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Type of Position: The Schauer School of the Arts is in search of a Tap Dance instructor and a Contemporary Dance Instructor (2 separate positions) beginning with the Summer 2021 Session and continuing beyond.

Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director


  • Create and implement a curriculum and repertoire that supports the SSA mission.

  • Facilitate weekly rehearsals and one annual student performance (Spring).

  • Build relationships with students, families, and Schauer Arts Center staff.

  • Create a classroom environment that is safe and open to all skill levels and interests.

  • Collaborate with Schauer Arts Center staff to plan and stage performances.

  • Participate in occasional community events and outreach opportunities.

  • Provide regular feedback to students, parents, and Education Coordinator.

  • Complete formal student evaluations at the end of each Session.


  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.

  • Minimum of two years teaching experience teaching in the genre listed.

  • The ability and desire to maintain a consistent schedule.

  • A commitment to movement techniques and practices that assure the safety of dancers.

  • Working knowledge of pedagogy, repertoire, terminology, and traditional skills/techniques.

  • The ability to adapt a traditional curriculum and mindset to a wide range of abilities and interests.

  • Communication skills that build healthy relationships between students, staff, and families.

  • Willingness to help advance School of the Arts programming.

  • All candidates must agree to a background check. CPR certification is preferred.

Job Type : Part-Time (Hourly)

Instructors are paid hourly for teaching hours and receive additional pay for non-teaching activities such as lesson planning, meetings, performances, and community events.

Start Date : Summer Session Begins June 14, 2021

Schedule : Weekly, evenings, availability on Monday and Wednesday preferred

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Application Process: Submit Application, Cover Letter and Resume’ (no phone calls please) to:  or apply online via indeed

The Schauer School of the Arts offers classes in dance, music, theater, and visual art for all ages and abilities. The staff is made up of experienced artists and educators who understand the value of professional arts training for all regardless of one’s path in life.

The above listing of responsibilities is not intended to be a complete listing of duties but merely a statement of examples of common duties to be performed. The Schauer Center reserves the right to amend the above listing at any time at the discretion of the Executive Director and/or Board of Trustees.

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The Schauer Center is an equal employment opportunity employer. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age or disability. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with the Schauer Center depends solely on your qualifications.

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