Dance Instructors

1 month ago(12/8/2017 2:34 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Part Time
Job Industry
Entertainment, Performing and Fine Arts, Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Years of Experience

Job Description

Teach the community to Dance!





  • Instruct and supervise various levels of Culture Division Instructional Dance Programs, Culture Division Recital Dance Programs and Recreation Division Dance Programs
  • Prepare specified lesson plans for Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Dance Classes
  • Prepare choreography for end of session performance
  • Teach basic to advanced dance steps to program participants through group lessons
  • Evaluate students and prepare progress reports
  • Address questions/concerns from students and parents
  • Perform administrative program functions pertaining to the operation of the classes
  • Read, understand and abide by all of the City’s and Divisional Standards, Corporate Policies and Procedures, including Human Resources policies respecting Employee Conduct, Health and Safety and Freedom of Information.
  • Employment period is dependent on the program of employment.
  • Hours of work are not guaranteed. Hours are dependent on sufficient program registration




  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age
  • Minimum 1 year related experience teaching children, teens and adults
  • Dance Teach Certification from a recognized instructor certification training programs (RAD, ISTD, BATD, CDTA, DMA) preferred but not required
  • Must be confident teaching dance to various age groups and levels
  • Excellent communication and organization skills required
    Ability to provide excellent customer service is essential
  • The successful candidate must possess a valid Emergency First Aid and CPR B certification. The award must be current during the employment period.
  • Employment offer is conditional upon receipt of a Criminal Records Search, Vulnerable Sector Screening that is acceptable to the City of Mississauga.
  • The successful candidate must possess a valid High Five, Principles of Healthy Child Development.


Hourly Rate: $16.67 - $20.39 (dependent on the position, additional prep time will be paid)

Closing Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 



Interviews will be held December 21 & 22, 2017 at Meadowvale Theatre or 201 City Centre Drive.


All candidates who are successful in the interview stage will be required on Thursday, January 4th for a dance audition and practical assessment.


A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the municipal Act.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.







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