Part Time Job Teaching Artist Position
BalletX’s In-School Outreach Program, Dance eXchange, is auditioning mature, responsible dance educators for the 2017-18 school year. Our teaching artists work with 3rd and 4th graders throughout the School District of Philadelphia and work in pairs to lead class sizes ranging from 20-30.
Based on the award-winning methodology of the National Dance Institute (NDI), Dance eXchange uses live music and structured creative learning to teach Philadelphia students the basic vocabulary of dance, while fostering personal growth skills like self-confidence, focus, teamwork, and determination.
The applicant must possess energy, enthusiasm, and a love for education and children. Responsibilities will include a 2 week teacher training in NYC (Monday, July 31st – Friday, August 11th, 2017) with National Dance Institute (ndi.org), 18 weeks of weekly in-school classes from September 2017-March 2018, plus curricular planning meetings with fellow teaching artists. The Program will culminate in a Final Performance in March 2018.
Applicant should have a BA in Dance or Dance Education, or similar years experience in dance education.
How to Apply
To apply, please send a letter of intent, resume and headshot to Kate Carr, Outreach Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about Dance eXchange, visit www.BalletX.org/danceexchange
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