Children's Ballet Teacher
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Children's Ballet Teacher

We are looking for an awesome dance teacher who loves working with young children! Must: have dance teaching experience and experience with children. Preferred: a college degree in dance, working on a degree in dance, or equivalent professional dance training.

About us

Le Petit Ballet Co.'s mission is to grow our little dancers in confidence and grace to help them achieve their goals - on stage and in life! Le Petit Ballet Co. is a dance education enrichment program offered to young students ages 3 through 2nd grade in partnership with preschools and elementary schools in North Carolina. We love providing children the extraordinary opportunity to experience the performing arts in a fun, light setting that is convenient for families-right at their child's school. But we are about so much more than tutus and twirling. Our imaginative lessons and nurturing instructors build children's confidence in themselves and grow their character—all while having a magical time! Check out our website to learn more about our company: ------------.

About the Dance Teacher Position

**THIS POSITION IS A PART TIME POSITION: 1 hour a day at $35-40/hour FOR THE UPCOMING SUMMER SESSION (8 WEEKS), BEGINNING THE LAST WEEK OF JUNE. CURRENTLY, WE ARE LOOKING FOR 1-2 DANCE TEACHERSTO TEACH 2-5 CLASSES EACH WEEK from the following options:

Mondays 1:00-1:40

Tuesdays 1:00-1:40

Wednesdays 9:30-10:10

Thursdays 10:20-11:00

Fridays 10:00-10:40

IDEALLY, WE WOULD LOVE FOR THE DANCE TEACHER TO CONTINUE TEACHING IN THE FALL SESSION OF DANCE, and there would be more time/day options available. However, we will accept applications from dance teachers

We are looking for a motivated, energetic professional to join our staff and create a warm, welcoming environment for our dance students at their weekly ballet classes within their assigned preschool or elementary school. Applicants must be knowledgeable of ballet and creative movement, and must be capable of teaching basic ballet movements and terminology to young children, as well as managing behavior as needed. The ideal candidate will have or be obtaining a college degree in dance or have professional training in dance or teaching dance to children. The ideal candidate also have experience with caring for and/or instructing children and have the ability to effectively communicate with parents and school staff. Employees will choose the dance classes they will work, as available, and commit to an 8-week session for summer, a 12-week session for fall/spring.

Responsibilities:

  • Create a magical, lively, warm atmosphere that supports students' independence and growth while guiding their learning of ballet, creative movement, and general body control.
  • Provide students with clear, consistent instructions about expectations, activities, and movements.
  • Arrive early to various assigned locations, assist children with preparing for class, ensure the safety of children throughout activities, dismiss children with guardians, and leave the space as it was found.
  • Communicate professionally and tactfully with parents, school staff, and Le Petit Ballet Co. director regarding any issues that arise and support needed.