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Salary or training bursary: £18,548 per annum
12 Months
Company:The Place
Positive Action Scheme
Apply by:26/04/2020 - 23:00
Start date:06 April 2020

Dance School Administrator Trainee

Do you have a passion for dance and the arts? If so, join one of the world’s most innovative dance organisations for this exciting paid internship as part of their London Contemporary Dance School…

The Place is London’s creative powerhouse for dance development. It has been leading the way in dance training, creation and performance for 50 years. In a changing landscape, its vision for the future remains steadfast: to power imagination through dance, championing new ideas, embracing risks and creating optimal conditions for dance artists and enthusiasts to realise their full potential.

The Place is committed to creating exciting dance experiences for everybody, offering a diverse and dynamic theatre programme for audiences, supporting artists and dance-makers and giving young people access to the highest quality opportunities to transform their lives with dance.

The Place are seeking an administrator to join them for a paid internship, supporting the London Contemporary Dance School. The role contributes to the smooth running of the day-to-day responsibilities of the School Office as a critical part of the Administration Team, while gaining a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of office administration in Higher Education for a busy arts and higher education organisation.


  • Maintaining up to date records of student attendance
  • Manage the LCDS email inbox; respond to general enquires where appropriate and forward questions to relevant staff
  • Produce Student ID Cards
  • Collate data including module evaluation reports, space requests, student electives etc
  • Assist the team with data entry
  • General administration for the school
  • Administration skills
  • Communication skills
  • Knowledge of higher education
  • Timetabling/Scheduling
  • Database skills
  • General IT Skills – Office 365, Google Classrooms
  • GDPR and Data Protection within administration


  • Enthusiasm for dance and the arts
  • Commitment to develop administration skills, preferably in a higher education context
  • Confident user of computers and applications including MS Office
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Good communicator


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  • Upload your CV and cover letter as one document (applications without a tailored cover letter will NOT be accepted)
  • Do not contact the company directly

This opportunity is only open to BAME candidates, to anyone from a lower-socioeconomic background or those with disabilities