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Dance instructor - 1983868 Ontario Inc. /ARTHUR MURRAY DANCE OTTAWA

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Other
Province: Ottawa, Ontario
Position: Dance instructor
Deadline: January 31, 2020
Posted: September 26, 2019

Job Description / Duties

Type of Employment: Full-time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

  • Teach dance techniques and artistic interpretation
  • Teach private and group lessons and dance with students at supervised practices
  • Teach demonstration lessons
  • Prepare dance students for dance competitions and performances
  • Prepare students for participating in competitions, spotlights, showcases, graduation balls, special occasions events
  • Creating choreographies for wedding dances
  • Plan Latin and Ballroom choreographies
  • Teach students ranging from beginner to advanced levels
  • Participate in staff meetings or meetings with executives
  • Perform professional dances. Participate in staff dance sessions
  • Practice and rehearse dance routines
  • Train and exercise to maintain the required levels of ability and fitness
  • Call students to book lessons and promote studio activities
  • Programs/Lessons planning and preparing, working with clients charts
  • Goal settings with the students and progress chats
  • Working towards passing a next level of professional examinations, upgrading qualification
  • Practice and applying teaching and marketing techniques

Qualifications / Required Skills



  • Completion of high school is required.
  • A university degree or college diploma in dance or Graduation from a private dance school or academy is an asset.
  • Experience: At least 1 year of competitive dance background/experience with a strong history of successful dance competition
  • Demonstrated ability to be a good dance instructor is required
  • Minimum 6 months of dancing experience at Franchised Arthur Murray Dance Studio or equivalent is preferred
  • Current membership in a dance association is preferred
  • Professional recommendation letters are an asset
  • Willing to travel, willing to go to dance competitions and training on weekends, travel cross-border, and travel overnight.
  • Strong attention to customer service, confidence, efficient time management
  • Oral communication, working with others, decision making, critical thinking, job task planning and organizing, significant use of memory, finding information, computer use, continues learning. 

Work conditions and Physical Capabilities:

Fast-paced environment, work under the pressure, tight deadlines, physically demanding, attention to details, large workload

Area of specialization:

Ballroom and Latin 

Additional Information

Salary: $25.00- to $28.00 hourly, 30 Hours per week. This position will require some extended work hours and flexibility in schedule including weekend hours if needed.

Please note this position requires teaching hours and non-teaching hours.

Contact Information

Apply by e-mail to: 

Apply by mail to: 928 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa, ON Canada K1R 6Y4

Employer Profile

Company: 1983868 Ontario Inc. /ARTHUR MURRAY DANCE OTTAWA

The Arthur Murray Dance Studios are celebrating their 107th year in business. Our successful organization is responsible for teaching literally millions of people to enjoy the Fun & Excitement of Ballroom Dancing. We are also responsible for training hundreds of thousands of Professional Ballroom Dance Teachers and World Champion Competitive Professional Dancers.

Location: 928 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa, ON Canada K1R 6Y4

Work location: opening new location in Ottawa