The Organisation  

bbodance is an international awarding organisation, delivering a world-renowned training and qualification programme. 

Throughout our history we have learnt that dance has the power to transform lives through a supportive and friendly environment and hope that more people will share this experience through our:  

  • Dance Schools
  • Teaching Qualifications
  • Membership Services
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Syllabus & Examinations

bbodance is an inclusive, innovative, member driven organisation which aims to inspire participation and excellence through the education, training and promotion of dance.

The Role   

The Head of Finance is responsible for the financial record keeping, liaising with the external auditors and accountants and the provision of management information for the whole organisation, including its subsidiary British Ballet Organization Dance Supplies Ltd.

Key responsibilities will include

  • Active participation in the functioning of the Senior Management Committee which advises the CEO and Board of Trustees
  • Provision of financial information to Trustees
  • Heading up and overseeing the implementation of financial processes and key functions across the organisation
  • Providing Management Information to various Committees and the Board of Trustees
  • Helping to guide the strategy of the organization
  • Ensuring close control over Australasian Branch operations

The Person

Candidates need to be confident, capable, hands-on and comfortable working within a small team. We are ideally looking for candidates who are passionately committed to the organisation’s work in the Arts, and committed to helping them achieve their vision and aims. Other essential criteria include:

  • Fully qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
  • Experience and knowledge of the Charity and Arts sectors     
  • Significant experience in financial management, statutory accounts production, budget process management, forecasting and producing board reports 
  • Experience of leading, motivating and developing a finance team and processes to provide excellent service to members and customers 

Salary: £45,000

Location: London SW18

To request a Full Job Description and Person Specification please contact Fiona Knower, Head of Operations, bbodance via the button below. 

Application will also be by email to Fiona Knower and should include an up to date CV and Covering Letter detailing suitability for the role.

Interviews commencing immediately.

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Teaching Opportunities

BAIA, Kuwait

bbodance teachers are wanted at The British Academy of International Arts (BAIA), Kuwait starting this September! You have to have a Level 5 qualification or over, be a fully qualified teacher registered with bbodance, and teach our Ballet, Modern, Jazz, or Contemporary syllabus. Read more.

Kent, UK

Thanet Stage School of Dance and Drama (TSS) near Canterbury is looking for an enthusiastic Musical Theatre, Jazz & Contemporary teacher to start this September. Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays; Saturdays may be added. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Milton Keynes, UK

Dancebox Studios & Theatre Works is an exciting and vibrant provider of dance and performing arts classes for children aged 2 to 18. We are looking for a qualified teacher who is enthusiastic, personable and dedicated to join our Junior School faculty on a full-time basis from September 2020.

The role will report to the Assistant Junior School Principal and will teach syllabus classes, including Ballet, Tap, and Modern, assist with exam organization and administration, develop and rehearse show content as required, deliver classes and workshops for holiday courses, assist backstage/onstage with performances, and assist with other dance school administration and events as agreed with the Assistant Junior School Principal.

Hours (TBC) are likely to be Mon, Weds, Thurs, Fri 3.30–8.30pm & Sat 8.00am–2.00pm. Competitive rates of pay. See the full job ad.

Wiltshire, UK

Morphew School of Dance is looking for a Tap teacher (preferably bbodance syllabus) for beginner to advanced level, start date January 2021. The school is located 20 minutes from M4; it's a large school in purpose-built studios, with a friendly and welcoming team of all ages. Permanent position, 2 evenings a week; could lead to more. To apply, get in touch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01225 752847.

COVID-19 update

Government guidance documents for working safely during Coronavirus (COVID-19) for England were published and/or updated on 9 July 2020. From these, bbodance have created a set of Guidelines that must be adhered to by all staff, hirers, and participants entering Ensign House within our Battersea Reach site in order to keep everyone as safe as possible. We look forward to welcoming you back into our hired spaces and communal areas in a manner which is COVID-secure.

bbodance COVID-19 Studio and Room Hire Guidelines
bbodance Facilities Hire Terms & Conditions 2020

Facilities overview

Our state-of-the-art riverside headquarters at Battersea Reach is available to hire for rehearsals, meetings, classes, consultations, photoshoots, and special events. With stunning views overlooking the Thames, headquarters comprises several multi-purpose spaces such as two dance studios, a treatment room, meeting rooms, and seminar space.

Other facilities include a break-out area, a kitchen, changing rooms with showers & lockers, and disabled toilets and showers. Wi-Fi and AV equipment, as well as tables and chairs, are also available. The building has a lift and all rooms have disabled access.

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