Job Code: EA

Dance Instructor

Category: Arts and Humanities
Location: Eastern Community YMCA

Job Type: Part-Time


To provide instruction for various Dance Classes.


The preferred candidate would have knowledge and passion of various dance styles and experience teaching and working with children. Instructor must be willing to plan, execute, and develop program while ensuring a safe and positive environment for all participants. We are looking for teachers who can teach hip hop, jazz, ballet, tap and/or contemporary dance styles.

Instructor must possess the desire and capability to work with children (Pre-school and School Age). Strong background in dance and previous dance instruction required.  


  • Be within the area of instructing and ready to teach prior to class start time.
  • Obtain class roster from Program Director prior to class start time. Responsible for taking attendance of class participants during the session.
  • Welcome each participant and their parents.
  • Plan and execute a fun, educational, creative class.
  • See that each class includes: Introduction, Review, Skill Development, Personal Growth, and Safety.
  • Keep the room neat and clean. Report any damaged equipment and recommendations to the Program Director. 
  • Do not turn children away if they are not on your class roster. Include them in your class and clear it up later with the Program Director.
  • Advise the Program Director if a student is unable to keep up with course curriculum, we may need to move them to a different program or look at alternative solutions.
  • Be consistent, courteous, and helpful and most of all …. Make sure that all of the kids have FUN!
  • Keep Program Director informed at all times of substitutes.
  • Weave YMCA core values and mission into class curriculum.


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