DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) Job listing - Ballet Tutor

DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) is hiring a Ballet Tutor.

22 August 2023 Posted by One Dance Team


The DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) is currently looking to recruit an experienced and innovative Ballet Tutor.

Fee: £44.11 per hour. A total of £143.36 per Sunday. Travel contributions are available.


Delivery: Two ballet classes on a Sunday during term time. Classes will be delivered between 10.15am-1.45pm or 1.30pm-5pm, alternating each week. Classes are based at DanceEast, Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich. Initially a ten-week contract, with potential to extend for the academic year (an additional 20 weeks).


Join their team of expert tutors at the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) and inspire young dancers who demonstrate exceptional talent and a passion for dance. Located at the renowned Jerwood DanceHouse in Ipswich, the centre is a national hub for advanced dance training for 10–18-year-olds with potential in dance. As part of this world-class, non-residential program, you will work alongside leading tutors from across the UK to support and nurture gifted individuals who are dedicated to their dance training. The program, supported by the Department for Education, offers tuition to young people regardless of barriers. Graduates of the programme often pursue full-time education, with many of them enrolling in conservatoires or universities to pursue degrees, diplomas, and professional qualifications in dance. Core areas studied at the DanceEast CAT are Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Creative and Health studies.

They are seeking an exceptional candidate with a strong background in ballet training at conservatoire, degree level, or an equivalent qualification/experience. The ideal candidate will possess a creative and innovative teaching approach, capable of instructing students of various abilities and age groups, including those with limited ballet experience and those with exceptional talent. Experience working with young dancers and a solid understanding of their training and developmental needs are crucial. Ballet technique at the DanceEast CAT adopts a student-centred holistic method without set syllabi or exams. With a commitment to inclusion and diversity, the Ballet Tutor will uphold DanceEast’s commitment to addressing sector inequalities, and will actively incorporate this into their teaching practice, focusing on critical issues such as degendering ballet training and anti-racism. They will provide ballet training aligned with the evolving art form, fostering an inclusive dance environment that celebrates all identities.

The deadline for completed applications is Monday, 11 September, 10am.

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