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School of Philadelphia Ballet New Jersey Children Faculty

The School of Philadelphia Ballet New Jersey is seeking a part-time faculty member to serve as an ambassador for SPB, ensuring positive communication and interaction with all students, parents, teachers, and all other stakeholders. The faculty member will fulfill their role as point of contact with SPB’s students and parents by positively implementing curriculum and marketing the school and its programs by following the school curriculum with consistency and enthusiasm, demonstrating a concern for all students without favoritism, and providing the highest quality and level of professional training while nurturing the love and appreciation of this art form. A successful faculty member will contribute to building a culture of belonging through Philadelphia Ballet’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility efforts.

Qualifying applicants may apply here:

Essential Functions:

Children’s ballet faculty will instruct various hours per week implementing School of Philadelphia Ballet curriculum both in the Children’s Program (ages 2 through 7) and the Lower School of the Student Program throughout the school year and summer session in the Philadelphia location as well as satellite program locations.

Early evening weekday and Saturday morning Children’s Program instruction

Mid-year and year-end leveling evaluations and conferences

Year-end in-studio showing & performance preparations

Maintenance of accurate class rosters and student records

Positive communication and interaction with students, parents, and SPB staff

Other clerical/administrative duties as requested

Expected Hours of Work: The full academic year at SPB runs from late September through June while the summer children’s programming runs for 2 to 4 weeks during the summer season. Approximately 4-8 hours of instruction, depending on needs and proficiency, during early weekday evening and Saturdays. Hours and locations vary and will be set by the School Director and the School Principal. Additional administration hours may be available depending on needs and proficiency.

Required Education & Experience:

Dance education or early childhood education degree or equivalent experience

Extensive experience with classical ballet instruction

Strong knowledge of child development

Ability to develop engaging enrichment programming

Familiarity with the Zoom platform and Microsoft Office products

Required Competencies:

Excellent written and verbal communication abilities

Punctual with strong time management skills

Excellent attention to detail

Strong interpersonal skills

Caring and sensitive approach toward children

Demonstrated ability to attract and retain students

Establish and maintain effective and productive working relationships within a diverse and multicultural environment

Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment

Ability to collaborate well with others across all functional areas

Take appropriate steps to promote and enforce safe work practices within each area of responsibility in accordance with policies and protocols.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance: Must pass criminal and child abuse background checks

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Organizational Diversity: The Philadelphia Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are deeply committed to cultivating and sustaining an organization that is equitable, fair, and inclusive in artistic expression and organizational behavior, policy, and practice. We embrace racial and multicultural diversity both on and off stage and strive to be an organization where all communities feel a sense of belonging. We hold each other and ourselves accountable to these intentions every day.

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