Job Opportunity: Teaching Artist in Classical and Contemporary Text at RCS

05 May 2022


Part-time, 0.3FTE (fixed term for 3 years)

Salary Scale: £35,509 per annum pro-rata

We are: seeking a Teaching Artist in Classical and Contemporary Text to join the CCT staff team for 0.3 FTE.  The position operates on a flexible model. Specific working hours will be agreed with the Head of Classical and Contemporary Text to support programme activity and to support your continued work as a professional creative practitioner.

This is a three-year 0.3 fixed-term post for a practicing actor or director who wishes to develop as a teacher alongside their professional creative/artistic activity. Your specific activity on the programme will be tailored to your arts practice and expertise.

You will be: responsible for supporting key components of students’ learning and development. You will facilitate this through theory and practice in academic and performance contexts and, crucially, through mentoring students.

You should: be able to evidence training and/or experience in a relevant subject/discipline.  This might include an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in a relevant subject/discipline, a vocational or professional qualification or relevant professional experience as an actor or director.

Please note that the above criterion is representative. We are looking for an experienced, working artist with the interest and ability to translate that practical, professional experience into effective teaching. We recognise that education and training can take numerous forms and welcome applications from candidates with non-traditional backgrounds.

Teaching Artist CCT Job Description

Teaching Artist CCT Terms & Conditions

The RCS continues to foster a culture that welcomes and supports new voices, balances the pursuit of excellence with individuality and experimentation, and champions all forms of a diverse performance community so that students and graduates can fulfil their potential as artists and creative citizens. 

For informal enquiries regarding the role, please contact


If you would like to apply for the Teaching Artist in Classical and Contemporary Text role, please complete our online application form, which can be found here; RCS Online Application Form or email a CV and covering letter to

At the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland we are committed to improving representation to the benefit of students, staff and our wider community. While we will be recruiting to this post on merit, we are particularly keen to encourage applications from appropriately experienced candidates from a minority ethnic background.

Closing Date: Friday 20th May 2022, 12pm

Interview Date:  Interviews will be held week beginning 20th June 2022


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The Scottish Music Industry Association receives Regular Funding from Creative Scotland, the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here.

Creative Scotland distribute funding from the Scottish Government and The National Lottery.