Uist – 17.5 hours per week Salary £21,500 (pro-rata)
Ceolas offer an exciting post for an experienced Dance Artist Educator within Uist. You will be a dance professional with at least 2 years’ experience. The ability to communicate a passion for dance is essential, a good knowledge of dance styles both traditional to this area, modern and classical. The role will reintroduce Hebridean Dance to the islands, training will be offered to ensure this development. The role is supported by the Health Board and work with our Seniors and those in Care will be an integral part of the position The post holders will be required to travel extensively within the island communities and therefore use of a vehicle and a clean driving licence are essential. Some evening and weekend work will be required. You will need good developmental and organisational skills. A pleasant manner, diplomacy, and the ability to build up good relationships is essential. Application format: current CV, with a personal statement of no more than 200 words highlighting in particular your experience in the dance and dance administration field. THE CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS IS: FRIDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER AT 5.00PM. Interviews in Uist Wednesday 25th September – in person or skype
JOB DESCRIPTION ;
Dance Development Officer 0.5fte 17.5 hours a week £21,500
Dance Development Officer
|Objective and purpose of role:||To offer Dance opportunities to children in schools, the wider community and target the 50+ age group|
|Line Manager||Operations Manager|
|Skills and Qualifications: Higher Education and Dance Qualification|
|Knowledge of traditional dance styles and developments in contemporary dance.
Willingness to learn Hebridean Dance to be taught into community
|Skills and Abilities
|Skilled in at least 3 dance forms
Good organisational and communication skills
Ability to work independently
|Ability to communicate in Gaelic
Aptitude for working in a community setting
|Degree in dance (or proven track record as a practising dance artist).
Experience of delivering dance workshops and of programming dance education projects
|Experience of running dance workshops in community settings|
|Willingness to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check
Full driving licence and access to a vehicle
There is potential for the post to continue beyond the initial contract, subject to funding.