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Become a Teacher

Gain recognition when you join our professional network of approximately 8,000 teachers registered with the RAD.


From £141/€200 per year.

Applicants who reside in a country where the currency is a Euro are required to pay the fee in Euros. Currency payable is not optional.

If you reside in AustraliaCanadaNew ZealandSouth Africa or the United States please contact your National Office regarding becoming a member.


Join our global community by completing and returning the online application form.



Print Benefits Online Benefits Discounts Additional benefits
Welcome pack Access to the Members' Area

20% off non-syllabus products regardless of spend in the RAD shop. On syllabus resources, you'll receive 10% off — or 20% off orders over £200*.

*E-Books are subject to 10% discount only.

Advice on managing your business
Membership card Monthly e-newsletter A generous discount on RAD CPD courses Enter candidates for RAD exams
Teaching registration certificate JobSearch International ™ Selected International events and courses Register your school as an RAD exam centre
Dance Gazette magazine Included in teachers online search Vocational Graded Examinations* Use of initials RAD RTS
Focus on Members magazine Focus on Education magazine 20% off studio and room bookings  Use of the RAD collective Mark
Focus on Exams magazine Members' Insurance Scheme (UK only) Marketing Tools for Teachers (UK & Ireland only).**
30% off RRP Freed uniform wear
Attend the AGM and have voting rights***
Hospital & Medical Care (UK and Ireland only) Apply to be an Associate of the RAD (ARAD)***
Member-only competitions
Enhanced Disclosure Service
Priority booking for international events
Philip Richardson Library access

*From Advanced Foundation upwards.
**New RAD Registered Teachers in the UK and Ireland are required to pay a one-off fee of £14.40/€15 (inc. VAT), in addition to their first teaching membership subscription, for access to Marketing Tools for Teachers.
***Terms and conditions apply.

Subscriptions will run until 31 August 2017.

Teachers reinstating their memberships will be charged an additional reinstatement fee.

ELIGIBILITY criteria for RAD registered teacher

Teachers should hold one of the following RAD awards:

Current Offered Programmes:

Previously Offered Programmes:

  • Teaching Certificate Programme (TCP)
  • Teaching Diploma Programme (TD)
  • BA (Hons) in the Art and Teaching of Ballet

*Eligible for RTS upon successful completion of a Teaching portfolio.

Pathway to RAD Registered Teacher Status (rts)

This new course is aimed at teachers with a ballet teaching qualification at Level 4 or higher, or equivalent, and RAD RTS status will be conferred on successful completion of each of the course modules.

Read more about the Pathway to RAD RTS.

Code of conduct

All RAD Registered teachers must adhere to the Code of Conduct and Code of Professional Practice.


Membership terms and conditions  

Enhanced Disclosure

As best practice, the RAD recommends that its teaching members apply for an Enhanced Disclosure (or equivalent) with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Disclosure Scotland or other equivalent international body every three years. RAD Registered teachers in the UK can apply via the Registered Umbrella Body; Due Diligence Checking Ltd (DDC)

Further information

If you need further information, or have any questions, contact the Membership Team at  or call us on +44 (0)20 7326 8070.

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