Job Details


Mar 20, 2024




> £50,000

Closing Date

Apr 15, 2024

Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Head of Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross

Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross, launched 18 months ago, is London’s exciting new Saturday performing arts centre offering a range of classes and performance opportunities for 5-to-18-year old’s. Based at Elizabeth Garrett Anderson school young people develop their individual creativity and access high quality training across a variety of styles and genres.

We seek to appoint an energetic and dynamic musician, drama or production arts practitioner and administrator with a strong track-record of education sector delivery to ensure that Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross provides an excellent creative education to every child and young person who attends.

The successful candidate will be committed to developing young students, from a variety of backgrounds, to reach their full potential.  They will be a self-starter with excellent communication skills, who can build positive relationships with parents/carers, staff, students, and partners, and will maintain a culture which fosters collaboration, innovation, personal motivation, and a lateral approach to problem solving.

He/She will manage a varied portfolio of tasks, including Safeguarding and management responsibilities.  He/She will have a proven track record as a practitioner and educator,

have sound artistic judgement and a passion for encouraging artistic excellence in a creative work environment.

Please contact Nikki Shepperd, Head of GYA Regional Centres if you require further information about this post  /Mobile 07711 107 166. 

Enhanced DBS checks will be required.

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Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting OOGS9121. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

Closing date for applications is midday on Monday 15th April 2024.

Interviews will take place in week commencing Monday 22nd April 2024.

All applications must include a completed application form. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Guildhall School welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and experiences. We are particularly keen to encourage interest from people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+, Black, Asian, and other global majority backgrounds who are currently under-represented at Guildhall School. In recognising the positive value of diversity, we want to better reflect and understand the communities we exist to serve. We are members of the Disability Confident Scheme and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who would like to be considered under this scheme and who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role. We support and provide adjustments for people with disabilities – if you have a disability and need help with the application process please contact us.

The Guildhall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, workers, and volunteers to share this commitment.