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St. Paul, AB – Dance Teacher

  • Compensation: Competitive and negotiable with experience and training
  • Town: St. Paul, Alberta
  • Term: September 2017 to May 2018 with possible extension into summer workshops. 2+ year contract may be available

Organization Description: The St. Paul & District Arts Foundation is a growing organization located in the beautiful Lakeland region. We offer a recreational dance program (Jete Dance Studio) from the months of September to May with incorporating summer workshops during the months of May to August. Currently, Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, Acro, and Hip Hop classes are offered in our facility and we are open to additional genres as they come available. Our goal is for our dancers to be continually inspired and challenged to learn and improve their dance technique in a fun and enjoyable environment. We encourage each student to work at their own personal best in a friendly and nurturing atmosphere. Our focus is for our children aged 3-18 to grow in the world of dance while also learning the life skills that are achieved through participating in dance.

Job Description: We are looking for a positive, passionate, enthusiastic and committed teacher. The instructor must be willing to work with other instructors in their specialized genre while maintaining the bases of a consistent ballet program to anchor the other disciplines. We are 50 dancers in a growing community. The successful candidate would work with administration, must communicate well with other instructors, students, and parents and be dedicated to the promotion of the club and the well being of our students.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • strong technical background in ballet
  • background and understanding in pointe is a definite asset
  • experience in teaching both male and female students
  • experience in teaching ages 3 to 18 years of age (male and female), and teaching adults will be an asset
  • openness to student testing is desirable
  • certification or working towards the desire of certification in cecchetti, RAD, or American Ballet Theatre is preferred
  • knowledge of repertoire from the classical ballets
  • ability to prepare choreographed Nutcracker for a Christmas Production
  • ability to prepare choreographed routines for a spring showcase (solos/duets/trios/group)
  • ability to prepare (and be available for) students for festivals and competitions

How to Apply: Please send resume, cover letter and references by email to mpdowntownartsstudio@outlook.com

Other Details:

  • our website can be found at artfoundation.ca and find us on Facebook, St. Paul & District Arts Foundation
  • successful candidates will receive assistance in finding housing if required
  • St. Paul & District Arts Foundation is a not for profit organization run by volunteer parents
  • only those of interest will be contacted​

Kelowna, BC – Full Time Accredited RAD Ballet Instructor

Reflections Dance Studio is seeking a full time accredited RAD Ballet instructor within our Elite Company Competitive program Tier. As the lucky chosen applicant who has Canadian citizenship or proof of residency, you will be enthusiastic, possess good communication skills and have the ability to demonstrate well while maintaining an encouraging, positive, classroom environment. You will develop technical training to instill a love for dance in students of all ages and levels. Position requires experience in choreography for competition and year-end show performances. As a successful RAD Ballet candidate you must be proficient in preparing dancers for Graded to Vocational examinations. Ability to teach other genres would be an asset, but not a must. If you are a candidate who shows a professional dance focused education, you are also encouraged to apply.

The position is offered for the September 2017-2018 dance season with the ability to extend contract for future seasons. Competitive wages are negotiated based on your experience and certification.

To Apply: Please submit your resume along with references and photo including wage expectation and any video footage of choreography and teaching class you may have via email to: reflectionsdance@shaw.ca

About Reflections Dance Studio: Prominently established for over a decade, the studio is equipped with 4 large dance floors, a beautiful waiting room, change rooms and a homework room for all of our students to enjoy. We offer disciplines in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Acro and Pre-Dance for ages 3 years to adult. Our studio offers 4 program Tiers from Recreational to an Elite Company Competitive program which has enjoyed much recognition for presenting internationally awarded performances.

Do you want to dramatically improve your quality of Life? As a lucky applicant selected to fill one of two FULL TIME teaching positions currently being offered by Reflections Dance Studio located in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia you will do just that! Not only will you enjoy the satisfaction of working with internationally awarded elite level students at one of British Columbia’s leading studios, in your free time you will be overwhelmed by the abundance of activities that Kelowna has to offer. As Western Canada’s favorite tourist resort style destination, Kelowna presents everything from strolling along sandy beaches or taking sunset boat rides on the 90 mile long lake that Kelowna is situated on, to enjoying the many outdoor cultural live music and arts events presented along the boardwalk. Within a 45 minute radius, Kelowna boasts more than its share of world-class restaurants, over 30 golf courses, hundreds of kilometers of hiking trails with unsurpassed views, over 100 wineries and an internationally renowned ski resort all serviced by its own international airport. –Just imagine… this is your new life! Still don’t believe it? Check out this website and YouTube video: www.tourismkelowna.com / https://www.youtube.com/user/TourismKelowna


Edmonton, AB – Student Summer Administrative Intern/Assistant

Mile Zero Dance is hiring a Student Summer Administrative Intern/Assistant

  • Job Title: Temporary Administrative Intern/Assistant
  • Hourly Wage: $15/hour
  • Job Dates: Full-time (30hrs/week), August 1-31, 2017
  • Job Location: 10816 95 St, Edmonton, AB
  • Job Description: Mile Zero Dance (MZD) is a contemporary dance company that creates and produces original dynamic interdisciplinary works focusing on performance, collaboration, community outreach, and training.

A mainstay in the Edmonton arts community for the past 31 years, MZD plays an active and valuable role in collaborations and audience development that has spanned a multitude of demographics and artistic media. MZD is looking for a full-time (30hrs/week) Temporary Admin Intern/Assistant through the Alberta Government Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP) from August 1-31, 2017 to assist with basic office work and preparations for launching MZD’s 2017-2018 Season.

Duties for this position include (but are not limited to):

  • Maintaining and sorting mailing, email and membership lists
  • Basic office work including file organization and preparation for upcoming season
  • Helping with mail outs
  • Assisting with email, phone and in-person inquires
  • Assisting with rentals of MZD’s space
  • Maintaining basic upkeep of MZD’s space (Spazio Performativo)

Eligible applicants must:

  • Possess good organizational and time management skills
  • Be friendly and be able to engage with public comfortably
  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment

The job requires maintaining consistent office hours at our main location, but work can be completed remotely.

Eligible applicants must be returning to school in Fall 2017. Please visit this site to ensure you are eligible.

Please send resumes to Anastasia Maywood by May 26, 2017 (11:59pm MST). Only eligible applicants will be contacted.


Medicine Hat, AB – Dance Instructors

Medicine Hat College’s non-credit dance program within the Conservatory of Music and Dance is seeking to fill the following positions to build and achieve the passion and dreams of dancers:

  • Full time RAD certified ballet instructor

  • Full time and part time dance instructors for ballet, competitive/recreational hip hop, tap, jazz, lyrical and/or modern classes; Additional forms of dance include musical theatre and acro

As a member of the dance team, these positions will teach dance theory, demonstrate practical techniques for classes, and observe and offer suggestions to dance students of various ages on how to improve their dance techniques. These positions will also choreograph dance pieces for performance, direct rehearsals, organize performances for the community, and support and assist the dance team with the promotion and retention strategies of the Conservatory programs.

Dance Instructor positions commence September 1, 2017. Full time positions come with an attractive benefits package. Dance Instructor positions are annually renewable subject to performance reviews and student enrolments.

Recent years’ enrolments suggest the potential for significantly more than the 700 teaching hours over 32 weeks that constitutes a full-time position at the Conservatory. Remuneration is on an hourly fee-for- student/class basis. The hourly rate of pay will be dependent upon the incumbent’s qualifications and experience.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant dance certifications; Diploma or degree within a related field is preferred

  • RAD certification is required for the full time ballet instructor position

  • Prior experience as a professional dancer and/or dance teacher with a versatile dance background

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and team building skills

  • All combinations of education and experience will be considered

For complete job posting and application, please visit Medicine Hat College / Competition Number: 117085


Beaumont, AB – Children's Dance Instructor

The Town of Beaumont is currently looking for a children’s dance instructor. This position is an opportunity to bring the joy of dance to young performers' lives. We are seeking a candidate for the fall 2017 season who will be available Saturday mornings from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., with the potential for Wednesday evenings.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop course material and curriculum

  • Instruct classes, communicating clearly to participants

  • Create a positive, encouraging, fun learning environment

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a passion for community dance programming

  • Proficient skill and knowledge in the area of instruction

  • High degree of creativity, flexibility and problem-solving ability

  • Strong time management skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Ability to interact with program participants in a positive and professional manner

Qualifications:

  • Training and/or education in dance. Such as basic dance, Hip Hop, Jazz, and Ballet

  • Previous experience instructing dance and working with children ages 2–11 years

Conditions of Employment:

  • Criminal record and vulnerable sector check

  • Standard First Aid and CPR

The hourly wage for this contract position is determined based on education and experience. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, please send your resume with a cover letter to:

Community Program Coordinator
Town of Beaumont
5600 49 Street
Beaumont, Alberta, T4X 1A1

Fax #: 780-929- 8729
Email: lori.cunningham@beaumont.ab.ca


Grand Prairie, AB – Dance Instructors

I am looking for teaching graduates that would consider employment in Grande Prairie, Alberta. The position would ideally suit RAD registered teachers although it is not a prerequisite. Teachers also able to teach other disciplines such as Modern, Jazz, Tap, Acro or Hip Hop would be greatly desirable. If necessary, room and boarding may be arranged. This position would commence in August or September 2017.

The GP Dancer's Academy has been operating in Grande Prairie for over 27 years. The position could be from 25–35 hours per week depending on the candidate's abilities. Competitive choreography would be in addition to the regular classes. Compensation would be between $30 and $40 per hour depending on experience.

Please contact Nancy-Marie via email dancersacademy@gmail.com or by phone 780 933-7410


Cold Lake, AB – Dance Teacher-Choreographer (Jazz and/or Tap)

Pirouette School of Dance is seeking a qualified and accredited dance teacher-choreographer in Jazz and/or Tap disciplines for the 2017-2018 dance season.

Reporting to a Board of Directors, the successful candidate will possess:

  • ADAPT certification but CDTA or ISTD will also be considered
  • Experience teaching dancers of all ages
  • Minimum 1 year experience teaching and choreographing
  • Excellent communication skills, be professional, and able to work alone or as a team
  • Prepare dancers for Jazz and Tap exams

Wage: Dependent on experience and training Hours: 10+hrs/week in studio.

Pirouette School of Dance is a registered not-for-profit society that provides qualified dance education in the Cold Lake area. Our studio is committed to providing quality instruction in a variety of disciplines, guiding students as they explore different areas of their passion and strive to achieve their full potential in both competitive and recreational dance.

Please email resumes, with cover letter, and sample teaching video of your work (if available) to: kate.pirouette@gmail.com

Pirouette School of Dance thanks all applicants; however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted. Competition closes May 26th, 2017.


Lloydminster, AB – Dance Instructors

Core Dynamics Pilates & Dance Lloydminster is looking to add energetic, passionate and experienced teachers to join our rockstar faculty! If you're interested in teaching (we offer classes in ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical/contemporary, modern, hip hop and musical theatre for ages 3 to adult as well), please email us your resume detailing your experience. We'd also love to hear from you in 250 words why you'd like to join our inspiring group of teachers. We look forward to hearing from you!

 
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