Vermont Arts Council

Classical Ballet Instructor

Ballet Wolcott Ballet Teacher

**Job Title:** Ballet Teacher

**Location:** Wolcott, Vermont

** Salary Range:** $35-45/hour

**Company Overview:**

Join our vibrant Ballet Wolcott community, nestled in the serene landscapes of rural Vermont. We are committed to fostering a love for the arts and providing quality education to our students. Our dance program aims to inspire creativity, discipline, and confidence through the beauty of ballet. Learn more at balletwolcott.com

**Position Overview:**

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Ballet Teacher to join our team as a permanent substitute for our spring 2024 term with the potential to continue in the fall of 2024. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in ballet instruction, a love for teaching, and the ability to inspire students of all ages and skill levels.

**Responsibilities:**

– Plan and conduct engaging ballet classes for students of varying ages and abilities.

– Teach proper ballet technique, terminology, and choreography.

– Create a supportive and inclusive learning environment that encourages creativity and expression.

– Develop lesson plans that align with student needs and curriculum objectives.

– Provide constructive feedback and guidance to help students improve their skills and technique.

– Collaborate with other dance instructors and staff to coordinate performances, recitals, and events.

– Communicate regularly with students and parents to provide updates on progress and upcoming activities.

– Prepare and guide qualified students towards professional careers and training programs

– Coach variations for competitions such as Youth American Grand Prix

– Stage excerpts and small versions of classical ballets, and adapt previous choreography for current students

– Support the organization by participating in community events and performances

– Light studio cleanup, organization, decoration of studio space

**Qualifications:**

– Proven experience as a ballet teacher or instructor.

– Strong knowledge of ballet technique, terminology, and repertoire.

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

– Ability to motivate and inspire students of all ages and skill levels.

– Patient, enthusiastic, and passionate about teaching ballet.

– Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed.

– Ballet teaching certification or relevant degree preferred, but not required.

**Benefits:**

– Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

– Opportunities for professional development and training.

– Access to a supportive and collaborative work environment.

– The chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students in our community.

– Beautiful rural Vermont setting with access to outdoor recreational activities.

**How to Apply:**

If you are passionate about ballet and eager to inspire the next generation of dancers, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications or portfolio samples to [email protected].

Join us in bringing the joy of ballet to our rural Vermont community!