Work with us

LAMDA encourages people from any background to apply for any of its current vacancies, which are listed below. 

We are committed to creating a workforce which is representative of our society and to bringing together those with a variety of skills and experiences, to help shape what we do and how we work.

We are particularly keen to hear from black, asian and minority ethnic and disabled candidates. All disabled candidates who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria for any of our positions will be invited for an interview. 

If you require an application pack in an alternative format or require any further information about any post advertised here, please contact [email protected]

Current vacancies

We are currently recruiting Examiners based in the UK to examine our suite of communication, performance, musical theatre and Shakespeare examinations.

You must hold a recognised teaching qualification or equivalent, and/or a Master’s Degree in a performance related subject. You must also have a minimum of two years’ experience of teaching the LAMDA syllabi. We are also looking for candidates with five years teaching experience in Communication/Speech/English Language and Drama subjects.

To apply for this role please complete the Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form below, and return them to [email protected]. Please include an up-to-date CV with your submission.

LAMDA Examinations recruit Examiners up to three times per academic year (August-July). If your application is successful, you will be invited for interview at LAMDA. Following a successful interview, you will be invited to attend a training day in London; dates and times of this will be confirmed when you are invited to interview.

Type of Contract: Permanent, Part-time [0.8 FTE]

Hours of Work: 28 hours per week (normally 10am – 6pm) during HE term time ; flexible part-time hours outside those dates and occasional evening and weekend work as necessary

Gross Annual Salary: In the range £32,000 - £38,000
@ 0.8 FTE = c. £26,000 - £30,000 [pro-rata] plus benefits

A world class drama school and educational charity, LAMDA – the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art – delivers exceptional vocational training in the performing arts. LAMDA’s core aim is to train and develop the best artists regardless of social or financial background. The Academy is at an exciting time in its evolution, paving the way for drama school training in the 21st century and developing multi-skilled creative artists and technicians. In order to ensure that its work is accessible to all, LAMDA is passionately committed to widening participation and operates a robust scholarship scheme, awarding significant support to one in five full-time students each year.

​​​​​The Role

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to support and promote the welfare and pastoral care of students in the Drama School. You will offer professional advice and guidance on students’ wellbeing, working to promote resilience whilst also acting as an accessible first point of contact for students needing rapid mental health interventions.

Located in the Student and Academic Services team, the post requires close liaison with teaching staff, student representatives and third-party providers to ensure students’ needs are being met and will contribute to all of LAMDA’s policies and plans to support mental health and general wellbeing. 

The successful candidate will have strong experience in at least one area relevant to wellbeing (such as counselling, social work or mental health nursing) and in providing 1-1 support for people in distress as well as knowledge of relevant safeguarding frameworks.

You will have the ability to relate to a wide variety of people whilst being able to set and maintain professional boundaries. Furthermore, you will have the aptitude to respect confidentiality, use tact, diplomacy and discretion in dealing with students and student matters.

The Application Process

We want you to have the opportunity to really tell us about yourself and explain to us why this opportunity is right for you. All applications will be judged on content, not on format.

To apply, please complete:

  • Application form together with the Equality and Diversity monitoring form
  • All applications should address the following questions and please attach a basic CV.
    • Tell us a little about yourself and why this position interests you
    • Tell us what experience you have had that means you meet the person specification outlined in the job description, include practical examples

To be considered for this role, please send the above information by e-mail to the HR Manager at [email protected]

We welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities, as these groups are under-represented at LAMDA.

We would like to hear from people whose situation, background and/or identity is currently under- supported across the arts and training sector and within our organisation. Including but not limited to people who are culturally and ethnically diverse and experience racism in our society, those with LGBTQ+ identities, neurodivergent and/or d/Deaf and disabled, and those with caring responsibilities and those who have experienced socio and economic barriers.

Application Deadline

The closing date for all applications is 9 am on Monday 19th April ​​​​
Interviews will held: w/c 26th April