OCSAC - Dance Class Instructor

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OLDHAM COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION
ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATION – 1021.042
 
JOB DESCRIPTION: DANCE INSTRUCTOR
 
QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Proficient in dance terminology, technique, and the ability to demonstrate dance steps.
  2. Trained to teach dance under an OCDA director or qualified staff member of OCDA.
  3. Technical dance training in an academic, pre-professional/professional, and/or collegiate level setting.
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  5. Experience teaching or working with school-age students.
  6. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  7. Ability to build rapport with dance families and students.
  8. Ability to work well with the OCDA/OCSAC staff.
  9. Capacity to resolve concerns or conflicts that arise with students and families.
  10. Understanding of the OCSAC, its programs, and offerings for the community is a plus.
 
REPORTS TO:  Dance Director
 
JOB GOAL:  The Dance Instructor will lead classes, create a welcoming atmosphere, effectively teach students proper dance technique (terminology, body placement, step execution), and choreograph annual performances.
 
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Welcome students and families at the beginning of each class.
  2. Create a safe environment for students to learn and grow in dance.
  3. Prepare a syllabus approved by the Dance Director.
  4. Acquire access to appropriate music for each dance class.
  5. Observe and correct students’ body placement and technique during class.
  6. Teach and demonstrate new dance material and steps.
  7. Cultivate an atmosphere of encouragement and teamwork among the students in class.
  8. Choreograph pieces for annual performances and parent observation weeks.
  9. Respond to emails in a timely fashion to the Dance Director, OCDA instructors, and OCSAC staff.
  10. Attend all rehearsals and performances throughout the year.
  11. Notify parents and students of changes in the class schedule, upcoming rehearsals, and performance dates.
  12. Provide parents and students with necessary details for classes, rehearsals and performances.

 
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Compensation will be based on the board-approved Oldham County Schools Arts Center salary schedule.
 
Adopted:  July 23, 2018

Posted By

Oldham County Schools

6165 West Highway 146 , Crestwood, KY 40014
 

At the following locations

Oldham County Arts Center

7105 Floydsburg Road , Crestwood, KY 40014



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,851

State Average: $10,394

% ELL Students

2%

State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio

17.86

State Average: 16.39

% IEP Students

12%

State Average: 14%

FTE

1,641

State Average: 525