Dance Facilitator Beacon
Job Details
El Puente Beacon Leadership Center - Brooklyn, NY
Description

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.

Requirements

  • 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.

 

qualification
  • 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.

 

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