Teaching Creative Courage For Life
How To Become a Stagecoach Performing Arts Teacher/Teaching Assistant

We have over 600 schools across the UK and internationally and are always on the lookout for passionate actors, dancers, singers to teach and inspire a new generation to help them find their Creative Courage for Life. You can read more about who we are here.
What we can offer you…
As a leading body in the performing arts industry, you will be working for a brand that is internationally recognised with a global presence.
You will part of a team that delivers quality learning within the classroom, engaging performance opportunities across the Stagecoach year and supporting students in their journey towards a career in the creative industry.
Stagecoach teachers have the creative freedom to select their own teaching content and appropriate resources for their students in agreement with the school’s Principal.
To help structure and offer guidance for progressive planning, Stagecoach have introduced the Educational Framework.
Opportunities to develop best practice, attend professional development workshops at a low cost and get qualified (see ADPA teaching diploma below).  
With over 600 schools across the UK and in 9 countries throughout the world, the opportunities for teaching for Stagecoach are wide-reaching.
Teaching with Stagecoach provides flexible working hours on evenings and weekends that can fit around your own career path and lifestyle.
How to apply:
Stagecoach is a franchise, so each school is an independent business. You will need to apply direct to the schools near you. On the search bar above, you can enter your postcode to find those schools closest to you.


Teaching Diploma (ADPA)
Stagecoach Performing Arts have created a teacher development diploma programme to provide the opportunity to develop your teaching practice. The ADPA (Associate Diploma in Teaching the Performance Arts)  teaching course leads to a Level 4 qualification that is accredited by RSL. It is defined as a Diploma of RSL (DipRSL).

Candidates may use DipRSL post- nominally if they wish after gaining the qualification.
The level and content of the programme is ideal for experienced/skilled performance artists, aged 18 and over years who wish to gain the skills-set to pass on their knowledge in the performing arts to children and young people through creative and engaging teaching-based activities.

How to book:

Book on using this link  ADPA Online Teacher Development Programme - Summer Cohort '21   


If you have any other questions, please get in touch on the contact details below:                   

Email education@stagecoach.co.uk

Our programmes at a glance...

Teaching Diploma

International Summer School
The two week International Summer School prepares you for the Associate Diploma in Performance Arts (ADPA).
The ADPA has been developed specifically for teachers working with young people in part-time performing arts schools.

Teaching Diploma

Full Flexible Programme
The programme is delivered in two phases, taking up less time in one go. This will provide you with the opportunity to develop your teaching practice through an individually tailored process of evaluating your own learning and teaching experiences.

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