Head of Dance

Linton Village College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern Part-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

Linton Village College: outstanding in every category
Ofsted May 2012

Cambridge Road, Linton, Cambridge, CB21 4JB

Acting Principal: Tim Darby, BEng

An 11 – 16 Leading Edge Academy and Teaching School of 875 students

HEAD OF DANCE (TLR2b £4,657)

Required for April or September 2020, a dynamic, enthusiastic and skilful teacher of dance to teach the full age range, including Dance GCSE (theory and practical). We are looking for an accomplished dance specialist to continue to drive improvements in academic outcomes in Dance and contribute to a rich extra-curricular offer.

Linton Village College is an Artsmark Platinum school. We are committed to offering an exceptional arts curriculum and enrichment opportunities. The Arts Faculty comprises of Art, Dance, Drama and Music. The appointed candidate will join a team of talented, committed and passionate staff. Dance is taught discretely in Years 7 and 8 and is an option from Year 9 onwards. It is an increasingly popular GCSE subject and benefits from being situated in a purpose-built studio.

The role is currently part time (3 days a week). The position could be increased to full time role if the successful candidate is able to teach PE or another second subject. We welcome applications from experienced teachers and would consider appointing a capable, newly qualified teacher to this role.

Linton Village College offers an excellent standard of education. Ensuring a high quality learning experience for all of our students on a daily basis is our core priority. This is underpinned by a school community in which strong relationships, effective pastoral care and enrichment opportunities are of paramount importance. We have very high expectations and provide a nurturing, friendly and supportive environment in which everyone can thrive and achieve.

We support colleagues’ professional development in national programmes as well as through high quality Teaching School training (CASSA). We also enjoy strong links with primary partner schools, sixth form colleges and the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge. Joining a growing Multi Academy Trust, Anglian Learning, with a commitment to the Arts, creates further future opportunities.

Linton Village College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome visits from interested candidates and appointments are available on request. Please contact Reception on 01223 891233 or email reception@lvc.org to arrange.

An application pack including details of how to apply and an application form are available from our website: www.lvc.org. Linton Village College supports flexible working – a job share may be considered. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12noon on Tuesday 25 February 2020.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications

Able to teach the full age range, including Dance GCSE (theory and practical)

Essential skills and experience

Accomplished dance teacher to continue to drive improvements in academic outcomes in Dance and contribute to a rich extra-curricular offer.

Employee benefits

TLR 2b (£4,657) for the right candidate

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 873 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Linton Village College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email humanresources@lvc.org

School location

Cambridge Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4JB