Job titleHead of Childrens and Young Peoples Programmes
EmployerTrinity Laban
Job Description

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, which is just 10 minutes from London Bridge, is a forward thinking, contemporary and world-class Higher Education Institution with a vision to redefine the conservatoire for the 21st century.At the leading edge of music and dance training, it provides specialist education of the highest quality, which reflects the increasingly collaborative world of artistic practice and supports the lifelong career development of students and professional performing artists.

We are seeking to appoint a highly experienced, creative andinspirational leader for our Children and Young Peoples dance programmes inthe learning and participation team at Trinity Laban, with excellent strategic andartistic understanding and organisational skills.

A new post, the Head of Childrens and Young Peoplesprogrammes will leadthe dance related strategy, programming, management, delivery and artisticdevelopment of Trinity Labans widening participation and access programmes forchildren and young people, contributing to the wider Trinity Laban mission,vision, strategic aims and policies.

In a senior role, you will be committed to the value ofdance in education and community contexts for children and young people and indeveloping aninclusive, innovative and outward facing programme of artistic excellence,embedding access and progression for all.

You will havesubstantial experience and a proven track record in a management and leadershiprole in the dance learning and/or broader participation sector, and in buildingrelationships with a range of organisations and stakeholders, taking an imaginative and collaborative approachto developing participatory projects and programmes with partners.

Crucially, you willhave considerable understanding of high quality teaching and learning andcurriculum development within a dance context, have excellent communicationskills and be able to motivate and manage the experienced programme staff team,which includes administrators, managers and hourly paid dance artists andteachers.

The post will be partof the wider learning and participation team, working closely cross facultywith music colleagues to facilitate and support strong and effective teamworking with and deliver a joint and coherent programme.

Pleasenote: This position involves working with children and young people, thereforethe appointment will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure  Barring Servicecheck.

As an equal opportunities 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.

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

For any queries about this role that are not covered in the job pack, please email or call Katerina Filosofopoulou, People Services and Resourcing Officer on 0208 305 9476.

You can download a job pack here:

Permanent post, full time.

Furtherdetails: 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.

City / Townlondon
Rate / Salary£45,312 to £53,337
Deadline for application06/10/2019
Date of Audition
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