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The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Guildhall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.

Current Vacancies

Movement Tutor (Dance) (Fixed Term, Hourly-paid)

1-year fixed term contract initially from September 2022
The remuneration: an hourly rate of £44.24 including holiday entitlement

The Drama department is seeking an experienced Movement Tutor to be responsible for delivering Dance for actors, which extends and challenges physical technique and explores how dance principles may inform theatrical practices and storytelling for all courses within the remit of the Drama Department.

You will play an integral role in the learning experience offered to students within the department, ensuring that the teaching allows students to meet the learning aims and objectives of the relevant modules. Furthermore, you will assist the Head of Movement in developing the pedagogic effectiveness of the curriculum and assessment to ensure that students receive the highest possible levels of teaching, guidance, and support. You will ensure their work is technically well-grounded, relevant, inspiring, progressive and in context of the rapidly evolving arts industry and wider world. In addition to this, you must demonstrate a proven commitment to inclusive practice and be able to work with confidence across a diverse cohort and a broad and diverse range of repertoire and performance practice.

The role holder may need to have availability on Fridays (Autumn Term 2022) and Mondays (Spring Term 2023).

For more details, please download the Job Information Pack.

Movement Tutor (Dance) Job Information Pack GS680.pdf

To apply online, please visit https://careers.cityoflondon.gov.uk/

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting GS680. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732

Closing date for applications is Monday, 11th July 2022 at 12.00pm.

Interviews will take place week commencing 25 July 2022. 

All applications must include a completed application form. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

 

Movement Tutor (Intimacy) (Fixed Term, Hourly-paid)

1-year fixed term contract initially from September 2022
The remuneration: an hourly rate of £44.24 including holiday entitlement

The Drama department is seeking an experienced Movement Tutor to be responsible for delivering Intimacy training for stage and screen, which develops and promotes exceptional methodology, practice and application on the BA Acting Programme.

You will play an integral role in the learning experience offered to students within the department, ensuring that the teaching allows students to meet the learning aims and objectives of the relevant modules. Furthermore, you will assist the Head of Movement in developing the pedagogic effectiveness of the curriculum and assessment to ensure that students receive the highest possible levels of teaching, guidance, and support. You will ensure their work is technically well-grounded, relevant, inspiring, progressive and in context of the rapidly evolving arts industry and wider world. In addition to this, you must demonstrate a proven commitment to inclusive practice and be able to work with confidence across a diverse cohort and a broad and diverse range of repertoire and performance practice.

The role holder may need to have availability on Mondays (Autumn Term 2022), and Mondays and Tuesdays (Summer Term 2023).

For more details, please download the Job Information Pack.

Movement Tutor (Intimacy) Job Information Pack GS681.pdf

To apply online, please visit https://careers.cityoflondon.gov.uk/

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting GS681. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732

Closing date for applications is Monday, 11th July 2022 at 12.00pm.

Interviews will take place week commencing 25 July 2022. 

All applications must include a completed application form. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

 

Movement Tutor (Fixed Term, Hourly-paid)

1-year fixed term contract initially from September 2022
The remuneration: an hourly rate of £44.24 including holiday entitlement

The Drama department is seeking an experienced Movement Tutor to be responsible for delivering movement training for actors, with a focus on ensemble-based chorus work and Neutral Mask for all courses within the remit of the Drama Department.

You will play an integral role in the learning experience offered to students within the department, ensuring that the teaching allows students to meet the learning aims and objectives of the relevant modules. Furthermore, you will assist the Head of Movement in developing the pedagogic effectiveness of the curriculum and assessment to ensure that students receive the highest possible levels of teaching, guidance, and support. You will ensure their work is technically well-grounded, relevant, inspiring, progressive and in context of the rapidly evolving arts industry and wider world. In addition to this, you must demonstrate a proven commitment to inclusive practice and be able to work with confidence across a diverse cohort and a broad and diverse range of repertoire and performance practice.

The role holder may need availability on Fridays (Autumn Term 2022), Tuesdays and Fridays (Spring Term 2023) and Fridays (Summer Term 2023).

For more details please download the Job Information Pack.

Movement Tutor Job Information Pack GS679.pdf

To apply online, please visit https://careers.cityoflondon.gov.uk/

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting GS679. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732

Closing date for applications is Monday, 11th July 2022 at 12.00pm.

Interviews will take place week commencing 25 July 2022. 

All applications must include a completed application form. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

 

Research Support Officer

Salary: £36,060 - £40,750 per annum (including Inner London Weighting), dependent on experience
Permanent
Full-time: 35 hours per week

The Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London is one of the world's leading conservatoires and drama schools. A well-established HEI, it also has a fast-growing research culture, with one of the largest doctoral programmes in the sector and a highly competitive record of research income from major funders. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF2021), the School was found to have the highest percentage of world-leading research amongst its music conservatoire peers and the second-highest of all conservatoires across Drama, Music and Production Arts.

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to make a distinctive and positive difference in a dynamic environment, working closely with the rest of the Research and Innovation team.  The post holder will provide high quality support to academics in developing research funding proposals, contribute creatively to the development of internal and external funding streams, facilitate the execution of funded projects, take responsibility for developing research policies and procedures, ensure compliance with procedural requirements and best practice in the sector, and perform an important supporting role in finalising future REF submissions.

The successful candidate should hold a degree and have relevant experience in a HE research environment. They will bring to the role a sound knowledge of research funding in the UK, and excellent organisation and project management skills.

For further information about the role please see

Research Support Officer Job Information Pack

For any further information,  please contact Jess Cockell Senior Research Manager, at Jessica.Cockell@gsmd.ac.uk

Closing date:  12pm, Monday 11July 2022.

No late applications will be accepted.

To apply online, please visit www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/jobs.

Alternatively, please contact the Corporate Recruitment Unit on 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) or email cru@cityoflondon.gov.uk quoting reference GS672

Minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732.

We are members of the Disability Confident Scheme and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who would like to be considered under this scheme and who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role. We support and provide adjustments for people with disabilities – if you have a disability and need help with the application process, please contact us.

 

Electronic & Produced Music Professors

Hourly Paid: £44.24 per hour to £68.61 per hour (including holiday pay), depending on experience and standing.
Initially 12 months fixed with potential for transitioning to permanent

The Guildhall School of Music & Drama is looking to expand our team of hourly paid Electronic & Produced Music professors to teach (during term time) weekly 1-2-1 lessons and occasional group master-classes on the undergraduate Principal Study Electronic & Produced Music Courses.

Candidates should have considerable experience in Electronic & Produced Music as either a performer, producer, composer or ‘sound artist’ across any mix of our following Principal Study disciplines: Electronic Music, Film Music, Sonic Art, Game Audio, Live Electronics, Popular Music Production and New Media.  Candidates should also have proven experience of being able to teach, inspire and motivate students of the highest calibre.  

Please click here to download a Job Information Pack. 

Electronic & Produced Music Professors Job Information Pack OOGS675.pdf

Closing date for applications is Monday, 11th July 2022 at 12 noon
Interviews will take place toward the end of July.
Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

To apply online, please visit www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/jobs. Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting GS675. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

 

Instrumental & Choir Tutors

Saturday mornings, 10 weeks per term, 3 terms per year
Remuneration: £36 per hour, self employed
Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross

 

London’s exciting new performing arts centre for music, drama, and production arts.

Guildhall Young Artists Kings Cross is London’s exciting new Saturday performing arts centre offering a range of classes and performance opportunities for 5-to-18-year olds. Based at the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson school young people will develop their creativity and access high quality training across a variety of styles and genres, and the disciplines of drama, production arts and music.
We seek to appoint an energetic and highly skilled team of teachers, top practitioners, and industry professionals, across a variety of styles and genres to teach our U18 students. We wish to appoint a diverse pool of dedicated and enthusiastic teachers with a proven track record in the following:

MUSIC
A weekly programme to teach and coach:
• Strings
• Woodwind
• Brass
• Drums & Percussion
• Instrumental ensembles
• Choir
• Fun Introduction to music classes for students aged 5 to 7

Staff will collaborate to enable students from all three disciplines (music, drama, and production arts) to work together to create termly shows.

For more information, please download the Job Information Pack.

Instrumental & Choir Tutor Job Info Pack.pdf

 

Enhanced DBS check will be required.

For further information please contact Spencer Down - Creative Director, Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross spencer.down@gsmd.ac.uk or 07931 387101
 

To apply please download and complete both, the application form and the equal opportunities form and send it to careers@barbican.org.uk.

GYA KX Application Form_HOC.pdf

 

GYA-EQUAL-OPPORTUNITIES-FORM-STAFF.pdf

 

Application deadline: 13th July 2022, 6pm.

Interviews will take place 20th & 21st July 2022.

Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

 

Music Admissions Manager

Salary range £36,060 - £40,750 per annum (including inner London weighting, depending on experience)
35 hours per week

A world leading specialist Performing Arts Conservatoire, investing in the artists of today and tomorrow, the Guildhall School of Music & Drama is a vibrant, international community of young musicians, actors and production artists in the heart of the City of London. The School is a global leader of creative and professional practice, which promotes innovation, experiment and research, with over 1,000 students drawn from nearly 60 countries around the world.

We are currently looking for an experienced higher education professional to actively organise administration in relation to applications, auditions, admission and enrolment of students across all programmes in the music department.

The role holder will be located within a busy, and friendly Music Office team working under the Deputy Head of Music Administration (Admissions & Assessment); the role holder will also work collaboratively with staff in departmental offices.

The successful applicant will need to have administrative experience of UK higher education admission and audition processes in relation to Music (Classical and Jazz).  Strong IT skills with experience of using a higher education student record system [preferably SITS, TRIBAL], effective communication skills in speech and writing, a high level of numeracy, and a commitment to customer service are also essential.

For more details, please download the Job Information Pack. 

Music Admissions Manager Job Information Pack GS674.pdf

To apply online, please visit https://jobs.cityoflondon.gov.uk/ 

Alternatively, please contact the Corporate Recruitment Unit on 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting GS674. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

Closing date: Monday, 11th July 2022 at 12 noon. 
Interview date: Friday, 15th July 2022

Please note that late applications will not be accepted. 

 

Learning Support Senior Advisor

Full time,
Salary Range: £36,060 - £40,750 (including London Weighting) per annum depending on experience/performance

The Guildhall School of Music & Drama is situated in the heart of the City of London and is internationally recognised as one of the leading conservatoires for training of stage managers and theatre technicians, actors and musicians.

The Guildhall School of Music & Drama has an excellent opportunity for an experienced higher education disability support professional to join the Student Affairs team as a Learning Support Advisor. The focus of this role is to provide comprehensive advice to students and staff and lead on student disability, and inclusivity issues, study skills support and learning agreement, assessment and guidance. 

To be considered for this role you will be a qualified professional, with a proven knowledge of the disability legislation and experience of dealing with disability matters, preferably gained in HE sector. You will have good analytical and communication skills. You will also have experience of writing policies and developing action plans. 

For more information, please download the Job Information Pack.

Learning Support Senior Advisor Job Information Pack GS673.pdf

To apply online, please visit www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/jobs. Alternatively, please contact the Corporate Recruitment Unit on 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting GS0673. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

Closing date: Monday, 11th July 2022, 12 noon.

Please note that late applications will not be accepted. 

Guildhall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.
 

Drama Tutor - Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross

Salary: £36 per hour
Interim: 10 weeks per term from 24/09/2022 to 22/07/2023
Part-time: Saturday mornings/early afternoon TBC

Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross is London’s exciting new Saturday performing arts centre offering a range of classes and performance opportunities for 5-to-18-year old’s. Based at the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson school young people will develop their creativity and access high quality training across a variety of styles and genres and the disciplines of drama, production arts and music.

We seek to appoint an energetic and dynamic drama practitioner with experience in the education sector to ensure that Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross provides an excellent creative education.
The successful candidate will be committed to developing young students, from a variety of backgrounds, to reach their full potential.

The post-holder will devise and oversee drama workshops and projects and will play a key role in designing and evolving a rich, inspiring, and ambitious curriculum. This will include:
• Delivering a progressive learning experience encouraging advancement in drama.
• Devising and directing performance work enabling students to put their skills into practice.
• Offering an inspiring range of enriching activities to complement taught work.
• Fostering multidisciplinary collaborative practice between drama, music, and production arts.

Please download the Job Information Pack.

Drama Tutor - Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross Job Info Pack.pdf

 

Please contact Nikki Shepperd, Head of GYA Regional Centres if you require further information about this post Nikki.Shepperd@GSMD.ac.uk /Mobile 07711 107 166.

Closing date for applications is 09.00 am on Wednesday 13 July 2022
Interviews will take place Friday 15 July 2022

To apply please download and complete both, the  application form and  the equal opportunities form, and send it to careers@barbican.org.uk.

GYA KX Application Form_HOC.docx
GYA-EQUAL-OPPORTUNITIES-FORM-STAFF.doc

All applications must include a completed application form. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

 

Interim Head of Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross

Salary: £38.80 per hour
Interim 13 weeks per term from 01/09/2022 to 22/07/2023.
Part-time: 16 hours per week (including Saturday in term time)

Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross is London’s exciting new Saturday performing arts centre offering a range of classes and performance opportunities for 5-to-18-year old’s. Based at the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson school young people will develop their creativity and access high quality training across a variety of styles and genres.

We seek to appoint an energetic and dynamic musician or drama and production arts practitioner and administrator with experience in the education sector to ensure that Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross provides an excellent creative education.

The successful candidate will be committed to developing young students, from a variety of backgrounds, to reach their full potential.  They will be a self-starter with excellent communication skills, can build positive relationships with parents, staff, students, and partners, and will maintain a culture which fosters collaboration, innovation, personal motivation, and a lateral approach to problem solving.

They will manage a varied portfolio of tasks, including Safeguarding and management responsibilities.  They will have a proven track record as a practitioner and educator, a sound artistic judgement and a passion for encouraging artistic excellence in a creative work environment.

 

Please download the Job Information Pack.

Interim Head of Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross Job Information Pack.pdf

 

Please contact Nikki Shepperd, Head of GYA Regional Centres if you require further information about this post Nikki.Shepperd@GSMD.ac.uk  /Mobile 07711 107 166.

Closing date for applications is 09.00 am on Wednesday 13 July 2022

Interviews will take place Friday 15 July 2022

To apply please download and complete both, the  application form and  the equal opportunities form, and send it to Nikki.Shepperd@GSMD.ac.uk.

GYA KX Application Form_HOC.docx

 

 

GYA-EQUAL-OPPORTUNITIES-FORM-STAFF.doc

 

All applications must include a completed application form. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

 

Scenic Construction Lecturer

Permanent, Full Time (35 hours per week)
Salary Range: £40,750 - £46,150 per annum, including London Weighting (depending on experience)

We are seeking an outstanding individual to take up the post of Scenic Construction Lecturer.

You will be responsible for teaching Stage and Scenic Construction, involving set building working with a range of materials and processes, the design and construction of scenic items, the use of specialist equipment and technology, and workshop management. You will supervise students undertaking production and project work and overseeing safe working practices. You will have extensive industry experience that demonstrates continued high standing in the profession. You will also contribute to wider teaching, tutoring and assessment activities in the department. You will have experience of working in higher education settings; a good understanding of the needs of students in a complex learning environment; and the ability to represent your discipline in the public domain through professional/industry sector engagement, consultancy, and/or research (which could include R&D in new processes and equipment).

The Scenic Construction Lecturer works predominantly in the Design Realisation Pathway, which includes Prop-Making, Scenic Art, and Scenic Construction. The Production Arts Department is responsible for BA Production Arts, BA Video Design for Live Performance and MA Collaborative Theatre Production and Design; a series of short courses and outreach activities; and extensive production activity in the School’s programme of public-facing performances and events. We work closely on a range of productions (including operas, dramas, site-specific and digital works) with other departments at Guildhall and (through Guildhall Live Events) a range of external and commercial partners. Our students learn through workshop-based activities, study and intensive production and practice. They have opportunities to extend their knowledge by working on pathways other than their major area of study, and to develop their own interests and creative agency through independent projects. The Department is values-led and promotes diversity and inclusivity along with sustainable practices.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing teaching in your area of specialism. You will be organised, able to meet deadlines and manage your own workload. You will have up-to-date knowledge of Health & Safety and a commitment to promoting safe working and inclusive practices.

For more information, please download the Job Information Pack. 

Scenic Construction Lecturer Job Information Pack GS671.pdf

To apply online, please visit https://careers.cityoflondon.gov.uk/.

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number GS671. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.  

Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 13 July 2022 at 12.00 noon.

Interviews will be held on Friday, 22 July 2022.

All applications must include a completed application form. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

 

Development Manager (Individuals)

Permanent, Full time (35 hours per week)
Salary Range: £36,060 - £40,750 per annum depending on experience/performance (inclusive of Inner London Weighting)

The Development and Alumni Relations team are looking for an experienced, confident and talented Development Manager to oversee a portfolio of individual prospects and donors, securing major gifts in support of the Guildhall School and its work developing outstanding creative artists and artistic citizens through both scholarships and projects and programmes.

The role is highly target-driven, in terms of funds secured and volume of prospect interactions. The focus will be on nurturing successful philanthropic relationships with Guildhall’s individual supporters and alumni whilst also managing a Development Officer, responsible for all regular giving streams to the School. The successful candidate will have substantial experience of major gifts fundraising and meeting personal income targets, as well as having excellent interpersonal and communications skills, plus the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines. Experience of working with a wide variety of prospects, including those with an interest in higher education and the performing arts would be particularly welcome.

For more details, please download the Job Information Pack.

Development Manager (Individuals) Job Information Pack GS670.pdf

 

To apply online, please visit https://careers.cityoflondon.gov.uk/

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting GS670. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday, 4 July 2022.

All applications must include a completed application form. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

 

Acting Tutors

Permanent, full time (35 hours per week)
Salary Range: £36,060 - £40,750 (including London Weighting) per annum depending on experience/performance.

Innovative in structure and approach, our BA Acting programme is constantly evolving to meet the demands of the 21st century, while maintaining a deep commitment to craft training. We believe in the power of the ensemble, with individual actors working in a co-ordinated and complimentary way. We aim to develop actors who are tenacious and versatile, able to move with confidence between stage, screen, digital and audio platforms and classical, contemporary and experimental repertoire.

We are seeking full time Acting Tutors with proven industry success who can offer specialism in the following areas: new writing, contemporary drama, screen acting and self-led practice as well as in a diverse range of traditional and contemporary acting methodologies and systems.

For more details, please download the Job Information Pack.

Acting Tutors Job Information Pack GS669.pdf

To apply online, please visit https://careers.cityoflondon.gov.uk/

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number GS669. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

Closing date for applications is 12.00 Noon on Thursday, 30 June 2022.

First round interviews are scheduled to be held in the week commencing 11 July 2022.  

All applications must include a completed application form. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

 

Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator

Permanent, Full time (35 hours per week)
Salary Range: £30,440 - £34,240 per annum depending on experience/performance (inclusive of Inner London Weighting)

We are looking for a Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator to join the Advancement division, supporting the team’s work across student recruitment and promotion of public performances and learning opportunities, as well as taking particular responsibility for internal communications with staff and students.

The role will manage day-to-day internal communications activity, including delivery of content and training for the School’s intranet, MyGuildhall, publication of the staff email newsletter, and promotion of internal initiatives. They will also support marketing activity across the department and provide proactive administrative support to the Marketing, Communications & International team.

The successful candidate will have experience in a role undertaking a range of administrative duties, with a good understanding of internal communications and experience of using content management systems. They will be highly organised and efficient, with experience of writing engaging and informative content. Essential is a good understanding of and enthusiasm for marketing and communications, as well as a good working knowledge of performing arts and/or higher education.

For more details, please download the Job Information Pack.

Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator Job Information Pack GS665.pdf

To apply online, please visit https://careers.cityoflondon.gov.uk/.

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting GS665. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

Closing date for applications is 12pm noon on Tuesday, 28 June 2022.

Interviews will take place in week commencing 11 July 2022.

All applications must include a completed application form. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.