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Fusion Center for Dance is a thriving dance studio located in Southwest Michigan. Our studio provides exceptional dance education and fostering a love for dance among our students. With a passionate team and a commitment to excellence, we strive to create a positive and inspiring environment for dancers of all ages and skill levels.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and talented Dance Instructor to join our team, specializing in teaching dance to children between the ages of 2 and 8. The ideal candidate will have a passion for dance and working with young children, creating a fun and supportive environment that fosters their love for movement and creativity. Responsibilities of the role will include (but not be limited to): 1.Teaching Dance Classes: Follow planned curriculum and conduct age-appropriate dance classes for children aged 2 to 8, focusing on various dance styles such as ballet, creative movement, tap, jazz, and more. 2.Engagement and Motivation: Use creative and engaging teaching methods to capture children's interest and maintain their enthusiasm for dance. 3.Safety: Ensure the safety and well-being of all students during classes, adhering to safety guidelines and protocols. 4.Progress Monitoring: Assess and monitor the progress of each child, providing feedback to parents or guardians on their child's development. 5.Choreography: Create and teach dance routines, ensuring they are age-appropriate and achievable for young children. 6.Class Management: Manage class dynamics, ensuring that classes run smoothly and efficiently. 7.Costume and Recital Preparation: Assist in preparing students for performances and recitals, including costume selection and rehearsal coordination. Requirements: To excel in this role, we are seeking individuals who align with our studio's values and possess the following qualifications: •Passion for dance and a genuine interest in nurturing students' love for the art form. •Previous experience in teaching dance to children, especially ages 2-8. •Proficiency in various dance styles suitable for young children. •Ability to create a positive and nurturing learning environment. •Patience and a genuine love for working with children. •Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively engage with students, parents, and fellow staff members. •Background check clearance. •A relevant degree or certification in dance, early childhood education, or related field is a plus. Shared Values: At our dance studio, we believe in fostering an environment rooted in the following core values: 1.Creativity: Fostering and celebrating artistic expression and creativity through dance. 2.Inclusivity: Welcoming dancers of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities to create a diverse and supportive dance community. 3.Passion: A deep love for dance, and a commitment to igniting that passion in every student. 4.Excellence: Striving for high standards in dance technique, teaching, and performance. 5.Respect: Treating all students, parents, staff, and fellow dancers with kindness and respect. 6.Teamwork: Promoting collaboration and cooperation among students, instructors, and parents to create a harmonious dance environment. 7.Continuous Learning: A commitment to ongoing education and improvement for both instructors and students. 8.Safety: Prioritizing the physical and emotional safety of all participants in the studio. 9.Community Engagement: Involvement in the local community and a commitment to giving back through dance. 10.Empowerment: Encouraging dancers to build confidence, self-esteem, and a sense of accomplishment through dance. 11.Fun: Creating a joyful and fun atmosphere in the studio that makes dance an enjoyable experience for all. 12.Adaptability: Being open to change and adjusting to the evolving needs of the dance community. 13.Integrity: Acting with honesty and integrity in all interactions, both inside and outside the studio. 14.Positive Attitude: Maintaining a positive and enthusiastic outlook, even in the face of challenges. 15.Artistic Growth: Supporting the growth of dancers as artists, helping them discover their unique style and potential. Pay and Benefits: •The position may be part-time or full-time, depending on class demand. •Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. •Opportunity for additional professional development and certification. Hiring Process: We believe in a thorough and fair hiring process to ensure the best fit for both the candidate and our studio. Our hiring process typically includes: •Application: Complete our online application form, providing all requested information. •Initial Interview: Selected candidates will be invited for an initial interview to discuss their qualifications and alignment with our studio's values. •Skill Assessment: Depending on the role, there may be a skill assessment or demonstration required. •Final Interview: A final interview will be conducted with key members of our team to further evaluate the candidate's fit and potential contributions. •Job Offer: A job offer will be extended to the successful candidate, followed by a formal contract upon acceptance. We value every applicant's time and commitment throughout the hiring process. Regardless of the outcome, we strive to provide timely communication to all applicants. Thank you for considering joining our dance studio team. We look forward to reviewing your application and exploring the potential of having you contribute to our studio's success! Position: Dance Instructor Location: 2162 Plaza Drive, Benton Harbor, MI 49022