Lead Voice Tutor

Salary: £24K (.8 fte based on £32,000 ft)

Permanent –London
Closing date Monday 8th July by 12pm
Interview dates: week commencing 15th July 2019

The Lead Voice Tutor will join ALRA South’s faculty as the head of the voice department with responsibility to lead the vocal training on the BA, MA & Foundation acting courses. The dominant vocal pedagogy offered on our courses is Linklater and therefore we require applicants with a strong working knowledge of this approach. This role is appointed at a 0.8 basis over 40 weeks of the year allowing flexibility around time for work on other projects, with a generous holiday allowance of 30 days per annum.

For any additional information about the role please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To apply please send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Please apply using the application form available on our website (PDF or Word doc) or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and a form will be emailed to you. Applications without a completed form will not be considered. You may include a CV.


The interviews will be held on the week comencing 15th July 2019.


This is a permanent, full-time post. The terms and conditions of service will be those currently in operation.


The closing date and time for receipt of applications is Monday 8th July by 12pm. 


Job Title: Lead Voice Tutor Reports to: Dean of Live and Recorded Arts
Locations: London  Direct Reports: Freelance Voice Tutors
Key Responsibilities
  • To oversee the voice department in accordance with the Course Leaders and Dean of Live and Recorded Arts
  • To teach up to 18 hours per week based on a 0.8 position (where full time would equate to 24 hours per week)
  • To assist curriculum delivery and assessment in collaboration with the Course Leaders and Dean
  • To teach as required by the Course Leaders and Dean
  • To plan workload and day to day activities to ensure an efficient and effective work stream is maintained
  • To actively promote the equality of opportunity for all staff and students at all times
  • To provide leadership and management to freelance tutors working on ALRA courses
  • To undertake extra tuition at affiliate ALRA sites in agreement with the VP (Q&C) of up to 5 days per year during non-teaching weeks as part of this role
  • To input on BA and MA projects, productions and showcases as required by the Course Leaders and Dean to a maximum of 6hrs a week
  • To engage with current practice in relation to the curriculum content
  • To first or second mark all written/digital and studio production assessments
  • To chair and arrange termly Departmental Meetings in accordance with the governance structure
  • To engage in timely feedback with written and verbal student reports
  • To offer acting feedback on level 4,5,6 and 7 Rehearsal and Performance projects
  • To deliver Voice Module Briefings as instructed by the Dean and Lead Tutor
  • To participate in Open Days and other profile-raising events
  • To  participate as a member of the Audition Panel in recruitment auditions and interviews
  • Take part in widening participation activities as required
  • Assists as necessary
  • To comply with the school's published policies
  • To participate in the school's Appraisal Scheme
  • To undertake any other such duties and responsibilities which may reasonably be asked

Particulars of role:

  • The Lead Voice Tutor role would work on the basis of 30 hours per week over the year and it is expected that 18 hours per teaching week would be delivery. These hours will be managed with the Dean and Course Leaders according to the demands of the term.
  • It is expected that the LVT will have or be working towards a Designation in Linklater Voice Technique.
  • Over the initial year of delivery, the LVT will be supported by ALRA’s Head of Voice John Wild who has developed the voice department at ALRA over the last twenty years, offering the right candidate a significant opportunity to join a thriving national Actor Training conservatoire.
ALRA's Notable Alumni
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13

ALRA Drama Schools Newsletter

Login Form