Job Posting 85022

Dance Instructor
Place des Arts
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
1120 Brunette Ave. Coquitlam, BC
closes in 35 days (Mon, 1 Aug)
part time - temp / contract  •  Starting at $36 per hour.

Place des Arts is seeking a committed, enthusiastic and qualified Dance Instructor who is passionate about art and teaching children and teens.


The successful candidate will teach children’s ballet for ages 5-7 and adult ballet, tap and hip hop classes during our 2022/2023 season. Candidates must be available to teach on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm from September to June. Classes will be held in person at our satellite location, Evergreen Cultural Centre. 



Place des Arts provides quality arts education in visual arts, music, dance and drama for all ages and skill levels. We offer a friendly, non-competitive environment where students are encouraged to learn and to develop an appreciation of the arts. Please visit our website for general information regarding the centre.



  • Completion of post-secondary education in dance, experience working in the dance and performing arts industry and/or equivalent training and work experience
  • Minimum of 5-years teaching experience working with various ages and abilities



  • Ability to communicate and interact positively with students
  • Highly responsible and punctual
  • Thoughtful, energetic and passionate about teaching
  • Eager to participate in, and contribute to, our vibrant centre



Starting at $36 per hour. Instructors are contracted to a self-employment agreement. Place des Arts coordinates studio space, scheduling, registration and program promotions.



The application of Place des Arts COVID-19 vaccination policy is currently suspended however, should the policy be re-implemented, it will be a requirement for all current and future self-employed teachers. All teachers are required to obtain and provide a Police Information Check with a vulnerable sector check prior to commencing work.



All submissions should include the following information

  1. Name, address, telephone number and e-mail address
  2. Cover letter and résumé including previous teaching experience and personal teaching philosophy
  3. Appropriate supporting materials: i.e., pictures, portfolio, videos, etc.


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