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Head of Faculty Development

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing aspires to be a world leader in dance education, setting the benchmark for best practice through our extensive syllabi and teacher training. We are committed to becoming a dynamic, future-focused organisation that promotes the social, cultural, physical and educational benefits of dance for all.

Reporting to the Director of Dance, the postholder will be responsible for nurturing and supporting the Cecchetti Faculty to ensure the continued success of their genre; promoting the development of dance teaching and learning; and facilitating the development of progressive syllabi and examinations.

The following post is currently available to start as soon as possible:

  • Head of Faculty Development (Cecchetti Classical Ballet) - 2.5 days per week equivalent, with flexibility around how this time might be arranged.

We are looking for candidates with a high level of practical knowledge of teaching and training in the Cecchetti method, coupled with excellent organisational skills and proven experience in motivating teams to deliver high quality results. Applicants should have experience of managing budgets, be confident in Word and Excel and be familiar with, or willing to learn with appropriate support, how to use a range of different software tools.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in the Dance Department and thereby contribute to the artistic development of the Society.

This role is based at HQ, 22-26 Paul Street, London EC2A 4QE but we also support flexible home working arrangements.

Job description

Please download the full job description here and send your CV to hr@istd.org


Closing date: Friday 10 July

Interview via Zoom: Week commencing Monday 13 July

These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.


Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing is committed to achieve greater diversity and welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.