Head of Dance

  • Teaching
  • Salary range - MPS/ UPS + TLR
  • Location - Co-op Academy North Manchester
  • Closing date - October 29, 2018
Job description

As Head of Dance you will be the lead for Dance throughout the Academy. Dance is taught to all pupils in Key Stage 3 and as a curriculum option in KS4, something we are very proud of.

Our outcomes in Dance and across the performing arts are particularly strong and The Arts are a key part of our curriculum offer. The ideal candidate will be a talented, inspirational teacher with excellent inter-personal skills and will be highly effective in promoting and maintaining excellence for all across the department.

You will also offer a range of extra -curricular dance opportunities across the age ranges, oversee dance performances and work with staff from other departments including the music and drama departments to put on joint performances.

You will have the skills to be able to both foster existing relationships with external  dance organisations, as well as  build new relationships  in order to benefit  the learning experiences of our pupils.  You will also be willing to contribute to the primary transition programme and other community based projects.

Our core values of Respect, Commitment and Trust are at the heart of all we do and our vision of excellence permeates our drive to ensure the highest outcomes for every student. This is a key post in ensuring that the Academy continues to move from strength to strength.

Our core co-operative values define us. Every member of staff in our academy follows our ‘Ways of Being’;

  • Do what matters most
  • Be yourself, always
  • Show you care
  • Succeed together