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Lloydminster, AB - Dance Instructor

Employer’s name: Patti Johnston

Company:  5678 Dynamic Wellness & Fine Arts Studios Inc.

Business Location: Primary Business location is #201 1716 50 AVE, Lloydminster, AB T9V 0Y1 and occasionally work is on the Secondary Business location Lower Level - 5015 -50 street Kitscoty, AB, T0B2P0

Work Location: Same as above

Business information: Core Dynamics Pilates & Dance is a dance education and fitness centre that offers classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre and Acro as well as Pilates, Zumba and TRX classes.

Type of Employment: Full time - Seasonal

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

  • Practice and rehearse dance routines under direction or instruction to achieve desired interpretation and presentation
  • Train and exercise to maintain the required levels of ability and fitness
  • Teach dance technique and artistic interpretation to amateur and professional individuals and groups
  • Teach recreational dancing lessons such as ballroom dancing
  • Prepare dance students for specific auditions and performances
  • Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Physically demanding, Attention to detail
  • Classical ballet, Jazz, Modern ballet, Tap, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Acro, Musical Theatre, Fitness Classes
  • Teaching from a dance syllabus (training/mentorship is provided)
  • Organizing class plans and keeping records of student development
  • Uploading music, lessons and video to different studio software platforms
  • Creating unique and interesting choreography that is both age and developmentally appropriate for recitals and competition
  • Cutting and editing music files
  • Selecting costumes for group and solo/duets
  • Tracking class attendance
  • Handing out messages and marketing material to students and parents
  • Communicate with parents and students regarding studio events and policies
  • Posting class photos/videos to the studio social media sites
  • Attending studio functions and monthly meetings
  • Attending quarterly trainings and planning sessions
  • Work in a fast paced environment and enjoys working under pressure


  • Education:
    • ​​Graduated from a private dance school or academy
    • Certification through an organization such as the Royal Academy of Dance, Ceccheti Society, Vagavona, CDTA, ADAPT, Acrobatic Arts, Acrobatique is a definite asset. As well any fitness training or certifications such as Pilates or Yoga
  • Experience:
    • 2 years as dance instructor, teaching and handling groups of multiple ages.
    • Has an understanding of basic anatomy and muscle function
    • Detail oriented and able to meet deadlines
    • Ability to teach and design fitness classes is a definite asset

Salary:  $34.29 - $36.29 per hour, 30 – 35 Hours per week

Important information:

  • Seasonal position: September 1st 2018 thru to May 31, 2019 for a duration of nine months, starting again the following September.​
  • Work Schedule: Evenings 4:00PM-9:30PM. Mon-Fri, Saturdays 9:00AM-3:00PM. These hours will be depending on scheduling in the fall. The teacher will work during these days and times but not necessarily all of these hours. Some daytime hours 9am-12pm


  • We employ all our regular teachers (this means your insurance, EI, CPP and taxes are looked after and submitted to the government for you, vacation pay is added on to each paycheque, you are compensated for stat holidays)
  • Educational scholarships (on approved courses) for your ongoing training
  • We can assist you with ongoing training and certifications (for those interested)

Apply by e-mail to:

Fort McMurray, AB - Dance Instructors

Generation Dance Studio in Fort McMurray, Alberta is looking for instructors. In search of qualified and professional instructors to fulfill long term teaching positions at our studio. The ideal candidates would be able to work independently and with the Artistic Director. He or she would be able to instruct many genres including Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Pre School, Contemporary, Acro, and Musical Theatre. This position is full time with summer work commitments. A living  allowance bonus is also available for out of town applicants. If you are interested in joining our team, please contact the school at

Fort McMurray, AB - Full-Time Ballet and Dance Instructor

MacDonald Island Dance Academy in Fort McMurray, Alberta is looking to hire a full-time, ballet and dance instructor for the coming season.  We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, professional. Successful completion of a dance teacher training program, or university level dance program would be an asset.  We require someone who is adaptable and able to teach ballet, jazz, and contemporary/lyrical for multiple levels, from creative movement to advanced. The successful candidate must also have strong choreography skills, as they will be involved with both of our Flex and Competitive programs. We are a highly unique studio that operates under the umbrella of MacDonald Island Park (RRCWB), Canada's largest recreation centre.

We are an extremely passionate and dedicated team who through our collaborative efforts continues to strive to bring the best to our region.  This position is unlike any other, as it is full-time with a competitive wage ($39.80/hour for 35 hours a week), a living allowance, and health benefits (massage, dental, chiropractic, etc.). This is an amazing opportunity for any professional who is looking to incubate their career. 

All applications will be handled through HR, but if an applicant has any questions, please feel free to contact Nicole Armstrong at

Apply through the following link:

Kelowna, BC - Full-Time Ballet Instructor & Part-Time Dance Instructor

Reflections Dance Studio located in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia is seeking instructors for the 2018-2019 season.

Positions available:

1. Full-time -Ballet Instructor (preferably RAD certified)

2. Part-time -well versed to teach a variety of dance styles 

We are seeking enthusiastic, professional instructors who 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 from recreational to elite competitive divisions. Both positions require experience in choreography for competition and year-end show performances. If you are a candidate who shows a professional dance focused education, you are also encouraged to apply.

Positions offered for the September 2018-2019 dance season with the ability to extend contract for future seasons. Competitive wages determined based on experience and certification, relocation bonus available. Applicants must have Canadian citizenship or proof of residency.

About Reflections Dance Studio:

Established in 2004, 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, Acro, Contemporary and Pre-Dance for ages 3 years to adult. Our studio offers 4 program Tiers from Recreational to Elite Company Competitive programs which has proudly received much recognition for presenting internationally awarded performances. Our studio is dedicated to offering qualified, professional instruction. Our variety of 4 program Tiers offers something for everyone. At Reflections Dance Studio our passion is dance, if you share in the same passion, we want you to join our team!

To Apply:

Please submit your resume via email to

Chestermere, AB - Ballet Instructor

Dexterity Dance Studio is a brand new studio in Chestermere Alberta and is looking to hire a ballet instructor for the 2018/2019 season! The season would run from September until June. The position would require teaching one full night of ballet and possibly a pre-pointe class, ranging from ages 6-17yrs.

The position will require once a week class instruction, recital choreography, exam preparation, and possible competitive choreography. We offer a flexible schedule and competitive wages. As a new studio, we also offer the opportunity to grow and develop within the studio as we’ll be looking for a ballet program director.

If you are interesting in joining our team please email and/or check out our website

Edmonton, AB - Book Publishers Summer Project Assistant (non-dance)

Our friends at the Book Publisher's Asociation of Alberta are looking for a Project Assistant. Download the complete posting here.

Application due: 1200 Noon, May 15, 2018

Interviews: May 17 and 18, 2018

Rate of pay: $18.00 per hour less mandatory deductions (CPP, EI, etc…)

Location of Work: Percy Page Centre, Second Floor 11759 Groat Road NW Edmonton, AB T5M 3K6

Start Date: May 22, 2018 | End Date: August 24, 2018

Hours of Work: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | four days each week, hours and days may vary depending on operational requirements (events and travel)

Applicants should send CV and one page cover letter to:

Winnipeg, MB - Artistic Director

Starting date: September 17, 2018
Salary Range: $40,000 – $50,000 commensurate with experience

 How to Apply:

Download the complete posting here.

Please submit the following:

  • Cover letter 1- 2 pages maximum
  • Curriculum vitae or resume with three references
  • 2 Writing samples including; artistic statement and selection from a grant or funding proposal (ensure all private information is blacked out)
  • 2 examples of artistic work no longer than 10 minutes each acceptable formats: Youtube, Vimeo.

Resumes accepted until May 18,2018 at 5pm Eastern Standard Time.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or email inquiries.

Please forward resume to:


Medicine Hat, AB - RAD Ballet Teacher

LimeLitez Dance Academy in Medicine Hat, Alberta is looking to hire an RAD ballet teacher for the 2019 Season.

We offer exam based classes in RAD ballet, ADAPT jazz and tap, and Acrobatic Arts Acro along with a variety of other genres including musical theatre, lyrical, contemporary, and hip hop. We believe in providing a comprehensive dance program with an emphasis on technical development through exam preparation and competitive opportunities

Why join our LimeLitez Team?

  • Salaried pay
  • Support for personal growth and professional development
  • Brand new facility, 4 large dance studios and 2 small
  • Beautiful staffroom area
  • Team environment, all staff are certified. Work alongside multiple RAD teachers
  • Relocation bonus

This position involves teaching RAD syllabus to Grade 1 through Advanced levels, and includes exam preparation and competitive choreography, plus the opportunity for private lessons. All students attend classes twice a week with separate choreography and pre pointe/pointe classes. 

The position is ideal for someone who wants to share their love of ballet with a creative and innovative approach.

If you are interested please send your resume and cover letter to

Calgary, AB - Ballet Teachers - H/W School of Ballet

H/W School of Ballet is looking to hire 2 ballet teachers for the upcoming 2018/2019 school year!  We are interested in a Junior teacher for Grades.1-4, and an Intermediate/Advanced teacher for ages 12-15.  We are a newer school founded by 3 former principal dancers Yukichi Hattori, Galien Johnston Hattori and Tara Williamson Campbell.  Our teaching methodology incorporates various syllabi, including RAD and Vaganova. Ultimately we want our students to be mindful and versatile dancers so that they are fully prepared for a career in the professional world. Our focus is on strong ballet technique, which we believe to be the true foundation of dance, but all dancers also train in contemporary in order to understand and develop a diversity in their movement, which is a requirement of many professional dance companies. In addition to ballet and contemporary classes, we teach pointe, body conditioning, choreography, dance history, men’s classes, character and variations classes.

Job Description 

Here is a list of responsibilities associated with both positions to be filled:

  • Class planning
  • Instructing
  • Preparing class music (no pianist available)
  • Attending company meetings
  • Attending student performances
  • Attending competitions at the request of parents (YAGP)
  • Being respectful to employees, students and parents
  • Showing a positive and healthy attitude on a daily basis
  • Supporting students as they face challenges, assisting them in overcoming those challenges and motivating them to achieve excellence
  • To the extent you are interested, there is opportunity to be involved in the business and marketing end of the school as well

We strive to have classes end at a reasonable hour, no later than 7:30pm.  The Grade.1-4 is a part time position, running Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings (between 4:15pm- 7:30pm), as well as Saturday morning (9:00am- 10:20am).  The Intermediate/Advanced position is more full time running from Monday to Friday (various times between 1:00pm-7:30pm).  Pay Rate is negotiable and will depend on resume and experience.

Additionally, if you are a dancer or former dancer, there is an opportunity to perform in our annual Blue Gala (400 people in attendance). In the past, we’ve hosted dancers from Les Grands Ballet Canadiens, Ballet BC, Illfx Entertainment, Alberta Ballet, Hamburg Ballet and Les Ballet Jazz de Montreal. We look forward to communicating with those who are interested in truly impacting the next generation of dancers and in helping to establish a new standard of dance instruction in Western Canada.

Please send your resume to: 

You can check us out at: 

Fort McMurray, AB – Dance Instructor(s) – UpTown! Music & Dance

UpTown! Music & Dance is a dance studio located in Fort McMurray, Alberta that was opened at the Suncor Energy Centre for the Performing Arts. We are a rapidly growing, and expanding studio offering affordable and accessible dance classes for all of Wood Buffalo from age 3 to adult. Classes are held in two dance studios equipped with sprung floors, mirrors, Ballet Barres (wall and portable), and a sound system with access to a full 325-seat Theatre.

Job Description

Reporting to the UpTown Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for representing UpTown! Music & Dance in a professional manner in class and possibly at conventions, competitions, showcases. We are searching for qualified instructors experienced in teaching any or all levels of Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Pointe, Creative Movement, KinderCombo, and Jr. Ballet/Jazz.

View the Complete Job Posting and Apply

Calgary, AB – Dance Teacher – Creative Expression Dance Academy

Creative Expression Dance Academy located in beautiful Bearspaw (minutes from NW Calgary) is looking for teachers to complete our 2018-19 schedule.  Our ideal candidate will have certification in Acrobatic Arts, ADAPT or RAD. We do yearly exams from beginner through advanced levels.  Competition choreography experience also required.  Please submit your resume to


Edmonton, AB – Arts Administrator – Usha Gupta Dance Entourage

The successful candidate will provide administrative and project support for Usha Gupta Dance Entourage. They must be dynamic and motivated individuals with an attention to detail and strong, organizational skills. A minimum of three (3) years minimum related experience, with a background in arts administration. The candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as solid computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Access, Adobe Acrobat) and ability to work on PC. The candidate will also possess a valid drivers' license and have their own transportation. TO APPLY: email below, a cover letter, outlining relevant experience, interest and skills; a current CV, and contact information for TWO references.

Contact email:

Edmonton, AB – Communications/Programs Coordinator, InMotion Network – Promoting Physical Activity for Girls and Women Association

The InMotion Network is currently recruiting a Communications/Programs Coordinator.  This position is responsible to coordinate projects, programs and initiatives designed to meet the objectives of the InMotion Network.  Reporting to the Executive Director the Communications/Program Coordinator is responsible to work independently with communities, associations and organizations across Alberta to deliver InMotion Network’s programs.  Providing logistical support for all programs and events, this position is required to provide program development and implementation expertise to partnering communities, associations and delivery agents as well as direct focus to the overall goal of promoting sport and physical activity for girls and women.  This is a part-time position (15-20 hours per week) with a flexible work schedule that will be of interest to a student in Sport Administration, Event Planning, Communications, Physical Education or Education disciplines.

View the complete posting and apply.

Calgary & Edmonton, AB – Dance Educators (Urban dance styles + Zumba/Bollywood/African/Caribbean/Latin)

SoundKreations is looking for dancers who love to share their passion and culture of dance to children through the educational system. Fill your days with dance, music, laughter and fun by inspiring the next generation of young dancers. We are SoundKreations an Urban dance company that provides dance residency programs to schools in Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

Currently the company is looking for exceptional dance educators to:

  • fill part-time and full-time hours
  • teach Urban dance styles and one or all of following:
    • Zumba, Bollywood, African, Caribbean and Latin dance

Interested? Please APPLY NOW and send resume to

Check us out on the website:, or Facebook Page: SoundKreations Inc (look under the heading Jobs to apply).

Fort McMurray, AB – Professional Dance Instructors (Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Pre School, Contemporary, Acro, and Musical Theatre)

Generation Dance Studio in Fort McMurray, Alberta is looking for  instructors. In search of qualified and professional instructors to fulfill long term teaching positions at our studio. The ideal candidates would be able to work independently and with the Artistic Director. He or she would be able to instruct many genres including Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Pre School, Contemporary, Acro, and Musical Theatre.

This position is full time with summer work commitments. A living allowance bonus is also available for out of town applicants. If you are interested in joining our team, please contact the school at

Fort McMurray, AB – Physical Education Instructor (Contract Position)

The University Studies Department requires an instructor to teach a contract course, PESS 293E – Introduction to the Movement Activities of Children Aged 5 – 12 during the Winter 2018 semester.

This course is part of our Bachelor of Education, Elementary Education program and is taught to second year students.  The course is a study of play and other movement activities including games, gymnastics, and dance for children. Topics include a study of the movement activities engaged in by children 5-12 years of age, an introduction to the characteristics and needs of children 5-12 years of age, a survey of the opportunities provided for children to participate in movement activities, movement analysis, and the provision of suitable environments and activities for children 5-12 years of age.

 QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum Master’s degree in Physical Education, Kinesiology, or a MEd with Physical Education specialization.  Work experience and post-secondary teaching experience preferred.

Contant for mor information: Tracy Boger: Education Coordinator and Instructor

Edmonton, AB – Part-Time Dance Instructors

dancED Movement Project is looking to hire part-time dance instructors for various upcoming contracts throughout the 17/18 school year.

About dancED:
dancED Movement Project offers engaging one to two week dance focused artist-in-residence programs for students. Professional dancers work with each class to teach movement fundamentals, explore movement creation, and rehearse a comprehensive and challenging dance routine. All programs finish with the highly anticipated final showcase where students perform for their peers, parents and teachers in a full-scale production. 

Currently, dancED Movement Project delivers two main program options to capture the diversity of today’s dance and performance spectrum:

  • Hip-Hop: This program is fun and upbeat with a strong focus on quality of movement and musicality. Students will learn what makes hip-hop unique from other forms of dance: sharpness of movement, rhythm and attitude.
  • Broadway: Each class will perform a routine from a wide range of Broadway musicals such as Jersey Boys, Hairspray, Anything Goes, Mamma Mia, Wicked and West Side Story to name a few.  This program focuses on theatricality and expression.

Job Details:

We are looking to hire instructors for various one, two or three-week contracts throughout the 17/18 school year 

  • most residencies focus on elementary grades (kindergarten-grade 6), however some include junior high as well
  • guaranteed 6-7 hours of instruction each day (on an 8:30am-3:30pm basis)
  • pay starts at $25/hour
  • we are looking for highly energetic, enthusiastic and organized instructors with extensive dance training as well as a strong performance background.
  • extensive experience working with children ranging from 5-12 years old is required

To apply please submit your CV, headshot and a performance demo-reel if you have one to

Our website is currently undergoing a revamp, but to learn more, visit our following social channels:
Instagram: @danced_mp

Edmonton, AB – Ballet Instructor – RAD (or comparable accreditation)

Celtic Ceilidh Dance Academy: We are looking for instructors to join our terrific enthusiastic and committed clan. You must enjoy collaborating with others to provide the best program for our dancers.The successful candidates will have strong organization and communication skills and a passion for learning as well as teaching.


  • Accreditation in RAD or comparable, recognized syllabus.
  • Experience with teaching all grades and ages from beginner to advanced including pointe.
  • Understanding or appreciation of Celtic dance and music will be a definite asset.
  • Ability to choreograph routines for performance and competition.
  • Ability to prepare candidates for exams -if requested.

The hourly wage for this contract position is determined based on education and experience. If you are looking to join a team and create your own legacy, we want to hear from you. This is not for teachers looking for a short or temporary contract.

We are located in Edmonton on Argyll and Gateway.

Please send resume to:

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 or by phone 780 933-7410

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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