NSU University School AutoNation Center for the Arts, Fort Lauderdale, FL
NSU University School is seeking a Dance Teacher. This position will ensure excellence in the Dance Program by developing curriculum, supporting student development, and collaborating with other disciplines. Qualified candidates will be able to teach both introductory and advanced level courses in dance.
To develop basic through advanced levels of Dance curriculum, including Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Modern Dance techniques. To provide private instruction as needed and teach courses in Dance throughout the school day. Additional responsibilities will be to assist the Director in areas of program development, communication and general administration of a K-12 Dance Program.
Essential Job Functions:
Assist the Director with activities including, but not limited to: administer and supervise Dance activities which relates to public relations, communication, community outreach, fundraising and prepare promotional materials.
Manage the planning process and development of the Dance programming at University School, culminating into a fall and spring Dance Concert each academic school year.
Supervise students at local and regional dance assessments, workshops and festivals, as needed, including willingness and ability to travel with student groups on weekends and overnight events.
Provide extra help sessions and private lessons in Dance as needed.
Choreograph and work with the Performing Arts Department as needed.
Attend all Arts Department meetings and Divisional Faculty meetings.
Attend all conferences as assigned, Professional Development Days and school wide meetings.
May be responsible for teaching assignments in the University School Academy of the Arts.
Required Education, Experience and Skills:
Bachelor or advanced degree in Dance.
Preferably 1 or more years of successful academic teaching experience, including curriculum design.
Knowledge of effective instructional techniques and innovative modes of course delivery adaptable to a variety of learning styles and skill set.
Demonstrated ability to create, advocate for, and execute a long-term vision for programmatic growth.
Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to articulate information to students, parents and colleagues.
Experience working in a team-oriented environment.
Demonstrated ability to network and build relationships with dance arts professionals in the community.
Willingness to adapt in a fast-paced work environment where roles and responsibilities are flexible.
If you’re interested, please send your resume to the Director of Arts, Robert ‘Dan’ Bishop, firstname.lastname@example.org