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Dance Teachers: Children and Young People's Dance

Salary:  Starting pay rate is £37.41 per hour in 23-24
Post Type:  Part-time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term
Contract Length:  Fixed Term July 2025
FTE:  1
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 03 March 2024
Interview Date:  See advert
Reference:  386-24

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a forward thinking, world-class Higher Education Institution.  At the leading edge of music and dance training, we provide specialist education of the highest quality, which nurtures the individual voice and artistic personality of every student and participant.  Our Children and Young People’s Dance Programmes enable young people to engage and progress through a range of programmes and activities.

The Centre for Advanced Training in Dance at Trinity Laban is an innovative scheme offering young people, aged 12-18 years, with exceptional talent and potential in dance access to high quality training in Contemporary, Hip Hop, Ballet and Creative, taught by a highly experienced team of professional dance teachers and artists.

Trinity Laban are looking for inspiring dance teachers to join our teaching team.  We are looking for 

  • Contemporary Dance Teacher for the Centre for Advanced Training including technical dance teaching in Contemporary Dance and facilitating creative sessions that develop a range of choreographic skills (4 - 5 hours approx. each Saturday in term time)
  • Outreach and Cover Teachers in a range of dance styles, to join a pool of teachers for delivery of off-site outreach sessions in schools and community settings, as well as occasional cover teaching for the CAT and Youth Dance Programme in Contemporary and/or Hip-Hop Dance and wider opportunities.

Teachers must have strong technical dance skills, a creative practise, and be excellent communicators, able to engage and enthuse a broad range of young people with different prior experiences and backgrounds, to progress their learning in dance.  

Teachers will be responsible for planning and delivering dance activities from our studios in the Laban Building, Deptford or wider community settings (typically South East London).  

Please note, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS) will be required.

As an equal opportunity employer, we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Trinity Laban is committed to equality and diversity.  Disabled candidates and those from ethnically diverse backgrounds who meet the essential criteria for a role will be guaranteed an interview as they are underrepresented in our workforce.  It is particularly important that teachers can connect with diverse communities of young people in our building, schools and youth services in South East London and the South East region.   


If you think this might be just the job for you, 

Please complete the short application form evidencing your teaching experience.  Within the application form please include a short description of a typical class that you teach and your influences.

Closing Date: 23:59 hours BST Sunday 3 March 2024 (No Agencies)

Teaching Audition and Interview Dates: 12- 23 March 2024 

(various times including evening of Tuesday 12 & Wednesday 13 March, Tue 19 March & Wed 20 March, or Saturday 23 March 11-5pm)

Please note all applications submitted will be shortlisted anonymously by our recruiting panel, so please ensure that your name and personal details are not included to the supporting statement, otherwise we will not be able to consider your application.

Teaching Audition and Interviews:  

Candidates will be invited to teach a half an hour practical session to a group of CAT students.

This will be followed by a thirty-minute interview, on one of the dates listed.  

Further details will be provided to shortlisted applicants.  

If you think this might be just the job for you, please click on ‘Apply online’ to complete and submit an application form.

For any queries about this role that are not covered in the job pack, please email Katerina Filosofopoulou, our Talent Resourcing and Organisational Development Officer on 

You can download a job pack by clicking on the ‘Job Pack’ link below:

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All of our taught programmes are validated by Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Research degrees are validated by City, University of London. 

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales Company No. 51090. Registered Charity No. 309998.

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