Career Opportunities with the Gaiety School of Acting


The Gaiety School of Acting is Ireland’s leading drama school. The Gaiety School of Acting – The National Theatre School of Ireland provides the space, tools and expertise to empower creative journeys inclusive of all ages and backgrounds. 

The Gaiety School of Acting now invites applications for the position of Head of Voice. 

The Head of Voice will be responsible for delivering all aspects of vocal training for both years of the school’s Full Time Actor Training Programme and across various aspects of vocal training within the school’s full programme of activity.

The Head of Voice will support the Gaiety School of Acting’s ambitions to give the actor a technical working knowledge and awareness of their own voice while supporting the development of their vocal potential to ensure they are prepared for a career in performance. 

As Head of Voice, they will assist the Director in developing vocal ambition and curriculum, and assessments; ensuring that students meet the learning aims and objectives. 

They will play an integral role in the learning experience offered to students. The candidate must demonstrate a proven track record of working with confidence across a broad and diverse range of repertoire and performance practice.

The role will work in line with Gaiety School of Acting’s ethos of ensuring that students receive the highest possible levels of teaching, guidance, and support.  The role will maintain currency in education and the wider arts industry through continuing education activities and professional development.

The successful candidate will have at least 2 years experience in vocal training in a college or conservatoire setting and have completed a graduate degree in music, vocal performance or vocal pedagogy. 

This permanent part time role is 17 hours per week spread across a minimum of 3 days per week and will commence for the next academic calendar year, September 2023. 


Please email a copy of your CV and letter of application to by Friday 7 July 2023 at 12 noon.


The salary for this post is commensurate with experience.




Job Description 

Days:     Monday – Friday 

Hours: 35 Hours per week

8am – 3pm 

Gaiety School of Acting premises

The Gaiety School of Acting – The National Theatre School of Ireland seeks an enthusiastic, driven and organised individual to fill the position of Morning Receptionist. The candidate will have a proven track record in customer service and excellent communication skills. An integral role within the School, the Morning Receptionist acts as the first point of contact and provides administrative support across the company. This post reports to the Head Receptionist.  

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service: efficient handling of all calls, emails and walk-in customer queries relating to school information, course information, student registration, course booking, room booking, and appointments
  • Administration: Support for course staff; creating class lists, attendance, photocopying, room bookings, distribution of class material. administrative support to the business including any other delegated tasks or duties from the Head Receptionist or General Manager. 
  • Equipment: Assisting in the set up and management of equipment required for classes within studios. This could be projectors, cameras or any other equipment identified by the tutor. 
  • Fire Marshal Duties: Assisting in maintaining the schools duties in the event of a fire. Ensuring the fire exits are kept clear and performing two sweeps of the school before and after your shift. 
  • Sales: Assisting the marketing department in sales initiatives for forthcoming courses, including calls and email communications.
  • Cash-handling: Managing all sales and reconciling cash at the end of the day
  • Accounting/database: fee payment collection and processing and daily cash sheet accounting.
  • Switchboard: efficient handling and distribution of all inbound calls in a professional and accurate manner
  • Collections: sensitive and accurate processing of invoices and the out-bound fee collections calls
  • Communication/Escalation: hand over of information to the next shift, staff and business issues to the administrator (e.g. stationary orders required, repairs)
  • Attendance: update database on class attendance and update full time attendance daily and inform Coordinator of update.
  • Building Management: Management of studio bookings, Office maintenance and upkeep, DIY up keep
  • Security: Responsible and appropriate response to any emergency that may occur during shift
  • Personal Assistant: Assisting the Director with calls, messages, letter writing, travel arrangements or other tasks as deemed appropriate
  • Assist Marketing: forward all job info, interview requests and picture requests to Marketing.
  • Child protection and consent forms: assist coordinator in maintenance and upkeep of records.


  • Interest in the arts
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Proven track record of using your initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent people and communication skills
  • Sales experience welcome but not essential
  • Ability to work in a fast and dynamic environment
  • Polite phone manner
  • Proficient computer skills, particularly word and excel
  • Organisational skills
  • Fluent English


Please email a copy of your CV and letter of application to including two references by Friday 12th May. 


The salary for this post is €22,500 per annum.



*Our work experience programme is on hold until further notice 

We will not be accepting any work experience students for 2021 or 2022, without exception.