Dance Instructor - Summer 2018

Submitted by VikingGDS on Tue, 03/20/2018 - 12:34pm

Dance Instructor - Summer 2018

Viking Gymnastics - Niles, IL

Temporary/Long-Term, Part-time

Job Type: Part Time

 

Viking Gymnastics & Dance is accepting immediate applications for a part-time summer dance instructor to teach beginning level dance classes in Ballet, Hip-Hop, Combo and Parent/Tot classes from June-August, with the potential for an increased teaching load in the Fall. Class shifts are on Tuesday/Thursday mornings and Sunday morning/afternoon for ages walking through third grade.

Our top priority is to seamlessly balance the rigors of a technical program while igniting the passion and unlocking the creative potential within our dancers. Currently, we are solely a recreational program with most of our students embarking on the very beginning of their dance journey. As a brand new dance program experiencing beautiful growth; maintaining a positive and warm studio culture is important to us. We are looking for patient, yet energetic dance instructors to join our family!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create a positive and nurturing learning environment that inspires excellence and commitment to achieving goals.

  • Stay up-to-date on new dance trends and training methods.

  • Instruct students in proper, safe dance techniques in an effective and encouraging manner.

  • Balance fun with rigor and passion.

  • Instruct ages walking-third grade in a variety of class genres (Parent/Tot, Ballet, Hip-Hop & Combo classes)

  • Instruct classes within the guidelines of a pre-established curriculum.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year studio teaching experience.

  • Special interest in teaching young children.

  • Ability to relate to, motivate, and energize students of all ages and skill levels.

  • Comfortable with generating age appropriate choreographic material.

  • Adequate knowledge of dance vocabulary and technique.

  • Ability to work within the guidelines of a pre-established curriculum.

  • Adequate knowledge of anatomy and kinesiology.

  • Background or degree in Dance highly encouraged, but not required.

To Apply:

Please submit the following to the Human Resources Manager at humanresources@vikinggymnastics.com:

  1. Cover Letter describing your interest in the position, current availability and genres you are qualified to teach.

  2. Resume

  3. An online video link to choreography and/or class teaching segments

  4. A list of three professional references that can speak to your teaching style and artistry.

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Full time employees (30+ hours) have the ability to receive health, vision, and dental insurance. Both full time and part time employees receive paid time off.

 

 

 

Basic Info
Deadline Type: 
Fixed
Deadline or Post Expiration: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Jennifer Gauna
Contact Phone Number: 
847-965-2700
Contact Address: 
7779 N. Caldwell
Niles  Illinois  60714
United States