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Lecturer In Music Education

£44,874 - £51,327 per year (pro-rata). Appointment will normally be made to the first point of the grade.

The Royal College of Music seeks to appoint an outstanding music education lecturer capable of inspiring & enthusing our exceptionally talented performance & composition students in the aspects of their learning relating to music education across our undergraduate (Levels 4, 5, & 6) & postgraduate (Level 7) programmes

Royal College of Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2BS
Contract Type
Part-Time Permanent
Start Date
1 August 2024
Closing Date
24th May 2024 at 09:00

In addition, you will be capable of working with musicians who have made a commitment to education through their professional activities, and who are seeking to develop their professional education practice through systematic, advanced study on our new Master of Music Education Programme. You will have a significant profile as an innovative practitioner in an area of music education, with a track record of working collaboratively in a wide range of contexts, including with communities currently underrepresented in the music industry.

You will have an emerging profile in research and knowledge exchange and the potential to produce outputs that are at least internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour. Although we welcome applicants with any educational specialism, preference will be given to those with a proven ability to undertake teaching which is research- informed and inclusive, and which emphasises learner-led creative education and participatory practices.

Founded in 1882, the Royal College of Music is a world-leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. It’s an exciting time to be joining the College – our excellence was recognised in the 2024 QS World University Rankings by Subject when we were ranked the global No.1 institution for both Music and Performing arts for three successive years, while Music is a new subject introduced to the ranking this year. Our 900 undergraduate and postgraduate students come from over 50 countries and are taught in a dynamic environment, graduating from the RCM to become the outstanding performers, conductors and composers of the future.

This post is offered on a permanent, part-time (0.6FTE), basis and is available from 1 August 2024.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete our 1) Application form and 2) Equal Opportunities form (available to download from the RCM website) and submit in Word or PDF format by email to

CVs without an application form will not be accepted. Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

The Royal College of Music is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for all our staff, students and visitors.

Closing Date:
24th May 2024 at 09:00
1st July 2024

About the Provider

Royal College of Music

Founded in 1882, the RCM is a world-leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook.

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