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After School and Youth Programs

Dance Instructor  New York, NY  : 10/18/2021
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Job Category:

After School and Youth Programs

Position Type:

Full Time


The Dance Instructor is responsible for instruction of dance of contemporary, Modern and Hip Hop  classes at levels beginning, while providing high quality to all grades 6-8th grade groups. Instructors help students achieve goals, regardless of whether they have previous dance experience or are trying dance for the first time. Teaching methods must be adapted to meet the students' needs. Teaching includes group dance lessons as well as STEAM Instruction. This position is under the direct supervision of Program Director.  The salary is $17.00 per hour

  • Set teaching goals for students.
  • Plan and instruct dance classes at progressive levels.
  • Have a good sense of quality music.
  • Provide a fun, encouraging, and disciplined atmosphere.
  • Be able to control and motivate groups of pupils.
  • Demonstrate leadership, dependability, patience, and concern for others.
  • Communicate course information to students and parents.
  • Provide structure of Lesson Planning and curriculum enhancement.
  • Prepare choreography and select music for performance pieces and story production as approved by the Program Director.
  • Attend occasional instructor meetings.
  • Communicate requested information to the Artistic Director in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate student performance with recommendations for progression in the dance program.
  • Prepare mid-year evaluation forms for all of your students.
  • Assist in request of materials, handouts, and information.
  • Track student attendance, including late arrival and early departure to address any concerns.
  • Have an understanding of health and safety.
  • Follow administrative and governmental safety and personnel policies, procedures, and ordinances.
  • BA degree /Associates or College or professional Credits
  • Extensive Dance training is required.
  • Professional performing experience is preferred.
  • Hip Hop and Modern training is a plus.
  •  Choreography Required

*Acacia Network is an equal opportunity employer*

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