Part Time Teacher with the Washington School of Ballet

Part Time Teacher

Department: NW School
Position Title: Part Time Teacher
Reports to: School Director
Classification: Part-time, Seasonal
Location: Washington, DC

The Washington School of Ballet seeks an energetic candidate with significant experience teaching ballet technique to children ages 4 to 10. The person must possess strong classical ballet knowledge, must be a team player, teach the school’s curriculum and have experience in choreography for young children.

General Responsibilities:

  • Teach ballet classes in level(s) Pre Ballet 1 through Level 2
  • Choreograph for the Pre Ballet 2 & 3 Class Presentations and Spring Performance for Level 1A and up
  • Write evaluations for each student

Internal Contacts:

School Director, School Manager, Associate School Manager, Faculty

External Contacts:

Students, Faculty, Pianists

Qualifications – Education and Experience

Teaching or professional experience in a nationally recognized company and/or school is preferred. Experience teaching and choreographing for young children is a must.

Professional and Technical Competencies:

  • Support the philosophy and mission of The Washington Ballet and The Washington School of Ballet
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills, good collaborator
  • Communicates conflicts, concerns or matters of urgency to appropriate supervisor
  • Work in a detail-oriented manner, is resourceful and flexible, and is able to handle tasks simultaneously
  • Work independently and as part of team
  • Basic understanding of musicality and ability to communicate with pianist

Knowledge of:

  • Classical Ballet

Equipment Knowledge and Use:

  • PC and software
  • Standard office equipment

Please visit the TWB employment page for complete instructions on how to apply: http://www.washingtonballet.org/about-twb/auditions-employment/

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