The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is looking for a part-time dance instructor for the 2022-23 school year.
The position requires a commitment of 8-10 hours per week teaching two classes on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in the afternoon sometime between the hours of 1:00pm - 5:00pm, as well as two of four classes on Fridays between the hours of 9:00am - 1:30pm. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing a safe, fun and positive experience for all students; developing dance curriculum and preparing lesson plans; creating a supportive learning environment for students with various skill levels; choreographing a dance for “Celebration of the Arts” night.
Qualified candidates will have experience teaching high school students, will be knowledgeable and skilled in teaching modern dance, jazz and hip hop. The ideal candidate will be energetic, creative, and dependable.
The Abraham Joshua Heschel School, located in New York City, is an independent, pluralistic Jewish Day School, N-12, unaffiliated with any single movement or synagogue. The school’s approach to education is governed by a profound respect for children and a deep commitment to academic excellence. Teachers at Heschel nurture students’ curiosity, cultivate their imagination, encourage creative expression, value their initiative, and build their critical-thinking skills. The Heschel School is dedicated to inspiring its graduates to become responsible adults and active, compassionate citizens of the Jewish world and world communities. The Heschel School includes families from a wide range of Jewish backgrounds, practices and beliefs.