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Organization: Bowen McCauley Dance
Job Location: Arlington, VA

Bowen McCauley Dance (BMD) is seeking a dance instructor to facilitate classes for children grades 1st through 5th on Tuesdays from 3:45 - 4:45pm. Classes will be held at an elementary school in Arlington beginning January 14 though March 11. The dance instructor must follow BMD’s method and program for  “Studio to the Stage!” BMD is looking for a candidate who:

  • Has several years of teaching experience in ballet, modern, and jazz;
  • Is charismatic, and an energetic leader and instructor;
  • Is organized and resourceful; and
  • Holds a Bachelor’s in dance, and/or has a background in dance instruction, preferably one who has worked with children.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Ricki Marion, executive director. Additional opportunities may arise.