Jobs Board

CDMT publishes a list of current job vacancies in dance, drama and musical theatre below.  Supporting the performers, teachers, students and arts’ managers of tomorrow, we will always strive to ensure that guidance on career development and work opportunities remains at the forefront of planning and advancement in the industry.

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 The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) is a registered educational charity and membership association.  Our mission is to educate the public in the art of dancing in all its forms: to promote knowledge of dance; provide up-to-date techniques for members and maintain and improve teaching standards.

With approximately 7000 members in over 65 countries worldwide, ISTD conducts over 150,000 examinations each year. We have just been listed by Ofqual as one of the top 20 largest awarding organisations in England and are in the top five for delivery of performing arts examinations.

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing

Director of Finance and Operations

ISTD aspires to be a world leader in dance education, setting the bench mark for best practice through our extensive syllabi and teacher training.  We are committed to becoming a dynamic, future-focused organisation that promotes the social, cultural, physical and educational benefits of dance for all.

The Director of Finance and Operations is a newly created position that will play a vital role in shaping the ISTD of the future. Working in close collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer, Board and other Directors, the post holder will lead the drive to build organisational capability, identify and implement strategic opportunities for growth and efficiency in line with ISTD’s ambitious vision and recently created three year business plan (2019-2021).

We are looking for a fully qualified accountant, with significant leadership and team management experience. Highly analytical and strategic, you will demonstrate business acumen across financial and non-financial operations, contributing to the creation, implementation and evaluation of ISTD’s strategic plans.

This is an exceptional opportunity to play a pivotal leadership role in an organisation with a proud history and a brand that stands for the pursuit of excellence in the dance world. 

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If you wish to have an informal discussion, please email our retained advisors This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Alex Williams or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Sara Rushwan at Prospectus or call them on 020 7691 1920.  



Closing date:  3 April 2019

Initial interviews with Prospectus: 8 – 17 April 2019

Panel interviews at The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing: w/c 29 April 2019

These dates may be subject to change and applicants will be advised in advance should this happen.

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing is committed to achieve greater diversity and welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.