Swindon Dance, Dance Education & Development Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

Swindon Dance are looking for a 
Dance Education & Development Coordinator (Maternity Cover) for the Dance Education & Development Team                   
SALARY: £16,000-19,000 (pro rata)    
HOURS: 18.75hrs per week (Times and days TBC)

closes: 5th May 2017
RESPONSIBLE TO: Dance Education & Development Manager             
TEAM RESPONSIBILITY: Dance Education & Development Assistant Coordinator                    
 Under the direction of the Dance Education & Development Manager, the post holder will be responsible for the coordination, development and effective delivery of the Participation & Learning and Building Based programmes and initiatives.  The role may include opportunities to teach across Swindon Dance’s community & DanceOUT programmes primarily with children & young people.


  • Dance Degree or diploma from vocational school / dance conservatoire or relevant experience
  • Two years’ experience of teaching/choreographing in a community, youth and education context
  • Experience of producing shows in a community/ children & young people context
  • Two years’ experience of project management and administration
  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent planning, time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office / spread sheets / data bases
  • Knowledge and passion of the dance industry
  • Experience of partnership working



  • Knowledge and expertise in teaching more than one dance style and with a range of abilities
  • Experience of delivering dance to people with learning and physical disabilities
  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum and Arts Award & Artsmark programmes
  • Experience of writing / presenting reports e.g evaluation
  • Preparation of promotional material
  • Experience of budget management
  • Experience of supervising staff members


Personal Qualities

  • A team player
  • Self-starter able to work on own initiative
  • Organised and excellent time management skills
  • Able to manage multiple priorities
  • Prepared to work unsociable hours
  • Committed to the ethos of Dance in the Community


Other Requirements

  • Enhanced DBS Disclosure
  • Driving Licence
  • First Aid

For more info please go to: http://www.swindondance.org.uk/opportunities/

Closing date: 
Tuesday 2nd May 2017
circa £19,000
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