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Seeking Professional Ballroom Dance Instructor

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Professional Ballroom Dance Teacher

Full-time position (2 positions available)

Location: Kensington, MD

  • Conduct classes, workshops, and demonstrations, and provide individual instruction to teach Ballroom Dancing,
  • Sport Dancing, Latin-American Dancing, American Rhythm and Smooth of International Latin and Standard, etc. to youths and adults;
  • Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods, such as choreography, discussions, and demonstrations;
  • Instruct with a variety of teaching methods to accommodate different learning styles;
  • Observe students to determine qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, and other individual characteristics;
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons and projects and communicate those objectives to students;
  • Monitor students’ performance to make suggestions for improvement and to ensure that they satisfy course standards, training requirements, and objectives;
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe and question;
  • Join dance competitions with students and perform with students in studio showcases to provide them an opportunity to display what they have learned;
  • Prepare instructional program objectives, outlines, and lesson plan;
  • Enforce policies and rules governing students.

 

Knowledge/skills required:

Proven skills of: Gross Body Coordination, Extent Flexibility, Dynamic Strength, Gross Body Equilibrium

 

Required experience/education:

At least 6 months of proven experience as Dance Instructor, Dance Teacher, Choreographer, all related. Min. High School Diploma.

Compensation:

To be determined at the job interview.

Please send your detailed resume and cover letter to dance@avantgardeballroomdc.com