Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) Manager

Recruiter
The Lowry Theatre
Location
Manchester
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) Manager
Location: Salford, Greater Manchester.
Salary: £26,000 per annum plus staff benefits.
Contract: Maternity Cover (12-month fixed term contract starting in June 2019) - 37.5 hours per week.
The Lowry is an internationally acclaimed cultural landmark situated at the heart of MediaCityUK, one of the world's most exciting culture and media destinations.
The Lowry's Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) is funded by the Department of Education's Music and Dance Scheme and offers access to high quality pre-vocational dance training for young people from across the North West region.
Established in 2009, The Lowry CAT ensured that each sub-region of England had access to such specialist training. Since the scheme's development, The Lowry CAT has been able to contribute to the broader dance ecology and works alongside the National Dance CATs and other Youth Dance Networks to ensure that the training and nurturing offered is reflective of the industry whilst continuing to respond to current knowledge, research and aesthetics of dance training at this level. The Lowry CAT retains an annual cohort of approximately 60 to 70 students aged between 11 and 18 years of age.
We are looking for a CAT Manager to devise and schedule all programmed activity as part of the CAT curriculum and manage all training classes, workshops, performances and extended opportunities afforded to CAT students.
An up-to-date knowledge of good practice in dance education and training and experience of nurturing young artists is essential. This role requires experience in project management and a strong communicator. Ideally, the successful candidate will also have experience of working in dance in an arts or educational organisation, people management and of creating and managing budgets.
**Please note that this role is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure**
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 9 April
The application deadline for this position is Monday 25 March 2019 at 10.00am
If you feel you have the skills and experience to be successful in this role then apply today

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