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Teacher of Musical Theatre (Singing)

Teacher of Musical Theatre (Singing)

Full time, Permanent

Salary: £26,195 to £42,430


Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) is one of the most successful state-funded, 14-19 academies in the country.  We specialise in creative, digital and performing arts.  The academy opened in 2011 and has 1030 students on roll (330 at KS4 and 700 at Post-16).  Student results speak for themselves and are well above the national average.  Our intake is 100% selective, based on aptitude within the specialism rather than academic ability.  As a result, we are unique in our admissions.

Located in the centre of Birmingham and within the hub of the creative and digital industries in the West Midlands, we benefit from superb facilities for academic, vocational and extra-curricular activities.  We are part of the BOA Group, a trust which includes other subsidiaries including The Old Rep Theatre.

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, confident and enthusiastic teacher to plan, prepare and deliver lessons in Musical Theatre (Singing), in accordance with the BTEC specifications at Level 2 and Level 3.  This role is suitable for an NQT or an experienced teacher.  A full induction package and CPD opportunities are offered to help develop your teaching practice.

This role is suitable for an NQT or an experienced Teacher of Singing (Musical Theatre). A full induction package and CPD opportunities are offered to help develop your teaching practice.

The academy is looking for someone who has:

  • Qualified teacher status and a degree
  • A strong track record as an outstanding Teacher of Singing (Musical Theatre)
  • A passion for Musical Theatre which is evident in their day-to-day classroom practice
  • The ability to work in collaboration with other members of staff to develop and manage projects
  • The ability to teach the Estill vocal method (desirable)
  • Excellent keyboard / piano skills (essential)
  • Exceptional personal organisation and time management skills
  • The ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • The ability to guide students’ academic, personal and professional development, as a tutor, in accordance with the academy’s guidelines and procedures
  • An understanding of the key national and educational policies and issues
  • The ability to inspire high achievement in young people from all backgrounds
  • Presence, dynamism, a good sense of humour and approachability
  • An excellent record of attendance and punctuality

This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference to the future of education within a world-class academy.  If you share the academy’s vision and ambitions, possess a strong desire to work within an ethos of creative collaboration and partnership and want to have a positive impact on young people, families and the community then we would be delighted to hear from you. All applications should be made online. Please use the supporting statement to outline why you are applying for the role and how your skills and experience meet the job description and person specification. Click to apply


Closing date: Monday 21st June 2021 09h00

Start date: 1st September 2020


The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced CRB check.


Contact Information

Contact: Nicole Nienaber

Tel: 0121 359 9346