Full-time Dance Teacher
Waterford School is Utah’s premier liberal arts, college preparatory private school for students in Preschool through High School. Student learning is Waterford School’s reason for being. Since its founding, the School has instilled habits of independent thought, critical thinking, responsibility, passionate learning, and service to others. Waterford School’s liberal arts program provides a strong foundation, and the campus culture prepares students to pursue lives of meaning and purpose. Waterford delivers a world-class education distinguished by a rich curriculum, an outstanding faculty, a deep commitment to student growth, and a learning environment that is caring, nurturing, and inspiring.
Waterford School has a vibrant dance program, including both during-the-school-day classes and after-school Dance Academy classes. The responsibilities for the advertised Dance Teacher position would include teaching in the Lower school, the Upper school, and in the after-school Dance Academy. The ideal candidate would be a teacher with 3-5 years of teaching experience and a college degree. Essential training and skills include advanced level Ballet and Modern dance training with the ability to clearly demonstrate technique, experience in teaching the wide range of ages in the school, ability to design age appropriate progressions, and strong classroom management skills. The successful candidate will be able to develop a healthy rapport with students from all divisions of the school, and will embrace Waterford School’s mission, vision, and values in curriculum, teaching, and membership in the community. Duties include curriculum development, lesson preparation, student assessment, various dance performances for parents, and attendance at meetings and selected school events.
The Waterford campus is set on 45 acres at the foot of Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, one of North America’s premier outdoor and recreational areas. The school offers an outstanding working environment. The atmosphere is collegial; both families and faculty show a genuine commitment to learning. Benefits include medical, dental, 403(b).
For more information about the school, please go to www.waterfordschool.org.
Qualified candidates should forward a résumé and letter of interest, by email, or fax, to