Visiting Teacher in charge of Ballet, High Wycombe

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Wycombe Abbey SchoolHigh Wycombe

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Start date: Required September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which is well above that of the maintained sector.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Wycombe Abbey is seeking to employ an outstanding individual to lead, manage and further develop the ballet department. The new Teacher in Charge of Ballet must be a fully qualified and registered RAD teacher with experience in choreography and non-syllabus classes. The ability to teach ISTD modern and/or tap would be advantageous but not essential. 

The role requires the delivery of both graded and vocational syllabuses and is a full-time post consisting of approx. 30 hours per week. Lessons take place during the school day and in the evening and can be timetabled around teacher availability. Class sizes are small and the pupils are motivated and enthusiastic, enjoying a wide range of teaching and learning techniques. 

The post is most suited to a flexible and highly motivated candidate with a passion for classical ballet and group choreography. The role may suit an ambitious and driven newly qualified Ballet graduate.

To apply, please complete the application form for Academic Staff found on our website and return to Human Resources via 

Closing date for applications: 5 June 2018.

Interviews will take place week commencing 11 June 2018.

Wycombe Abbey School 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.

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Registered Charity No. 310638

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More about Wycombe Abbey School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Abbey Way, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 520381
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