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Dance Afterschool Instructor

Company: Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Dance Instructor Job Description Position: The primary responsibilities of the Dance Instructor is to develop fun, creative, and enriching activities for youth in order to encourage academic success, the performing arts, and multicultural appreciation. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County (BGCHC) program combines recreation and hands on learning to support youth development. It is designed to complement academic instruction provided in the classroom setting. This program is also a safe haven for children. An ideal candidate would be organized, dedicated to the academic and social enrichment of youth and familiar with NJ State Licensing procedures. This position works closely with other BGCHC staff, parents, volunteers, interns and other community partners. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Responsible for overseeing tutoring and homework assistance (Power Hour). Responsible for teaching a variety of dance styles and methodologies from beginner to advanced levels. Develop daily lesson plans that include dances from a variety of cultures and styles. Maintains positive and professional relationships with program participants. Responsible for creating a welcoming and youth friendly classroom space. Facilitate engaging enrichment, verbal and physical activity with participants. Actively supervise and ensure member safety at all times. Attends regular staff planning and/or evaluation meetings. Oversees volunteers, interns and assistants in the classroom. Attends trainings to maintain the mandatory annual 10 clock hours of child care training. Maintains accurate records of programming to include daily attendance and activity lesson plans. Maintains inventory of program supplies and equipment. Ensures compliance with all NJ State licensure rules and regulations. Communicates program needs continuously with Unit Director or other designated staff person. Maintains cleanliness and safety in classrooms. Assists with school pickups as needed. Other duties as assigned. Preferred Experience and Qualifications: Individual must be at least 18 years of age or older. Bachelor's degree preferred in Drama, Dance, Elementary Education, or closely related field. At least 1 year's experience working with school age youth. Knowledge of field concepts, practices and principles related to program planning and implementation. Salary and Benefits: Part-time positionJob Type: Part-timePay: $15.00 - $20.00 per hourSchedule: 4 hour shift Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate: Jersey City, NJ 07302: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience: Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification: First Aid Certification (Preferred) CPR Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County, Jersey City , Dance Afterschool Instructor, Education / Teaching , Jersey City, New Jersey

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