Dance Instructor/Choreographer: Middle and Upper School (2018-2019)
March 16, 2018
Part Time - Faculty
4 Year Degree
Responsibilities for this position include teaching dance electives to students in grades 7 through 12 and participating as a co-teacher and choreographer for the Upper School concert dance company. The ideal candidate will be well versed in a variety of genres including contemporary styles, jazz, and tap and possess a strong technical background.
This is a 40% position with the possibility of future growth as program develops. The position reports to the Director of Visual and Performing Arts. A Bachelors degree is required plus experience teaching dance in a school setting.
A Bachelors degree is required plus experience teaching dance in a school setting.
--Teaches three different electives to 7th and 8th grade students in a third year program, working to develop offerings for students on all levels of expertise including beginners
--Establishes goals and learning objectives for courses of study
--Teaches electives to Upper School students and works with the Director of Arts to teach and choreograph company class and mentor student choreographers
--Maintains discipline and realistic rules of conduct for a suitable learning environment
--Evaluates student progress and performance, providing grades and comments for assessment
--Attends departmental meetings and development days when schedule allows in consideration that this is a part time position
--Collaborates with the Director of Arts on the annual company concert in February
CA offers wide-ranging opportunities for professional development and an environment notable for its dedicated teaching professionals and supportive administrators.
Applicants are also invited to visit the CA website (www.coloradoacademy.org) to learn more about the school and its program.
Colorado Academy does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures, or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, military service, or other protected status.
About Colorado Academy
Colorado Academy is a coed, independent, Pre-K -12, country day school located on 95 acres in SW Denver. Founded in 1906, we offer a college prep, liberal arts and sciences curriculum for our 965 students. The school emphasizes 21st century skills. Visit www.coloradoacademy.org to learn more.