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Principal Ballet Instructor
Contact Christi Varvel at to apply.

The Ballet Academy at Suzanne's School of Dance is seeking a Principal Ballet Instructor beginning August 2020. The Ballet Academy is a pre-professional Ballet program designed for ages 7 to 18, giving dancers the opportunity to train exclusively in Ballet.

This salaried position requires teaching dancers of various levels. and choreographing the winter and spring shows. The Principal Ballet Instructor will work closely with the Academy Director to improve and grow this pre-professional program. Ideal candidates should have professional experience and/or a degree in Ballet with experience in teaching a variety of technique and pointe levels.

Job Description

  • Full time, salaried position (starting at $30,000)
  • Teaching 20-27 hours a week in Technique and Pointe classes to students ages 7-18
  • Typically, Monday-Saturday work week
  • Work until the job is done
  • Choreograph Winter and Spring show
  • Build professional Ballet Program
  • Benefits: Health Care Stipend

Desired Applicant Qualities

  • Passionate
  • Career-minded
  • Long-term teacher
  • Excellent presentation and professionalism
  • Energietic, driven, creative, and dependable
  • Previous teaching experience required
  • Organized, approachable, responsible
  • Willing to work with fellow instructors and the Ballet Director to uphold and improve the Ballet Academy
  • Professional teaching and/or performance experience or a degree in dance