The Youth Dance Instructor will provide guided instruction in the areas of dance movement for ages 3 to 14 years. This position requires you to have experience teaching and leading children, and the ability to develop or implement classes that are age appropriate. In addition to individual class instruction, it is necessary to be able to lead class participants - and for the instructor to foster a positive class environment that is safe and fun.

Salary $18/hour


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Program Knowledge of age-appropriate motor development skills, proper and safe progression of gymnastic skills, rules, format, etc.,
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience teaching dance to children.
  • Strong character values (Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility); strong communication skills; emotional maturity
  • Current approved First Aid; Adult, Infant and Child CPR Certifications (8 hours). 


  1. Create classes that are interactive, safe and age appropriate.
  2. Organize instructional space and clean instructional area after class.
  3. Preplan class sessions.
  4. Be able to identify hazardous or at risk situations and report them to supervisor.
  5. Maintain a professional image and work harmoniously with staff and members.
  6. Attend meetings and trainings as required.
  7. Create opportunities and get members involved as co-producers of their Y experience.