Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Teddington


Do you have a passion for music and the creative industries? We have a vacancy for a well organised, enthusiastic self-starter to join us at the world's leading Music and Contemporary Arts Awarding Organisation
- RSL.

We currently have a vacancy at our Teddington Head Office for a part time Syllabus Manager focusing on vocational performing arts qualifications.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the Creative Industries with a background as a performer or an educator and a detailed understanding of contemporary arts pedagogy.

The role

Joining the team as a Syllabus Manager, you will oversee and be responsible for all aspects of delivering exams at allocated exams centres in the UK with a focus on maintaining excellent customer relations.

Your responsibilities will include:

-Monitor, maintain and ensure the accuracy of all qualification syllabus specifications, unit specifications and exemplar materials
-Provide continual evaluation of qualification portfolio
-Support the Head of Vocational (Academic) with the research and strategic planning of qualification reviews and potential portfolio expansion
-Work and manage assigned budgets in the revision of existing and new qualifications
-Manage qualification submission to regulators and authorities
-Conduct the initial review of all relevant, authored content and undertake proof reading
-Assist in the design and implementation of operational systems and procedures
-Be the initial point of contact for syllabus related customer enquiries and work with all RSL departments to ensure outstanding customer service
-Contribute to the training and guidance of External Quality Assurers (EQAs) and External Assessors (EAs) within the qualifications managed
-Manage the development of standardisation and examination material
-Manage RSL's issues log for the qualifications managed
-Work closely with the marketing department
-Promote the qualifications and expertise of RSL at industry events
-Constantly appraise the Education sector for commercial opportunities

To provide academic management of a portfolio of qualifications including the development, accreditation, assessment and moderation processes.

The ideal Syllabus Manager

The successful candidate will be a pivotal member of the management team, increasing RSL's market whilst demonstrating a clear focus and commitment to regulatory compliance, academic rigour and market innovation.

You will possess:

-A degree level education in Performing Arts or a similar field
-Performing Arts or musically literate to a professional level
-Significant professional experience as either a performer or an educator
-A good understanding of creative education pedagogy and assessment
-Experience with qualification/curriculum design
-Authoring of published texts advantageous

Please note this role is a part time position of 21 hours per week

The business

RSL is a leading International Music and Performance Arts awarding body, based in South West London.
We operate in over 45 countries around the world organising, assessing and certificating over 80,000 music and performing arts exams and vocational qualifications annually.
These are supported by over 150 books in print, both online and in hardcopy format.

Rewards & Benefits

In return for your hard work as our Syllabus Manager, you can expect to receive a salary of c.
£24,000 (£40,000 pro rata), a generous holiday allowance and a great range of benefits.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory.
We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status

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