NDTA Regional Representatives
NDTA National Dance Teachers Association

Regional Representatives: 

Thank you to everyone who expressed an interest in becoming a NDTA Regional Representative. After careful consideration the NDTA Board has decided to redevelop this scheme. Further information will be available shortly.

North West - Vacancy
Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool, Bolton, Bury, Cheshire, Cumbria, Halton, Knowsley, Lancashire, Liverpool, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Sefton, St Helens, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Warrington, Wigan, Wirral, Isle of Man

for details on applying for this vacancy please contact office@ndta.org.uk

West Midlands: Rachael Alexander

West Midlands: Rachael Alexander
Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Sandwell, Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Solihull, Telford & Wrekin, Walsall, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton, Worcestershire

Rachael is the YDE School Dance Coordinator for Worcestershire where her work involves training PE teachers to deliver successful dance lessons and providing support to specialist dance teachers in the County. Rachael also leads and choreographs for the Worcestershire Youth Dance Company (W’ire), and teaches GCSE and A-level dance at Worcester Sixth Form College. 

She has worked in the West Midlands for eleven years following training at The Laban Centre. During this time she has choreographed and performed with regional dance companies, led county youth dance companies in Warwickshire and Staffordshire, worked as a Dance Artist in Residence and as a rehearsal director. She has led numerous dance classes and workshops for people of all ages and abilities and has delivered sessions at Worcestershire Dance Teachers Association conferences and at NDTA conferences. She also choreographs for Vamos Theatre Company.

Contact Rachael rachael.alexander@ndta.org.uk

East Midlands: Karen Bailey

East Midlands: Karen Bailey
Derby, Derbyshire, Leicester, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Rutland

Karen has a B.Ed in Dance from Laban and an MA in Education and is currently working as a Learning Advisor for Dance in Northamptonshire.

As part of her current role she is involved in promoting the delivery of high quality dance in Northamptonshire and hence has a network of dance practitioners. She holds network meetings to disseminate good practice, cascade initiatives and ascertain the CPD needs of the teachers. Recently this network has been opened to dance teachers from neighbouring counties due to demand for support from teachers who have moved into new areas from Northamptonshire.

Karen has a passion for dance and wants to give children and young people the opportunity to engage in high quality experiences.

Contact Karen karen.bailey@ndta.org.uk

North East - Vacancy
Darlington, Durham, Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesborough, Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland, Redcar & Cleveland, South Tyneside, Stockton on Tees, Sunderland

for details on applying for this vacancy please contact office@ndta.org.uk

Yorkshire: Becky Smithson

Yorkshire: Becky Smithson
Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Doncaster, East Riding of Yorkshire, Kingston upon Hull, Kirklees, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, North Yorkshire, Rotherham, Shefield, Wakefield, York

Becky works as a KS3, GCSE & A Level Dance Teacher with KS3 Drama and choreographs for various productions specialising in contemporary, street and jazz dance styles.    Her choreography work includes theatre, site-specific and live events.  She is also experienced in teaching in primary schools, special schools and in community settings and has led professional development sessions for primary educators.  Becky is a graduate of Bretton Hall, University of Leeds with BA (Hons) in Dance.  She trained to teach in Wakefield through the Graduate Teacher Programme, has taught in Harrogate and now works in Doncaster.

Contact Becky - becky.smithson@ndta.org.uk

East - Vacancy
Bedford, Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Norfolk, Peterborough, Southend on Sea, Suffolk, Thurrock

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South East - Vacancy
Bracknell Forest, Brighton & Hove, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Medway, Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire, Portsmouth, Reading, Slough, Southampton, Surrey, West Berkshire, West Sussex, Windsor & Maidenhead, Wokingham

for details on applying for this vacancy please contact office@ndta.org.uk

South West: Sue Whitford

South West: Sue Whitford
Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, Bournemouth, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Isles of Scilly, North Somerset, Plymouth, Poole, Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Torbay, Swindon, Wiltshire, Channel Islands

Sue trained at the Laban Centre for 4 years and since then has taught Dance in both the Private and State sectors through all phrases to HE Level and is an examiner for AQA in AS/A2 Level Dance. Sue was a co-founder and artistic director of Cornwall Youth Dance Company for 15 years and is a board member of The Works (Dance & Theatre Cornwall) and Dance South West. Currently she works as a Freelance Dance & Education Consultant throughout the South of England delivering bespoke training in Dance in Education and more recently the new Creative and Media Diploma.

Contact Sue - sue.whitford@ndta.org.uk

London - Vacancy
Barking & Dagenham, Barnet, Camden, City of London, Croydon, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith & Fulham, Islington, Kensington & Chelsea, Kingston upon Thames, Lambeth, Lewisham, Richmond upon Thames, Tower Hamlets, Wandsworth, Westminster

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Wales - Vacancy
Wales

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Scotland - Vacancy
Scotland

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Northern Ireland - Vacancy
Northern Ireland

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Europe - Vacancy
Europe

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Outside Europe - Vacancy
Outside Europe

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