Great Lakes Dance Academy

We, at Great Lakes Dance Academy, are committed to providing you with the very best Performing Arts education. We want each experience at our academy to be positive and inspiring. Our capable teachers and staff are passionate about dance education and the performing arts. We look forward to sharing our passion with each student, and helping each dancer, singer, and actor reach their goals.

Employment

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Join a great team!

We are looking for long-term employees who are passionate creative people interested in the betterment of young people’s lives through the performing arts.

It is our goal at Great Lakes Dance Academy to motivate and challenge every student, whether their goals are fun and physical fitness or a career in the performing arts. We strive to instill a passion for the performing arts while providing students with proper technical dance training. We encourage teamwork and promote skills that will help them succeed in other aspects of their lives.

Fine Arts Club Teacher for Preschool-Aged Children

Are you passionate, professional and want to inspire preschool-aged children through the fine arts?  Great Lakes Dance Academy is hiring Fine Arts Club teaching instructors for the summer session and the September to June season.

We are looking for an outgoing individual who is enthusiastic about facilitating programs and inspiring students through the fine arts. If you are someone who is passionate, hardworking, willing to take initiative and open to feedback, we want to hear from you! We believe in an integrated approach to learning that is theme-based and offers three levels for children 2-5 years of age.  Each class enjoys dance, yoga, fitness, music, art and drama.

Hours: Part-time (5-10 hours), Weekday mornings

What we need from you:

Previous teaching experience serving as a patient, passionate and high energy teacher
Dedicated to the growth and development of children
Early childhood certificate (Level 1-3 acceptable)
Experience and credentials in the fine arts are considered an asset
Experience in dance, yoga, fitness, music, art and drama is considered an asset
Current standard first aid & CPR-C/AED certification is considered an asset

What we will offer you:

An excellent opportunity to gain experience, build your resume and do what you love
Competitive hourly compensation based on your credentials, experience and performance
Complimentary drop-in dance, yoga and fitness classes

 

Please email your cover letter and resume by March 30th, 2022 to tia@greatlakesdanceacademy.com. Please put “Fine Arts Club Teaching position” in the subject line of your email. We thank all applicants for their interest in Great Lakes Dance Academy, however; only those under consideration will be contacted.
 

Dance Instructors

 

Position #1

We are accepting resumes for guest teachers and choreographers for summer 2022 programs and intensives. Please send resume and cover letter to tia@greatlakesdanceacademy.com. Include "Summer Teaching Employment" in the subject line. In your cover letter include what styles of dance you are interested in teaching and your availability. 

Position #2

We are looking for a teacher for our Intensive Study Program and a choreographer for our Dance Company (competition team). This position requires 1-2 nights per week of teaching, plus Saturday afternoons for choreography, and rehearsals. Must be able to teach a high level of technical mastery in Jazz, Contemporary, Acro, Hip Hop, (or any combination of these skills, not all are required from one teacher). The position also includes administrative duties such as picking and editing music, picking costumes, helping at performances and supporting students at competitions. Wage is negotiable based on experience.

Position #3

Classical Ballet Teacher. This position is one to two nights per week. Must have a strong understanding of classical ballet technique and pedagogy. Cecchetti method is preferred, but not a must. You will be teaching students ages 6-18+. The opportunity is also available to choreograph for our dance company. The position also includes administrative duties such as picking and editing music, picking costumes, helping at performances and supporting students at competitions. Wage is negotiable based on experience.​

To apply:

Please send your resume to

Tia Colborne, Artistic Director

Tia@greatlakesdanceacademy.com

Tell me a little bit about yourself in the body of the email and attach your resume as a PDF to the email.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Please feel free to browse this website and read about our philosophy and the classes and programs we offer.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Great Lakes Dance Academy, however; only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

 

 

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