Dance Instructor 2, On-Call

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Dance Instructor 2, On-Call

City of Calgary

Apply by: August 12, 2024

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. The City offers unique, diverse jobs and a variety of work locations. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.

The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.

As a dance instructor, you will lead, plan, and instruct various levels of recreational line dancing programs based on The City of Calgary’s curriculum.

Primary duties include:

  • Teach specific skills to participants through progressive development and sharing of knowledge.
  • Develop age-appropriate dance classes, course outlines, lesson plans and resources for programs.
  • Assess participant needs and provide adaptations as necessary while ensuring the safety of participants.
  • Setup and organize equipment, supplies and program space.
  • Maintain a high degree of customer service.
  • Keep program records and help with program evaluation.


  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • A completed advanced post-secondary education in dance or a related field; or a completed recognized teaching certificate in dance or a related field; or minimum 4 years extensive personal base of resource material (instructional experience) in the dance industry will be required.
  • Demonstrated ability in assessing customer needs evaluation and adaptation.
  • Ability to develop curriculum-based program.
  • Previous training and knowledge of Physical Literacy will be considered an asset.
  • Strong communication skills along with demonstrated initiative, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Sound judgement in safety standards and well-developed customers service skills.

Pre-employment Requirements:

  • Current Intermediate First Aid certification (equivalent to Standard First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) level “C”, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is required.
  • Selected candidates will be required to provide a clear Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search. Date of completion must be within the last 12 months.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
  • Applicants may be contacted, interviewed, and hired throughout the duration of this competition.

Union: Non-Union/Code 86
Business Unit: Recreation and Social Programs
Position Type: Up to 12 On-Call positions
Location: Various
Compensation: $30 – 40 per hour
Days of Work: This position works various shifts, including daytime, evenings, and weekends.
Hours of work: This position works on-call hours based on operational requirements.

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