Swindon Dance is looking for  looking for a talented individual to join our board of trustees.  Could this be you?

We are looking for a trustee responsible for finance

Likely skills:

  • An Accountancy qualification
  • A knowledge of Charity accounting
  • An understanding of Company accounts

Duties will include:

  • Provide support to the in-house Finance officer and the Executive directors on all financial matters.
  • Review the quarterly Management Accounts and the annual Statutory Accounts.
  • Chair the Finance committee.
  • Attend Board meetings.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Trustees Annual Report
  • Liaise with the company’s Auditors and attend a final audit meeting.
  • Ensure one’s accounting and financial knowledge appropriate to the position is maintained up-to-date through training and reading
  • All other duties appropriate to acting as a director and trustee of Swindon Dance.


To find out more and apply download the documents below

Board of Trustees – recruitment – CALL OUT (Finance May17)

Board of Trustees – recruitment – Application Form (Spet 2016)

Board of Trustees – Equal Opps Form

Rosie Kay Dance Company seeks Dance Artists for 5 SOLDIERS

The award-winning show and community engagement project 5 SOLDIERS will tour in autumn 2017 and we’re looking for Dance Artists in six locations to create stunning community performance pieces associated to the work. We’re looking for emerging and talented choreographers who will respond to the themes of 5 Soldiers and create a commissioned new work. Commissioned Dance Artists will train with RKDC, receive mentoring from Rosie Kay and have their work presented alongside the theatre production.

Locations: London, Hull, Aldershot, Swindon, Colchester, Birmingham

Hard to Reach groups: we have funding for one Dance Artist in each location to work with hard to reach participants who are least engaged in the arts. Our team will facilitate the creation of the group. Dance Artist fee of £1050 plus travel expenses of up to £250.

Existing groups: we welcome applications to commission an additional Dance Artist in each location who is already funded to work with an existing dance group. You will receive the same training, mentoring and performance opportunity but no fee, a contribution towards travel to the training day may be available. Your group needs to be age 12+ and have less than 30 participants.

To apply: please download the information pack here

Application Deadline: 17:00 on Wednesday 7th June 2017

Interviews: Phone/Skype: Tuesday 13th and Thursday 15th June

Training day: Tuesday 11th July in Birmingham



Youth Dance Academy – Assistant Administrator

SALARY: £4.05-£7.50 per hour (dependent on experience)

HOURS: 10 hours per week (including 6 hours on Saturdays in term time – 30 weeks)

CONTRACT: 11 month PAYE fixed term contractrole starting w/c 21st August 2017

RESPONSIBLE TO: Youth Dance Academy (YDA), Programme Manager         


Under the direction of the Youth Dance Academy (YDA) Programme Manager, the post holder will be responsible for general administrative tasks supporting the effective delivery of the 3 YDA programmes and recruitment process. The role includes Saturday term time dates to assist the coordinator with the smooth running of the YDA Swindon Contemporary programme (SCP); such as note taking for meetings.

Candidates will be a responsible self-starter with excellent communication and IT skills.

The YDA is one of nine Centres for Advanced Training 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.


Job Description download

Application Form download


Swindon Dance offers a range of volunteering opportunities.  If you’d like to find out more please contact Cathy Downes on 01793 601704 or cathy.downes@swindondance.org.uk


Work Placements/ Work Experience:

Swindon Dance can offer opportunities for work experience to students

Contact: Senior Education and Development Manager  helen.ganberg@swindondance.org.uk