Programme Tutor - Performing Arts (Acting)

Part time: 17.5 hours a week

Joining our Journey: 

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities:   

  • Generous Pension Scheme   
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform 
  • Very generous holiday entitlement 
  • Employee Assistance Scheme 
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision 
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug) 
  • Free confidential counselling service 
  • Staff recognition awards 
  • Car Scheme 
  • Subsidised car parking 
  • On-site Day Nursery 
  • On-site hair and beauty salon 

The Role: 

We are really excited to release this role as it will be key for the continued success of our Performing Arts courses.

We require a part time acting tutor who will develop the students acting and performance skills.

The successful applicant will inspire, devise and direct performances that we take to venues across Greater Manchester.

With an understanding of the Performance skills emerging actors need to progress in today’s Performing Arts industry. We are eager to attract individuals from the Performing Arts industry who have up to date skills and knowledge they can share with our learners.

We would also like you to be able to show experience in teaching, assessment and learning.  

You will join our dynamic and experienced Performing Arts team to teach Acting & Performance skills mainly across levels 1-3, while providing pastoral support for your students, supporting their progression to their next step and career development plans. 

Our UAL level 1,2 and 3 courses ensure students are both academically and practically prepared for work within technically and creatively driven industries. You will provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to progress to University or drama school  

We are looking for a candidate who has; 

  • Experience of acting and working in the performance arts industry. 
  • BA Hons in a performing arts and production  
  • Experience of working with young people directing and devising performances 
  • A good understanding of adapting learning experiences for SEND and EHCP to enable them to progress with equity. 

We welcome applications from industry specialists who have some experience in teaching young people and are keen to continue to develop their teaching skills.  

Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work”. We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best. But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.   

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role. 

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. 

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List 

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and vulnerable adults. 

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.