Dance Instructor application form

Remix Dance Academy is seeking energetic and motivated dance instructors to teach HIP HOP dance classes. These will be recreational and/or competitive classes taught from September 2018 - May 2019. 

The recreational classes are taught one choreography (created by the teacher - you!) in the fall and another in the winter, which students perform at the end of the year show in May. The competitive classes learn one choreography for the year, which will be performed at the end of the year show, along with selected competitions in March, April and May. 

Our classes are divided by age, level, and location. For a full list of programs see here.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Available to teach September 2018 - May 2019
  • At least 15 years of age with a valid SIN #
  • At least 1 year of dancing experience at an advanced level
  • Open to Remix requesting a criminal police check
  • Available to work evenings and/or weekends in at least one of our locations
  • A genuine interest in teaching HIP HOP
  • Bilingual in English and French is an asset

Duties include:

  • Select and plan class content from warm-ups and cool downs, to choreography and dance techniques/concepts
  • Build choreography for all dance pieces taught to your assigned dance classes using the music mixes provided by the Dance Director
  • Assist Dance Director with instructor tasks at workshops, practices & performances
  • Provide and relay information between the Dance Director and the parents/students
  • Attend periodic staff meetings

Hourly wage:

  • $14 to $25 depending on skill and experience. Transportation costs are covered by Remix in situations where driving distances exceed 10km one-way

Experience required:

  • Dance experience is necessary.
  • Teaching experience is NOT necessary; we will train you.

Selection process:

All applications will be reviewed and evaluated on the basis of related experience and overall quality of the application. Selected applicants will be invited to an interview where the following skills will be assessed:

  • Ability to dance, teach and perform
  • Ability to teach groups that may be small or large in number
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to demonstrate basic to intermediate HIP HOP steps
  • Understanding of good physical health practices
  • Patience and respect
  • Oral communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and encouragement
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Applicants with HIP HOP dance teaching experience may be given priority

Training:

Successful candidates will be invited to take the Remix Instructor Certification Training Program given by the Dance Director. Successful completion of this certification is required to become a Remix Dance Instructor.

Available locations: 

You will be able to choose which locations and classes are most suitable for you. Our classes are offered in Orleans, Embrun, Rockland and Hawkesbury. 

If you’re interested in teaching in other locations, please apply, we’d love to meet you and to discuss the possibility to opening up a new location near you!

For more information, please call Bonnie at 613.868.2500

The information contained herein is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or an implied contract.

Your first and last name.

A valid e-mail address that you have access to.

Home or mobile cell phone number where you can be reached.

If you have a resume or another supporting document, please attach it here.

Briefly explain why you think you would be a good Remix dance instructor.

 

I certify that the information I am providing in this application is true to the best of my knowledge. I understand that false information may be grounds for not hiring me or for immediate termination of employment at any point in the future if I am hired. I authorize the verification of any or all information provided and that I meet the following minimum criteria:

  • I am bilingual in English and French.
  • I am at least 15 years of age and have a valid social insurance number.
  • I have at least 1 year of dancing experience at an advanced level.
  • I am available to work evenings and/or weekends.
  • I am open to Remix requesting a criminal police check.
  • I am genuinly interested in teaching HIP HOP.

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