Sessional Tutor: Introduction to Opera Performance (Stage Director)

About Morley College London 

Established in 1889, and with our roots stretching back even further, Morley College London is one of the country's oldest and largest specialist providers of adult education. We provide long-term, sustainable and affordable programmes of lifelong learning across three centres – North Kensington, Chelsea and Waterloo – including 16-19 provision at North Kensington and Chelsea. 

As one of only nine Specialist Designated Institutions (SDIs) in the UK, we serve more than 17,000 students through a coherent, student-centred course offer, underpinned by our mission to empower individuals and strengthen communities through education in Arts, Culture and Applied Sciences. Whether studying for personal development and well-being, to gain essential skills (English, Maths, IT), to access higher education, or for career development or change, our vision is for ambitions to be inspired and achieved through learning. 

Following Morley College’s merger with Kensington and Chelsea College in February 2020, the College is reshaping its curriculum and professional service teams to facilitate an ambitious plan for development and growth. As the UK looks to a post-COVID recovery, Morley College London is more determined than ever before to support Londoners to learn, and so we’re looking for applications from talented individuals with commitment and enthusiasm. 

About the role 

Morley College is seeking to recruit an experienced stage director with specialism in the field of opera and deep understanding of the genre to co-teach the Introduction to Opera Performance course with another tutor, whose specialism is in the field of vocal coaching.  

The Introduction to Opera Performance course is is designed for singers who possess a secure classical technique wishing to gain stagecraft and operatic solo and ensemble singing skills. Students present a public show of opera ensembles and/or solos at the end of each term. 

The course is planned to take place on Saturday afternoons 2-5pm during term-time at Morley College Waterloo Centre. 

Morley College London is an Equal Opportunities employer. The College aims to reflect the diverse community it serves and welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and children’s barred list check

Closing date for applications: Closing date:   10 am on 7th July 2022  

Interview Date: TBC

Please refer to the guidance notes when completing your application. Please note that applicants should apply using the application form and CVs will not be considered. We are happy to accept applications in alternative formats from applicants, who, for reasons of disability, may find it difficult to fill in our standard form.  For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.