Good Shepherd Services

Activity Instructor ( Dance ): MS 363

Location : Name MS 363
Location : Location US-NY-Bronx
Job ID
2022-5315

About Us

 

 

Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success.  At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference! 

  

NOTE: As a NYC contracted agency all positions at Good Shepherd Services fall under the NYC vaccine mandate. All employees, volunteers and interns must show proof of vaccination upon hire.

 

 

Overview

 

The Dance Instructor provides recreational/educational/arts workshops and activities for young people to learn new skills; as well as an avenue for self-development and expression
 
Reports to: PROGRAM DIRECTOR, MS 15
 
Location: 120 E. 184th Street, Bronx New York 10468
 
Hours: Up to 10 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt (Sept. - June)
 
Major Duties:
  • Design, plan and conduct activities and workshops in Modern, Jazz, Ballet, and Hip Hop Dance
  • Submit lesson/activity plans in advance.
  • Conduct activities enriched with literacy and math skills whenever possible.
  • Plan and implement a culminating event or project.
  • Complete daily progress reports.
  • Responsible for the setup, operation and clean up of activities and the organization, inventory and storing of relevant supplies and equipment.
  • Attend all staff meetings and staff development training sessions, as specified.
  • Guide program participants in examining choices, following directions and becoming involved in program activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma required. Bachelors preferred.
  • Experience with youth preferred.
  • Must have experience or skill in Modern, Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Step or Hip Hop Dance
  • Must be able to engage young people and set structure and limits in a group setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.

Additional Information

Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.

 

Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

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