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Ballet Instructor

Essence Dance Arts Academy
Dallas, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are seeking a Ballet Instructor to join our team in DeSoto, TX! We have two positions available. One position involves teaching ballet dance classes for small to medium groups. These ballet technique classes are for children ages 7-12 years old. The other position involves teaching preschoolers ages 3-6. Preschool classes are combo classes for ballet/tap and hiphop/tumbling.

The ability to choreograph for the annual concert(s) is required. The successful candidate must be experienced in teaching the ballet genre and this age group.

Personal Qualifications

The candidate must consistently demonstrate the following:

  • A pleasant personality, be energetic and organized
  • A strong work ethic,
  • A love for children, being a role model and mentor
  • A strong sense of self and comprehensive knowledge of EDAA company values and philosophy
  • Be adaptable and flexible
  • Possess high professional and personal standards of work and personal conduct
  • Demonstrate emotional maturity and good judgment
  • Be committed to continuous personal & professional development
  • Possess effective communication skills

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To instill a love of learning in children by fostering a healthy curiosity about the world of dance
  • Prepare and teach stimulating classes to students aged 7+
  • Plan, prepare, and deliver lesson plans and syllabi as required
  • Explain and demonstrate proper technique
  • Ability to connect and capture students’ attention, deliver information clearly, concisely, and effectively
  • Create appropriate choreography for song presentation for performance and examinations as required
  • Nurture each student to maximize his/her potential
  • Ensure a culture of rigor and discipline in the learning environment
  • Be aware and sensitive to the handling of students’ emotional needs, giving constructive criticism, encouragement, and confidence
  • Create a welcoming, healthy and safe learning environment for all students to grow and learn by following EDAA class-based rules and boundaries that are centered on mutual respect and understanding of EDAA core values
  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the rules and disciplinary systems of the school
  • Collaborate with other members of the EDAA faculty to work collectively with colleagues to meet the needs of all students
  • Attend and assist at external/internal student performances and examination sessions as requested
  • Participate in all staff meetings
  • Actively support studio-wide initiatives and programs
  • Support colleagues and work whole-heartedly for the good of the EDAA
  • Work reflectively to set/achieve studio goals, receive constructive feedback and try new strategies to improve student achievement
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested by the CEO/Creative Director.
  • The teacher reports directly to the CEO/Creative Director and or designate as directed.

***Salary DOE***

Company Description
Essence Dance Academy truly values the blend of solid technique and sincere expressiveness in the classic art form of dance. We offer an opportunity for children and adults to embrace technique and the art of dancing. We aim for Essence Dance Academy pupils to be strongly encouraged to embrace the aesthetic qualities of dance so they will be transformed into passionate, strong & knowledgeable dancers.

Essence Dance Arts Academy

Essence Dance Academy truly values the blend of solid technique and sincere expressiveness in the classic art form of dance. We offer an opportunity for children and adults to embrace technique and the art of dancing. We aim for Essence Dance Academy pupils to be strongly encouraged to embrace the aesthetic qualities of dance so they will be transformed into passionate, strong & knowledgeable dancers.

Address

324 E Beltline Rd DeSoto

Dallas, TX
USA

Industry

Arts and Entertainment

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