ArtsEd is seeking a highly skilled Senior Music Tutor for our School of Musical Theatre to teach ensemble singing classes across Foundation, and Years 1, 2 and 3 of our BA Course. You will also work on song and dance projects, teach 1-1 repertoire, accompany song workshops, and will MD singing and song & dance projects.
This is a senior appointment within ArtsEd. We are committed to changing the way that performers are trained for the modern industry. The person appointed must have a balance of professional and teaching skills to ensure that ArtsEd remains a leader in the world of professional Musical Theatre training. The School of Musical Theatre currently offers a BA (Hons) and Cert HE which are validated by City, University of London. The current intake is 50 BA (Hons) & 30 Foundation students per year, with some funding via the Dance and Drama Awards scheme. There is also an active programme of outreach and short-course activity.
Key responsibilities include:
- Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of young persons
- Ensuring the efficient, safe and effective provision of high-quality Musical Theatre training.
- Ensuring the efficient delivery of classes and/or projects.
- Ensuring the highest quality teaching of singing throughout the School of Musical Theatre.
- Ensuring the curriculum and course structure matches the requirements of the Degree, the National Qualification and the professional accrediting bodies.
- Participation in the audition selection process
- Assisting in the end of year assessment and marking process
- Monitoring student attendance and maintaining discipline amongst the student body.
- Assessing & marking public performances.
- Working collaboratively with colleagues and members of the School of Musical Theatre to adhere to the aims, objectives and priorities and communicating this effectively to staff when necessary.
- Implementing resources to achieve departmental plans, ensuring that you are acting within the budget and strategic aims.
- Being familiar with and complying with equality legislation, in addition to promoting equality and diversity amongst both the staff and student body.
- Providing excellent support to help students perform at their best, through motivating and developing them to achieve high performance.
- Effectively communicating and attending regular team meetings and one-to-ones to ensure understanding of and engagement with student matters, activities, priorities, progress and problems.
- Providing clear guidance, instruction, advice and coaching to students
- Developing effective teamwork e.g., effective communication, consulting on shared aims.
You will require a relevant degree, and experience of teaching at BA level or higher, working with students in a similar environment, working in a professional capacity and using professional connections to develop students and provide opportunities.
You will also need excellent piano and sight-reading skills, be self motivated, empathetic to the needs of students, able to communicate at a high level, and be organised and efficient with an awareness and understanding of technical issues, the workings of a theatre and the process of performance.
An understanding of the accreditation requirements of the BA and Foundation Course Programmes would be an advantage; you should also have an understanding of the curriculum and course structure of the Degree, the National Qualification, and the professional accrediting bodies.
To apply, please send your CV by an email via the button below together with a covering letter outlining your skills and experience for the role.
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