Dance Facilitator Beacon
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El Puente Beacon Leadership Center - Brooklyn, NY

The El Puente Beacon Leadership Center in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is an arts and enrichment program for elementary and middle school youth. The leadership center works with youth in grades 1st – 8th.  The Beacon is part of El Puente, a community organization that also conducts advocacy, organizing and health & wellness activities for the community.  El Puente programs focus on the integration of a community consciousness and artistic development that allows its members to experience their creative potential while learning about social responsibility.


  • Provide a holistic and nurturing environment for youth.

  • Design curriculum that integrates dance with theme based projects, especially social justice issues.

  • Coordinate class pieces for presentations at least three times a year.

  • Lead team building activities and youth group discussions.

  • Keep accurate records of youth attendance.

  • Retain and recruit youth for the program.

  • Work within the network of El Puente’s artist team.


Salary: $25/hourly


Work Hours: Friday: 5:30pm – 9pm, Additional hours to be discussed.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent mandatory. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

  • Must be able to provide a current medical form and pass fingerprinting requirements of DOH and DOE.

  • Must be trained in Salsa, Street Jazz, Contemporary, and Modern Dance. Ballet training is strongly preferred.

  • At least two years of teaching Dance with elementary and middle school students.

  • Familiarity with New York City High School Audition process for performing arts programs.