WED – FRI: 11AM-5PM SAT: 12-4PM | or by advance appointment
WED – FRI: 11AM-5PM SAT: 12-4PM | or by advance appointment
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Dance Instructor II - Part Time

Salary Range: $23.00 - $35.00 DOQ
(Also includes some Park District Facility/Program Usage Benefits)

Hours: 1-2 days PER WEEK primarily 4:15pm -9:45pm (4-5 classes each night) August 2023 - June 2024

**Opportunity to direct and choreograph for Mini (ages 6-9 years) and Junior (9-13 years) competition and performance dance companies. Must be available Monday late afternoon-evening and for spring 2024 weekend competitions.


Under the direct supervision of the Dance Supervisor, plan and execute dance technique classes.


  • Ability to work with ages 4 years old to adult.
  • Ability to instruct a variety of dance styles, jazz, and or hip hop preferred, in accordance with standard curriculum.
  • Knowledge of basic dance terminology, dance history, current dance trends, classroom etiquette, physical safety and proper guidance with movement execution.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with students and parents.
  • Must attend all classes/rehearsals/recitals/staff meetings.
  • Must complete student progress reports bi-annually and all recital request forms (i.e. lighting, evaluations, music, costumes, etc).
  • Must attend staff educational functions.
  • Performs the job safely and in compliance with district policies, procedures, work and safety rules.
  • Be familiar with the safe operation of any equipment necessary in accomplishing required tasks.


  • Ability to choreograph and teach recital dances.
  • Must submit recital costumes, music, props, etc., for approval to the Dance Coordinator.
  • Must complete all clerical duties involved with recital processes.
  • Must dress in appropriate dance class attire, along with Pavilion Dance Centre shirt for instruction of dance classes.


  • Three or more years teaching experience.
  • Communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to follow direction and apply constructive criticism.
  • Willingness to learn and be a team player.
  • Good knowledge of pertinent safety precautions.
  • Ability to maintain positive and effective working relationships with other employees.


  • Experience in jazz, hip hop perffered
  • Ten to fifteen years dance training/experience.
  • Dance minor/professional experience.
  • Extensive dance training, teaching experience and some professional experience.
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Elk Grove Village, IL