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Learning Support Coordinator (Term-Time only)

London Contemporary Dance School

Closing date: 10am Monday 5th August 2019

Interviews: Thursday 8th August at The Place

Based at The Place, a creative powerhouse for dance development, London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) has been preparing young artists for a physically rigorous and highly creative profession for 50 years. The school ensures that its students are versed in the skills and knowledge that will enable them to achieve a lifelong career within the professional dance industry, in whatever shape that may take. An education at LCDS is grounded in a culture that celebrates the young emergent critical artistic voice, which gives it space, acknowledgment and above all works to develop its uniqueness.

With 150 undergraduates and 50 postgraduates from all over the world, LCDS pushes the boundaries of what dance can be through an educational portfolio comprising; BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance, MA/PGDip Contemporary Dance with two performance pathways and MA Screendance.

As a member of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama that offers shared services for six schools based in London, Bristol and Leeds for 1,000 students we are able to leverage advantages in scale and impact and build key partnerships.

We are looking to appoint a newly created post within our Registry and Student Well-Being team, providing learning support for our undergraduate and postgraduate students. The key objective of this role is to support academic attainment by equipping students with the knowledge and ability to access learning support throughout their studies, whilst also developing invaluable life skills and strategies to advance their future careers.

Ideal candidates will hold a specialist qualification in providing support to students with specific learning difficulties (SpLDs) and have experience working with and supporting students across three specialist areas:

  • SpLDs such as dyslexia, dyspraxia.
  • English as a foreign language
  • Academic and study skills

They will be driven to provide high quality student support services and able to demonstrate an understanding of the issues affecting students’ learning experience in a diverse higher education environment.

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Based at The Place, a creative powerhouse for dance development, London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) has been preparing young artists for a physically rigorous and highly creative profession for 50 years. The school ensures that its students are versed in the skills and knowledge that will enable them to achieve a lifelong career within the professional dance industry, in whatever shape that may take. An education at LCDS is grounded in a culture that celebrates the young emergent critical artistic voice, which gives it space, acknowledgment and above all works to develop its uniqueness.

With 150 undergraduates and 50 postgraduates from all over the world, LCDS pushes the boundaries of what dance can be through an educational portfolio comprising; BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance, MA/PGDip Contemporary Dance with two performance pathways and MA Screendance.

As a member of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama that offers shared services for six schools based in London, Bristol and Leeds for 1,000 students we are able to leverage advantages in scale and impact and build key partnerships.

We are looking to appoint a newly created post within our Registry and Student Well-Being team, providing learning support for our undergraduate and postgraduate students. The key objective of this role is to support academic attainment by equipping students with the knowledge and ability to access learning support throughout their studies, whilst also developing invaluable life skills and strategies to advance their future careers.

Ideal candidates will hold a specialist qualification in providing support to students with specific learning difficulties (SpLDs) and have experience working with and supporting students across three specialist areas:

  • SpLDs such as dyslexia, dyspraxia.
  • English as a foreign language
  • Academic and study skills

They will be driven to provide high quality student support services and able to demonstrate an understanding of the issues affecting students’ learning experience in a diverse higher education environment.

Renumeration: Approximately 0.7 of £30,570 p.a. to be pro-rated based on agreed hours

Contract: Term time only (37 Weeks per year)

For further details and a candidate pack please visit www.theplace.org.uk/vacancies or email jobs@theplace.org.uk

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Librarian (Term-Time only)

London Contemporary Dance School

Closing date: 12 noon Thursday 8th August

Interviews: Wednesday 14th August at The Place

Based at The Place, a creative powerhouse for dance development, London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) has been preparing young artists for a physically rigorous and highly creative profession for 50 years. The school ensures that its students are versed in the skills and knowledge that will enable them to achieve a lifelong career within the professional dance industry, in whatever shape that may take. An education at LCDS is grounded in a culture that celebrates the young emergent critical artistic voice, which gives it space, acknowledgment and above all works to develop its uniqueness.

With 150 undergraduates and 50 postgraduates from all over the world, LCDS pushes the boundaries of what dance can be through an educational portfolio comprising; BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance, MA/PGDip Contemporary Dance with two performance pathways and MA Screendance.

LCDS wish to appoint a Librarian who will be responsible for developing and managing library and learning resources for the students and staff of LCDS and users of the Place.  The key objective of the role is to support academic attainment by providing access to high quality resources and equipping students with the ability to develop their research skills to support their lifelong learning.

The post holder should have experience of working as an Information Professional preferably in a Higher Education Institution and have an affinity with the education and training ethos of conservatoire level training and student-centred learning.

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Based at The Place, a creative powerhouse for dance development, London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) has been preparing young artists for a physically rigorous and highly creative profession for 50 years. The school ensures that its students are versed in the skills and knowledge that will enable them to achieve a lifelong career within the professional dance industry, in whatever shape that may take. An education at LCDS is grounded in a culture that celebrates the young emergent critical artistic voice, which gives it space, acknowledgment and above all works to develop its uniqueness.

With 150 undergraduates and 50 postgraduates from all over the world, LCDS pushes the boundaries of what dance can be through an educational portfolio comprising; BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance, MA/PGDip Contemporary Dance with two performance pathways and MA Screendance.

LCDS wish to appoint a Librarian who will be responsible for developing and managing library and learning resources for the students and staff of LCDS and users of the Place.  The key objective of the role is to support academic attainment by providing access to high quality resources and equipping students with the ability to develop their research skills to support their lifelong learning.

The post holder should have experience of working as an Information Professional preferably in a Higher Education Institution and have an affinity with the education and training ethos of conservatoire level training and student-centred learning.

Renumeration: 0.7 of £25,000 to be pro-rated based on agreed hours

Contract: to commence in Sept 2019. Term-time only (37 Weeks per year)

For further details and a candidate pack please visit www.theplace.org.uk/vacancies or email jobs@theplace.org.uk

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Company Secretary and Head of Assurance

Conservatoire for Dance and Drama

Closing date: Tuesday 27 August 2019

Interviews: Date to be confirmed

The Conservatoire is seeking to recruit an outstanding individual to the post of Company Secretary and Head of Assurance to support the coordination of its governance and committee operations and legal/contractual assurance, and be a key member of its senior management team.

About the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama

This is an exciting time in the Conservatoire’s development. The Conservatoire is a higher education provider registered with the Office for Students which has a unique federated structure within which its member schools maintain legal independence.  Through its member schools it delivers world leading higher education and vocational training in the performing arts (dance, drama, circus arts and technical theatre). It is in the process of agreeing a new five-year strategic plan for growth and development.

The role

The Company Secretary and Head of Assurance will support the coordination of the Conservatoire’s governance and committee operations; provide support to the Chair and members of the Board of Governors and its committees, and ensure that the Board meets statutory requirements and best practice as the governing body of a publicly-funded higher education provider and non-exempt charity. The role also includes oversight of human resources support, legal support and contracts, including relating to premises.

The Conservatoire is looking for an individual with outstanding interpersonal and excellent organisational skills, including a demonstrable ability to work in an environment which requires initiative, self-motivation, ability to prioritise and attention to detail. The successful candidate will bring substantial experience of servicing a governing body in a higher education or similar institution. They will have the ability to work effectively but autonomously as part of small administrative team and liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.

The role is being advertised as a 0.8 FTE contract, but applicants seeking a full-time contract would be considered.

Job description

Please view the link below for a full job description:

Company Secretary and Head of Assurance job description

 

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The Conservatoire is seeking to recruit an outstanding individual to the post of Company Secretary and Head of Assurance to support the coordination of its governance and committee operations and legal/contractual assurance, and be a key member of its senior management team.

About the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama

This is an exciting time in the Conservatoire’s development. The Conservatoire is a higher education provider registered with the Office for Students which has a unique federated structure within which its member schools maintain legal independence.  Through its member schools it delivers world leading higher education and vocational training in the performing arts (dance, drama, circus arts and technical theatre). It is in the process of agreeing a new five-year strategic plan for growth and development.

The role

The Company Secretary and Head of Assurance will support the coordination of the Conservatoire’s governance and committee operations; provide support to the Chair and members of the Board of Governors and its committees, and ensure that the Board meets statutory requirements and best practice as the governing body of a publicly-funded higher education provider and non-exempt charity. The role also includes oversight of human resources support, legal support and contracts, including relating to premises.

The Conservatoire is looking for an individual with outstanding interpersonal and excellent organisational skills, including a demonstrable ability to work in an environment which requires initiative, self-motivation, ability to prioritise and attention to detail. The successful candidate will bring substantial experience of servicing a governing body in a higher education or similar institution. They will have the ability to work effectively but autonomously as part of small administrative team and liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.

The role is being advertised as a 0.8 FTE contract, but applicants seeking a full-time contract would be considered.

Job description

Please view the link below for a full job description:

Company Secretary and Head of Assurance job description

 

Hours of work: 0.8 FTE, will consider full-time

Renumeration: £48,000 per annum pro rata

Contract: Permanent

To apply for the role, please complete the application and monitoring forms by Tuesday 27 August and return to Olivia Oakley by email: olivia.oakley@cdd.ac.uk

Application form

Equality monitoring form

If you would like to discuss the role or have any questions, please contact David Ruebain, Chief Executive Officer (david.ruebain@cdd.ac.uk).

 

 

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