Become an RAD Registered Teacher

Join the RAD’s worldwide network of qualified dance teachers and become part of a professional, international community. If you’re actively teaching, take advantage of our international reputation and further your career with our Continuing Professional Development activities.

This category provides you with accredited status as an RAD Registered Teacher and gives you access to a range of resources to help your professional teaching career, many of which have been actively developed to support you throughout the pandemic and beyond.

Membership fee $326
Registered Teacher Application Form

Join us now

If you are actively teaching and eligible for Registered Teacher Status, then click the link below to complete your application, it only takes a few minutes.
Registered Teacher Application Form

“I feel the RAD is the best ballet training organisation globally. The exam entering process is brilliant – from the support given by our regional organisers, which is exceptional, to the ease of the exam entries done online.” – RAD Registered Teacher

What you gain

Enter candidates for RAD exams and register your own school as an RAD exam centre. Market yourself on our Find a Teacher map. Show off your qualified status with use of the post nominal RAD RTS after your name alongside the RAD Teachers’ logo and a Teaching registration certificate, all of which are recognised internationally.

Benefits and discounts

As an RAD Registered Teacher you will access exclusive content in the Members’ Area such as exams resources, important updates and teaching resources. As a member you’ll receive regular e-newsletters straight to your inbox bursting with up to date news and information, and you can access our online Global Jobs Board listing global vacancies and opportunities for RAD Registered Teachers. We have moved our benefits and services online, reducing our environmental impact, and we have introduced digital membership cards and the all-new digital Dance Gazette, which members will receive via email.

Our teachers are also entitled to:

  • 10% off syllabus and uniform in the RAD Shop, both online and in store
  • substantial discounts on CPD courses

There’s even more

In addition to accessing the services and tools that you need for your professional membership, you can also have fun entering member-only competitions, such as our annual photo competition. Other extras include the ability to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the opportunity to become an Associate of the RAD (ARAD), as well as priority booking on select international events and access to the Wolfson Library. Terms and conditions apply.



RAD teaching members should put in place as a minimum, a robust Safeguarding and Child Protection policy, safeguarding training and criminal record checks for you, your staff and volunteers. As a member you will have access to our Safeguarding Hub in the Members’ Area to support you with this, as well as safer recruitment practices.


For more information about Becoming an RAD Registered Teacher please refer to the Royal Academy of dance UK page

Registered Teacher Application Form