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Dance Instructor

Company: ST CHARLES PARK DISTRICT
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details

Level
Experienced

Job Location
Pottawatomie Community Center - St. Charles, IL

Position Type
Part Time

Education Level
None

Salary Range
$13.00 Hourly

Travel Percentage
Negligible

Job Shift
Flexible - including Weekends / Holidays

Job Category
Recreation

Job Summary - About the Role

Deliver high quality recreation services for residents, visitors and the St. Charles community by adhering to the District's safety and administrative policies and procedures.

Starting Pay Rate: $13/hr DOQ

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

This position is well suited for someone with a pleasant personality. Work record that shows reliability, initiative, tact, organization skills, and productivity. Strong dance skills along with the ability to communicate instructions in a professional and positive manner. Must have strong interpersonal skills and work well with the public and other staff. Have the ability to establish a positive rapport by using tact and discretion with participants, parents, and staff. Must display a high degree of emotional maturity while keeping difficult situations in proper prospective. Must be detail oriented. Must be able to process information accurately. Must be able to communicate effectively and in a timely manner.

Need to Have: High School Diploma or in progress. Minimum five (5) years experience in dance. Minimum (1) year teaching experience. Must enjoy working with children. CPR, AED, and First Aid Certified, or willing to be certified.

Essential Functions of the Position

Park District Cornerstones

  • Follow all departmental safety rules that pertain to the duties performed and support all aspects of Park District's safety and risk management program.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with residents, colleagues, the public, PDRMA and other agencies or organizations as delegated.
  • Recommends improvements and efficiencies to better accomplish individual and district goals in the best interests of the St. Charles Park District community.
  • Comply with park district policies and administrative procedures.

    Responsibilities

    Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of

    Recreation, the Assistant Superintendent of Recreation, Dance Program Supervisor, and the Dance Program Coordinator, the Dance Instructor shall complete his/her assigned duties to the best of his/her abilities, offering suggestions of better ways to accomplish jobs and be ever mindful of the best interests of the St. Charles Park District and of fellow employees.

    This position requires extensive knowledge and ability to:
    • Effectively demonstrate and teach dance skills to students of all skill levels in disciplines including, but not limited to: ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, contemporary and/or hip hop, based on the program syllabi.
    • Create and effectively implement lesson plans appropriate to program level and participant's abilities.
    • Maintain accurate records including, but not limited to: attendance and progress of participants.
    • Select and organize music and dances as directed for annual recital and instructional classes.
    • Develop choreography for dance annual recital, winter showcase, seasonal classes, and other special performances.
    • Continue education by attending staff meetings and training sessions.
    • Demonstrate ability to work independently or with limited direction; anticipate needs for success of the dance program.
    • Maintain and promote excellent customer service relations with patrons, parents, and other affiliates.
    • Recognize, report, and respond to any unsafe conditions, and possible or definite hazards.
    • Performs job safely and in compliance with district policies and procedures.

      Marginal Functions of the Position
      • Perform other related duties and/or special projects as assigned.
      • Attend special events as assigned.

        Physical and Environmental Requirements

        Position or Activity

        Frequently

        46-100% of the time

        Occasionally

        16-45% of the time

        Rarely

        0-15% of the time

        Sitting

        X

        Walking

        X

        Climbing

        X

        Balancing

        X

        Stooping/Kneeling

        X

        Crouching

        X

        Crawling

        X

        Reaching

        X

        Handling/Feeling

        X

        Standing

        X

        Strength

        1-40lbs

        Requires a range of hearing and vision that allows the employee to safely complete the essential duties of the position with or without assistive devices, corrective lenses and/or glasses and/or a reasonable accommodation.

        EEO Statement and Accommodations

        The St Charles Park District is an equal opportunity employer under all state and federal laws and regulations. The job responsibilities are subject to accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you require assistance or accommodation with the application process, please contact the Business Department at 630-584-1055.

Keywords: ST CHARLES PARK DISTRICT, Elgin , Dance Instructor, Education / Teaching , Saint Charles, Illinois

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