Admissions and Student Administration Officer


  • Full-time, permanent, 40 hrs/week, Monday-Friday. Some limited evening and weekend work will be required from time to time during auditions

  • Starting salary: £25,000

  • Start date: 1st September 2022

  • Application deadline: 5pm / 10 June 2022

  • Interviews: 20 June 2022

  • Application details: see below


Bristol School of Acting is a new drama school founded by joint Artistic Directors Stuart Wood and Nancy Medina. We deliver an expanding portfolio of BA courses including Acting for Screen and Acting for Stage and Screen, and highly successful Diploma courses for 16-18 year olds in Professional Acting and Dance. Our partnership with Tobacco Factory Theatres places us at the heart of Bristol’s theatre scene and we are the only BA acting course based in a working theatre and one that is passionate about diversity in the theatre industry.


The main responsibility will be to handle the application, audition and admissions processes for our degree courses (including new degrees launching in September 2022) and diploma courses. The role will cover the enrolment of students and provide targeted support for new degree students seeking accommodation in Bristol and dealing with our partner Bath Spa University to resolve practical student issues.


The role will also work with the Course Coordinators to maintain essential student support functions such as tracking attendance and being the first point of contact for students seeking help or advice.

Full training to use our systems and networks will be provided as will Designated Safeguarding training.

You will often be the first point of contact for the Performing Arts courses for student applicants and parents, as well as the many industry partners we have built up, and therefore will be responsible for projecting the high quality and professionalism for which the courses have become known.

It is a very busy department and the successful applicant will be able to juggle many complex and competing demands, solve problems and keep a cool head and cheerful countenance.

There will be liaison with:

  • Student applicants

  • The performing arts teaching team

  • Course Coordinators

  • Parents/guardians

  • Current students

  • Education Partners including Digitec, Cherwell and Bath Spa University


Email a CV and covering letter setting out why you would be the perfect candidate to

Applications without a covering letter will not be considered.


The closing date for applications is 5pm on 3rd June, 2022


We welcome applications from across diverse communities. 

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