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Examinations Team Leader LAMDA – The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

LAMDA are seeking an energetic and collaborative team player to lead their busy Examinations department as an Examinations Team Leader.

  • Location: Hybrid working with regular travel to Hammersmith, London
  • Salary: £26,000 - £30,000
  • Closing date: Open process with rolling applications

LAMDA is an arts based awarding body and examination board who are excited to welcome someone to their team, and lead their busy examinations department to help with their growth and development within the performing arts sector.

The primary focus of this role is to be responsible for the Examinations Operations Department of UK Private Exams, providing leadership, support and line management to a team of Examinations Coordinators in order to meet the Department’s operational objectives, which will contribute to LAMDA’s overall business objectives.

As the Examinations Team Leader, you will manage and assess the Department’s administrative workload and ensure the Operations Examinations Coordinators are appropriately trained and allocated to tasks to meet changing priorities. You will manage the UK Private Examinations Coordinators as well as any casual workers, providing all support, training and workload assistance needs.

You will liaise with the Deputy Examinations Operations Manager to allocate Examinations Coordinators, review and escalate the resource requirements to meet the business needs of the department in accordance with operating procedures and operations standards.

As the Examinations Team Leader, you will also be liaising with other Team Leaders and the Deputy Operations Manager to flex resource between teams and request temporary/causal workers to deal with peaks of activity. You will be the first point of contact within the team for the booking, scheduling, results of examinations and general enquiries from internal and external stakeholders.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is ready to take that step up into a management role and has excellent communication skills, previous administrative experience, as well as knowledge of Examinations and their full lifecycle.

For further information about the role, or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultant at Peridot Partners:

Natasha Moiba | natasha@peridotpartners.co.uk

Kristina Preston | kristina@peridotpartners.co.uk


If you would like to know more about this role please contact Kristina Preston

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LAMDA is a leader in performing arts training and strives for excellence in every facet of our organisation.

Founded in 1861, LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) is a world-leading conservatoire offering exceptional vocational training to actors, stage managers, technicians, and directors. In addition to six validated degree programmes, LAMDA offers a Foundation Diploma and a number of validated semester and summer short courses.

In July 2018, LAMDA joined the register of Higher Education Providers, a key step towards achieving degree awarding powers. LAMDA will now operate independently from the Conservatoire of Dance and Drama, receiving funding directly from the Office for Students.

The works of the academy are complemented by that of LAMDA Examinations, through which LAMDA offers a drama and communications-based syllabus leading to accredited and non-accredited awards in the UK and overseas.

In 2017, LAMDA moved into its new £28.2m centre for world-leading drama training. LAMDA’s new home features ten large training and rehearsal studios, three theatres – the 200 seat Sainsbury Theatre, 120-seat Carne Studio Theatre, the Linbury Studio, and a fully equipped digital and audio suite. In January 2018, LAMDA alumni Benedict Cumberbatch was appointed the Academy’s President.

LAMDA Alumni include Nikki Amuka-Bird, Patricia Hodge, Janet Suzman, Chiwetel Ejofor, Jeremy Irvine, Rory Kinnear, Harriet Walter, Rose Leslie, Paterson Joseph, David Oyelowo, Katherine Parkinson, Toby Stephens, David Suchet, Sam Claflin, Leah Harvey, and Ruth Wilson, among many others.


Our accessibility provisions include:

  • Step-free access to the building, accessible workstations (e.g. desk, office), and step-free access to all key meeting rooms and toilets.
  • Papers and materials can be presented in different formats if needed.

If you have any further needs around accessibility, please get in touch with the advising consultant for a confidential chat on how we can best fulfil your needs.

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    For further information about the role, or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at Peridot Partners

    Natasha Moiba | natasha@peridotpartners.co.uk

    Kristina Preston | kristina@peridotpartners.co.uk

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    Closing date: Open process with rolling applications


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