Head of Examinations and Responsible Officer


Head of Examinations and Responsible Officer

London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art

155 Talgarth Road London W14 9DA
Permanent, full-time
£55,000 to £60,000 plus excellent benefits

Summary of the role

An exciting leadership position has arisen within our fast paced and dynamic Examinations department. Working closely with the Director of Commercial Development, you will lead the strategic and business development of LAMDA Examinations as we embark on an exciting and innovative phase of the business both with the UK and internationally. As a member of LAMDA’s Senior Management team, you will be responsible for leading the team, the operational management, development, quality assurance and delivery of LAMDA Examinations, nationally and internationally.

The successful candidate will work with the Director of LAMDA, Director of Commercial Development, Senior Management team and other LAMDA departments, to deliver LAMDA’s strategic objectives through the growth and development of LAMDA Examinations.

This is a pivotal role within the Academy and the successful applicant will have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, ability to think strategically and creatively, with experience to lead, inspire and motivate a large team, with a proactive approach.



LAMDA is an exciting place to work with our wonderful new spaces, brilliant teaching and high energy students and staff. We are looking for a creative and passionate person with a high attention to detail to join our team as together we grow the potential of LAMDA.

A world class drama school and educational charity, LAMDA – the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art – delivers exceptional vocational training in the performing arts. The Academy’s alumni include world class actors such as Benedict Cumberbatch, David Oyelowo, Ruth Wilson, John Lithgow, David Suchet CBE, Maureen Lipman, Jim Broadbent, Rory Kinnear and many more.

LAMDA’s core aim is to train the best artists, regardless of social or financial background. In order to ensure that its work is accessible to all, LAMDA operates a robust scholarship scheme, awarding significant support to one in five full-time students each year.


About LAMDA Examinations

LAMDA offer practical examinations and Qualifications in speech, communication and performance to Learners in the UK and internationally. Our aim is to provide Learners of all ages with the opportunity to develop the self-confidence, initiative and communication skills they need to realise their potential.

LAMDA examines over 100,000 candidates in more than 30 countries annually. We are one of the UK’s oldest and most respected awarding organisations and across the globe our examinations and Qualifications unite Learners of all abilities, backgrounds and cultures.

How to apply

For a full job description and the Equality and Diversity monitoring form please visit https://www.lamda.ac.uk/about-lamda/jobs

To apply, please complete the application form together with the Equality and Diversity monitoring form and send it to the HR Manager at hr@lamda.ac.uk

The closing date for all applications: 5 pm on Friday 26th April

Interviews: ASAP

Closing Date