Vera Academy of Dance & Gymnastics is seeking a part-time dance instructor with the potential for a full-time hybrid position with the addition of other responsibilities (depending on skill set). Instructors at Vera Academy teach the art of dance along with character development and leadership skills to students of all ages from youth to adults. The ideal candidate will have strong skills and significant experience in teaching several dance styles including but not limited to ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, contemporary, pom & cheer. Other experience would include 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 to adults.

Other qualifications include:

The ability to set and hold oneself accountable to personal goals
To be coachable and eager to learn new skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills in order to be an effective mentor and coach and have the ability to prepare clear student evaluations
Work as an effective team member staging studio productions, executing special events, and attend regular staff training and meetings

Vera Academy incorporates character development and leadership training into all of their dance and gymnastics programs. The ideal candidate should be passionate about how dance training will help students develop discipline and confidence, learn to set and achieve goals, and practice positive leadership skills.

Teaching schedule may include Monday-Friday afternoons/evenings and Saturday mornings/afternoons depending on availability. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to provide examples of past choreography and may be invited to teach as a guest instructor.

Full-Time Potential for the Right Candidate willing to take on additional responsibilities within the studio as a hybrid position. Additional skill sets of interest would include customer service, marketing, media planning, event/performance planning, office management, or bookkeeping. Full-Time Benefits include Paid Time Off, Professional Development Assistance, Flexible Schedule, Employee Discounts, some responsibilities may be able to be done from home, will consider health insurance for the right candidate.