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Northern Ballet is one of the UK’s leading ballet companies and the widest touring ballet company in the UK. Bold and innovative in its approach, Northern Ballet is prolific at creating new full length-work with a unique blend of strong classical technique and world-class storytelling. Our repertoire embraces popular culture and pushes the boundaries of what stories can be told through dance.

Whether based on tour, or at Northern Ballet HQ in Leeds, a career with us allows you to become part of an ambitious world-class arts organisation. Please see below for current vacancies.

Northern Ballet is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Student Support Team Members

We are now looking to recruit Student Support Team Members to work in our Academy on a casual basis.

The aim of our student support team is to aid the smooth running of the Academy, chaperoning students to and from studios, observing classes and acting as the link between office staff, our reception team and students/parents. You will be a confident communicator, liaising with both parents and students, comfortable working in a busy environment and thrive on using your initiative to adapt to varied situations with a range of young people and adults. You will be passionate about providing excellent support and will take a professional and flexible approach to your work.

  • Casual Position
  • Core hours:
    • Monday to Friday approximately 16:00 – 20:30
    • Saturday approximately 09.00 – 18:30
    • Sunday approximately 09:30 – 12:30
  • Additional hours available during intensive training periods throughout the Academic year
  • Additional hours to be allocated by the Open Programme Manager
  • Salary: In line with National Minimum Wage

Closing date for applications is 5 April 2017

Interviews will take place in Leeds week commencing 17 April 2017


We are now looking to recruit a Receptionist to work with us on a part-time basis. You will work as part of the Reception team to provide the highest level of customer care to all callers and visitors to Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre.

You will be a confident communicator and comfortable in dealing with a range of people and situations. You will be passionate about providing excellent customer care and you will take a professional and flexible approach to your work.

Part-Time Position

Monday – Thursday 5.00 – 8.30 pm
Friday 3.30 – 8.30 pm
19 hours per week in total

£16,000 – £18,000 pro-rata, dependent on experience.

Closing date for applications 5 April 2017.

Interviews will take place in Leeds 19 April 2017.

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