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Job: DANCE INSTRUCTOR

In Jobs on April 14, 2011 by danceumbrella

Well-established in midtown Toronto as the place to study Latin and Ballroom, Love To Dance offers both private and group lessons for children and adults of all ages. The studio’s focus is to bring back dance into people’s everyday lives. Love To Dance also has a unique specialty of teaching tricks, dips and lifts. The studio is also now launching new programming that will include Theatre Arts, Hip Hop & Breakdancing.

Job Description:
Dance Instructor

Responsibilities:
• To design and implement a hands-on program combining hip hop, breakdancing & theatre arts in conjunction with the studio’s artistic goals.
• To plan and lead group classes in hip hop, breakdancing & theatre arts for both children and adults.
• To teach private lessons to adults in hip hop, breakdancing & theatre arts as required.
• To be part of the sales team at the studio that sells private lesson packages
• To teach Latin and Ballroom group and private lessons as required.
• To assist with various administrative tasks (including answering the phones) around the studio as required.

Qualifications:
• Must be available to work 30 – 40 hours a week
• Experience working with both children and adults
• At least 5 years teaching experience in hip hop & breakdancing
• Experience in Theatre Arts is an asset
• Demonstrated ability in Latin and Ballroom dance
• At least 5 years experience in sales and customer service
• Must be responsible, hard working and enthusiastic
• Strong verbal communication skills in English
• Ability to work flexible hours including daytime, evenings and weekends

Application Procedure:
Those interested in applying should email a cover letter and résumé (attn: Lisa Phillips) to lisa@lovetodance.ca. Email Subject Line: Dance Instructor Position

Please note that Love To Dance does not accept telephone inquires. Only those candidates being considered will be contacted for an interview. The deadline to apply is Wednesday April 27th at 12noon.

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