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Become a Teacher

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


Join now — £148/€203

APPLY for teaching membership

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

Top benefits for Registered Teachers

Subscriptions will run until 31 August 2019.

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


Teachers should hold one of the following University Validated or 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 another equivalent international body every three years. RAD Registered teachers in the UK can apply via the Registered Umbrella Body, more information about this is available in the Members' Area.

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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