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Teaching Artist

At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, we bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance.

We are seeking dynamic, results-oriented, and mission-driven individuals to join our Education department faculty as a Teaching Artists (part-time) for our school programs. Hubbard Street offers unique and innovative residencies that allow schools to incorporate dance into their classrooms and curricula. Hubbard Street teaching artists are responsible for leading these residencies, integrating dance with other subjects while introducing students to improvisation and choreography. Teaching Artists are an integral part of all residencies’ curriculum planning and documentation, and will meet with classroom teachers prior to and throughout each residency. Hubbard Street teaching artists receive paid professional development and training.


  1. Develop, teach, and document developmentally appropriate curriculum.
  2. Attend faculty meetings and professional development workshops.
  3. Develop and implement assessment tools embedded within programming.
  4. Participate in research and evaluation of student work and program models.
  5. Collaborate with classroom teachers and colleagues to create innovative residency experiences for students.
  6. Peer to Peer mentoring (as assigned).


  1. Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equality, diversity and inclusion.
  2. Knowledge of state and national core arts standards, with experience in trauma informed teaching practices and decolonizing the dance curriculum.
  3. Experience with arts integration.
  4. Spanish language skills a plus.
  5. Previous teaching artist experience in a school setting.
  6. Professional demeanor when interacting with students, partner teachers and staff.
  7. Ability to travel to various locations and schools in the Chicago area.
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago