ELS School of Dance

Teacher's Code of Conduct & responsibilities

Always arrive 15mins before class to set up and welcome students and parents into the venue.

Be aware and friendly to other people using the venue.

If available, be willing to cover other classes.

Have full knowledge of ELS's classes, times and prices so you are able to answer parents confidently.

Be organised and plan your class before hand.

Always treat students and family members with respect.

Do not discriminate against any students, no matter their background or experience.

Always provide a supportive and safe environment for our students.

Do not develop any ‘special’ relationships with children that could be seen as favouritism (for example, the offering of gifts or special treatment for specific children).

Do not put children at risk of abuse or ignore or disregard any suspected or disclosed child abuse. (Please read our Child Safety Policy)

Wear appropriate dance wear at all times.

Respond professionally and efficiently to any parent concerns.

Do not do things of a personal nature that a child can do for themselves, such as toileting or changing clothes.

Do not engage in open discussions of a mature or adult nature in the presence of children (for example, personal social activities).

Do not use inappropriate language or music in the presence of children.

Do not express personal views on cultures, race or sexuality in the presence of children.

Do not discriminate against any child, including but not limited to: because of culture, race, ethnicity or disability.

Do not have contact with a child or their family outside of our organisation without our knowledge and/or consent.

Always make ELS a fun and supportive environment where no one feels left out.

Conduct your self in a confident and friendly, yet professional manner at all times.

Complete a write up of any injuries that occur during class and report to Emma as soon as possible.

Always empower and encourage our students to be the best they can be.

Be available and willing to help students at events including competitions and concerts.

Strictly no use of mobile phones during class unless it is class related.

Take photos and videos to constantly promote ELS.

Keep Emma up to date with all classes and students.

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