Dance Teaching Artist
Community Music Center of Boston is
seeking a dynamic dance educator for our innovative school outreach program.
The dance teaching-artist will provide a creative dance program for elementary
school students in Boston Public Schools.
The dance teacher selected for this
position will be a strong educator and a versatile artist who is able to adapt
the goals and curriculum of our program to best utilize their own skill
specialties, as well as engage the interests and abilities of the
students. Applicants should possess a
firm command of classroom management skills and the ability to work effectively
and enthusiastically with diverse student populations in an inclusive manner.
Dance teacher applicants should
possess fluency in a variety of dance styles such as creative movement, modern,
jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, theatre dance and multi-cultural dance. Applicants should possess a firm command of
classroom management skills and the ability to work effectively and
enthusiastically with diverse student populations.
Applicants with Spanish and/or Haitian
Creole language skills are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants with an interest/experience in
creative youth development and social/emotional growth are especially
encouraged to apply.
Specific schedules will be
determined by the applicant’s qualifications and availability
Status: Part-Time Teaching for School Year 2019-2020;
School day hours
Start Date: September
1, 2019-June 30, 2020
to: Director of School Outreach Program
Closely With: Department Supervisors & Partner School
leverage CMCB’s strong reputation as an extraordinary community music school to
sustain current programming and to develop future opportunities for expansion
highest level of programs and services that meets the needs of the communities
Be an active,
knowledgeable and visible ambassador for CMCB in the community.
teaching schedule consistently.
professional development workshops as scheduled throughout the year.
Attend a mid-year
and year-end coaching conference with supervisor.
Respond within 48
business hours to requests for information from supervisors.
lesson plans and complete professional development related tasks.
demonstrate departmental protocols and practices; demonstrate engagement with
annual instructional focus and organizational goal alignment.
degree in Dance, Performing Arts, Education or equivalent experience
working with the arts, children, and education
teaching dance in a school classroom setting
leadership skills and success working with children
cultural competency practices related to diversity, equity & inclusion
reliable, independent, and flexible
excellent interpersonal communication skills & the ability to create
positive workplace relationships
Able to work
collaboratively with supervisors, colleagues and school staff
Must have a
passion for both arts education & working with diverse student populations
How To Apply:
Please upload your resume and
cover letter to: https://cmcb.mytribehr.com/careers/view/88
Please direct the cover letter
Marie Tai, Chief Operations
Please no phone calls, emails
August 09, 2019
About this Organization:
Founded in 1910,Community Music Center of
Boston (the Music Center) transforms lives throughout Greater Boston by
providing equitable access to excellent music education and powerful arts
experiences. The Music Center serves more than 5,000 students each week, on-site at our South End facility in the Boston Center for the Arts and in more than 40 outreach locations, including public schools, community/senior centers, and medical facilities. We are the largest external provider of arts education in the Boston Public Schools. Core Music Center programs include individual and group instruction in more than 25 instruments; outreach instruction in Boston Public Schools; an Intensive Study Project providing private instruction, theory and performances to prepare students for college-level study; early childhood programs; and music therapy for individuals with a wide range of physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social life needs.
Community Music Center of Boston is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Community Music Center of Boston policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.