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Academy Assistant


Part time 8 hours per week (term time only)


Hourly £10.48 per hour

Based at:

Déda, 19 Chapel Street, Derby DE1 3GU

Responsible to:

Academy Manager

Purpose of post:

To provide administrative and teaching support to the Déda’s class academy programme of dance and performance.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Working with the Academy Manager, be responsible for the administration of paperwork for the Déda Academy.

Be the point of contact for parents, carers, or guardians to meet their needs and queries as they arise.

To support and lead the academy classes if a tutor or support artist is ill and suitable cover cannot be found

Work with the Academy Manager on administration of the Academy Database which includes enrolment form completion and return, keeping records up to date, preparing register for the classes.

Be the link for the Dance Development and Learning Team with parents, carers or guardians, and academy tutors and class participants.

Any other duties that may be required of you to discharge the purpose of this role

Basic Terms and Conditions

Term time only – Wednesdays 16:00 - 20:00 and Saturday 08:30 – 12:30)

Holidays: 20 days pro rata paid monthly in addition to hourly pay

Additional hours as required by the Academy Manager



  • Hold a recent, basic Disclosure & Barring Service certificate
  • Have the skills to lead or support one or more of the following:
    • Parent and Child classes
  • Children’s Ballet
  • Children’s Street Jazz
  • Children’s Contemporary
  • To be reliable and dependable, friendly, and approachable

To apply

  • Send your CV and a cover letter explaining how you meet the job and person specification to Rachel Austin
  • Deadline for applications 15 November 2021
  • 1 Class Type
  • 2 Class Category
  • 3 Weekday

Class Type

Wondering which class is right for you? Our handy class finder can help. Simply click on either the ‘Adult’ or ‘Children’ button below to see what classes we have to offer.

Adult Adult


Adult Adult



Is there a particular day of the week which is more suitable for you? Click on the days listed below to view our current timetable.

All Days