Museum/Dance Educator - Part time - Starting Pay $./hour Job at The City of Bettendorf, Bettendorf, IA

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  • The City of Bettendorf
  • Bettendorf, IA

Job Description

 

To inspire, connect and strengthen our community by enriching the lives of our children today, and expanding their capacity to shape their future.

 

Working under the supervision of the Dance Coordinator and the Museum Director, the Museum/Dance Educator will help design and implement curriculum and dance instruction for children aged 3 to 18 years old. Working within a collaborative environment, duties include teaching and choreographing pieces for non-competitive levels in at least two of the following styles: ballet, modern, jazz, tap, or hip hop; Additional duties may include performing general Museum related activities, and assisting with special event programming including in house and community performances by the Family Museum Dance Company.

Experiences and Environments Requirements (80%)

  1. Develops curriculum and lesson plans in keeping with the dance education goals, and mission of the Family Museum and The Family Museum Dance Program.
  2. Implements lesson plans, structured activities, and appropriate choreography and costuming.
  3. Effectively collaborates with the dance team to produce small and large scale learning and performing opportunities.
  4. Provides hands-on, inquiry-based learning experiences.
  5. Maintains an organized, well-supplied, clean and safe learning environment.
  6. Knows and practices safety standards and policies and manages students accordingly.

 

Interpersonal Relations Requirements (15%)

  1. Effectively manages groups of 10 to 20 dance students.
  2. Establishes and maintains positive relationships with children and parents.

 

Other (5%)

  1. Attendance at and active participation in scheduled staff meetings.
  2. Other duties as assigned.

 

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. May serve on museum planning committees as expertise deems.
  2. May work on the exhibit floor, in Imagination Studio, classrooms, or assist in programming.
  3. May assist in the planning of special museum events.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education: Requires a level of knowledge normally acquired through a high school degree or above.

 

Experience : Minimum of one year experience assisting or volunteering in a dance class. Prior dance teaching experience preferred.

 

 

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 

Interpersonal Skills : Must be exceptional in the ability to relate to children and parents; build a following of clients, and maintain rapport throughout extended public exposure. Must implement instruction under the guidelines of the Dance Coordinator, and Museum Director and within the values set forth in the Family Museum mission.

 

Physical Requirements: Ability to stand and stoop in order to effectively instruct children in groups for multiple consecutive hours. Ability to move equipment and supplies weighing up to 25 pounds. Requires high energy levels and stamina.

 

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

Working Conditions : Work is performed in dance studios, Museum Great Hall, Exhibits, and occasionally at an outside venue, in the sight of the public, or in an off-site auditorium.

 

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday afternoon/evenings, may be required to work a split shift one day per week. Occasional weekends to accommodate special events.

 

 

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

  1. Reports to Museum Dance Coordinator and Museum Director.
  2. Does not supervise but occasionally may work with museum volunteers.

 

 

 

This is a part-time, 20-29 hour position. Applicants will be subject to background check and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The City of Bettendorf is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. The City of Bettendorf complies with American with Disabilities Act.

Job Tags

Part time, Shift work, Afternoon shift, 1 day per week, Monday to Friday,

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