Royal Academy of Dance

Dance School – Class Assistants and Information Assistants

Shifts available Monday – Friday afternoon / evenings and / or Saturday and Sunday (term time only)

£9.50 per hour

A superb opportunity has arisen for new Dance School Class Assistants and Information Assistants to join the Dance School team at the Royal Academy of Dance Headquarters.

The Royal Academy of Dance (“RAD”) 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 new headquarters in Battersea offers a variety of dance 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 a number of Class Assistants and Information Assistants to support the running of the RAD Dance School classes from September 2022 for the Academic year 2022/2023.

Dance School Class Assistants

You will be responsible for ensuring the safety of children and young people attending the school, including chaperoning them to and from studios and assisting the teacher during the dance class itself.

Previous experience of working with children and knowledge of basic ballet technique and/or other dance styles and dance class structure are essential. You will need excellent communication skills in English and have good interpersonal skills along with the ability to work within a team and be able to take decisions within set guidelines.

Dance School Information Assistants

You will be the first point of contact for students, parents, guardians and the general public dealing with queries in person, over the telephone and via email. You will support the Dance School Team, teachers and pianists with any queries they might have.

Previous experience of working with children and carrying out simple administrative tasks is essential, along with excellent high standards of customer service. You will need to have confidence to deal with enquiries, excellent communication skills in English and a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes (Word and Excel), email and Internet.

Appointment to post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and you must be able to demonstrate your right to work in the UK.

Successful candidates will be required to attend a compulsory induction day Thursday 8th September 2022.

For more information and to apply, visit www.royalacademyofdance.org/jobs/current-vacancies/dance-school-class-assistants-and-information-assistants-2/

Closing date: 10am on 15th August 2022
Interviews: end of week of 15th August & week commencing 22nd August 2022

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