LSC is always looking to enhance its faculty of dance teachers and encourages applications from those with significant professional experience, teaching experience and the relevant qualifications.
If you wish to be considered please email a CV and cover letter stating clearly your experience in the above areas to the Programme Administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org) for the Recruitment Panel’s consideration.
Your CV should outline:
- your performing and teaching experience*
- any professional, teaching and academic qualifications you hold
- any certificated Safeguarding/Duty of Care training you have undertaken
- whether or not you hold an up-to-date Enhanced DBS certificate (completed within the past three years)
*If you have separate performing and teaching CVs, please send both documents.
Cover letters should state:
- the style of dance you teach, stipulating any particular specialisms (e.g., Cunningham within Contemporary dance; Tap within Jazz dance)
- a brief description of your current teaching practice
- your current location and upcoming availability
- whether you are legally entitled to work in the UK
Course Leader/ Senior Lecturer
Contract Type: Full-time
Fee: £49,000 per annum
Location: Artsdepot, North Finchley, London
London Studio Centre (LSC) is an internationally recognised and OfS registered Higher Education conservatoire, which prides itself on training dancers, singers and actors for the profession. LSC delivers a range of programmes; from undergraduate provision focusing on professional performance, to postgraduate provision covering production, performance and education. LSC’s alumni are working worldwide with dance companies, in musicals and mainstream theatre from the West End to Broadway, in television, film and commercial dance to teaching professional theatre dance in professional, conservatoire and higher education contexts. LSC holds a Gold Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework Award. LSC’s most recent Quality Assurance Agency review, highlighted LSC had met all expectations with no recommendations for improvement. LSC is a vibrant and exciting place to work and is based in the award winning performing arts venue, artsdepot in North Finchley.
LSC wishes to recruit a full time Course Leader/Senior Lecturer to join the contextual studies department for the start of the 2022/23 academic year. This role would assume responsibility for course delivery and development. In addition, this role would incorporate administrative support within the education team delivering both undergraduate and postgraduate provision in both face-to-face and distance learning delivery modes. The successful candidate will be an experienced lecturer and course leader with robust knowledge of the Higher Education landscape and be able to contribute to supporting Learning and Teaching within the institution. LSC is looking for someone with a broad-ranging subject expertise, ideally with particular interests in theatre dance, contextual dance and/or theatre studies, dance and/or theatre history across a range of genres. They should hold relevant qualifications in Dance at Postgraduate level and ideally hold a PGCertHE or Fellowship of AdvanceHE.
They will exhibit leadership qualities enabling the smooth running of a university validated course including responsibility for organising a course from audition, through learning, teaching and assessment to robust annual monitoring. In addition the post holder will be committed to the integration of theory and practice, enabling students to develop their knowledge and understanding of the professional field, transferable skills and their own artistic and scholarly voice as emerging dance artists. They will be skilled in facilitating student-centred learning through classroom and independent study tasks with a rigorous knowledge of dance pedagogy and best practice in HE and Conservatoire environments at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. They will work to facilitate the students’ development of research, writing and presentation skills and good academic practice. They are experienced in using the virtual learning environment to support students’ in-classroom learning. They are an experienced marker, who gives detailed, personalised and constructive feedback on students’ formative and summative assessment work, including essays, projects, presentations, dissertations and reflective journals. They have a proactive approach to research and continuing professional development.
Please see the Application Pack for further information about LSC, a job description and person specification.
All applications must be returned by 9am, Friday 5th August, 2022
Online interviews will take place in the w/c 8th August 2022
Preferred start: September 2022, negotiable