Dance Educator
Career Opportunities
Job Code: 2953974 Closing Date: Jan 31, 2021 11:30 PM EST
Employer: Mulgrave School Posted on: Dec 03, 2020
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Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Mandatory Document:
Cover Letter
School: All Schools
Start Date:  Aug 13, 2021
End Date: 
Job Description & Requirements

Permanent Full-time 

Mulgrave is one of Canada’s leading independent co-educational pre-K – 12 day schools, serving the North Shore of Vancouver. We are an established IB Continuum World School with a reputation for excellence and innovation. 

Mulgrave is looking for a driven, dynamic, and collaborative dance educator to provide dance education for students across grades K-10 as part of our formal curriculum, and support a range of elective and co-curricular programming. The successful candidate will have extensive experience not only as a dancer and a choreographer, but as a dance teacher and educator. The candidate will work collaboratively with our Physical Health Education (PHE) and Performing Arts (PA) teams to offer an inspiring programme of dance instruction across our multi-grade campus. Mulgrave has a brand new purpose built dance studio opening in August 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Including but not limited to:

Create a supportive learning environment for students that incorporates technology, and encourages inquiry.
Utilize a variety of effective teaching, classroom management and assessment practices in support of student achievement.  
Experience and knowledge of many dance genres, including traditional dance styles from around the world
Document students’ performance, providing feedback and advice outside of class, practice and rehearsal times.
Maintain effective communication with parents, colleagues, students and various school leaders.
Develop and oversee a range of co-curricular programming which engages and inspires students and cultivates a strong sense of community.


Candidates will be expected to have or acquire:
Canadian residency or be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Valid BC teaching certificate.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Education with a specialization or focus in dance.
Knowledge and understanding of the International Baccalaureate programmes.
Experience teaching in a technology-rich environment.
Fluent communication skills in English, both oral and written.
Strong organisational and time management skills.
The ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
A warm, caring professional demeanor and strong interpersonal skills.

We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package that is very competitive, as well as opportunities for professional growth. Our benefits include:

An RRSP-matching program
Professional and career development/training opportunities
Extended health and dental coverage
Short and long term disability insurance
Personal day 
Employee assistance program
Plenty of opportunities to get to know your colleagues during our various social events throughout the year
Complimentary coffee & tea
Fitness / weight room & trainer 
Chair massages
Please visit our website at for further information about our School and detailed job description.

Resumes should be submitted through by January 31, 2021. Given the location of the school, applicants must provide their own transportation.

We thank all interested parties. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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