Deputy Head of Vocal Studies in the School of Vocal Studies and Opera

Salary Grade: Grade 8b/9, scale points 40 to 47, £44,559 to £54,765 per annum (dependent on experience)
Closing date: Midday Friday 10th May 2019
Interview date: Friday 24th May 2019

Full-time, commencing September 2019

We are looking to appoint a full-time Deputy Head of Vocal Studies in the School of Vocal Studies and Opera at the Royal Northern College of Music. The post will commence at the beginning of the next academic year in September 2019.

The RNCM is a leading international conservatoire with a reputation for excellence in preparing young musicians for a life-long career in the music profession; the School of Vocal Studies and Opera has a long-established and exceptional reputation as one of Europe’s leading Vocal and Opera Departments, with a highly acclaimed tutorial staff.

The Deputy Head of Vocal Studies will take a primary lead in all matters relating to students and staff and regarding the day to day management and development of the department, working closely with the Head of School, the Deputy Head of Opera, the wider management team of the College and with our professional partners.

We welcome applications from individuals who have an established international reputation as a performer/musician and/or teacher with a proven record of industry and professional success.

This vacancy is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For full details regarding this role please view the job description and person specification, which can be found in the download section.

To apply for this role please submit your completed application form to our Human Resources Department via email to

Please note that CV’s are not accepted as a form of application and applications received after the deadline will not be submitted to the panel.

Once you have submitted your application you will receive an email from our Human Resources Department confirming that your application has been received (please note that this email is not automated). Due to high volume of applications, after this communication only candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

If you have any queries please contact Bebee Wood, Human Resources Assistant via email at