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Dance Instructor

The deadline period for this position has passed as of March 16, 2018.

Reporting to the Arts Program Director, this position will be responsible for the effective instruction of dance skills and techniques to class participants. Participants ages range from six to adult (grouped according to age), with an emphasis on children and youth. In consultation with the Arts management team, the instructor will be responsible for the planning and implementation of dance classes at Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge.

Pay: $20 – $28/hr, part-time
Job Location: Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare lesson plans, teach and educate participants (primarily ages six to 17+) in dance, according to the curriculum.
  • Help develop/offer input to the current curriculum, in alignment with the growth and development of all arts
    programming initiatives.
  • Assure the health and safety of participants by following health and safety practices and regulations.
  • Provide a safe, fun, engaging, creative and supportive environment for participants and volunteers.
  • Exceptional organizational, multi-tasking, problem-solving and decision making skills.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal skills with a focus on customer service.
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional follow-through.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Maintain a professional attitude at all times.
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines.
  • Effectively communicates in a variety of settings.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to ensure the best delivery of customer/client experience, consistency in
    program offerings etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Be available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Ensure the space and its equipment are being treated safely, and appropriately.

To apply email Judith Mendelsohn at

Deadline to apply is March 16, 2018.