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 firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to the HR department, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3DB.
Permanent, Full Time
Salary Scale: £31,227 – £36,201 per annum
We are: looking to appoint an innovative individual to lead on the development and contextualised use of technology in learning and teaching across all Conservatoire disciplines.
You will: lead in the development, support and promotion of technology in learning and teaching in the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, in particular the VLE and the staff/student portal. In addition to this, you will maximize innovation and potential within the learning and teaching framework. Further to this, you will advocate for and contribute to the development of the digital ambition and vision for the Conservatoire.
You should: have a relevant degree qualification and a teaching or learning technology/learning design qualification would be advantageous. You will possess excellent experience in the administration and development of both Moodle and WordPress learning platforms in an Arts orientated HE/FE environment. We are seeking a positive and passionate individual who is enthused by the possibilities learning technologies can offer the Conservatoire community. You will have advanced technical skills and will act as a source of expertise, guidance and support to users on issues relating to the use of core learning technologies including the institutional VLE & Portal. Above all, you will be a skilled communicator and passionate advocate of learning technologies and their role in 21st century Conservatoire education.
Closing date: Monday 6 March 2017 at 5pm
Interview date: Wednesday 15 March 2017
Maternity Cover (9 months)
Fixed Term, Full-time (35 hours per week)
Salary Scale – £19,518 – £22,560 per annum, pro rata
We are: looking for an enthusiastic individual to play a part in delivering the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Events and Conference Programme. You’ll play an important role in the successful planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure of each project within the diverse events environment for one of Scotland’s most dynamic arts and education institutions.
The Events and Conferences Programme includes, but is not limited to, receptions, gala dinners, salons, graduations, fellowships, development events and bespoke as well as high-profile international events.
You are: someone who won’t be fazed by a demanding, fast-changing and creative environment. This is a busy role and you will be required to work flexibly, accurately and effectively to strict deadlines and maintain a confident and calm attitude under pressure, whilst working with minimum supervision.
You must have: event and project-management experience and great communication and listening skills. You will have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office and IT packages as well as previous experience of working with members of the public, preferably in the delivery of events. Previous experience of a Higher Education or performing arts environment would be an advantage.
There will be a requirement for external working and out of hours and weekends to fulfil this post.
Closing date: Friday 3rd March 2017 at 5pm
Date of interviews: TBC
Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager
Full time, permanent
Salary scale: £36,201 – £43,221
Working with the Director and Deputy Director of HR, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the Conservatoire’s health, safety and wellbeing provision across all areas of activity, providing guidance and advice on occupational health and safety issues and offering support and assistance to enable staff to discharge their responsibilities as set out in the Conservatoire’s Health and Safety Policy.
You will have delegated responsibility for the following areas of policy:
- Health and Safety
- Child Protection
- Protection of Vulnerable Adults
- Occupational Health and Wellbeing
You will deliver a range of training in multiple formats across these areas and lead on the development of new training and knowledge sharing opportunities.
You must have a degree (or comparable qualification) in either Health and Safety or a related discipline. You must be able to demonstrate previous relevant experience of leading on the development and implementation of organisational strategy in relation to health, safety and wellbeing along with excellent working knowledge of health and safety legislation and industry good practice with demonstrable experience of their application and transferability to Higher Education.
You will have a confident professional manner combined with excellent communication and presentation skills. The ability to interpret difficult and ambiguous problems, good reasoning skills and sound judgement combined with proven planning, organisational and analytical skills will be essential for your success in this role.
Closing date for applications: Monday 27th February 2017 at 5pm.
Accompanist and Coach (Conducting)
Permanent, Part Time (0.25 FTE)
Salary Scale: £36,201 – £43,221 per annum pro rata
We are: a national and international centre of excellence for the performing arts. Building on our roots in 1847 as the national academy of music, we are now one of Europe’s most multi-disciplinary centres of performing arts education. Through our innovative curriculum, we offer highly- specialised education in and across the art forms of music, drama, dance, film and production. Our innovative undergraduate and postgraduate curricula combine intense specialist study of the highest quality with opportunities for student choice and artistic collaboration across artistic disciplines, thereby educating our graduates as versatile, employable professionals.
We are seeking: an experienced pianist to work closely with conducting staff to provide a high quality learning experience for students.
You will: be expected to model at the piano the full score – or, in some cases, missing parts only – in such a way as to allow the conductor to practice leading and shaping the work in question as if the full ensemble were present. As well as single piano reductions, you will perform regularly as part of a conductor’s ensemble of 5-8 players, covering missing parts and filling out the texture as required, and also in collaboration with a second pianist in realising two piano reductions.
You will have: Significant professional experience of playing and following a conductor in ensemble and/or orchestral settings and the ability to realise at sight orchestral, choral, or other ensemble scores of moderate difficulty at the piano.
Closing date: Friday, 3rd March 2017 at 5pm.
Interviews to be held: TBC
Download the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Application Form here.