DanceWest is the community organisation for West London engaging people of all ages and abilities in high quality dance activity.

Based at the Lyric Hammersmith we are a nonprofit organisation founded in 2014 by Choreographer & Producer Rosie Whitney-Fish.

We are looking for experienced teachers and enthusiastic teaching assistants to join our team of teachers in January 2018. Our teaching team deliver our extensive community programme in a variety of settings across West London on a part-time, freelance basis.

Where: Lyric Hammersmith, Lyric Square, King’s Street, London, England, W6 0QL

When: Saturday 18th November, 2-4pm

Deadline for applications: Monday 30th October 2017

Lead Dance Teachers

We are looking for lead teachers with a minimum of ten-years community dance teaching experience. We are interested in hearing from teachers that come from a variety of styles and backgrounds but have experience of teaching dance in the community to different participants including one or more of the following audiences:

·         Pre-school children and families

·         Children and young people in schools and education settings 4-18 years

·         Older adults 65+ in care homes, sheltered accommodation and community centers.

·         Harder to reach young people 11+

·         Professional Development training for Children and Young People

·         Adult classes

·         CPD delivery for teachers

Assistant Dance Teachers

We are also looking for dance professionals at early stages of their dance teaching to join our team as assistant dance teachers. The assistant may have recently completed professional training or looking to build their career as a dance teacher. The assistant dance teacher should be enthusiastic and passionate about making dance accessible to all.

To apply

Step 1: Deadline to apply – Monday 30 October 2017

Please send a CV stating which role you are applying to

When applying please confirm within the email that you possess a DBS check and own public liability insurance.

Step 2: A recruitment day workshop – Saturday 18 November, 14.00-16.00 at the Lyric Hammersmith

Selected candidates will be invited to attend a recruitment day workshop, which will include the opportunity to meet the DanceWest team, participate in the workshop and be introduced to our programmes.

Step 3: Shortlist Interviews – Friday 24 November 2017

Step 4: Appointments announced – 5 December 2017

Step 5: Start of contract- January 2018


Rates of pay

£10-£15k pro rata

Contact Details:

Rosie Whitney-Fish

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