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RAD - Step into Dance Administrative Assistant

The Royal Academy of Dance are looking for an exceptional administrative assistant to support the Step into Dance Companies and Ambassadors scheme, as well as the Step into Dance Arts Award.

£18,000 – £21,000 pa pro rata

1 year FTC (renewable) / Part time - 0.6fte, 3 days per week including Sundays during term time  (approx. 21 hours per week)


The Royal Academy of Dance is a dynamic organisation dedicated to advancing standards of dance education and teaching, and to promoting and investing in the development of dance worldwide. Through partnership with the Jack Petchey Foundation, the Academy provides an inclusive secondary school dance programme, involving extra-curricular classes and performance opportunities (including SEND) in 200 schools across London and Essex.


You will have experience of working in an administrative capacity ideally in an arts education environment along with the ability to support the organisation of events. Experience working with children and young people in a responsible capacity is desirable.

With a commitment to customer service, you will have good interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels. To succeed in this role, you will need strong organisational skills, together with the talent to multi-task, prioritise, and see tasks through to completion whilst demonstrating accuracy and attention to detail, even under pressure.

Please note that weekend working on Sundays during term time is required to support the delivery of the Companies and Ambassadors scheme.

An offer of employment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This is a rewarding and challenging role within the Step into Dance team at the Royal Academy of Dance, which is a forward-thinking, equal opportunities employer. Additional benefits to the salary include 15 days paid holiday, pension scheme, season ticket loan, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes.


To apply for the role of Step into Dance Administrative Assistant, please download an application pack. CVs are only accepted in support of a completed application form. No agencies please.

Closing date: 12 October 2017 before 1200 noon

Interviews: 25 October 2017