DanceEast seeks Coordinator for Centre for Advanced Training

Closing Date: 17 March 2021


Location: Ipswich, Suffolk

Remuneration: £20,367pa.


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DanceEast is looking for a dynamic and responsible Coordinator to support the administration and development of the DanceEast Centre for Advanced Training (CAT). The post will primarily support day to day operations of the CAT programme including operational responsibilities as well as ongoing support for students and families, tutors, musicians, and external partners.

Based in the purpose-built Jerwood DanceHouse on the Ipswich waterfront, the CAT Coordinator will form a central part of the small, fast-paced team responsible for the development and delivery of the core CAT programme, within the wider Creative Team. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to contribute to an exciting and specialist area of dance education and training, and the development of young dance artists.

Applicants should be educated to degree level or have equivalent professional experience and have strong administrative and communication skills, as well as a positive attitude and problem-solving approach. Experience of working with young people in a dance setting is desirable.

Further information can be found here in the Candidate Briefing and on our website.

DanceEast recognise the value of having a diverse workforce and is actively seeking to broaden the range of people represented in our workforce. We therefore welcome applications from candidates from a wide range of ages, backgrounds and lifestyles.

To apply, the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form should ideally be completed electronically and emailed to or sent by post to Bill Armitage, General Manager, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich IP4 1DW, marked “Private and Confidential”. Please note that CV’s will only be considered when attached to a fully completed Application Form.

Completed applications must arrive at DanceEast by Noon on Wednesday 17 March. Successful applicants will be invited to an online Zoom interview on Monday 22 March, and candidates should be available on this date.