Lake Shore Dance

  Committed to Excellence 

Positions Available - Full Time Dance Educators, Substitute Faculty 

Inspired and Energetic Dance Educator

At Lake Shore Dance, we design successful futures through solid foundations today. 


Through dance education and by embracing the creative exuberance of youth, we help children to become confident, independent, and creative while establishing essential dance technique foundations. Our positive, supportive atmosphere invites students to be authentically themselves, knowing they matter here. Students look forward to their time at the studio and often feel that their studio home is their second family. We have carefully crafted a program that develops the child's skills in dance in a controlled progressive method while embracing creativity and imagery essential to the creation of the artist. Our team is supported by an exceptional management team and given the resources to succeed from their first day. We believe in the power of dance and its potential to enhance the lives of our students, in the classroom and beyond. 


We are looking for exceptional and inspired dance educators to teach at all of our studio locations. In this role, you will work in a dedicated team of dance educators to bring dance to students in our communities.  



In this role you will:

  • Teach dance lessons to students age 18 months through 18 years.
  • Prepare class lessons and materials from our provided curriculum and class progression outlines. 
  • Interact with and build essential relationships with parents and our dancers.
  • Contribute to our team communication board, actively interacting and supporting your Education Team Colleagues. 
  • Actively pursue continuing education and skill development
  • Commit to building the whole person and giving equal yet personalized opportunities for growth and advancement to each student. 


Attributes for Success

We are seeking a team member who wholeheartedly believes in the power of dance and its positive impact on children's lives. 

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate that you have: 


  • A desire to make a difference in children's lives
  • You adore working with children and take pride in your students' accomplishments and progression. 
  • You embrace joy and kindness as essential life themes, which generously spills into your teaching style. 
  • You believe firmly in building up a child to help them find confidence in themselves and their capacity.
  • You have a natural, welcoming personality that helps you to form relationships with parents, students, and colleagues. You openly show your mutual respect for others which makes you approachable and trustable.
  • You are organized and efficient in your work. You understand the importance of proper progression and through preparing your classes and tracking your students' progress, your students will excel in technique and confidence, which opens the door for creative exploration and artistic development.
  • You are able to adjust your methods to the needs of individual needs and skill levels while actively moving your class forward through the curriculum, graciously respecting that no two children's journey through dance is the same. By actively adjusting your teaching method you guarantee that each child is given the opportunity to soar and succeed; finding confidence through your individualized care. 
  • You are energetic and inspired! Your boundless love of dance shines as greet each class and motivate them to be their very best. Your effervescence in the classroom is contagious - you are able to leave your own agenda and personal issues at the door so that your class is exciting, fun, and productive. 
  • You commit to your education team by sharing resources and knowledge, offering support with substitute teaching, and you share your positive energy and creativity with your team, who commits to the same generosity to you. 
  • Choreography skills and training in multiple genres and ages are highly sought. You believe in the importance of training to the dancers' overall success and that immersion in the core genre of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Contemporary develop the body, mind, and soul in the most complete and efficient way. 
  • A desire to make our studio your studio home, with the intent of joining the team and remaining as a permanent member of our education team. 



The Essentials

  • The ability to teach dance classes to multiple ages and in multiple genres
  • Current driver's license and access to a car.
  • Willing to have a background check.


Hours of Work: Weeknights and/or Saturday mornings. Potential early afternoons

 

Working with us

  • We provide full training in our systems
  • Curriculum and progression outlines provided
  • Creative license extended in the form of music selection and choreography opportunities for the spring show.  
  • Opportunity may be extended to create works for competition dance based on previous experience and drive. 
  • An operations team supports your success by managing all enrollments, accounts, and marketing
  • Direct Deposit, Bi-weekly
  • Faculty Office for breaks and minor administrative work in relation to your position


Payment – hourly and competitive, based on experience and availability. 

 

Job Commencement: July 2021


TO APPLY:

If this feels like an opportunity that would make your heart sing, please complete the application found at this link: 

[Google Form Application Link]


Applications Close April 30, 2021



Responses will be submitted privately to management.  Your responses are not publicly posted.

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