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Strive Dance Academy- Ballet Instructor                                       

  Red Deer    08/31/15 


 Job Posting for Dance Instructor   

Come join our award winning teaching team! Strive Dance Academy Society is actively seeking resumes from qualified and accredited dance teachers in various disciplines to add to our evolving needs for the 2015-2016 dance season.


Strive Dance Academy (SDA) is located in the heart of the City of Red Deer in Central Alberta along the QEII corridor, between the two major Alberta Cities of Edmonton and Calgary.  Servicing well over 150,000 residents, Red Deer is the third largest city in Alberta. It is a family oriented community with an abundance of gorgeous green spaces, a variety of amenities, and an active arts and culture element. 


Strive Dance Academy is the #1 school of Dance and Performing Arts in Central Alberta. Our mission is to provide dance excellence in a disciplined community environment for students in Central Alberta seeking the highest level of competitive dance instruction. Strive Dance Academy’s vision is to be a successful and sustainable community of elite competitive dancers, well respected and recognized for their dance excellence and citizenship as well as developing the foundation necessary for those who aspire to pursue a career in the performing arts.


SDA is a Not for Profit Studio which utilizes its funds to operate the Academy.  Since its inception in 2009, Strive’s competitive dance teams have consistently achieved several First Overall rankings and awards at prestigious dance competitions against top ranking schools throughout Alberta and Internationally. Our dancers are ADAPT and RAD trained, and examinations are held on a yearly basis.  We are proud of the solid reputation we have built to date, and are excited to forge ahead, continuing to strive for dance excellence, as we grow as a studio.


The Ideal Candidate would possess:

Certification in RAD and/or ADAPT preferred

2+ years’ experience teaching and choreographing

Passion for teaching children

Experience in teaching children of a variety of ages and dance levels

High level of professionalism

Excellent communication skills

Ability to work as part of a teaching team

Experience in preparing dancers for RAD and/or ADAPT exams

Wage - $24.00 - $40.00 per hour based on experience and training/education

Hours – 10 – 25 hours/week - negotiable


SDA offers a competitive salary range, moving expense coverage, continuing education opportunities, and coverage of expenses associated with attending competitions.


Competition is open until a suitable candidate(s) are found.


For more information about Strive Dance Academy, please visit our website at:


Please send resumes and teaching video or sample of your work (if available) in confidence to:



Pirouette School of Dance - Jazz and Tap Instructor  


 Cold Lake, AB  08/24/15


25 Years Still Dancing! Pirouette School of Dance is seeking a qualified and accredited dance teacher-choreographer in Jazz and/or Tap disciplines for the 2015-2016 dance season. 


Reporting to a Board of Directors, the Successful Candidate will possess:

~ADAPT certification but CDTA or ISTD will also be considered.

~Experience teaching dancers of all ages. 

~Minimum 1 year experience teaching and choreographing.

~Excellent communication skills, be professional, and able to work alone or as a team.


The Successful Candidate will also be required to prepare dancers for Jazz and Tap exams.


Wage:  Starting at $22 hr. dependent on experience and training

Hours: 10-20hrs/week in studio. 


PSOD offers paid continuing education opportunities and expense coverage for CE training and attending competitions.


Pirouette School of Dance is a registered Not for Profit Society that provides qualified dance education in the Cold Lake area. Our studio is committed to providing quality instruction in a variety of disciplines, guiding students as they explore different areas of their passion and strive to achieve their full potential in both competitive and recreational dance. 


Please send resumes, with cover letter, and sample teaching video of your work (if available) to:


Pirouette School of Dance thanks all applicants; however only those short-listed for an interview will be contacted. Competition open until the ideal candidate(s) are found. 

Music and Play- Dance Instructor


 Calgary, AB


  Music and Play is a leading performing arts (music, theatre arts and dance) school in the west Calgary area.  We are looking for a part-time enthusiastic, professional and versatile Dance Instructor to join our expanding Music and Play Dance program and faculty.


Applicants must have past teaching experience and be confident and comfortable working with students of all ages and abilities (4yrs – adult).


Knowledge and experience in a variety of dance forms is an asset, particularly Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Creative Movement and Ballet. We are open to what you have to bring to the dance floor.


We are also seeking to expand our roster of supply dance teachers willing to be considered for subbing (Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Ballet and Creative Movement) when our regular faculty is unavailable.


If you would like to be considered, please send your CV, short Biography, expectation of teaching hours and references via email to The deadline for applications is March 24, 2015.


If you are able to send examples of your work or a video link to support your application, please feel free to do so. We thank you for your interest, please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



































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