Programme Tutor - Musical Theatre (Maternity Cover)

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Music, Performing Arts
North West
Contract Term:
Maternity Cover
Salary Description:
Circa £23,371
11th Oct 2018
Start Date:
Oldham College
Job Ref:

Come join Oldham College on its journey to becoming a “Great Place to Learn and Work” and be part of our exciting Faculty of Performing Arts

We are looking for a Programme Tutor in Musical Theatre and Acting

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There’s never been a more exciting time to join Oldham College on its journey to becoming a “A Great Place to Learn and Work “. We are a local college with a reputation for dynamism and success and the provision of high level education and training at its heart.

We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. Excellent resources combined with exceptional tutors and student support means that whatever your ambition, we can help you to achieve it.

The college is widely-regarded as one of the most improved colleges, based on students’ feedback, qualification achievement results (QAR) and reputation. Each year approximately 2750 young people choose to continue their studies with us either as a full-time student or as an apprentice, a further 600 choose to undertake a university-level qualification with us and around 1000 adult students. Overall we have around 5,500 full-time students in the College and 600 at our higher education site, University Campus Oldham (UCO).

When you join our college, our colleagues have access to numerous benefits and facilities: •
• Generous Pension Scheme
• Occupational Health Service
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
• Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
• Free confidential counselling service
• Staff recognition awards
• Subsidised car parking
• On-site Day Nursery
• On-site hair and beauty salon and The Grange Theatre

We are looking for conscientious, inclusive, innovative and highly motivated individual to deliver inspirational teaching & learning on our Performing Arts courses at level 2 and 3. The successful applicant will join a highly proactive team and will be responsible for the organisation and delivery of the Performing arts curriculum in respect to musical theatre and acting. The role involves being a programme tutor for a group of level 3 UAL students and you will support their progression to their next step towards meeting their career goals. You will teach, assess and contribute to the curriculum design and delivery for your students. Our UAL delivery involves student performing in our Theatre and studios

You will work closely with our Grange Theatre staff and Performing Arts tutors to perform in large scale productions three times a year and touring productions.

Our study programmes ensures students are both academically and practically prepared for work within technically and creatively driven industries. Our Creative study programs offer 16-19 & 24+ pathways in technical theatre, performing arts and music. Our students work in the Grange Theatre in Oldham gaining experience in a professional context.

The Performing Arts team are closely involved with regional employers who shape and support our curriculum and staff.

You should have the following:-
With a relevant degree/industrial experience and a teaching qualification or willingness to work towards this, you will have a broad range of skills relating to performance but we expect the applicant to be able to teach musical theatre including singing and acting skills. Experience of UCAS and supporting students through courses and study programmes is desirable. You will have good organisational skills and be able to advise and support students through their career development and planning. Ongoing staff training and support is available as part of our professional development for curriculum staff. We are currently working with Tom Sherrington on a Teach to Distinction programme of training for Teaching and Learning.

To apply for this vacancy please email an up to date CV and covering letter to before the closing date of midday, 4thNovember 2018.

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