Guildhall School of Music and Drama Careers

By | 8th June 2017

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Guildhall School of Music and Drama Careers

Guildhall School of Music and Drama Careers

Career opportunities

Students from Guildhall School Technical Theatre programmes have a very good record of employment and former students can be found in a wide variety of theatre and opera occupations. Examples of recent graduate successes include:

Career progress

Previous Guildhall graduates have progressed to senior positions:

Students may go on to work in related roles such as administrators or agents in industries such as film, television, events, conferences and exhibitions. For example:

  • Assistant Director in the film industry
  • TV Researcher
  • TV Location Manager
  • Theatre Agent
  • TV Presenters’ Agent
  • Theatre Producer
  • Theatre Promoter
  • Theatre Marketing
  • Executive Director, Almeida Theatre
  • Documentary Film Maker
  • Director of UK Admin, Jim Henson Company
  • Head of Projects, Tussauds Group
  • Sound Engineer, Pop Videos
  • TV Sound Supervisor
  • Chief Executive, Shakespeare’s Globe

Job Vacancies

Head of Junior Music Courses

Salary Range: £45,490 – £51,870 (including London Weighting)
Permanent, Full Time: 35 hours per week

Junior Guildhall is the specialist pre-conservatoire department of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama with over 450 students aged between 4 and 18 enrolled on the Music Course, Drama Course and String Training Programme on Saturdays.

We seek to appoint an outstanding musician and administrator with extensive experience in the education sector to assist the Head of Junior Guildhall and Safeguarding Lead and ensure that Junior Guildhall continues to provide specialist education at the highest level.

The successful candidate will be dynamic and committed to developing talented young students to reach their full potential.  They will be a self-starter with excellent communication skills, the ability to build positive relationships with parents, staff and students and to create a culture which fosters collaboration, innovation, personal motivation and a lateral approach to problem solving.

He/She will manage a varied portfolio of tasks, including Safeguarding and management responsibilities.  He/She has a proven track record as a musician and educator, a sound artistic judgement and a passion for encouraging artistic excellence in a creative work environment.

Please click here to download the Job Information Pack.

Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 19 June 2017.

First Round Interviews will take place on Tuesday 27 June 2017

Second Round Interviews will take place on Saturday 8 July 2017.

To apply online, please visit www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/jobs. Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting GS340. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

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

Widening Participation Officer (Student Recruitment)

GS342, permanent
Salary Range: £32,760 – £37,110 (including London Weighting) per annum depending on experience/performance

We are looking for someone with a passion for education, a commitment to encouraging diversity, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.  The role holder will need experience of school liaison promoting educational opportunities in higher education institutions and knowledge of widening participation and cultural diversity issues relating to the higher education sector in general and arts education in particular.

The Widening Participation Officer will initiate and support efforts across the School to increase participation in the School’s higher education programmes from students from under-represented groups within the UK. The role holder will be based within the Registry and will work closely with academic departments and the School’s Guildhall Young Artist Division.  Some flexibility in working hours will be essential to meet stakeholders and organise and attend events.

Please click here to download a job information pack.

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

Alternatively, please contact the Corporate Recruitment Unit on 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting GS342. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

Closing date: Monday 19 June 2017, 12noon

Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

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

Piano and Violin/Viola Teacher and Dalcroze Eurhythmics Class Teacher

JUNIOR GUILDHALL has the following teaching vacancies from September 2017

String Training Programme (Felsted School, Essex)

• Dalcroze Eurhythmics Class Teacher (GS337)
• Piano Teacher (GS338)
• Violin/Viola Teacher (GS339)

This is an opportunity for highly motivated, outstanding musicians with a proven track record of working with talented young children aged between 4 – 11 to be involved in these specialist music programmes on Saturdays.

The remuneration: an hourly rate of £34.52 including holiday entitlement.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Monday 19 June 2017

Interviews: Week commencing 1 July 2017

Enhanced DBS checks will be required.

Please click here to download the Piano and Violin/Viola Teacher Job Description/ Person Specification
Please click here to download the Dalcroze Eurhythmics Class Teacher Job Description/ Person Specification

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

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

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