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MFA Course Leader

Drama Studio London, part of the University of West London, is seeking a Course Leader for its MFA in Professional Acting with Independent Production.  

The role involves leading the 2 year MFA programme and collaborating with a wide range of freelancers and the subject leaders in acting, recorded media, voice and movement to provide a cohesive and robust actor training at post-graduate level in a conservatoire environment.

For further information please see DSL website or email [email protected] 

Job Start date: ASAP. 

Salary: £45,000  This is a full-time post. 

Application deadline: midday 18 July 2022.

Interviews: weeks commencing 25th July and 1st August 2022

For an application pack inc role description, person specification and application form, please see the DSL website

Marketing Officer

Guildford School of Acting at the University of Surrey is one of the most highly regarded conservatoires in the UK, with a vibrant community of performers, performance makers, creative practitioners and technicians graduating from our wide variety of programmes each year.  As well as providing professional training and study at undergraduate and postgraduate level, GSA also runs a Junior Conservatoire, a vibrant Saturday School and a number of other short courses, as well as a full programme of public productions and events.

We are seeking an experienced Marketing Officer to join our Operations & Events Department to coordinate the creation and implementation of marketing and communication activities across all areas of GSA including student recruitment, third stream activity, event promotion, alumni relations and brand profile.  You will work closely with colleagues within the School as well as within the wider Marketing team at the University of Surrey.

We are looking for a collaborative person who can work with us to create truly authentic, inclusive content. You will be culturally competent and be able to tell authentic stories and design marketing messages that help us to represent ourselves and connect effectively with our future students, industry partners and communities.

Location: Guildford

Salary: £33,309 to £40,927 per annum

Post Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Sunday 17 July 2022  

For further information please see the University of Surrey website

Head of Foundation Course

The Oxford School of Drama is looking for a creative and motivational individual to lead its Foundation Course.

This is a hugely exciting opportunity to lead this rewarding and popular six month course.  The course gives young people the opportunity to develop their creativity through a range of technical and practical skills development and performance experiences. It is a life-changing experience for many students, introducing them to vocational acting training and developing their confidence as performers and in life. Many graduates of the Course have gone on to train at Oxford and other leading UK Drama Schools.

The Head of Foundation Course will take an important role at the School in supporting the development of new and emerging teachers/practitioners. The role will also take the lead on devising the Outreach programme for the School and they will contribute to a short course programme.

The Head of Foundation Course will work as part of the Senior Management Team to lead the strategic development and management of the School and they will work closely with the leads on all the courses to create an integrated curriculum across the School’s core courses.

Salary £28,000 per annum (£46,650 pro rata to 0.6FTE)

The post is a 0.6 FTE permanent contract

For more information and how to apply, see the website

Office Coordinator

Drama Studio London is a leading UK drama school offering conservatoire training for the Performing Arts industry through BA, MFA and diploma courses in Acting. The Office Coordinator holds a vital role in keeping DSL’s busy operations running smoothly.

Your key responsibilities include admissions: processing applications, organising auditions, sending offers, writing student contracts, assisting international students and processing scholarship and bursary applications. You will provide administrative support to the Director of DSL and Course Leaders, in particular supporting the full time (1 Year Diploma and 2 Year MFA) and part time courses. This includes following up students’ tuition fee payments with The University of West London Finance Team.

Other specific duties might include the hiring of external rooms, the booking of school trips and theatre tours travel and accommodation as well as overseas residencies for students. You will help to organise and coordinate in house and external events and manage multiple inboxes.

The successful applicant will have experience of working in a busy office and will have excellent time management skills. The Office Coordinator is the immediate point of contact for enquiries so interpersonal skills are essential. A good knowledge of VISA processes is desirable.

This is a full time role with a competitive salary.

Please write a letter of interest attaching your c.v. to [email protected]

If you would like to discuss the role in advance of application please contact the office on 0208 579 3897.

Applications must be received by: Thursday 12th May 2022.

Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts is recognised as one of the UK’s leading performing arts institutions. We are now seeking to appoint an exceptional individual for the newly created role of Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. This is an exciting time to join us. Led by our new Principal/CEO, we are about to embark on a major review of our curriculum and begin our journey to becoming a university in our own right through achieving degree awarding powers.

This new role is designed to ensure that we not only meet our equality and diversity obligations, but also that equality and diversity supports and enables the pursuit of excellence in all that we do. This covers all the protected groups.

We aspire to be a diverse and forward-thinking employer, embedding the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion and we are committed to working together to create an inclusive environment that offers equitable opportunities for all, pursuing our vision to be a leading global vocational training institution. We place great value on diversity and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. We are seeking to increase the diversity within our community and would particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups, people with disabilities and those identifying as female, non-binary or trans. Appointments will always be made on merit.

For full information, job description and how to apply, please see the LIPA website
Credit: Steve Porter

Calling creatives, technicians, and teachers-Join the GSA People's Network

We’re looking to grow, strengthen and expand our People's Network, welcoming and encouraging applications from individuals who may identify as part of or belong to communities currently underrepresented in our workforce.

If you are interested in working with GSA on a freelance or permanent basis or would like to learn more, we invite you to register your interest via email to [email protected] and we will follow up to organise an informal discussion within the following 14 days.

We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you.

As part of the University of Surrey, Guildford School of Acting is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator (PT)

This new role is designed to ensure that we not only meet our equality and diversity obligations, but also that equality and diversity supports and enables the pursuit of excellence in all that we do. This covers all the protected groups. Reporting to our Registrar, you will help us find solutions to the various equality and diversity challenges which the Higher Education sector is currently facing. You will be expected to deliver expert advice and guidance, develop and implement policies and practices and produce action plans to support these. You will make a significant contribution to our forthcoming curriculum review. You will deliver training and organise activities to promote equality and diversity to our staff, students and others as relevant.

The successful candidate will also support our Access & Schools/Colleges Liaison Manager and Widening Participation Team with a range of outreach activities aimed at raising aspiration and awareness towards our courses amongst groups which are currently underrepresented here, in particular Black and ethnic minority learners. You must have a degree or equivalent experience. It is important that you are familiar with equality, diversity and inclusion issues and ideally have knowledge of equalities legislation in Higher Education. A proactive and positive approach is essential. You will have excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. Experience of initiating, designing and evaluating equality activities is desirable along with the ability to work collaboratively with key stakeholders.

To find out more about the role, and how to apply, see the candidate pack on the school website

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