Job Vacancies at ALRA



ALRA actively seeks volunteer Trustees who have a passion for the Arts, Education or can bring a relevant skills set to the work of the Board, thereby ensuring ALRA continues to train the best actors we can.

Please contact the Principal, Adrian Hall for an informal discussion. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ALRA, The Academy of Live & Recorded Arts, is looking to recruit:

Secretary to the Trustees

ALRA is looking for a Secretary to the Trustees to prepare agenda’s, minutes and supporting documentation and provide information to the Trustees about meetings etc. This is a part-time post, attending 3 meetings per year with the remainder working remotely.

Travel is paid for by ALRA between sites.

For any additional information about the role please contact

Please apply through our website or contact

Closing date: Monday 2nd September 2019 by 12pm
Interview date: week commencing 9th September 2019

Chair for Student Working Group

Closing date: Monday 25th November 2019 at 12 noon
Interview dates: w/c 2nd December 2019

ALRA South are looking for a professional actor or artist who identifies as BAME to chair their Global Identity Working Group, a committee formed of students who identify as BAME. The group wish to work with the faculty at ALRA to enhance their actor training experiences through a co-ordinated, sustained conversation between Senior Leadership and faculty.

To apply for this role please send a letter outlining relevant experience and reasons as to why you are interested to

Please apply through our website or contact

Mindfulness and Wellbeing Practitioner

Closing date: Friday 6th December 2019 at 12 noon
Interview dates: w/c 13th December 2019

ALRA South are looking for a part time mindfulness and wellbeing practitioner that will deliver two hour workshops once per week to BA and MA student groups. The aim of the session will be to equip learners with skills to cope with the challenges that higher education and acting industry place upon 21st Century learners. We are interested in applicants with an empathetic approach to actors in training.

For any additional information about the role please contact

Please apply through our website or contact

Dean of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA South)

As ALRA continues to expand its provision it has become necessary to create a new role with responsibility for the academic vision of the ALRA South campus. We seek a candidate who can embrace the strength of our actor training programmes, taking on responsibility for the processes and approach of all faculty to delivering the Higher Educational aspects of our work. With a strong background in delivering actor training in a Higher Educational setting, the ideal candidate will be a confident leader in both arts-based pedagogies and training.

As an actor training specialist, the Dean will also act as Programme Leader for the MA Professional Acting with some teaching responsibility. The Dean will be confident in written contributions to the narrative of ALRA’s approach to teaching, learning and training, taking on data analysis within responses to student experience and board feedback as part of the role. The Dean will maintain academic standards throughout the campus with Chairing responsibilities as required by the ALRA governance structure.

For any additional information about the role please contact

Please apply through our website or contact

Salary: £42-50K p.a. depending on experience.

Closing date Monday 17th February 2020 by 12pm
Stage 1 Interviews: 27th February 2020

Stage 2 Interviews: 5th March 2020

Before confirmation of appointment, all staff (teaching and support) who apply to work or volunteer at ALRA, will be subject to a rigorous recruitment process to ensure as far as possible their suitability to work with students. References will be taken up and they will be required to give evidence of their qualifications and details of their previous experience and work history. Their identity will also be checked. As part of this recruitment process all potential staff will be required to declare any criminal record. Enhanced DBS checks will be undertaken for all staff. ALRA will inform the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) of any individuals they consider to have caused harm or posed a threat of harm to children or vulnerable adults.

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