Academy Director (Maternity Cover)

Applications will close at midnight on Sunday 12 December 2021

Academy Director (Maternity Cover).

We have a need for a talented theatre professional to join us for one year to hit the ground running and drive our Academy programmes forward.

The Academy Director is responsible for the effective and efficient management of our five Hijinx Academies across Wales, ensuring they deliver high-quality professional drama training for our 60+ Hijinx Actors.

To succeed in this role you will need to have a good knowledge of drama training and professional skills development. You will need to be an organised, self-directed team-player with strong communication skills and love of working with a wide range of people. As such you will have an established network within the creative sector, and be comfortable building new relationships and projects.

(Fixed-term, one year, maternity cover)

How to apply

If you think you are a good fit for the role and would like to apply, please send us:

  1. A current CV telling us about your work experience to date – ensuring you highlight relevant experience, skills and qualifications.
  2. A covering letter of no more than two sides – telling us why you are the right candidate and how you would approach the responsibilities of the role.
  3. A completed Diversity Monitoring Form – to be completed online here – please confirm in your covering letter that you have completed this form.

Applications should be sent to by the closing date.

Applications will close at midnight on Sunday 12 December 2021 with shortlisting taking place that week. Interviews will be scheduled for the week commencing 10 January 2022.

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