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Royal Academy of Dance

Archived: Lecturer in Dance Education

£28,000 to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience

Permanent | Full time | Monday to Friday (34.5 hours per week)

The Royal Academy of Dance is a dynamic organisation dedicated to advancing standards of dance education and teaching, and to the promotion and development of dance worldwide. Through its Faculty of Education, the RAD is an Accredited Provider of Initial Teacher Training, offering internationally recognised qualifications including university-validated degrees and its own awards.

We wish to make a full-time appointment for a Lecturer in Dance Education to contribute to the development of the Faculty of Education. You will have a strong dance and education background to be able to contribute to the teaching, assessment and development of practical as well as teacher education and training modules across all Faculty of Education programmes. As part of this role, you will also be responsible for the supervision of practical teaching placements as well as undertake administrative duties associated with teaching, day- to-day management and support of students.

You should be committed and enthusiastic with an excellent educational background including a postgraduate degree (or near completion of postgraduate degree) or equivalent. You will need comprehensive knowledge and experience of teaching and the ability to co-ordinate teaching and other related activities to meet deadlines and targets. Moreover, you will have a strong understanding of student support and pastoral matters in education and higher education. Familiarity with blended and distance learning and teaching strategies and objectives and up to date knowledge and understanding of current educational issues relating to both theory and practice are also essential.

This is a rewarding and challenging role within the Faculty of Education at the Royal Academy of Dance, which is a forward thinking, equal opportunities employer. Our benefits offering includes 25 days holiday, contributory Teachers’ Pension Scheme, Perkbox benefits platform, Bupa cash-plan, life assurance, season ticket loan and cycle-to-work scheme. We offer a range of well-being activities, including street dance classes, Pilates, book club and a craft club.

We particularly encourage and welcome applications from people with a disability, people from minority ethnic backgrounds, and people from the LGBTQIA+ community.

Please let us know if you have any access needs for the interview.

An offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Closing date: 12pm on Monday 26th September 2022

Interview date: 30th September 2022

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