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Want to teach?

Want to teach?

Our excellent teachers – their passion, skill and professionalism – are at the heart of Perform’s success. 

We set up Perform to offer a new kind of drama class to young children. But our teachers make that vision a reality which is why we are 100% committed to our recruitment and training process.

At Perform, we only hire the best people and give them the training they need to do a great job. We train all our teachers before they begin working for us and we continue to offer training to constantly develop their skills.

Who are Perform teachers?

Perform teachers are working actors, singers and dancers with a professional qualification (drama school/university degree) in the performing arts. They must be all-rounders and able to act, sing and dance brilliantly.

Not only does a Perform teacher have to be multi-talented, they must also have a passion for teaching children and helping them develop the 4 Cs - confidence, concentration, communication and coordination. Having these skills themselves, Perform teachers can be a powerful inspiring influence in a child's life.

What about acting jobs?

Most of our staff attend regular auditions and go off to do acting jobs from time to time. However our teachers never think of their work as "a bit of teaching to pay the bills". For them, working at Perform is a passion and our feedback is that they find the job rewarding, challenging but above all the best fun that they have all week too!

Some teachers work six days a week while others work for as little as two hours. This can be regular work, intensive courses or just occasional work when you have availability. We need teachers to lead weekly workshops, birthday parties, holiday courses and educational workshops in schools.

How do I become a Perform teacher?

If you have a 3 year qualification in drama, dance or singing, you'll need to attend one of our monthly group auditions.

To arrange this, please email your CV, headshot and covering letter to [email protected]

If we think that you are right for Perform, we will contact you to invite you to the next monthly group audition.

If you are successful at the audition, we will check your CRB and references then put you on our teacher training programme. Once you are a regular teacher for us we will provide Refining Trainings to help improve and perfect your teaching skills.

What parents say about Perform teachers

I'm so impressed with Perform & especially Oli & Sophie who have the children completely captivated, engaged, happy, interacting, confident....just magnificent.

– Andrea Jenkinson

Both my boys absolutely love their Perform teachers and were particularly excited to have a male teacher! We couldn't be happier.

– Clare Dando

My children both love it and look forward to going every week! Tom is a great teacher, very engaging. I can’t say a bad word about it!

– Mrs Alison Roberts

Karen is really special - her enthusiasm and the confidence she brings out in the kids is amazing - they love her to bits!

– Ms Mel Edrich

In addition, I'm really impressed by the topics covered- such as how to stand up for yourself if being bullied. Great practical skills that they can apply to real life.

– Christina Al-Hasso

The teachers are absolutely brilliant

– Connie

It's brilliant. Karen is a sensational teacher - you should clone her. Her enthusiasm is second to none. She is perfect and we are very lucky that we have her. She deserves an award for energizing the kids and being brilliant. Sam loves her and so did Jack.

– Sally Dalton

Charlie loves coming to Perform. Lewis’ energy is really infectious and he makes the sessions so much fun.

– Ms Nicky Short

Sian has been absolutely brilliant with Bebe Star. She was initially very nervous but Sian showed patience and kindness that went beyond her working hours. For that I am grateful.

– Mrs Dounia Benjelloul

Ollie and his team are fantastic. My daughter Florence is quite shy but absolutely loves going to Perform and has really grown in confidence.

– Ms Emma Redding

Watch our video to see how important our teachers are for Perform parents.

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Are you looking to become a teacher at Perform? If you have a 3 year qualification in drama, dance or singing, come to an audition.