Royal Academy of Dance
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Employer Royal Academy of Dance

CPD Support Officer

About us

The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) is a global leader in dance education and training.  Our mission is to promote the art of dance and ensure its development through diverse and inclusive dance education and training programmes across the world, nurturing creativity, innovation, artistry and excellence. Through dance we can enrich lives and transform communities.

With a purpose-built global headquarters in Wandsworth / Battersea, London, the RAD has a presence in 85 countries and 36 offices around the world. Established in 1920, the RAD was granted a Royal Charter in 1935.  The RAD is a registered charity, a higher education establishment and an awarding body.

About the role

The CPD Support Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the CPD department, ensuring that the department runs effectively and efficiently. They will be support the CPD tutors, the implementation of CPD courses, and maintain the CPD documentation and administration. They will also assist the Head id CPD and CPD Manager in refining the CPD model through collating and evaluating feedback on the CPD courses from tutors and attendants.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is confident in their written communication skills
  • Has excellent organisational skills
  • Can work as part of a team with multiple priorities
  • Has highly effective interpersonal communication skills

We are passionate about providing a positive workplace culture. While time in our accessible London (Wandsworth / Battersea) office will be required, we operate a hybrid model of in-person and remote working. Staff discounts on dance and fitness classes and wellbeing resources, plus events and volunteering opportunities enhance the RAD experience, as well as a range of lunchtime activities including book club, dance, Pilates and a craft club.

We also offer 25 days paid holiday (pro rata) plus bank holidays and a birthday day off, contributory pension scheme, access to the Perkbox discounts platform – including an Employee Assistance Programme, WeCare scheme, Bupa cash plan, life assurance, season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme.

Due to the nature of the RAD’s work, the successful candidate will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Applications which do not include a full employment history and reference details will not be taken forward to the shortlisting stage.

The post you are applying for is classed as having a high degree of contact with children and involves ‘regulated activity’. As such it is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

All colleagues are required to promote and safeguard the welfare of children they are responsible for, or come into contact with, and to adhere to and ensure compliance with the RADs Safeguarding Policy at all times.

We encourage and welcome applications from people with a disability, people from minority ethnic backgrounds, and people from the LGBTQIA+ community.  

Please let us know if you have any access needs for the interview.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK and bring relevant documents if invited to attend an interview. We are unable to sponsor people under the Skilled Worker scheme.

No agencies please.

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