Preschool/Children’s Dance Instructors

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Preschool/Children’s Dance Instructors

As a dance instructor for preschoolers and children, you will lead, plan, and instruct various recreational dance programs, including jazz, hip hop, ballet, break dancing, modern, and tap based on The City of Calgary’s curriculum.

Primary duties include:

  • Teach basic/introductory classes 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.


  • Advanced training in dance, coupled with instructional experience in a specified program field (for example ballet, jazz, modern dance, or hip-hop).
  • Instructional experience with children two to eight years of age.
  • A recognized dance teaching certification/post-secondary education will be considered an asset.
  • Possess the ability to develop curriculum based programs.
  • Demonstrate ability in assessing customer needs evaluation and make adaptations.

Pre-employment Requirements:

  • A security clearance will be conducted.
  • Standard First Aid, CPR, AED Level C.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications at the time of interview.

More than one position may be filled.

Location: Various locations
Deadline: December 10, 2018

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