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Youth Dance Instructor

at City of De Pere

Pay: $14 to $14.75/hour
$14 - $14.75
Posted: 8/1/2019
Job Status: Seasonal
Job Reference #: 2325426
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

General Description

Qualified candidates must have a dance background, able to relate and work with children, interact with adults, choreography development, music selection, experience with dance rehearsals and recitals and costume ordering.  Participants perform 2 routines at the end of the year recital.

Typical Work Schedule: (Current Schedule)

***2-4 classes per evening***

Mondays - 4:30 - 7:30 pm

Tuesdays - 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Wednesdays - 4:15 - 7:45 pm

Saturdays - 8:00 - 10:45 am

***Can choose to teach one or more classes based on availability. 

Classes held at either -

De Pere High School, 1700 Chicago St., De Pere, WI 54115
De Pere Middle School, 700 Swan Rd., De Pere, WI 54115
De Pere Community Center, 600 Grant St., De Pere, WI 54115

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Essential Functions

  • Choreograph 2 routines appropriate to age group
  • Assist with choosing costumes and preparations for recital performances
  • Communicate with parents and maintain good PR with staff and public
  • Identify and respond to participant behavior issues; document if necessary
  • Maintain appropriate safety measures for program participants

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Applicant should have knowledge of dance terminology
  • Possess the ability to perform dance skills
  • Choreograph dance routines and progressively teach a specified age group
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic, resourceful, and creative
  • Possess the ability to work well with children and communicate effectively

Minimum Requirements & Physical Requirements

  • At least 16 years of age
  • Formal education not required
  • Dance experience a must
  • Previous teaching experience and experience working with children a plus