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Dance Tutor (Period Dance Specialism - Fixed Term)

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University of Chichester

Up to 68 hours per semester.Hourly paid - £36.46 per hour.Fixed-term contract from September 2020 to May 2021.

Full Time

University of Chichester Conservatoire

The post holder assists with the delivery of the Single Honours route in the Acting for Film programme; leading the delivery and development of period dance (within the Spotlight modules) and coordinating aspects of the provision as required by the Programme Coordinator.

You will contribute to key activities of the team including the further development of the programme, teaching and assessments. This position will help deliver ‘period dance’ skills to ensure practical teaching meets students’ expectations. Your role will be to contribute to three key activities of the team; teaching, research and income generation, but its main focus will be teaching. Delivering high quality, effective and interactive teaching using a range of methods including face to face, blended and remote delivery.

Candidates should have an appropriate teaching /or equivalent professional qualifications and experience, with extensive recent relevant teaching / practical experience. It is anticipated that all staff will be engaged with the development of best practice in performance and its assessment, as well as in current developments in pedagogy. The programme adopts a student centric approach to learning and teaching and successful candidates will have experience of delivering high quality, interactive teaching or training activities.

It is essential you have a broad knowledge, experience and skills in period dance together with the energy, enthusiasm, organisational skills and flexibility which will contribute to enhancing the student experience.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Alison Woodward, Deputy to the Director of the University of Chichester Conservatoire (

This position requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check, which will be undertaken by the University on appointment.

The University of Chichester welcomes applicants from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) backgrounds as they are currently under represented at this level.

Closing Date: Tuesday 21 July 2020

Interview Date: TBC

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