Releve Dance at Rootz is looking to fill Competition Dance Teacher positions (Jazz and Contemporary) for the 2018-2019 school year. This is a part-time position located in Northbrook, 20 minutes north of Chicago. The instructor reports and is accountable directly to the Director of Dance.

Our ideal candidate is a teacher with at least 2 years of competition dance experience Рand has a ton of love and energy for the classroom! Must have an extensive background in jazz and contemporary dance. This person would need to be great with children of all ages but have experience working with dancers in 3rd-8th grade. Must be available 1-2 days a week (Monday, Wednesday or Thursday) after school/early evening for lead teaching.  Ability to attend weekend competitions is a plus! A great group of instructors and choreographers are already in place, and we are excited to welcome a new addition to the team!

Website: getrootz.com/programs/releve-dance/

Compensation: $25-$40 per hour/ DOQ


Delivering program instruction for year long competition dance program, including choreography, performances and competitions
Conducting activities consistent with the program goals and description
Communicating with the Department Head the needs of the program, i.e. developments or any issues that affect program delivery
Complying with Releve at Rootz policies and procedures


A minimum of 2 years teaching and/or choreography experience
Must have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate
Bachelors of Arts Degree (significant coursework towards a degree in a related field) preferred, or proven ability/related training
Ability to stay organized, manage multiple tasks, meet and set deadlines within a complex team environment
Ability to plan with teachers of different disciplines for events or multidisciplinary lessons
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
Commitment to, and interest in the arts and education
Must be able to assist in the planning and supervision of activities which promote a healthy emotional, social, intellectual and physical development in each child.
Use developmentally appropriate discipline methods. Shall possess good oral and written communication skills.
Ability to demonstrate emotional maturity and a nurturing and cheerful attitude when working with children, parents and staff.

To ensure consideration, please include a resume and a professional references in your submission. Position subject to a background screening.


Jordyn Pins, Director of Releve Dance