Faculty Recruitment

Harbour Dance Studios in Nanaimo, British Columbia is looking for faculty for the 2018-2019 dance season.  Positions can be part time or full time (depending on comfort) and pay an hourly rate between $25-$45/hour for instructional time depending on qualifications and experience.  We are looking for instructors in the following areas:

RAD Ballet and General Ballet

  • Provide instruction in ballet with a focus on skill progression while maintaining a fun and engaging learning environment.

A Wizard with the Little Ones

  • We’re looking for an experienced teacher who can work magic with 3-10 year olds, gamify the learning environment, but keep a focus on skill and strength progression.

Stage Classes

  • We’re looking for engaging teachers in jazz, tap, hip-hop, modern stage, and musical theatre for both our shows and competition.

Overall Requirements

  • We look primarily for instructors who have invested in themselves with a dance teaching certification from a recognized organization. Our current teachers are certified through the Royal Academy of Dance, Canadian Dance Teachers Association, or Acrobatic Arts.
  • Depending on focus and need, the instructors will work with our pre-professional daytime program, our evening/weekend competitive program, and our evening/weekend recreational students.
  • Instructors will occasionally be asked to cover classes in other disciplines when other instructors are sick or away.
  • Develop choreography and costuming for our performances and for competition.
  • Travel in Canada and the United States to competitions and conventions with students. As such, Canadian citizens or landed immigrants with the ability to travel are preferred for these positions.
  • Act as a role model, a team player, an inspiration, and a mentor to young dancers.
  • Help at shows, events and competitions.
  • Have fun!!!

Please email carl (at) hbrdance.com with any questions.  Thanks!