Dance Instructor

Invertigo Dance Theatre

Culver City

Invert/ED is the education program by Invertigo Dance Theatre.  We emphasize creative ownership and
interdisciplinary learning. Classes develop teamwork, innovative thinking, physical awareness and
language skills. We offer classes, performance-workshops, residencies and community-building events
for a range of ages and abilities.

Invertigo is currently seeking teaching artists for school day (8am - 3pm) and after school (3pm - 6pm)
programs for the 2016/2017 school year.  Artists typically teach 2 to 8 hours a week for 8 to 10 weeks
at a time.

Position Responsibilities (included but not limited to):

Teach movement classes or workshops that include improvisation, technique, teamwork,

partnering and storytelling while building class community

Develop appropriate curriculum and lesson plans for all classes (in-school; after-school
programs)

Track participant attendance

Develop a final performance for long-term residencies. This may include helping students create
work or setting choreography on the students.

Collaborate with Invertigo Admin to strengthen community and school partnerships

Work with Invertigo Admin to execute special projects (workshops, performances, etc)

Travel to location for classes (DTLA, Culver City, West Side, Valley, etc)

Qualifications:

2+ years of teaching experience in movement/dance

Currently works as or has recently worked as a professional dancer

BFA, BA or Advanced Degree in related field (dance, education, arts, etc.)

Ability to design curricula for different age groups and abilities

Ability to differentiate instruction for diverse populations

Interest in teaching the creative process, improvisation and technique

Experience working with toddlers, community centers or special needs populations is a plus

Experience working with State Curriculum Standards is a plus

Enjoy working with children

Valid driver's license and vehicle

Willing to submit background check, fingerprints and TB test results for schools

Teaching Artist are paid hourly for classes, planning time and meetings

This is a part-time employee position, schedule/hours may vary and dependent on program schedule
and needs.

Application:

Submit cover letter and resume to education@invertigodance.org

In cover letter, please include a brief overview of your dance and teaching experience, populations you
have worked with and your daily availability starting August 2016.

 

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