Assistant Principal in Safeguarding and Boarding vacancy at Elmhurst Ballet School

An exciting job in safeguarding at Elmhurst Ballet School is becoming vacant so a fantastic opportunity for someone with safeguarding experience. The vacancy is for Assistant Principal – Safeguarding and Boarding. Full details can be downloaded below.

It is good to see such jobs emerging in dance in health and wellbeing and safeguarding matters in dance. I’m sure you many of you will be familiar with Elmhurst Ballet School in Association with Birmingham Royal Ballet. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

The full advert for this position can be viewed here. You can also download the recruitment pack from the same link. The closing date is Friday 27 January 2023.

Warm wishes, it’s the festive season

Warm wishes to dance teachers everywhere. May you have some time over the festive season to top-up your energy levels, enjoy some calmness and balance and feel ready to begin the new year.

If you are looking for something to inspire your teaching in the new year, check out the January, Short online CPD courses for dance teachers.

A huge thank you to each and every dance teacher I have had the pleasure of working with this year and previous years.

Bookings are open until Friday 23 December for January Short Online CPD Courses for Dance Teachers

There is still time to book a place on one or both of the January 2023, Short online CPD courses for dance teachers. Bookings can be made until midnight on Friday 23 December 2022 (London, UK, time).

You can book online at the Book a Course page.

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Courses in January are both very popular with teachers who have already taken them:
Positive psychology for dance teachers: an introduction

Why not start the year with some CPD to enhance your knowledge, skills and understanding?

Free wellbeing session for dance teachers (final session for now)

Get the Zoom link for Monday’s session with Sho. Are you going to join us? 2pm start (London BST)

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Safer Dance guidance

You might be aware of my involvement in delivering CPD presentation and sessions looking at Child Protection for Dance Teachers presentations and sessions back in the early 2000s. I lost count of the number of these sessions I did back then. There were many interesting conversations that happened as a result of these sessions. It was a time of change.

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