Viking Gymnastics & Dance is Hiring Dance Instructors!

Viking Gymnastics & Dance
Job Description

Viking Gymnastics & Dance is accepting immediate applications for part-time dance instructors. We are looking for individuals who have a strong background in teaching: Hip-Hop, Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Contemporary/Lyrical. Class shifts vary. Class ages range from 3 years through high school at the beginner and intermediate skill levels.

Our top priority is to seamlessly balance the rigors of a technical program while igniting the passion and unlocking the creative potential within our dancers. Currently, we are solely a recreational program with most of our students embarking on the very beginning of their dance journey. As a brand-new dance program experiencing beautiful growth; maintaining a positive and warm studio culture is important to us. We are looking for patient, yet energetic dance instructors to join our family!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create a positive and nurturing learning environment that inspires excellence and commitment to achieving goals.
  • Stay up-to-date on new dance trends and training methods.
  • Instruct students in proper, safe dance techniques in an effective and encouraging manner.
  • Balance fun with rigor and passion.
  • Instruct ages 3 through high school in a variety of class genres
  • Instruct classes within the guidelines of a pre-established curriculum.
  • Minimum 1-year studio teaching experience.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching young children and beginning/intermediate level dancers.
  • Ability to relate to, motivate, and energize students of all ages and skill levels.
  • Comfortable with generating age appropriate choreographic material.
  • Adequate knowledge of dance vocabulary and technique.
  • Ability to work within the guidelines of a pre-established curriculum.
  • Adequate knowledge of anatomy and kinesiology.
  • Background or degree in Dance highly encouraged, but not required.

To Apply:

Please submit the following to Jennifer, the Human Resources Manager at humanresources@vikinggymnastics.com:

  • Dance Resume or CV
  • Cover Letter (Please state what age group, genres of dance and teaching availability)
  • If available, links to choreography and/or performance reel

Compensation is competitive. Full time employees (30+ hours) have the ability to receive health, vision, and dental insurance. Both full time and part time employees are eligible to receive paid time off.

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