Mundelein Park District
  • 14-Dec-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Dance
  • Mundelein, IL, USA
  • Part-time

District Discounts

Dance Instructor

Position Type: Part-Time Start Date: ASAP

Starting Salary: DOQ

Benefits: District Discounts


Under the direction of Recreation Supervisor III. Dance teachers are responsible for instructing students in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and other forms of dance as determined by the supervisor. Dance teachers plan their dance program to meet students' needs. Explain and demonstrate techniques and methods of dance, drill pupils in execution of dance steps, choreograph and direct dance performances according to style of dancing taught. Participate in the planning and execution of the annual dance recital.


Experienced in dance performance. Ability to work independently and creatively. Pleasant and friendly personality.

Essential Functions

Responsible for daily set up and cleanup of studio.

Develop lesson plans to include a balanced dance program and organize daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.

Evaluate each student's performance and technique.

Keep appropriate records including attendance reports, emergency forms, costume orders and other records as necessary.

Maintain a classroom atmosphere that is conducive to learning. Maintain professional competence in dance techniques.

Prepare students to perform dances for the annual dance recital. Select music and costumes for each dance performance.

Keep an open line of communication with the parents of students, keeping them informed as to the progress of their child.

Work as a team with the dance staff to achieve the overall purpose of the program. Demonstrate good communication skills teaching a classroom.

Fill in as a substitute for other teachers if possible.

Greet parents and students.

Fill out accident reports as needed.

Maintain a knowledge of park policies, confidentiality of student and staff records and information.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

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