Piedmont School of Music & Dance (PSMD) is seeking a part-time dance instructor. The ideal candidate will have strong skills and significant experience in teaching several dance styles including ballet, tap, and jazz. Other experience includes choreographing and staging performances, creating lesson plans appropriate for different skill levels/ages, and facilitating a safe and positive classroom environment. Candidates must be comfortable with and enjoy teaching a wide range of ages and skill levels from very young children through teens.

Other qualifications include:

  • The ability to set and remain accountable to personal goals
  • To be coachable and eager to learn new skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills so you can be an effective mentor and coach and so you can prepare clear student evaluations and communicate with parents as needed.
  • Working as an effective team member staging studio productions, executing special events, and attending regular staff training and meetings.

As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to provide examples of their past choreography or be invited to teach as a guest instructor.

Please submit a resume detailing education, dance training, teaching, and other applicable work experience.

Candidates should be available Monday-Thursday afternoons/evenings and Saturday mornings.

Submit resume Attn: Dance Instructor to Catherine@music-dance.org

Those selected for interviews will be contacted by phone/email.

About Piedmont School of Music & Dance

Piedmont School of Music & Dance offers dance and music lessons to students ages 3 to 18.

The School's dance program, while strongly rooted in the fundamentals of classical ballet, has strong jazz, tap, contemporary, and lyrical programs. PSMD presents two full-length ballets each season including The Nutcracker with the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra and attends two regional dance competitions. Piedmont is well-known for training versatile dancers in a fun and nurturing environment.