SJM Performance Academy: Show Director / Drama Coach

Closing date: Fri 31 May 2024: 12am

SJM Performance Academy are looking for a director/drama coach to join their team who will lead the Stage Club productions that they operate in schools in and around Edinburgh.

Those applying should have experience:
– working with children and young adults.
– hold a current PVG
– putting on productions from auditions, staging, directing.
– working to improve their drama skills while also looking at the show vision and production value.
– working with others to create a show.
– be able to work with a script and adapt it where required.
– work with the wider team to bring a full show vision to life.
– communicating with parents and carers.

They have various productions and classes running from September-June. This is a yearly contract/project initially, but will continue onwards with scope to grow and develop.

Applicants must be available for the following classes/rehearsals:
– Mondays from Sep – Mar from 3pm – 5pm
– Wednesday from Aug – Jun from 5pm – 9pm
– Thursday from Sep – March from 3pm – 5.30pm
– Thursday from Aug – Jun from 7pm – 9pm
– Fridays from Sep – Mar from 12.30pm – 3pm (TBC)

Over two weeks in March there will be various shows and productions that you must be available for and two weeks in June that you will be available for shows and productions. This will mostly be evening and weekend, but some creative aspects will take place throughout the days where required. Dates will be given to those prior to any interviews.

Applicants should apply to with a covering letter and CV. Pay works out at £25ph (rehearsals) and £15ph (show times). Full breakdowns will be sent prior to any interviews.

Everyone will apply on a self employed basis and will handle their own N.I. and tax. Payment will be made via invoice over set dates in the year.

For further information, please contact, call 0131 665 7571 or visit

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Closing date: Fri 31 May 2024: 12am