Assistant Teacher

Applications should be submitted by Monday 20 June 2022

Purpose of the Role

To support our teachers in delivering circus arts training across multiple programmes. This is a hands-on job, which includes working directly with participants in a class environment under the guidance of our lead teachers.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for circus and an interest in developing this into best teaching practice.


This role is an opportunity to gain greater understanding of teaching and learning at a range of ages and stages. It is best suited to those with little to no teaching experience and who want to develop their teaching abilities.

Majority of work will be on Saturday/Sundays and weekday evenings working with all ages from 2 – 18+ years old. As your contract evolves, you’ll have the opportunity to work across all class types including our outreach and progressive programmes.

If you are applying for this role, you must be comfortable teaching across different age groups and be able to commit to working weekends.

For the appropriate candidates, we use the role to mentor them to become full teachers on all our programme areas.



Support the Learning and Access Programme teaching staff in the delivery of their classes.

  • Supporting teachers during classes
  • Managing student behaviour
  • Space set up
  • Input into class planning

Contact Support:         

Head of Learning and Access

Programme Managers

Hours:    Variable scheduled hours

Pay rate:  £12.79 per hour (pending on programme area)            

Holiday Entitlement:       30 days holiday per annum, pro rata, inclusive of the eight statutory bank holiday and rising 1 day per annum up to a maximum of 35 days. You are expected to take your holiday outside of the academic term    

If you would like to apply for the position please fill out the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form, and download the application form below. Please submit a CV with your application.