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After School and Youth Programs

Dance Instructor  Bronx, NY  : 1/5/2023
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Job Category:

After School and Youth Programs

Position Type:

Full Time


Activity Dance Instructor teaches and facilitates Dance Instruction for youth K-5 or  6th-8th grade in focused centered classroom structure. As Instructor, Teaching Artists are enthusiastic, experienced in teaching instruction with a personal stake in arts to participants at our partner school. Instructor   must have demonstrated passion and experience in specialty, ideally in after-school settings.
Instruction is achieved through a student-centered collaborative process which includes developing artistic technique, sharing personal and cultural experiences, engaging in dialogue rooted in a arts framework and allowing that the shape the artist and art form
Teaching Artists function as support staff in the after school environment, helping to ensure a safe, positive, and organized environment for youth participants Pays:20.00-25.00 per hour
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lesson plans, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for activities.
  • Progressive development of student skills leading to a final project
  • Provide support during academic/homework hour
  • Promotes positive character development in all youth
  • Set teaching goals for students.
  • 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.
  • Attend Professional Development instructor meetings.
  • Communicate requested information to the Artistic Director in a timely manner.
  • 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.
  • Associates Minimum in dance instruction education or performance BA/BS(preferred)
  • Minimum of two years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required.
  • Certifications and credentials in respective skill-based activity highly preferred.
  • Candidates who are qualified to lead instruction in more than one activity preferred as well.
  • Dance Instruction Knowledge, 
  • A profound understanding of Dance Field.
  • Teach high quality skills and techniques to Elementary or Middle School Students
  • Able to teach and lead in lesson planning, directing, etc.

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