We’re hiring! We are looking for talented, passionate and experienced teachers to join our wonderful team! If you are based in Oxford, and passionate about working with hard to reach and vulnerable young people we’d love to hear from you. Deadline for applications is 28th February 2018.


Lead Street Dance Tutor (maternity cover)

Week beginning 16th April 2018- 20th July 2018.
£35 per 1hr 15min session

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and reliable street dance tutor to work on Body Politic’s community outreach programme “The ‘M’ Word” in Oxford.  Tutors must have experience at working with young people aged 10-16yrs from a variety of backgrounds, skill, and experience. Tutors must be able to lead and devise a session: including warm-up, teaching choreography, and delivering choreographic tasks.

We are particularly looking for dance tutors who are able to commit to weekly after-school dance sessions in Barton, Blackbird Leys and/or Rose Hill.

Successful candidates should be confident in presenting the following:

  • Delivering engaging dance sessions that are accessible to a wide range of young people.
  • High standard of positive behaviour management
  • Good quality teaching and creating work for the stage/performance.
  • A good understanding of the aims and ethos of Body Politic.
  • The ability to encourage, inspire and engage young people.

A valid DBS and public liability insurance are fundamental. First Aid Training and safeguarding training are desirable.

Please send a copy of your CV and a completed application to Company Director, Emma-Jane Morbey at emj@dbtestzone2.com by 28th February 2018. Successful candidates will be notified by 2nd March. Interviews (including a teaching session) will take place 6th and 7th March.

Download the job application form here: BP Job Application Form

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience at leading a group of vulnerable and hard to reach young people.
  • Knowledge of positive behaviour management.
  • Ability to manage difficult behaviour quickly and effectively.
  • Confident at creating choreography and adapting to a wide range of abilities.
  • Experience at creating choreography for performance.
  • An understanding of the importance of empowering young people and using dance to build confidence and self-esteem.
  • Good general Street dance technique including breaking, hip hop, house and locking.
  • Excellent communication and time-management skills.
  • Ability to form positive relationships with young people.

Desirable:

  • Familiarity with Oxford area.
  • Generalist safeguarding training.
  • An understanding of the ethos and aims of Body Politic. In particular, it’s emphasis on working with hard to reach and vulnerable young people.

Assistant Street Dance Tutor

Week beginning 16th April 2018- 20th July 2018.
£20 per 1hr 15min session

We are looking for a talented and passionate street dance assistant (aged 17yrs+) to work alongside our lead tutor on Body Politic’s community outreach programme “The ‘M’ Word” in Oxford. Assistants must have experience at working with young people aged 10-16yrs from a variety of backgrounds, skill and experience. Assistants may be required to lead warm-ups, teach choreography and work with young people to devise their own movement.

We are particularly looking for dance assistants who are able to commit to weekly after-school dance sessions in Barton, Blackbird Leys and or Rose Hill.

Successful candidates should be confident in presenting the following:

  • High standard of positive behaviour management
  • Good quality teaching
  • A good understanding of the aims and ethos of Body Politic.
  • The ability to encourage, inspire and engage young people.

A valid DBS is required. First Aid Training and safeguarding training are desirable.

Please send a copy of your CV and a completed application to Company Director, Emma-Jane Morbey at emj@dbtestzone2.com by 28th February 2018. Successful candidates will be notified by 2nd March. Interviews will take place 6th and 7th March.

Download the job application form here: BP Job Application Form

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience at leading warm-ups and creating small choreographic sections.
  • Knowledge of positive behvaiour management
  • Confident at creating choreography and adapting to a wide range of abilities.
  • Excellent communication and time-management skills.
  • Confident at leading small groups.
  • Ability to form positive relationships with young people.

Desirable:

  • Familiarity with Oxford area.
  • Generalist safeguarding training.
  • An understanding of the ethos and aims of Body Politic. In particular, it’s emphasis on working with hard to reach and vulnerable young people.

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