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Bow Island, AB - Ace Dancers: Dance Instructor

Ace Dancers is now accepting resumes for a dance instructor in Bow Island for the upcoming 2018-19 season. The successful candidate should enjoy working with children of all ages and have knowledge in various types of dance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lesson planning & instruction of dance classes for children aged 2-18
  • Choreograph performances and work with the board in preparing for the year-end recital

Classes run two evenings/week September - March.
Please forward resume with references & criminal record check (including vulnerable sector) to

Posted on: August 8, 2018

Edmonton, AB - Usha Gupta Dance Entourage: Arts Administrator

The successful candidate will provide administrative and project support for Usha Gupta Dance Entourage. They must be dynamic and motivated individuals with an attention to detail and strong, organizational skills. A minimum of three (3) years minimum related experience, with a background in arts administration. The candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as solid computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Access, Adobe Acrobat) and ability to work on PC. The candidate will also possess a valid drivers' license and have their own transportation. Additionally, this position offers the opportunity for international touring and as such, experience in such matters will be an asset.

TO APPLY: email below, a cover letter, outlining relevant experience, interest and skills; a current CV, and contact information for TWO references.

Contact email:

Athabasca, AB - Athabasca Dance Society: Dance Instructors

The Athabasca Dance Society, in the town of Athabasca, seeks qualified teachers for our recreational dance programme during the 2018-2019 season.

The school has been operational for almost three decades offering Cecchetti ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, and broadway classes.  With two studios that are well equipped with dance flooring, mirrors, barres and stereos, classes run from September to May.

Teachers with experience in jazz, tap, broadway/musical theatre, acro and lyrical are required.  Wages are competitive with mileage available.  Please contact Karen Doidge at 1-780-213-1007(cell),  <>, or <> with your resume and references.

Lloydminster, AB - Dynamic Wellness & Fine Arts Studios Inc.: Dance Instructor

Employer’s name: Patti Johnston

Company:  5678 Dynamic Wellness & Fine Arts Studios Inc.

Business Location: Primary Business location is #201 1716 50 AVE, Lloydminster, AB T9V 0Y1 and occasionally work is on the Secondary Business location Lower Level - 5015 -50 street Kitscoty, AB, T0B2P0

Work Location: Same as above

Business information: Core Dynamics Pilates & Dance is a dance education and fitness centre that offers classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Modern, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre and Acro as well as Pilates, Zumba and TRX classes.

Type of Employment: Full time - Seasonal

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

  • Practice and rehearse dance routines under direction or instruction to achieve desired interpretation and presentation
  • Train and exercise to maintain the required levels of ability and fitness
  • Teach dance technique and artistic interpretation to amateur and professional individuals and groups
  • Teach recreational dancing lessons such as ballroom dancing
  • Prepare dance students for specific auditions and performances
  • Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Physically demanding, Attention to detail
  • Classical ballet, Jazz, Modern ballet, Tap, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Acro, Musical Theatre, Fitness Classes
  • Teaching from a dance syllabus (training/mentorship is provided)
  • Organizing class plans and keeping records of student development
  • Uploading music, lessons and video to different studio software platforms
  • Creating unique and interesting choreography that is both age and developmentally appropriate for recitals and competition
  • Cutting and editing music files
  • Selecting costumes for group and solo/duets
  • Tracking class attendance
  • Handing out messages and marketing material to students and parents
  • Communicate with parents and students regarding studio events and policies
  • Posting class photos/videos to the studio social media sites
  • Attending studio functions and monthly meetings
  • Attending quarterly trainings and planning sessions
  • Work in a fast paced environment and enjoys working under pressure


  • Education:
    • ​​Graduated from a private dance school or academy
    • Certification through an organization such as the Royal Academy of Dance, Ceccheti Society, Vagavona, CDTA, ADAPT, Acrobatic Arts, Acrobatique is a definite asset. As well any fitness training or certifications such as Pilates or Yoga
  • Experience:
    • 2 years as dance instructor, teaching and handling groups of multiple ages.
    • Has an understanding of basic anatomy and muscle function
    • Detail oriented and able to meet deadlines
    • Ability to teach and design fitness classes is a definite asset

Salary:  $34.29 - $36.29 per hour, 30 – 35 Hours per week

Important information:

  • Seasonal position: September 1st 2018 thru to May 31, 2019 for a duration of nine months, starting again the following September.​
  • Work Schedule: Evenings 4:00PM-9:30PM. Mon-Fri, Saturdays 9:00AM-3:00PM. These hours will be depending on scheduling in the fall. The teacher will work during these days and times but not necessarily all of these hours. Some daytime hours 9am-12pm


  • We employ all our regular teachers (this means your insurance, EI, CPP and taxes are looked after and submitted to the government for you, vacation pay is added on to each paycheque, you are compensated for stat holidays)
  • Educational scholarships (on approved courses) for your ongoing training
  • We can assist you with ongoing training and certifications (for those interested)

Apply by e-mail to:

Medicine Hat, AB - LimeLitez Dance Academy: RAD Ballet Teacher

LimeLitez Dance Academy in Medicine Hat, Alberta is looking to hire an RAD ballet teacher for the 2019 Season.

We offer exam based classes in RAD ballet, ADAPT jazz and tap, and Acrobatic Arts Acro along with a variety of other genres including musical theatre, lyrical, contemporary, and hip hop. We believe in providing a comprehensive dance program with an emphasis on technical development through exam preparation and competitive opportunities

Why join our LimeLitez Team?

  • Salaried pay
  • Support for personal growth and professional development
  • Brand new facility, 4 large dance studios and 2 small
  • Beautiful staffroom area
  • Team environment, all staff are certified. Work alongside multiple RAD teachers
  • Relocation bonus

This position involves teaching RAD syllabus to Grade 1 through Advanced levels, and includes exam preparation and competitive choreography, plus the opportunity for private lessons. All students attend classes twice a week with separate choreography and pre pointe/pointe classes. 

The position is ideal for someone who wants to share their love of ballet with a creative and innovative approach.

If you are interested please send your resume and cover letter to

Calgary, AB - H/W School of Ballet: Ballet Teachers

H/W School of Ballet is looking to hire 2 ballet teachers for the upcoming 2018/2019 school year!  We are interested in a Junior teacher for Grades.1-4, and an Intermediate/Advanced teacher for ages 12-15.  We are a newer school founded by 3 former principal dancers Yukichi Hattori, Galien Johnston Hattori and Tara Williamson Campbell.  Our teaching methodology incorporates various syllabi, including RAD and Vaganova. Ultimately we want our students to be mindful and versatile dancers so that they are fully prepared for a career in the professional world. Our focus is on strong ballet technique, which we believe to be the true foundation of dance, but all dancers also train in contemporary in order to understand and develop a diversity in their movement, which is a requirement of many professional dance companies. In addition to ballet and contemporary classes, we teach pointe, body conditioning, choreography, dance history, men’s classes, character and variations classes.

Job Description 

Here is a list of responsibilities associated with both positions to be filled:

  • Class planning
  • Instructing
  • Preparing class music (no pianist available)
  • Attending company meetings
  • Attending student performances
  • Attending competitions at the request of parents (YAGP)
  • Being respectful to employees, students and parents
  • Showing a positive and healthy attitude on a daily basis
  • Supporting students as they face challenges, assisting them in overcoming those challenges and motivating them to achieve excellence
  • To the extent you are interested, there is opportunity to be involved in the business and marketing end of the school as well

We strive to have classes end at a reasonable hour, no later than 7:30pm.  The Grade.1-4 is a part time position, running Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday evenings (between 4:15pm- 7:30pm), as well as Saturday morning (9:00am- 10:20am).  The Intermediate/Advanced position is more full time running from Monday to Friday (various times between 1:00pm-7:30pm).  Pay Rate is negotiable and will depend on resume and experience.

Additionally, if you are a dancer or former dancer, there is an opportunity to perform in our annual Blue Gala (400 people in attendance). In the past, we’ve hosted dancers from Les Grands Ballet Canadiens, Ballet BC, Illfx Entertainment, Alberta Ballet, Hamburg Ballet and Les Ballet Jazz de Montreal. We look forward to communicating with those who are interested in truly impacting the next generation of dancers and in helping to establish a new standard of dance instruction in Western Canada.

Please send your resume to: 

You can check us out at: 

Fort McMurray, AB - UpTown! Music & Dance: Dance Instructors

UpTown! Music & Dance is a dance studio located in Fort McMurray, Alberta that was opened at the Suncor Energy Centre for the Performing Arts. We are a rapidly growing, and expanding studio offering affordable and accessible dance classes for all of Wood Buffalo from age 3 to adult. Classes are held in two dance studios equipped with sprung floors, mirrors, Ballet Barres (wall and portable), and a sound system with access to a full 325-seat Theatre.

Job Description

Reporting to the UpTown Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for representing UpTown! Music & Dance in a professional manner in class and possibly at conventions, competitions, showcases. We are searching for qualified instructors experienced in teaching any or all levels of Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Pointe, Creative Movement, KinderCombo, and Jr. Ballet/Jazz.

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Calgary & Edmonton, AB - SoundKreations: Dance Educators (Urban dance styles + Zumba/Bollywood/African/Caribbean/Latin)

SoundKreations is looking for dancers who love to share their passion and culture of dance to children through the educational system. Fill your days with dance, music, laughter and fun by inspiring the next generation of young dancers. We are SoundKreations an Urban dance company that provides dance residency programs to schools in Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

Currently the company is looking for exceptional dance educators to:

  • fill part-time and full-time hours
  • teach Urban dance styles and one or all of following:
    • Zumba, Bollywood, African, Caribbean and Latin dance

Interested? Please APPLY NOW and send resume to

Check us out on the website:, or Facebook Page: SoundKreations Inc (look under the heading Jobs to apply).

Fort McMurray, AB - Generation Dance Studio: Dance Instructors

Generation Dance Studio in Fort McMurray, Alberta is looking for  instructors. In search of qualified and professional instructors to fulfill long term teaching positions at our studio. The ideal candidates would be able to work independently and with the Artistic Director. He or she would be able to instruct many genres including Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Pre School, Contemporary, Acro, and Musical Theatre.

This position is full time with summer work commitments. A living allowance bonus is also available for out of town applicants. If you are interested in joining our team, please contact the school at

Fort McMurray, AB -  University Studies Dept.: Physical Education Instructor (Contract Position)

The University Studies Department requires an instructor to teach a contract course, PESS 293E – Introduction to the Movement Activities of Children Aged 5 – 12 during the Winter 2018 semester.

This course is part of our Bachelor of Education, Elementary Education program and is taught to second year students.  The course is a study of play and other movement activities including games, gymnastics, and dance for children. Topics include a study of the movement activities engaged in by children 5-12 years of age, an introduction to the characteristics and needs of children 5-12 years of age, a survey of the opportunities provided for children to participate in movement activities, movement analysis, and the provision of suitable environments and activities for children 5-12 years of age.

 QUALIFICATIONS:  Minimum Master’s degree in Physical Education, Kinesiology, or a MEd with Physical Education specialization.  Work experience and post-secondary teaching experience preferred.

Contant for mor information: Tracy Boger: Education Coordinator and Instructor

Edmonton, AB – danceED Movement Project: Part-Time Dance Instructors

dancED Movement Project is looking to hire part-time dance instructors for various upcoming contracts throughout the 17/18 school year.

About dancED:
dancED Movement Project offers engaging one to two week dance focused artist-in-residence programs for students. Professional dancers work with each class to teach movement fundamentals, explore movement creation, and rehearse a comprehensive and challenging dance routine. All programs finish with the highly anticipated final showcase where students perform for their peers, parents and teachers in a full-scale production. 

Currently, dancED Movement Project delivers two main program options to capture the diversity of today’s dance and performance spectrum:

  • Hip-Hop: This program is fun and upbeat with a strong focus on quality of movement and musicality. Students will learn what makes hip-hop unique from other forms of dance: sharpness of movement, rhythm and attitude.
  • Broadway: Each class will perform a routine from a wide range of Broadway musicals such as Jersey Boys, Hairspray, Anything Goes, Mamma Mia, Wicked and West Side Story to name a few.  This program focuses on theatricality and expression.

Job Details:

We are looking to hire instructors for various one, two or three-week contracts throughout the 17/18 school year 

  • most residencies focus on elementary grades (kindergarten-grade 6), however some include junior high as well
  • guaranteed 6-7 hours of instruction each day (on an 8:30am-3:30pm basis)
  • pay starts at $25/hour
  • we are looking for highly energetic, enthusiastic and organized instructors with extensive dance training as well as a strong performance background.
  • extensive experience working with children ranging from 5-12 years old is required

To apply please submit your CV, headshot and a performance demo-reel if you have one to

Our website is currently undergoing a revamp, but to learn more, visit our following social channels:
Instagram: @danced_mp

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