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POSITION TITLE: Dance Instructor
LOCATION/DEPT: Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
REPORTS TO (TITLE): Performance & Visual Arts Manager
The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center of Chicago (RJKCCC) exists to express the mission and ministry of The Salvation Army through a safe, enriching and sacred environment where all individuals have access to opportunities to reach their physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential. The Vision of the Chicago Kroc Center is to impact individuals, families and seniors of the Southside while building community, promoting excellence, motivating wellness, teaching character, and encouraging faith.
The Dance Instructor is responsible for the teaching of varied dance genres; based on the offerings of the Academy of the Arts dance programs. Dance Instructors should be qualified to teach beginning through advanced levels of Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Tap, Latin, Cultural and/or Hip Hop. The Dance Instructor works directly with the Performance & Visual Arts Manager in developing course syllabi and dance class instruction consistent with the mission of The Salvation Army. This is a part-time position requiring evenings, weekends and scheduled attendance at the Kroc Center and events outside of the regular work day.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the teaching of dance techniques to whatever level of student enrolled in a class, and summer camp.
This individual interacts with a wide range of contacts both within and outside The Salvation Army.
In these contacts they act as a representative of The Salvation Army and its mission.
This individual will be evaluated on how effectively the outcomes of this position are achieved, as well as the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of accomplishing assigned goals.
Feedback through classroom observation, participant & parent surveys will be evaluated.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is required to do light to moderate physical work. In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to use standard office equipment and a PC or for executing educational programs. The work environment for this position includes high levels of noise and flexibility in a constant changing environment. Must be able to lift and carry 40 lbs.