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Dance Teacher

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Dance teachers train and educate pupils of all ages in different styles of dance. They may specialise in one style or a broader range, working in private dance studios, schools and leisure or community facilities.

The Work

Dance teachers work in a variety of styles which include:

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates vary considerably depending on:

Teachers of dance can charge freelance rates of between £10.00 to £30.00 per hour or between £80 to £160 a day.

Conditions

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Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

  Scotland
2022
244
1.2 %
FALL
2027
241

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What Does it Take?

You should have:

You should also be:

Training

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Council for Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre (CDMT)
Tel: 020 7240 5703
E-mail: info@cdmt.org.uk
Website: http://www.cdmt.org.uk/

Creative and Cultural Skills
Tel: 020 7015 1800
E-mail: info@ccskills.org.uk
Website: http://www.ccskills.org.uk/
Website (2): https://ccskills.org.uk/careers
Twitter: @CCskills
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ccskills

Creative and Cultural Skills is the Sector Skills Council for advertising, crafts, cultural heritage, design, music, performing, literary and visual arts.

One Dance UK
Tel: 020 7713 0730
E-mail: info@onedanceuk.org
Website: http://www.onedanceuk.org
Twitter: @onedanceuk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/onedanceuk

Royal Academy of Dance (RAD)
Tel: 020 7326 8000
E-mail: info@rad.org.uk
Website: http://www.rad.org.uk/
Twitter: @RADheadquarters
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RoyalAcademyofDance

YDance (Scottish Youth Dance)
Tel: 0141 552 7712
E-mail: info@ydance.org
Website: http://www.ydance.org
Twitter: @YDanceScotland
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YDanceScotland

YDance is the National Youth Dance Agency for Scotland.

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Career Area

Performing Arts