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 7,000 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
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.
We are looking for three Board Members to provide governance of high quality and rigour and play a vital role in delivering real impact and shaping the ISTD of the future. Working in close collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer and other Board members you will be offering expertise in key areas and actively contributing to the development of ISTD strategy.
As an ISTD Board member, you will have a proven commitment to increasing dance participation and safeguard the reputation and values of the ISTD. We are looking for candidates with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of one of the following areas;
-HR - Organisational Development/Change Management/Employment Law
-Legal - Charity/Corporate Governance
-IT and Digital Transformation
-Regulation of Qualifications and Examinations
This is an exceptional opportunity to play a pivotal role in organisation with a proud history and a brand that stands for the pursuit of excellence in the dance world.
To read full details of the role, and to find out how to apply, please visit our designated microsite by clicking on the apply button.
If you wish to have an informal discussion, please contact Jessica Stockford, Alex Williams or James Wilkinson at Prospectus.
Closing date: 11th August 2019
Initial interviews with Prospectus: 19th – 26th August 2019
Panel interviews at The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing: W/C 9th September
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.