Job Description


TITLE: Teacher - Middle School Dance


To teach the sequential skills, content, and attitudes necessary to develop a dance literate student body
through exposure, and enrichment opportunities in dance. To teach techniques of dance expression; to
discover and develop talents and skills of pupils in the field of dance.


1. Bachelor Degree
2. Arizona Elementary or Secondary Certification with Dance endorsement or K-12 Dance
3. SEI or full Bilingual or ESL endorsement (preferred)


(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the
following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not
a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by the incumbents of this class.)


? Teach foundations of dance to students, and teach fundamental principles of dance.
? Build dance proficiency.
? Plan a balanced dance program and organize daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal, and
instruction can be accomplished within the allotted time.
? Provide individual and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of
each student and prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for individual student
? Establish and maintain standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive
environment during practice, group rehearsals, and dance performances.
? Evaluate each student’s dance growth and performance, assessing each student’s individual
growth and contribution to the performance of the group.
? Plan, rehearse, and direct students in dance performances for school and/or community.
? Cooperate with school administration in providing programs for school productions, and civic
? Communicate with parents and school counselors on student's progress.
? Maintain professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district,
and/or self-selected professional growth activities and collaborate with colleagues as necessary.
? Participate in school and district meetings, committees and workshops as appropriate.
? Apply knowledge of state and district policies and procedures.
? Perform other duties as assigned.

DEPARTMENT: Instructional Excellence
SALARY: Certified

WORK YEAR: Teacher Calendar

REPORTS TO: Principal, Fine Arts Coordinator

EVALUATION: Teacher Evaluation

SUPERVISES: Instructional Assistant(s) (if applicable)

REVISED: June 2021

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