17.5 hours per week)

Directorate of Academic Innovation

Fixed Term appointment to 31st July 2018

£23,955 – £29,430 per annum, pro-rata

We are: seeking to appoint a Coordinator to support and enhance delivery of the guidance and mentoring strand of the Transitions programme, including the co-ordination of programme design, planning and preparation, promotion, delivery, development and mentor support initiatives for the programme.

You will: coordinate the development and creation of materials and resources, development and implementation of communication systems and the planning and organisation of training opportunities

You will: work as part of a team to develop and implement a mentoring scheme that is robust, well managed and achievable. You should have previous experience of mentoring/coaching and experience in co-ordinating and developing student guidance, support and mentoring schemes. Demonstrable knowledge of the widening access agendas in higher and further education in Scotland and elsewhere is essential for this role.

This is a part-time, fixed term position until July 2018.

https://www.rcs.ac.uk/about_us/widening-access-creative-industries/

Job Description – Transitions Guidance and Mentor

T&C’s – Transitions Guidance and Mentor Support Coordinator

Closing date: Friday 14th July 2017 at 12 noon

Interview date: Week commencing 7th August 2017

 

Widening Access to the Creative Industries – Administrator

(Part-time, 21 hours per week)

Directorate of Academic Innovation

Fixed Term appointment to 31st July 2018

£19,518 – £22,560 per annum, pro-rata

We are: seeking to appoint an Administrator on a fixed term basis for the Widening Access to the Creative Industries project. You will support the Conservatoire’s widening access and participation programme in the performing and production arts for 37 schools in the west of Scotland supported via FOCUS West.

You will: be responsible for the administration of the Widening Access to the Creative Industries project, ensuring an efficient, supportive and welcoming service for young people considering a career in the performance or production arts.

You will: provide an authoritative source of support to a range of people regarding the project, its access points and purpose. You should have previous experience of working within a student, youth or school setting, with highly developed organisation and communication skills. The ability to work to deadlines and under pressure will be essential, as will the ability to multi-task. You should have previous experience of developing, managing, implementing and reviewing systems and processes.

This is a part-time, fixed term position until July 2018, supported by funding from FOCUS West and the Scottish Funding Council.

https://www.rcs.ac.uk/about_us/widening-access-creative-industries/

Job Description – WACI Administrator Schools 2017

T&C’s – Widening Access Administrator (WACI)

Closing date: Friday 14th July 2017 at 12 noon

Interview date: Week commencing 7th August 2017

 

Junior Conservatoire Coordinator

(Drama, Dance, Production and Film)

Academic Innovation

Permanent, full time

Salary Scale: £23,955 – £29,430 per annum

We are: looking for a dynamic and experienced individual to co-coordinate the operation and delivery for the Junior Conservatoire Drama, Dance, Production and Filmmaking courses.

We will: assist in the effective and efficient running of Junior Conservatoire Drama, Dance, Production and Filmmaking courses. Your role will also include the planning and co-ordination of events, converts, competitions, performance and recruitment of students. In addition to this, you will assist with development of the programme curriculum in partnership with RCS lecturer staff.

You will: have previous experience of working in arts and/or education setting, excellent coordination and organisation skills and able to thrive in a high pressured environment. Demonstration of project management and reporting and good working knowledge of finance and budgets.

Job description – Junior Conservatoire Coordinator (DDPF)

Terms and Conditions – Junior Conservatoire Coordinator (DDPF)

Closing date: Friday 21st July 2017 at 12 noon

Interview date: Tuesday 1st August 2017

 

Junior Conservatoire Lecturers

Academic Innovation

Part-time, permanent

£34.25 per hour

We are: looking to appoint a number of experienced and passionate lecturers who specialise in tuition in one of the following:

  • Ballet
  • Acting
  • Musical Theatre – acting and dance
  • Instrumental classical – piano, organ, guitar
  • Instrumental jazz – trumpet, piano, guitar
  • Musicianship

You will: teach students as part of the highly acclaimed Junior Conservatoire classical music course. The course runs on Saturdays for highly motivated and driven young people, aged 7 – 18 years, keen to further their skills in music making.

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.

This post will involve 30 weekends of teaching in each academic session.

The roles will all commence from the start of session 17/18 successful applicants will be invited to an induction day at the beginning of September.

JC ballet lecturer job description

Pre-JC Musicianship lecturer job description

JC Musicianship lecturer job description

JC Instrumental lecturer job description

JC Drama lecturer job description

Terms and Conditions – Junior Conservatoire Lecturer (various)

Closing date: Friday 21st July 2017 at 12 noon

Interviews will take place between 2nd and 12th August 2017

 

Lecturer in Composition

School of Music

Permanent, part-time (0.7FTE)

£33,129 – £43,221 per annum pro rata

The Conservatoire is currently looking to appoint a Lecturer in Composition to teach undergraduate and postgraduate students within the School of Music. The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with the Head of Department.

You will be an accomplished composer with an international profile, including professional recognition of work through performances. A postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject would be desirable. You should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the expectations of a Conservatoire education together with teaching experience in a Conservatoire (or possibly another HE) context. A higher education teaching qualification is also desirable.

Excellent interpersonal skills are essential, along with a strong team-working ethic. You must also possess an interest in the development of young people’s potential along with knowledge and experience of music education nationally. An area of specialist expertise as a composer and/or teacher would be desirable. Flexibility and adaptability is also vital to this role.

Lecturer in Composition – Job Description

Lecturer in Composition – Terms and Conditions

Closing date: Friday 14th July 2017 at 12 noon

Interview date: TBC (early – mid August)

 

RCS North East Hub Coordinator

Fraserburgh

(Part-time, 17.5 hours per week)

Fixed Term appointment to 31st July 2018

£23,955 – £29,430 per annum, pro-rata

We are: seeking to appoint a Coordinator to oversee the operation and delivery, and provide student and community project care and budgetary support for the new Conservatoire North East Arts Hub based in Fraserburgh.

You will: assist in the effective and efficient running of both Junior Conservatoire and Community outreach programmes. Your role will also include the planning and co-ordination of events, concerts, competitions, performance, community engagement, marketing, operational procedures and customer care. In addition to this, you will assist with development of music, dance, drama, production and timetabled events in the Aberdeenshire region.

You will: work with artists, organisations and Aberdeenshire council as directed by the Fair Access Manager. You should have previous experience of working in arts and/or education setting, a community setting, and in a customer care role. Demonstrate of project management and reporting and good working knowledge of budgets and finance.

Job Description – NE Hub Coordinator 2017

T&C’s – RCS North Hub Coordinator

Closing date: Monday 24th July at 5pm

Interview date: Thursday 3rd August

Download the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form below;

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form