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Dance Teacher

Centennial State Ballet

Part Time
Posted October 31, 2023
Centennial State Ballet (CSB) is a distinguished nonprofit institution in Longmont, Colorado. Our commitment to excellence in the performing arts, our passion for dance, and an extremely supportive LGBTQIA+ community are what set us apart. 


Mission Statement

To engage, enrich, and inspire the human spirit through artistically exceptional youth ballet education, performance, and community engagement.


Our vision is to engage our community and cultivate partners passionate about providing equal access to life-changing dance opportunities for youth across northern Colorado.

About CSB

At Centennial State Ballet, we are not just an institution; we are a family. We offer a wide range of instructional classes, with a strong focus in classical ballet, as well as cross training options that include contemporary, aerial, theatre jazz, tap, Bollywood, and Yoga, along with a variety of dance conditioning classes, all catering to a diverse and enthusiastic community. Our commitment to the performing arts extends to students of all ages, including senior citizens.

Why CSB is an Outstanding Workplace

Dedication to the Arts CSB is more than just a dance school; it’s a hub of artistic expression. We are deeply committed to the performing arts, and we instill this passion in our students, making every day at work a joy for our faculty and staff.

Inspiring Students Working at CSB means you have the opportunity to shape the future of aspiring artists. Our students are enthusiastic, motivated, and eager to learn, creating a rewarding teaching experience.

Competitive Compensation We understand the importance of financial stability. CSB offers competitive pay for the area, recognizing the value and dedication our faculty and staff bring to our institution.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) CSB is proud to have earned a reputation as a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible school. We are deeply committed to these principles and strive to create a welcoming environment where all students, staff, and faculty feel valued and respected.

General Description/Job Summary
Your Role at CSB

As a member of the teaching faculty, you’ll teach one or more weekly classes during the school year. Teaching faculty assigned to a school showcase and/or community engagement will also create and teach choreography and be available for rehearsals, performances, and events. Our dance teachers are responsible for instructing, explaining, and demonstrating techniques and methods of dance with musical or rhythmic accompaniment to students of all ages and varying levels. There are also separate opportunities to work in the performance side of the company that presents four ballets annually.

If you are passionate about teaching, have a strong background in any of our offered disciplines, and share our commitment to performing arts and education, we encourage you to consider joining the CSB family.

At CSB, we are dedicated to creating an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace. We celebrate individuality, and we welcome candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply.

In conclusion, CSB is not just a school; it’s a home for creativity, a haven for dancers and artists, and an environment where your expertise will be cherished and rewarded.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Use various teaching methodologies for a variety of age groups and experience levels
  • Engage, encourage, and motivate students to reach their goals
  • Prepare lessons and/or curriculum for assigned classes
  • Provide a creative and enriching environment
  • Collaborate with the teaching team
  • Conduct group and private lessons as scheduled
  • Evaluate student performance and make recommendations for improvement
  • Recommend school-level placements to the School Director
  • Meet with students and parents as needed
  • Choreograph/attend the annual School Showcase
  • Keep up to date with developments in dance discipline and anatomically safe training
  • Respect the confidentiality of all parties and communication
  • Attend faculty meetings
  • Attend an annual evaluation with the School Director
  • Bachelor’s degree in dance -or- professional dance company experience -or- previous dance teaching experience
  • Enjoys teaching children 
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills
  • Team Player
  • Leadership and presentation skills
  • Growth mindset and self-awareness, adopting reflective practices
  • Navigate and balance competing priorities, agendas, and interests
Nice To Have
  • Teaching experience

Compensation: $16-$50 an hour

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