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Dance Instructors, or Dance Teachers, teach dance to students in either public or private schools, as well as in after-school programs or at their private dance studios. Responsibilities associated with sample resumes of Dance Instructors include assisting students in after-school activities by teaching them different styles of dance, and monitoring students during class trips. In addition to being in good physical condition, Dance Instructors should be able to list a bachelor's degree on their resumes if working for a public school. Certifications are also available to those who wish to teach dance education.

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Afterschool Lead Counselor & Step Dance Instructor

Planned and created lesson plans to implement scholastic modules for at risk youth

  • Assisted in creating strategies with a team of counselors to involve parents in student lives
  • Monitored gifted students on after school trips within Holiday Camp
  • Created an incentive program to establish responsibility in students and sustain behavior
  • Classroom leader of both 7th & 8th grade boys at Essence School and served as parent liaison
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Sociology And Psychology
2

Dance Instructor

Served as the primary Ballet instructor for a private studio with approximately 80 enrolled students

  • Instructed four classes consisting of students ranging in ages from 8 to 15 years old
  • Choreographed and coached ballet pieces consisting of solos, duets, trios and groups for the studio's competitive dance team
  • Assisted with administrative responsibilities supported by Microsoft Office
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BFA
Dance And Choreography
3

Dance Instructor

Planned and executed lessons for up to 15 classes per week for dancers ages 18 months to adult

  • Volunteered as the Class Parent Coordinator
  • Communicated verbally, in writing and by phone with staff, parents and children
  • Problem solving and leadership responsibilities
  • Scheduled and organized public events
  • Performed well under stressful conditions while considering a timeline
  • Music and inventory manager
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
AS
Business Technology
4

Dance Instructor

  • Taught summer classes to 9th - 12th grade high school students in the area of dance.
  • Planned lessons, activities, & assessments for each class.
  • Maintained student records and submitted a weekly progress report.
  • Tutored students when classroom performance indicated a need for more in depth personal instruction.
  • Prepared and developed an end of program routine performed by students in a concert setting.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Dance
BA
Dance
5

Dance Instructor

Worked with children in grades 3-5.

  • Introduced proper Jazz and Ballet dance steps and techniques
  • Choreographed, demonstrated and performed the dance moves correctly for the students to follow.
  • Introduced and implemented proper techniques to be observed while dancing, which involved warm-ups and stretching prior to dance.
  • Planned the end of term dance performance for each school.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BFA
Dance
6

Owner & Principal Dance Instructor

Created studio for performing arts with base of 20 active students, grew to over 200 in three years (students ranged in age from 3 to adult, male & female)

  • Grew business to annual profits of $20,000.00
  • Responsible for all class planning, scheduling, choreography, AP/AR & publicity
  • Ran studio year round, including two semesters with closing performances as well as summer offerings for all ages
  • Worked with local businesses for purposes of charitable events and fundraising
  • Expanded studio offerings to include ballet, tap, jazz, modern, lyrical, creative movement, hip-hop, Christian Dance, Cultural Dance, Dance Company, Private Lessons & Musical Theatre
  • Oversaw creation of fully functioning Theatre Department in 2004 which included full scale theatrical productions, concerts & performance/theater history classes
  • Worked with Hobart & William Smith College to offer intern opportunities for local students
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Arts
7

Dance Instructor

Directed and instructed different dance forms for all age levels

  • Supervised the dance studios
  • Selected and planned class content (i.e. warm-up, techniques, combinations, music)
  • Attended periodic staff meetings
  • Handled parent and student requests and complaints
  • Collaborated with other directors and organized performances
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Business Marketing
8

Dance Instructor

  • Implemented and designed a curriculum for Dance Team. The program involved instruction in tap, jazz, ballet, and modern dance styles.
  • Choreographed and scheduled routines for performances at high school events.
  • Choreographed new combinations and routines on a weekly basis.
  • Coordinated with students and parents to organize fund raisers to build the team budget.
  • Responsible for the team budget, prepared and managed account reporting.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
9

Choreographer/ Dance Instructor

Choreographed and instructed teen dance group in a professional artistic environment.

  • Provided motivational support to all students to achieve dance goals.
  • Provided support to coordinators and other instructors.
  • Reviewed all student registration documentation to ensure accurate and up-to-date information.
  • Created recruiting, marketing and budgeting strategies.
  • Maintaining a safe and healthy environment for younger children in the class.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
10

Dance Instructor

Taught classes of 6-15 children ages 2-18

  • Choreographed solos, group dances for recitals and competitions
  • Supervised annual registration that generated 150 students
  • Graphic Designed programs and choreographed for recitals
  • Stage Manager for annual performances
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Dance Education

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