Be a part of a fun innovative dance studio! The Dance Factory offers instruction in Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet, Contemporary, Acro, Musical Theater and more. We are looking for a team-oriented and creative dance educator and leader who is not afraid to “think outside of the box”. Enjoy a fun and collaborative work environment.
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of teaching experience and 2+ years of leadership experience. Strong preference will be given to a candidate with the ability to teach multiple styles across various ages and levels.
Compensation will be determined by experience. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter describing why you would make a great fit for our dance family.
Ability to work closely and collaboratively with the Director for studio initiatives.
Ability to manage the studio autonomously when needed.
Strong Leader. Communicates well and can motivate others.
Writes clearly and precisely with meaning.
Strong interpersonal skills required. Must be pleasant, helpful, friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic and courteous.
Team-oriented and Client Focused.
Displays and upholds the mission statement and values of The Dance Factory.
Ability to coach and train dancers to the professional level.
Love for children, role model and mentor.
Reliable, accountable, responsible.
Adaptable and flexible.
High professional and personal standards of work and conduct.
Emotional maturity, good judgment.
Continuous personal and professional development.
Duties and Responsibilities
Prepare and teach fun and energetic classes in various dance styles to students aged 3-adult.
Plan, prepare and deliver lesson plans.
Assistance with choreography for competition teams as needed.
Explain and demonstrate proper dance technique.
Ability to connect and capture students’ attention, deliver information clearly, concisely and effectively.
Establish and communicate clear objectives.
Create choreography for classes and performances.
Maintain student attendance records.
Participation in quarterly staff meetings.
Lead staff meetings on dance initiatives.
Participation at Recitals and Events.
Lead instructor training and classes.
Give constructive criticism and feedback when needed.
Create a welcoming, healthy and safe learning environment for all students to grow and learn by setting class-based rules and boundaries that are centered on mutual respect and understanding of our core values.
Collaboration with other members of the faculty and staff
Effective and timely communication in person and through email with staff.
Support school-wide programs
Work reflectively to set goals, receive constructive feedback and try new strategies to improve student achievement.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $49,920.00 – $54,080.00 per year
About The Dance Factory
The Dance Factory provides the community with a fun and comfortable environment to explore the performing art of Dance.
Our classes are offered in group settings, private, and semi private lessons. We welcome children and young adults striving to enrich their educational opportunities through dance, as well as adults and professional dancers interested in a secure place to practice their art.
Our state of the art studios are equipped with custom sprung dance floors which is essential to preventing injury. Our program, led by experienced instructors boast many years of professional dance experience and knowledge.
Our centralized location, easy to follow instruction, and diverse course offering creates an ideal environment to experience dance.