Dance Teacher, Vientiane, Laos

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Panyathip - The British International School in LaosVientiane, Laos

Date posted:
Start date: August 2018, ideally, but negotiable.
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: To be discussed at interview
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

PANYATHIP INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL – THE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL IN LAOS, has entered into a partnership with the Royal Academy of Dance to deliver the first RAD dance programme in the country. 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, RAD awards and a Continuing Professional Development programme.

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic and forward-thinking Dance/Performing Arts Teacher to oversee the School’s dance programme and to support its performing arts provision through the delivery of high quality dance classes, performances and extra curricula activities. You will be responsible for developing a dance curriculum which you will teach to students at kindergarten, primary and secondary levels of study, as well as contribute more broadly to the school’s ethos and mission of developing a life-long love of learning and a sense of responsible citizenship. You will also develop a programme of Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) syllabus classes as an after school /Saturday morning dance club, with a view of entering students for RAD examinations. In addition to these activities, there is potential to offer additional private dance tuition and holiday programmes to enhance the stated salary.

You should be a committed and enthusiastic RAD qualified dance teacher (Registered Teacher Status) with a strong knowledge and understanding of pedagogical practices which inform the learning and teaching of dance. You will need comprehensive knowledge and/or experience of developing dance curricula which is educationally sound and culturally inclusive. You will have a strong knowledge, understanding and experience of teaching RAD syllabi across a range of age groups and abilities, with an interest in developing the work of the RAD in Laos.

This is a rewarding and challenging role within the Panyathip - The British International School in Laos. Salary and benefits will be shared with shortlisted applicants.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wishes to be based in the capital of Laos - and a particularly good time to join us as 2018 is Visit Laos Year with lots of cultural and other events.  Please see our website for information about the school :


To apply for this role please send the following information to -  

· A One-Page Letter of Application

· A Curriculum Vitae stating all qualifications and a complete work history

· A recent passport-sized photograph

· Contact detail of at least three (3) referees (one of which must be your current or most recent employer). References will be requested following the short-list stage.

· A clear good copy of any qualifications, as well evidence of further relevant professional development/ qualifications.

Interviews to be held via Skype (please provide your skype details)

Police clearance and other formalities 

Panyathip Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practices and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All teachers appointed to Panyathip - The British International School in Laos, are required to provide criminal records checks. Further details will be provided during interview.

Job location

More about Panyathip - The British International School in Laos
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Early Years
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 6 - 18 years
Address: Kindergarten School, Saphanthong Tai Village, Sisattanak District, Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic
Telephone: +856 30 983 3999
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