Head of Dance, Bedford

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Bedford Modern SchoolBedford

Date posted:
Start date: March to August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking a Head of Dance to cover a period of maternity leave within our Performance Arts Faculty to commence 04 March 2019.

The role is for 39 hours per week, Monday to Saturday, term time plus three weeks.

The successful applicant will report to the Director of Performance Arts, be responsible for the development, co-ordination, planning and delivery of Dance training at the school, ensuring the highest possible levels of tuition, guidance and support are offered at all times.

Vocational teaching experience with relevant Dance qualifications, ISTD, Laban, IDTA or equivalent are essential, as is the ability to evidence a successful track record of Dance training and choreographic work.

Knowledge and experience in a range of styles including Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz, Hip-hop, Street Dance, Contemporary and Dance from other cultures together with creative vision are also essential.

This is a practical, hands-on role and we are looking for a dynamic individual that can motivate and inspire our students of all ages and all abilities.

Closing date: 9.00am on Friday 18 January 2019

Interview date: Week commencing 21 January 2019, actual date to be confirmed

Further detailscan be found on the website. Completed application forms should be returned to the HR Department, Bedford Modern School, Manton Lane, Bedford MK41 7NT or by email: hr@bedmod.co.uk

The Harpur Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other checks.


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More about Bedford Modern School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: Manton Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7NT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234 332500
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Bedford Modern School is an Independent Co-educational Day School. There are in excess of 1200 students in the School from age 7 to 18. The School is governed by the Harpur Trust.

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