The dance instructor is responsible for planning and leading organized dance classes for youth ages 3-16 in an instructional setting. The instructor is expected to promote a positive image for the Village of Allouez. Lesson plans should be developed to ensure all participants are involved in the program. The instructor is also responsible for providing a safe, fun, and comfortable atmosphere for all. Starting wage is $13.00 per hour. Applications accepted until the position is filled.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Create a lesson plan for each class.
- Teaches at least two (2) routines (different disciplines of dance) to each class.
- Checks facility prior to class for unsafe situations.
- Reports all significant events, problems, issues, or occurrences to immediate supervisor as needed.
- Observes and follows safety rules at all times.
- Develops a positive relationship with program participants, their families, and general public.
- Reports to work on time, and does not leave their job until closing or unless directed by their immediate supervisor.
- Assure all participants are safely departed before breaking or leaving for the day.
- Assures the safe keeping of all equipment.
- Assists in ordering costumes for rehearsal and recital.
- Must be at least 16 years of age.
- Experience working with children.
- Complete knowledge of dance.
- Dance skills and terminology.
- Must have transportation to and from work.
- Current CPR and First Aid Certifications are preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to work with school age children.
- Ability to lead, plan and organize variety of dance routines in different disciplines.
- i.e. Jazz, Hip-Hop, Ballet, and Tap
- Ability to interact with parents/guardians when necessary.
- Ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision.
- Does not supervise other staff. Decisions affect the operation of the program. Receives general supervision.
- Frequent contact with program participants and their parents. As well as some interaction with immediate supervisor, residents, and general public. Contacts involve routine matters where information is furnished or obtained.
Hours of Work:
- Program runs Spring (Jan-Apr) and Fall (Sept.-Dec.)
- Time commitment: Up to 8 hours a week depending on classes and planning.