Dance instructor - 1983868 Ontario Inc. /ARTHUR MURRAY DANCE OTTAWA
This is a Permanent, Full-time position.
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
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
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.
Apply by e-mail to:
Apply by mail to: 928 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa, ON Canada K1R 6Y4
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