Dance Teacher with Drama experience
MAPSA - Pontiac, MI

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Select and plan class content, which may include stretching, improvisation, dance techniques, strength exercises or combinations

Design a curriculum under the guidance of the Art Director/Curriculum Coordinator that covers a range of styles, techniques and genres in both dance and drama (K-8).

Determine class skill levels and make class content adjustments as necessary

Design a recital program; choose theme, music, and choreograph all dance/drama pieces with the assistance of the other performing arts teachers.

Attend periodic staff meetings, professional development, and performances

Choreograph and teach planned routines to be performed at school events

Responsible for demonstrating and communicating a vision for the overall dance and drama program with the goal of making this program one of world class status

Responsible for designing the dance/drama program, building the curriculum and effective lesson plans

Responsible for successfully preparing students for post-secondary opportunities in the performing arts

Responsible for building partnerships to maximize student exposure to performance opportunities

Responsible for providing students with engaging, hands-on experiences as part of the performing arts program and philosophy

Responsible for incorporating project-based learning into the daily class routine

Required Skills

Experience in teaching dance and drama to K-8 students with finesse and confidence

Ability to utilize computerized grading/attendance software (Zangle)

Ability to multi-task

Involvement with after-school progams a must!

Required Experience