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Swindon Dance – enriching lives through dance

Swindon Dance is committed to equal opportunities and diversity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

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Assistant Manager

We are looking for an Assistant Manager who is dynamic, confident, outgoing and committed to delivering a high standard of work to our customers and partners. We are looking for someone friendly and efficient to assist our Education Team with their wide-ranging work, partnerships and events.

As the Assistant Manager for our Education & Development Team, you will be pivotal to the smooth running of this department, supporting and managing the coordinator and a team of freelance artists and practitioners whilst assisting the Programme Manager with the strategic planning, financial management and the development, delivery and monitoring of the teams aims and objectives.

We are looking for someone to start ideally mid-August 2022 working part-time (3-days /22.5 hours per week). We run a flexible working policy where there is some flexibility to work these hours over 3-4 days. Core working days can be discussed. Due to the nature of the work at Swindon Dance, there will be times when you will be required to work on a different day or at a weekend.

The salary range is between £21,000-£24,999 per annum pro rata, based on experience.

For further information and to apply please click on the links below or contact: Sarah Fletcher, Programme Manager, Education & Development Team, 01793 601700 /

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Closing date: Applications will be considered on receipt

Interviews: Will be arranged with applicants on an individual basis


Would you like to work in a dynamic environment with passionate and enthusiastic colleagues? Are you interested in working with young talented dancers?  
We have a Coordinator vacancy within our Centre for Advanced Training team. 

We are looking for a great communicator, with experience of project coordination and administration, along with time management and prioritisation skills. An interest in or curiosity about Dance is desirable. 

This post is to cover maternity leave from 1st September 2022  to June 2023 (approx. length 9 months) with a salary of between £17,500 and £21,000 per annum dependant on experience. Working hours will be 20hrs per week, including Saturdays during term time and occasional evenings.  

The Swindon Dance Centre for Advanced Training is one of nine across the country and offers specialist pre-vocational training for exceptionally talented young dancers aged 11-18.  This position is funded through the Department for Education (DfE), Music & Dance Scheme and is dependent on continued funding from the DfE. 


CLOSING DATE: Friday 22nd July (5pm)  

INTERVIEW DATE:  2nd August at Swindon Dance (between 9.30-2.30pm) 

For further information and to apply please click on the links below or contact: Katie Purcell, Programme Manager, Centre for Advanced Training, 01793 601700 /


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About the CAT

All job offers are subject to good references and an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service). Swindon Dance is committed to the application of equal opportunities principles in all its practices regarding the recruitment of staff. Swindon Dance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.