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Dance School Principal
£30,000 to £34,000 pa pro-rata
Application deadline: August 24th 2018
£30,000 to £34,000 pa pro-rata | Permanent | Part-time 18 hours per week
The Royal Academy of Dance is a dynamic organisation dedicated to advancing standards of dance education – teaching, promoting and investing in the development of dance worldwide. RAD Dance School based at our headquarters in Battersea offers a variety of dances classes for young people and adults with classes taking place during the afternoon and evenings Monday to Friday and all day on Saturday during term time.
We are looking for an experienced and talented part-time Dance School Principal to oversee the artistic strategy for the RAD Dance School ensuring a high quality commercially viable programme of classes with maximum participant numbers throughout the year.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with extensive ballet dance teaching experience including the RAD syllabus and examinations as well as experience of formulating and maintaining class timetables and supervising a team of teachers and classroom assistants.
Sound interpersonal and customer service skills, together with all round first class communication skills in English will be needed as you will work with a wide variety of stakeholders. Excellent organisational skills, together with the talent to plan, multi-task, prioritise and meet deadlines whilst staying calm under pressure are essential.
Appointment to this post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
This is a rewarding and challenging role within the Training department at the Royal Academy of Dance, which is a forward thinking, equal opportunities employer. Additional benefits to the salary include paid holiday, Bupa cash plan, pension scheme, life assurance scheme, season ticket loan, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes.
To apply for this role please visit www.royalacademyofdance.orgad.org.uk/workwithus. CVs are only accepted in support of a completed application form. No agencies please.
If you are selected for interview you will be required to submit a filmed footage of yourself teaching an RAD syllabi class. Full instructions will be given to selected applicants.
Closing date: 24 August 2018 at 1200 noon
Interviews: 3 September 2018
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