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Vocal Faculty Assistant

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 8 January 2020

Interview date: 14 and 16 January 2020

Salary: £26,376 - £29,180 per annum

Job ref. no: 320-19

The Royal College of Music (RCM) is one of the world's greatest conservatoires. Our excellence was recognised by the 2019 QS World University Rankings, in which we ranked as the top institution for performing arts in the UK for the fourth consecutive year. The RCM also achieved an overall rating of gold for its outstanding teaching and learning provision for undergraduates in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

The RCM is now looking to recruit a Vocal Faculty Assistant who will work in the Vocal and Opera office. The successful applicant will be joining a lively and creative team in an exciting working environment, and will work closely with students, professors and all departments within the RCM.

This post involves:

  • managing enquiries from staff, students and members of the public
  • administering assessments, competitions, vocal faculty meetings and masterclasses
  • assisting in the day to day maintenance of coursework
  • liaising with key members of the music profession
  • providing administrative support to the Head and Deputy Head of Vocal and Opera and the Manager of Vocal and Opera.
  • Processing Leave of Absence requests (LoA’s) from undergraduate students

Excellent communication and IT skills are required combined with the ability to balance a number of different tasks and to work effectively as part of a team. An interest in and knowledge of classical singing and opera is important.

This post is offered on a permanent, full-time basis and is available from January.

To apply:

Please complete our 1) Application Form and 2) Equal Opportunities Form (available to download further down this page) and submit in PDF or Word format before the closing deadline for the post. 

Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

CVs without an application form will not be accepted.

For full details of this position please click the below "Job Description" to read the full Applicant Information Pack:

Job Description


Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Completed forms should be returned by post or email to Karoline Josten, HR Assistant:

Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS



If you are applying by email, please state clearly in the subject line the title of the post for which you are applying.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you need to receive this documentation in a different format due to a disability, please contact Karoline Josten to discuss your requirements.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary.


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