Oakland Ballet Company: Teaching Artist

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Oakland Ballet Company is looking to engage a Teaching Artist for our You Can Dance! program. This is a program delivered in the Oakland Unified School District to third grade students using dance to explore creativity, problem solving, and the development of cognitive skills. We are seeking a dance educator with an in-depth knowledge of dance, an innovative approach in the classroom, and a contagious enthusiasm to share dance as a vehicle for self-expression and academic growth.

Applicants should be passionate about dance and dance education, able to create an inclusive, supportive, and creative environment in the classroom, and possess excellent communication skills. Candidates must also have access to reliable transportation to be able to travel to schools throughout the city of Oakland.

Position is part-time seasonal with a minimum of 4 hours per week over a period of 16 weeks taking place between September and May. Compensation is $100 per lesson delivered. Successful candidate will be trained in the syllabus.

Full details here: https://oaklandballet.org/about/employment-opportunities/

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Website:  oaklandballet.org