Ballet & Pointe Instructor Position

Job Summary

We are looking for a part-time ballet and pointe instructor with strong proficiency in teaching advanced ballet and pointe curriculum. We need an instructor who can commit to a weekly schedule of at least 1 day per week in the evenings with the potential for more hours and responsibility in the future.



-Excellent character, dependable, and punctual

-Strong proficiency in ballet, pointe & pre-pointe is a must (jazz or lyrical experience a plus but not required)

-Experience with the process of training and preparing students for pointe promotion

-Ability to manage and nurture a group class with a balance between discipline, care, and respect

-Experience choreographing for recitals

-Willingness to assist with recitals and dress rehearsals

-Interest in continuous learning and working together with a team of instructors

-Dance degree or professional experience not required but a strong plus



-Prepare class curriculum for structured and appropriately challenging classes

-Work with age-appropriate music and choreography for recital routines

-Execute relevant, motivational and inspiration classes for aspiring dancers

-Maintain class discipline with respect

-Attend monthly staff meetings (flexible)



$20-$30/ hour

*Rate of pay is determined by various factors, including but not limited to knowledge, skills, experience, and education.


To Apply:

Please complete an application and send resume to info@adagiodanceoc.com

About Adagio Dance Studio

Adagio is a family-oriented studio where we emphasize age-appropriate choreography, song choices, and costumes. We strive to provide a comfortable environment for both beginning and advanced dancers by encouraging all students to respect and support one another.

We are proud to be a second family and a safe place for every student to dance, be creative, empower each other, and build lifelong friendships.

Adagio instructors’ patience, dedication, and careful guidance are key to fostering this positive learning environment that enable our student’s success and creativity.

Serving Northern Orange County since 1997