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City of Cambridge
in Cambridge
invites applications for the position of
Dance/Drama/Music Instructor (Casual, Part-time)

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Job Description

People, Place, Prosperity
Working within our Strategic Plan, Cambridge Connected, and committing to our values of Integrity, Respect, Inclusiveness and Service, the successful candidate will work together to help the City of Cambridge achieve our vision: A place for people to prosper – alive with opportunity.


Job Profile
The City of Cambridge is looking for qualified Dance/Drama/Music Instructor for our Fall Programming starting September.

What you will be doing

  • Dance instructors are required to teach recreational dance programs to youth ages two to twelve years old.
  • Ballet/Barre instructors required to teach recreational dance programs to children; as well as an adult fitness program developed from ballet.
  • Dance instructors will explain and demonstrate techniques and methods of regulating movements of body to musical or rhythmic accompaniment.
  • Utilize developmentally appropriate child guidance strategies.
  • Promote the healthy development of children.
  • Follow safety supervision basics and ensure safety of program participants.  Practice preventative approach to safety and in the event deal with accidents and incidents as required including completing proper documentation.
  • Ensure accurate, timely and complete submission of all forms and records including but not limited to child behavior reports, sign in/out documentations and participant information.
  • Report any deficiencies to Recreation Programmer immediately.
  • Maintain an environment that is safe, clean and in good repair.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues as well as parents/guardians about a child’s experience.  This includes oral and written communication in necessary

Required Qualifications

Experience and Knowledge

  • Must possess experience in ballet, modern, hip hop, and jazz and may be required to choreograph and direct dance performances.
  • Strong, professional leadership qualities that help motivate and encourage participants is required.
  • Experience working with preschoolers and youth ages 1-12 in a recreation setting.
  • Proven experience planning, implementing and supervising youth in groups.

We are looking for these certificates

  • High Five - Principles of Healthy Child Development
  • Standard First Aid, CPR C, AED

Contact Information

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Please apply for this position by August 1, 2019. Be sure to attach your aquatic certifications in your candidate profile. Note: If you are a current City of Cambridge employee, be sure to apply through your personal email.