Pupils at The Hammond School in Chester, Cheshire

Acting Coach / Teacher (part-time)

Salary: Up to £25,720 based on experience and pro-rata

Contract type: Temporary

Contract term: Part-time

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, dynamic and people-orientated individual to join our exceptional school as an Acting Teacher and Coach (part-time).


The successful candidate will work with both Diploma and BA students to develop their professional acting skills for future roles in the industry. This will involve both group work and individual lessons. This person will be expected to tailor our existing curriculum to the development needs and requirements of the individuals and cohorts while ensuring that academic rigour is maintained. Our students will go on to perform on the West End, in Broadway and other amazing venues around the world. They will require a teacher / coach with a wealth of UK and international experience to help them bring their own characters and personalities to the stage.


This role will start in September 2019 or January 2020 dependent on the availability of the successful candidate. The timetable for this role is approximately 50% or 18 hours per week.




CVs will not be accepted for this role. Please complete the application form and diversity form provided and post or email those completed documents to The Hammond to be considered for this role.


The Hammond does seek, and expect, the highest quality candidates. With this in mind we encourage all candidates to pay particular attention to the completion of their application. Please ensure all questions are complete with particular attention to accuracy in all aspects of the document.


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The following duties are required of all staff:


  • Adhere to child protection policies and procedures.
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons for whom you are responsible for and come into contact with.
  • Ensure full compliance with all statutory regulations, communicating concerns to the line manager and other staff of The Hammond as appropriate.


There is no closing date for this posting. Applicants will be reviewed upon receipt of complete documentation and a decision at the time of receipt regarding each applicant’s candidacy.


Interviews will take place as required.

Closing date: 01/01/70



Apply online for this position or contact Richard MacLaren by phone on 01244305350 or by emailing employment@thehammondschool.co.uk

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