JobID 2452 : OCSAC - Dance Class Instructor (#1949124)

Job | Posted 4 months ago
Job Type


Job Title: Dance Master Choreographer/Teacher 

Report To: Dance Director

Essential Job Functions: 

  1. Plan, coordinate & teach choreography at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center dance classes, workshops &/or events on-site.

  2. Travel to Crestwood, KY to teach dance classes in your dance styles/specialties.

  3. Coordinate the direction, supervision and organization of students of all dance abilities and experience. 

  4. Independently lead each dance class: warm-ups, across-the-floor work, conditioning, combinations, etc. 

  5. If hired as choreographer, teach an original performance piece to each student group, as discussed with OCSAC Dance Director. 

  6. Arrive 10 minutes prior to the start time of class & bring all necessary materials: iPod, phone or Ipad with music for lesson, class lesson plan, hand-outs, etc. 

  7. Ensure that dance screening and dance classes in general are as non-competitive and encouraging for each participant as possible.  

  8. Be a role model to dancers & dance teachers in your attitude and behavior. 

  9. Be accessible, responsible and a positive influence on students throughout all facets of the dance program. 

  10. Assure students are properly supervised at all times. 

  11. Set a good example for dancers in regard to general class procedures and practices, including schedule (timeliness) and sportsmanship.



  1. Must be 21 or older. 

  2. Successful completion of criminal background check process. 

  3. Must fill out all necessary hiring paperwork prior to hire

  4. Non-US Citizens MUST have US work visa (J-1) as a condition of employment. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  1. Must be a talented and experienced dance choreographer & teacher capable of independently leading exciting, challenging dance classes (warm-ups, across-the-floor work, and performance routines). 

  2. Must have a deep knowledge of the history of and body mechanics of the established teaching techniques of the genre being taught.

  3. Must love kids and love being a positive role model to students & teachers in your attitude and behavior.

  4. Every one of our staff members, regardless of resume and professional dance experience, should be willing to put the needs of our dancers ahead of their own personal needs while “on duty” during class.

Posted By

Oldham County Schools

1350 N Hwy 393, Buckner, KY 40010-0218
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,851 (USD)

State Average: $10,394 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 16.39

% IEP Students


State Average: 14%



State Average: 525