Viking Gymnastics & Dance in Niles is looking for Dance Instructors!

Submitted by VikingGDS on Fri, 11/30/2018 - 5:30pm

Viking Gymnastics & Dance is looking for energetic and passionate dance instructors for children 3-14yrs. Candidates must possess a strong background in one or more of the following: Ballet, Contemporary and/or Jazz. We are currently looking for instructors for Monday,Tuesday and/or Wednesday evenings, as well as Saturday or Sunday morning classes (Weekend availability is mandatory).

Our mission is to teach gymnastics & dance in a safe and encouraging fashion while giving the highest quality, individualized instruction to every student. Viking Dance’s priority is to provide quality education in dance technique, performance qualities, and creativity in an environment which maintains a positive studio culture.

Viking’s recreational and competitive dance programs consist of mainly beginner and intermediate dancers. Instructors are expected to construct lesson plans based on age, ability level, and student growth while incorporating age-appropriate music and choreography.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create a positive and nurturing learning environment
  • Instruct students in proper, safe dance techniques
  • Balance fun with hard work and dedication
  • Instruct students ages 3-14yrs
  • Construct lesson plans based upon basic curriculum guidelines
  • Choreograph age-appropriate dance routines for annual recital
  • Communicate clearly with students and parents

Viking Gymnastics & Dance offers competitive pay, paid personal time off, and flexible schedules. Full-time staff members are eligible for health benefits.

Viking Gymnastics & Dance is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Equal Opportunity Employer: Veterans/Disability

Skills & Qualifications: 
  • Experience teaching children and beginning/intermediate level dancers.
  • Ability to motivate and energize students of all ages and skill levels.
  • Comfortable with generating age appropriate choreographic material.
  • Adequate knowledge of technique vocabulary, anatomy, and kinesiology.
  • Strong background or degree in Dance highly encouraged, but not required.
  • Minimum 1-year studio teaching experience.
To Apply: 

Please email your resume and video reel to

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Angie Grande
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