Modern Dance Instructor


Job Description

Wiz Kids Sports Camps, LLC is seeking enthusiastic Summer Camp Instructors who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, leading children through a variety of outdoor and indoor summertime activities.


Prior Modern Dance related instruction experience at the elementary or high school level. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Performing or Fine Arts is highly preferred

Position Responsibilities

  • The Modern Dance Instructor is responsible for teaching fundamental skills as well as more advanced strategy.
  • Guides campers through the day‐to-day activities of the overall camp experience.
  • Teaches sound technique classes based on current best practices for the physical and developmental health of the student
  • Develop critical artistic sensibilities
  • Instill skills and lessons that go beyond the studio
  • Choreographs the end of session camper showcase
  • Teaches campers basic dance steps and more advanced steps where applicable.
  • Instill an appreciation for dance.
  • Gives or assigns individual help as needed, using dance counselors working off to the side.
  • Ensure the welfare of campers and positive resolution of camper related issues by communication clearly and consistently with camp leadership staff.
  • Willingness to comply with suspected child abuse reporting (subsection (a)(7) of Section 26-1 of the state of Illinois Criminal Code)
  • Hiring for our Chicago and South Suburban campus locations
  • Seasonal availability (June – August 2020)

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