at New York Edge
2-3 years minimum experience
58-12 Queens Blvd, Woodside, NY 11377, USA
MUST APPLY AT THE LINK BELOW IF INTERESTED IN WORKING WITH US!
New York Edge is New York’s leading provider of after-school and summer camp programs. Our mission is to help bridge the academic performance gap among under-achieving students and in low income neighborhoods through wholesome, skill-building activities designed to improve children’s academic performance, health and wellness, attitude towards school, self-confidence, character and values, and opportunity for lifelong employment.
Dance Specialists organize, lead, and promote interest in activities such as Traditional Jazz , African dance, Folk dance, Hip-hop & funk dance, Acro dance, Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary dance, Flamenco, Modern dance, Tap dance, Latin dance, ballroom dance, liturgical dance, improvisational dance, step, freestyle, break/house dance. Specialists should teach basic dance principles and then go beyond that through the act of demonstration by teacher, student’s follow and then challenge student’s to use their own creative thinking within the art. Exploring creativity is part of dance, drama and music.
Essential Job Functions:
Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible
Organize, lead, and promote interest in daily dance activities such as warm-up, movement across the floor, center activity and combinations as well as activities that lead to full performance pieces, trips to see shows and workshops outside the site to enhance and further learning
Organize performance groups, and direct their rehearsals, put on performances at the site and prepare to audition for the Annual New York Edge Performing Arts Showcase
Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students