Senior Lecturer, Actor Training and Coaching

Salary, Grade 7: £47,098 per annum, including London Weighting

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Lecturer in Actor Training and Coaching at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. We are looking for a dynamic person with expertise in a range of methodologies in Actor Training pedagogy and the demands of coaching to spearhead our world-leading MA and MFA in Actor Training and Coaching. 

The role holder will be responsible for maintaining, developing and leading the MA and MFA courses in Actor Training and Coaching. You will teach, assess and plan a range of units while ensuring the currency and world-leading position of the curriculum. Candidates - who should have familiarity with a wide-range of methodologies, such as Stanislavski, Chekhov, Bogart, Meisner, Lecoq, Grotowski, Freddie Hendricks, Suzuki, and Rasaboxes; as well as detailed expertise in at least one widely recognised methodology and coaching expertise - will be expected to lead on future curriculum developments within the MA/MFA Actor Training and Coaching, as well as work with colleagues across both undergraduate and postgraduate provision, with regard to synergies and shared teaching possibilities.

Applicants will enjoy teaching and learning, have excellent teaching ability in HE contexts, ideally with expertise in the conservatoire sector as well as a proven significant professional profile in Actor Training/Coaching, Direction and/or appropriate analogues, along with high quality research or scholarship outputs (which may be practice-based) in appropriate national and international contexts. We would particularly appreciate applications from candidates with experience in Knowledge Exchange/Knowledge Transfer and strong national/international connections. Applications from candidates with an engagement in current discourses of diversity and inclusion in actor training pedagogies are strongly encouraged.

Closing date for receipt of application forms is 9am on 15 January 2018. 

It is anticipated that interviews and assessments will take place on 29 January 2018.