Dance Instructor

Location: Puyallup, WA (302 43rd Ave SE)

Job Description


Starting Wage: DOE
Hours: Part Time, up to 25 hours per week


Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause

Are you a new or experienced dance instructor who is passionate about leading quality dance classes?

Are you excited about the opportunity to focus on the journey versus the destination and to recognize your students for their efforts, in a safe and inclusive environment? As a dance instructor you will help to lead Y Arts programs that are designed for people of all ages and experience levels and serve as a platform to ignite a passion that can lead to a lifetime of arts appreciation and participation.

If hired for this position you will lead dance classes, create and rehearse choreography for end of year performances, and support annual productions. You will also meet performance measurements by demonstrating relationship building skills with staff and members, telling the Y story, and by supporting the Annual Campaign efforts.

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap County offers competitive wages as well as the opportunity to impact the lives of the people we serve. We strive to draw the most talented leaders to make an impact each day in Pierce and Kitsap Counties. We invite individuals who are motivated servant leaders to apply to be an active, inspiring part of the team.

As a part time employee, you will receive paid sick leave and an individual membership to the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties.




Are you a good fit?

  • I have 5 years of formal dance training or comparable experience.
  • I have 1-2 years of experience as a dance teacher and/or teaching assistant.
  • I feel comfortable teaching classes, pre-school through adult, beginning through intermediate levels.
  • I have a positive attitude and previous experience with varying ages and diverse populations.
  • I firmly believe that the arts should be open to everyone, regardless of artistic ability, experience, or financial circumstance.