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Current Vacancies

Please see below for our current vacancies, Recruitment Statement and other opportunities. 



1. Youth & Community Dance Intern

We are seeking an enthusiastic person with experience of working in the dance/ arts sector to join our thriving Youth and Community team.  This internship aims to be a broad introduction to Youth and Community Dance practice and administration. The Youth & Community Dance Intern will assist with co-ordination, planning and delivery of all aspects of Yorkshire Dance’s Youth and Community programme.

If you have a passion for supporting children and young people to encounter dance and the arts, this could be the job for you!

Salary: £18,525
Hours of work: 37.5 per work
Annual leave: 20 days plus Bank Holidays 

Find out more and apply here.

Download the job pack here.

If you have difficulties applying or would like further information about this position please email us at: admin@yorkshiredance.com and we will do all that we can to support you.

The closing date is Monday 11th October 2021, 10am.

Interviews will take place at Yorkshire Dance in Leeds City Centre (or over Zoom if required) on Monday 18th October 2021. The interview panel will be Ione Barton (Youth & Community Dance Manager), Hannah Robertshaw (Programmes Director) and Bhuvan Sharma (Executive Director).

Yorkshire Dance has a long-standing commitment to diversity in its programming, staffing and community engagement. We actively seek applications from the widest range of applicants.


2. Breakdance Teacher – Saturday Superstars

Yorkshire Dance are looking for a Street and Breakin’ teacher to join our team of artists for our Saturday classes for young people.

Our Saturday Superstars programme focuses on offering fun, creative and inclusive sessions for children and young people, helping them to develop their dancing skills in a supportive and playful environment.

This position is to lead our Street Styles 8-11, and Street Crew 12-16 classes once per month, delivering a class focusing on Breakin’ and Acro street dance techniques. Children are of varying experience levels, so we are looking for someone who can teach both beginners and more advanced classes.

Hours: 1.30-4.30pm, one Saturday per month.

Fee: £100

Class times:

Street Styles 8-11 class: 1.30-2.30pm

Street Crew class: 3-4.30pm

This position is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is subject to a DBS check.

To apply please email a CV and covering letter to IoneBarton@Yorkshiredance.com by midday on Monday 27th September.

Please also include a completed Equality and Diversity Form along with your application. Please note that this form is separate from your application and is not part of the shortlisting process.

Download: YD Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form


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Recruitment Statement

Our jobs are open to all.

We recognise the positive values of diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Our jobs are open to all and we particularly welcome applications from people with a disability, people of African or Caribbean heritage and people of South, East and South East Asian heritage, as they are currently under-represented at Yorkshire Dance.

We will commit to interviewing people who are ethnically diverse or have a disability who meet the essential criteria of for the role.

We operate a transparent scoring system, applying a score against each response the candidate gives to the essential skills and experience required by this role. If you would like more information about the scoring system please contact us on:admin@yorkshiredance.com.

There is a tick box on the application form which asks: Do you wish to be considered for this role under our commitment of interviewing people who are ethnically diverse or have a disability?  [  ]

Please tick this box if relevant to you. We will never ask for clarifying or supporting information at application stage. Information collected within the equal opportunities form is kept separately and anonymously and does not form part of the selection process.

If you require support in completing your application, or would like to receive or submit the application in an alternative format, please contact our Administrator Lizz on: admin@yorkshiredance.com




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