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The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Performing Arts Dance Instructor in Dorchester, Massachusetts


The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center (RJKCC) is hiring a part-time (approximately six hours/week) Performing Arts Dance Instructor who is responsible for presenting a positive and competent image of the RJKCC through quality performing arts programs designed to meet the needs of the community.


  • High School or GED required

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, in a performance arts or related field of study.

  • 1 + years of experience teaching performance arts classes

  • Must have or be able to obtain CPR/First Aid Certification within first 30 days of employment.

  • Must be able to work and relate well with people.

  • Must be able to lift and carry 40 lbs.

  • Must be able to meet all health and safety regulations as defined by the Health Department as well as The Salvation Army.

  • Must be able to teach large and small groups of individuals of all ages.


  • Instruct with sound principles and expert skills in dance.

  • Teach dance classes to a diverse group of individuals and ability levels.

  • Create programs geared towards individual and group needs.

  • Provide individual goals and teaching for development in participants.

  • Critique and give feedback to participants regarding individual progress.

  • Maintain a safe working environment; Report all harmful problems with facilities to the proper supervisor.

  • Make sure that all classes begin and end on time.

  • Follow and ensure adherence to The Salvation Army Policies and Procedures.

  • Assure music & other content selection adheres to the mission of the Salvation Army.

  • Recognize the spiritual need of individuals, which may require referral to the officer/pastor who is an ordained minister of religion.

  • Observe classes taught by other instructors to provide feedback and suggestions on how to improve quality of instruction.

  • Perform other related duties as directed.

Job ID2019-5806


TypeRegular Part-Time