Early Childhood Dance Instructor


En L’air Studio of Dance, located in North Haven, CT, is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Early Childhood Dance Instructor who has a genuine passion for working with children ages 2 to 6 years old and an unwavering love for dance. As an Early Childhood Dance Instructor, you will play a pivotal role in introducing youth to the joy of movement and inspiring a lifelong love for dance.

Responsibilities of the role will include (but not be limited to):

Teach Weekly Dance Classes

  • Plan and execute engaging and age-appropriate dance classes for children ages 2 to 6 years old.
    Introduce fundamental dance concepts and technique in a fun and accessible manner.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that encourages self-expression and confidence.

Energetic and Enthusiastic Presence

  • Bring energy, enthusiasm, and a vibrant personality to each class.
  • Embrace the opportunity to laugh and be silly, and create a class setting that promotes fun and learning.

Inspire and Motivate

  • Be a positive role model and mentor to young dancers by supporting and sharing the vision and values of our studio.
  • Encourage students to explore their creativity, build confidence, and develop a sense of accomplishment through dance.

Communicate and Collaborate

  • Effectively communicate with parents to provide studio updates and reminders.
  • Collaborate with other instructors and staff to contribute to the overall success of the studio.


Our ideal candidate will find joy in teaching and inspiring beginner dancers ages 2 to 6 years old, and should have a strong technical foundation in ballet and tap. The candidate must have previous experience working with young children, preferably in a dance or early childhood education setting. They should be energetic, outgoing, and comfortable being playful and silly.

Availability Requirements:

En L’air Studio of Dance offers a flexible schedule, supportive work environment, and opportunities for personal and professional development. We are seeking a candidate who is available one or two days weekly during the months of September through May to instruct weekly classes. Availability Thursdays, Fridays, and/or Saturdays is preferred. The candidate must also be available for one weekend in May to work at our year-end recital.

Hiring Process:

We believe in a thorough and fair hiring process in order to ensure the best fit for both the candidate and our studio. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to jen@enlairdancect.com.

The next steps will include completion of our online application form providing all requested information. Selected candidates will then be invited to an initial interview on Zoom. A skill assessment and class demonstration will be required. A final interview will be conducted to further evaluate the candidate’s fit and potential contributions. A job offer will be extended to the successful candidate.

Thank you for considering joining our dance studio team. We look forward to reviewing your application and exploring the potential of having you contribute to our studio’s success!