The Peabody Preparatory is pleased to announce a position for an
Early Childhood Dance Coordinator.
The Early Childhood Dance Coordinator will coordinate Peabody
Preparatory's Young Children's Program, which currently represents
over 80 students. The position provides a comprehensive dance
education of both group instruction to students with a broad range
of abilities, backgrounds, and ages.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinate and mentor Dance faculty in the unique needs of
students aged 2-7 years
- Perform faculty evaluation program for Dance faculty who teach
Young Children's Program classes
- Work with Department Chair on hiring needs for the Young
Children's Program classes.
- As needed, serve on hiring committees for Dance specific
- Work with Department Chair to coordinate the onboarding of all
new Dance specific hires.
- Supported by the Department Chair, manage and work to resolve
any Dance faculty issues that may develop throughout the year
- Work with Department Chair to coordinate Dance substitute lists
for the Young Children's Program classes.
- Coordinate Young Children's Program-specific faculty meetings
- Create, revise, and implement Dance curriculum to ensure a
comprehensive educational trajectory for all Dance students aged
- Create, revise, and implement Dance curriculum for a Caregiver
& Me class for children who are not yet ready to take class
Students & Families
- Work with the Department Chair to determine and manage Dance
specific marketing needs for the Young Children's Program
- Work with the Department Chair to coordinate the creation of
content for Dance specific course catalog, area publications, web
pages, and social media
- Work with the Department Chair and Dance Academic Program
Coordinator to coordinate the Dance new student placement process
for the Young Children's Program
- Work with the Department Chair and Dance Academic Program
Coordinator to coordinate Dance specific student transfers
- Coordinate and attend all Dance specific events, performances,
and master classes offered for children aged 2-7
- Supported by the Department Chair, as needed, work to resolve
any Dance student or parent issues that may develop throughout the
- Under the supervision of the Department Chair, manage Dance
specific budgets as needed
- Coordinate with Department Chair on implementing plans for
Dance expansion in the Young Children's Program
- Work with the Department Chair and Preparatory Education
Manager to coordinate Dance specific performances and events as
- Coordinate department enrollments and class details in ASAP,
Peabody's online registration system working closely with Dance
Academic Program Coordinator
- Work with Department Chair and Dance Academic Program
Coordinator on communication decisions on under-enrolled classes
with Dance faculty and families
- Coordinate Dance specific additional external performances
beyond the regular season
- Represent Dance faculty at department meetings.
- Bachelor's degree in Dance or a related field is required. A
Master's in Dance or arts or business administration is preferred.
Candidates with a performing career and strong administrative
skills but no bachelor's degree will also be considered.
- Dance Pedagogy Degree
- Candidate should have strong administrative experience
(supervisory experience in an academic institution or dance school
is a plus) and be committed to mentoring faculty and teaching
students of all ages with a broad range of abilities and
backgrounds in group class settings.
- Community dance school experience preferred
- Ability to work collegially but independently
- Ability to multi-task and think strategically
- Excellent communication, conflict resolution, and
- Possess a high comfort level with technology, ideally with
extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite products; online
database management systems experience preferred.
Please apply at INTERFOLIO LINK. Applications received before
December 31, 2022, will be given preference, but the position
remains open until filled.
Completed Applications should include:
- Cover Letter
- Link to 5-10 minute teaching sample video
NOTE: The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject
to a pre-employment background check.
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