Dance Program Leader

Municipal Corporation Orangeville Town Of Orangeville

Dance Program Leader

Feb 20, 2019| Recreation and Events

The Corporation of the Town of Orangeville invites applications for the position of

Dance Program Leader

Community Services Department

The Town of Orangeville requires Dance Program Leaders to be responsible for the program planning and program delivery of dance programs (i.e. Hip-hop, jazz, ballet, tap, contemporary, and creative movement for children or adult programs). Hours of work are scheduled based on program offerings and on an as-needed basis, with no guarantee of minimum hours. Work hours may include weekends, holidays and school breaks and PD days.

Duties include:

  • Planning, organizing and delivering high quality instructional dance programs.
  • Preparing instructional programs plans in advance including appropriate music selection and choreography based on the program curriculum guidelines and dance styles.
  • Providing direct instruction to recreational dance programs with a focus on safe, quality, inclusive programming, ensuring program plans focus on child development best practices by incorporating HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development, reflect on the program goals, objectives, and physical literacy outcomes to meet the needs and abilities of all participants in a positive manner.
  • Completing program attendance at the commencement of each class. Ensuring program participants or parents/guardians receive any program changes or cancellations at the start or conclusion of each class as well as general program information and lesson opportunities.
  • Conducting checks of program area and equipment for safety and cleanliness prior to program and ensure program areas are clean and tidy at the end of program.
  • Attending and participating in staff trainings and meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • The successful candidates must have completed Grade 11.
  • Minimum of three years instructing/teaching a variety of dance styles to various age groups and levels.
  • Current technical or practical experience in one or more dance disciplines (hip-hop, jazz, ballet, tap, contemporary, or creative movement).
  • Previous experience with program planning related to dance curriculum.
  • HIGH FIVE® Principles of Healthy Child Development is an asset.
  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR is an asset.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes, in confidence, to Sarah Alexander, Human Resources Assistant, to be kept on file until the next round of hiring. Applications may be submitted online, emailed to, or submitted in person to the Town Hall. If submitting a resume via email, please quote the job title in the subject line.

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Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, R.S.O. 1980, c.302 (as amended), and will be used to determine the qualifications for employment with the Town of Town of Orangeville. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources at 87 Broadway, Orangeville, Ontario L9W 1K1.

Salary: $16.37 to $19.15

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