Dance and Movement Teaching Artists

Dance and Movement Teaching Artists

CATEGORY: Academic/Instructor

Notes in Motion Outreach Dance Theatre
New York, NY

Job Details


Notes in Motion Seeks Dance Teaching Artists


Notes in Motion Outreach Dance Theatre is seeking experienced Dance Teaching Artists for immediate placement in ongoing dance and movement residencies and after-school programs in the NYC Public Schools. 

About the position and Notes in Motion:

Teaching artists will lead in-school or after-school dance residencies/programs in public, private, and charter schools throughout the five boroughs of NYC.

Rates start at $45/hr and programs include paid time for curriculum development and professional development.

Since 2000, Notes in Motion has worked with thousands of students in public, private, and charter schools across the 5 boroughs. Currently we have partner schools in Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn.

Our programs typically occur within the school day (between 8am-3pm) or after school (3pm-6pm). Depending on artists' interest and availability, we work to provide full day teaching opportunities when able.

Our roster of teaching artists come with a variety of skills and practices and continue to work professionally in dance, theater, and performance.

We provide 4 paid professional development trainings per year and 1:1 and group support throughout programs

You can also find out more by visiting our website:

Qualified candidates will:

have at least 1-3 days per week available between 8am-3pm (in-school programs) and/or 2:30pm-6pm (after-school programs) for immediate placement

have experience in a variety of dance forms such as ballet, modern, jazz, tap, ballroom, hip hop, Latin and African Diasporic styles, and/or creative dance training

have a background in performance, improvisation, and/or choreography

have experience teaching in NYC public schools (or similar settings) with elementary, middle, and/or high school populations

have experience teaching theater, yoga, martial arts, and/or gymnastics a plus but not required

be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and comfortable teaching in-person programs.

To apply, submit:

detailed TEACHING RESUME (no CVs or performance resumes please)

brief sample LESSON PLAN detailing a successful dance lesson. Lesson should feature details for a creative dance class in any style of dance (45-60 minutes) and indicate what age/grade it is targeted for.

Brief intro statement in the body of the email highlighting the following:
- Interest in Notes in Motion and approach to teaching dance in public school settings
- Brief summary of dance teaching expertise, such as “I have 4 years’ experience teaching ballet, jazz, tap in schools and studios and would be comfortable also teaching modern.”
- Noting your current and upcoming availability based on the schedule above, such as “I am available Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays between 8am-6pm.”

To Education Programs Manager at with subject line DANCE TEACHING ARTIST.

Deadline to apply is December 12, 2021. Initial interviews and next steps will be conducted via video call and/or in-person in December and January, 2022. Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

Thank you and looking forward to working with you!


January 3, 2022 - June 24, 2022





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