Upper and Middle School Dance Teacher (Part-Time Temporary Family Leave Replacement)
Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA
Dana Hall School seeks candidates for the position of Upper and Middle School Dance Teacher (part-time temporary family leave replacement) from August 23-November 22, 2024.
The individual in this position will be accountable for:
• Teaching beginning and intermediate ballet, jazz, tap, modern dance to students in grades 5-12
• Contributing to the life of the Middle School and Upper School as part-time member of the faculty
Successful candidates will value collaboration with colleagues, bring creativity and innovation to curriculum development, and deeply enjoy working with adolescents and supporting them in achieving high levels of interest and mastery in dance. In addition, candidates must be creative, curious, kind, and detail-oriented with strong organizational, communication and executive skills. They should have an ability to work and multi-task effectively both independently and collaboratively in an active school environment, as well as possess a willingness to add value to all aspects of community life at the School. Further, they should be interested in using technology thoughtfully and creatively to enhance teaching and learning, as well have experience employing a variety of pedagogical approaches for different learning styles. Candidates must also have demonstrated experience with inclusive teaching practices, exhibit cross-cultural competencies, and exteaercise a commitment to equity and advancing the School’s mission.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree, at least 3-5 years of classroom teaching experience, and significant coursework in a relevant subject.
This is a part-time temporary family leave replacement position reporting to the Director of the Upper School.
Dana Hall seeks candidates who have demonstrated experience and commitment to community building, nurturing a culture of belonging, equitable and inclusive practices, and collaborative solutions to complex challenges.