Performing Arts Teaching Assistant, Garrick Academy of Performing Arts

Deadline: Saturday 14 November 2015. Paid, Part-time.

The Garrick Academy of Performing Arts is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic Teaching Assistant to add to its successful Saturday teaching team.

Working with young people, aged 8-18 years, we are seeking a committed and experienced individual who must be competent across dance, drama and singing (two of the three skills are required), passionate and have a history of working with children in a performing arts environment.

During the course of the year you may be called upon to devise new work, or co-direct a play or a musical, with any one of our three age groups, and a range of theatre and musical theatre skills is required.

Being a team player is essential at the GAPA, as is being able to commit to every session we offer the teacher, and our teaching hours are 9.00 am – 1.30 pm, Saturdays, term time (three terms of ten consecutive weeks, plus some possible additional hours during show weeks) and we offer £16 per teaching hour.

The role will commence from January 16th, 2016, and you will be joining us half-way through the rehearsal process of our latest production.

To apply please email a covering letter stating why you are interested in the post and attach a CV (word document) which details your teaching experience. The closing date for this position is Saturday 14th, November. Interviews will take place on Saturday 21st November.

Applications to be sent to for the attention of Peter Birch – Academy Principal.

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