Dance Teaching Artist
Company: Partnership with Children
Location: New York
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Partnership with Children (PWC) is a nonprofit organization
committed to empowering students to reach their full potential and
succeed in school, society, and life. We work to provide
school-wide critical counseling services, as well as family and
community outreach in New York City public schools most impacted by
the effects of poverty and trauma. We are one of the citys largest
providers of community school programs and school-based mental
PWC recently merged with the Center for Arts Education (CAE), an
organization that has delivered high-quality arts education
programs that nurtures the development of social and emotional
learning in NYC public school students as a core part of their
pre-K to 12th grade education. PWC and CAEs programs and approach
are rooted in an understanding of the impact of poverty and trauma
on children, a steadfast commitment to antiracism, and expertise in
childrens social-emotional wellbeing.
Start Date: Hiring on a rolling basis throughout the Spring of
Location: In-person at partnering schools across the five NYC
Program & Job Description:
PWC/CAE is looking for qualified Dance Teaching Artists to work
with students across a variety of programs. An ideal candidate will
be experienced in teaching the art of dance to groups of children
in a school setting and is either skilled in a variety of dance
styles or specialized in one style. An ideal candidate is willing
to work with CAE staff and schools administrations to help
determine and design dance programming that will best fit the needs
of the school communities we serve. This listing is not for a
specific TA position, but rather for the opportunity to be added to
PWC/CAEs Teaching Artist Database, meaning youd be on the short
list of contacts for relevant opportunities as they arise.
CAE/PWC is seeking motivated, flexible, adaptable, and positive
Teaching Artists to join us in facilitating Dance programming. The
right candidate will:
Have at least 2 years' experience as a Teaching Artist in the Dance
genre, ideally in NYC public schools.
Hold a strong understanding of arts integration best practices and
Focus on the intersection of Dance and Social Emotional
Possess strong collaboration skills with classroom teachers, other
teaching artists, social workers, administrators, etc. Have
experience lesson planning/creating curriculum for K-12
TA must be vaccinated and can provide proof upon request.
TA must be fingerprinted by the NYC Department of Education (PETS
Certified) and currently eligible for work in NYC public
TA must be willing and available to plan with partner teachers,
partner social workers, and/or school staff members, as
TA must submit all paperwork, such as lesson plans, in accordance
TA must attend and actively participate in all required
orientations and Professional Learning workshops, and meetings.
TA must be respectful of teachers and school administrators
TA must maintain open communication with CAEs Teaching and
TA must clarify classroom management strategies with school
partners and rely on teachers, social workers, and school personnel
for disciplinary actions.
TA must utilize their artistry and pedagogical knowledge to
implement an inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning that
encourages students to engage, create and reflect.
Partnership with Children welcomes diversity in all its forms and
believes that its mission can only be achieved when diversity is
leveraged across all areas, including race, gender, gender
expression, age, nationality and life experience. Partnership with
Children is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and
strongly encourages applications from individuals of all
backgrounds. Partnership with Children provides equal opportunity
for all applicants and employees.
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