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OVERVIEW:

Peoria Ballet is seeking part-time and substitute dance instructors for all levels of Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Modern, and Contemporary Dance. The schedule is flexible according to the candidate’s availability.

GENERAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Instruct students according to the syllabus established by the artistic director
  • Provide challenging instruction including corrections that are appropriate to the abilities and level of students
  • Create and maintain a positive classroom environment which includes:
    • Safety and supervision during the entire class period
    • Correct technique to prevent injury
    • Maintain discipline and demand respect from students
    • Maintain high but reasonable expectations
  • Demonstrate respect for students through a fair and equal distribution of attention to all the students during each class, and by use of encouraging language that provides positive reinforcement, constructive criticism, and acknowledgment of achievements.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES/SKILLS:

  • Prior teaching experience.
  • Enjoy teaching at multiple levels of ability and interest.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer relationship skills.

For more detailed job description or questions, contact Jorge Laico, Artistic Director, at jlaico@peoriaballet.com  or call 309-690-7990. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Mr. Laico at jlaico@peoriaballet.com.

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