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Bow Island, AB - Ace Dancers: Dance Instructor

Ace Dancers is now accepting resumes for a dance instructor in Bow Island for the upcoming 2018-19 season. The successful candidate should enjoy working with children of all ages and have knowledge in various types of dance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lesson planning & instruction of dance classes for children aged 2-18
  • Choreograph performances and work with the board in preparing for the year-end recital

Classes run two evenings/week September - March.
Please forward resume with references & criminal record check (including vulnerable sector) to

Posted on: August 8, 2018

Lloydminster, AB - Dynamic Wellness & Fine Arts Studios Inc.: 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:

Posted on: May 25, 2018

Alberta Dance Alliance Alberta Foundation for the Arts Edmonton Arts Council City of Edmonton