Dance Academy Positions

Student Division Faculty

The BalletMet Academy is currently hiring faculty for it’s student division.

Title: Student Division Faculty
Reports to: Academy Director

Job Category: Part time, various hours and days

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Advance student understanding of movement, dance and performance
  • Teach student artists using the BalletMet Syllabus
  • Communicate with parents and staff as directed by the Academy Director and/or
    Academy Manager
  • Contribute to the overall success of BalletMet by maintaining a productive and
    professional relationship with staff, company members, guest artists, students, Academy
    families and the public

Qualities and Attributes:

  • Great communication skills
  • 2-5 years of dance teaching experience with students age 8-14 years old
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to remain flexible and supportive at all times
  • Positive attitude
  • Professional experience preferred

BalletMet’s hiring process will include a background check of the candidate and a demonstration of the teacher’s abilities.

Email resumes to [email protected]

Class Accompanist

Direct report: Music Coordinator
Indirectly Reports to: Academy Manager
Job Category: Part-time, Non-exempt, hourly

BalletMet VisionTo create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond.
Mission: To entertain, engage and educate through dance.

Job Roles & Responsibilities:

Perform skilled work involving specialized musicianship in support of ballet classes. Classes would include ballet technique and pointe classes for all ages.

Responsibilities

  • Advanced piano playing
  • Sight reading and improvisational skills needed
  • Thorough knowledge of piano repertoire
  • Broad knowledge of musical styles
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Ability to represent BalletMet in a friendly, courteous and professional manner
  • Must be able to work evenings and Saturdays at our downtown Columbus location and our Worthington location.

To apply please send resume and cover letter to Kathy Wilson: [email protected]

Tap Instructor

BalletMet is seeking a tap instructor. The ideal candidate would have a background in Tap. Job requirements include teaching Tap to all ages (5-18/adult) with the goal of advancing each student’s understanding of fundamentals, technique, vocabulary, and presentation, as well as setting repertoire and creating performance choreography in multiple styles.

Our staff is made up of experienced teaching artists and educators who understand the value of professional arts training for all regardless of one’s path in life. We strive to provide serious training in a nurturing environment. We offer competitive compensation rates that recognize our instructors past experience and training.

Qualifications

  • 2-5 years teaching experience
  • Professional performance experience a plus
  • Strong written/verbal skills which ensure healthy communications between staff and families
  • Must be willing to teach a mock class & agree to a background check as part of the hiring process

Send resume and information to Kathy Wilson at [email protected]

Children's Division Faculty

The BalletMet Academy is seeking part-time faculty for it’s children division classes.

Reports to: Academy Director and Children’s Division Coordinator
Job Category: Part time, various hours and days.

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Advance student understanding of movement, dance and performance
  • Teach student artists using the BalletMet Syllabus
  • Communicate with parents and staff as directed by the Academy Director and/or
    Academy Manager
  • Contribute to the overall success of BalletMet by maintaining a productive and
    professional relationship with staff, company members, guest artists, students, Academy families and the public

Qualities and Attributes:

  • Great communication skills
  • 2-5 years of dance teaching experience with students age 3-8 years old
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to remain flexible and supportive at all times
  • Positive attitude

BalletMet’s hiring process will include a background check of the candidate and a demonstration of the teacher’s abilities.

Send resume and information to: Kathy Wilson at [email protected]

Academy Coordinator

Title: Academy Coordinator
Reports to: Academy Director and Academy Manager
Job Category: Full Time Hourly 40/week

BalletMet Vision: To create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond.
Mission: To entertain, engage and educate through dance.

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Summer Intensive, Junior Intensive and Company Rep Week
  • Coordinator for Trainee Program
  • Manage studio space requests from outside organizations for auditions
  • Prepare and send contracts to outside organizations and collect payment
  • Track Certificate of Insurance from outside organizations renting our space
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualities and Attributes:

  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft software such as Outlook and Excel
  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to remain flexible and supportive at all times
  • Positive attitude

Email resumes to [email protected]

Education Positions

Dance Teachers

BalletMet is committed to principles of Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusivity.

BalletMet is seeking to increase its Education Department Faculty for a position teaching dance to elementary- high school students during the school year. Eligible candidates should have experience teaching in public schools and/or private studios working with a variety of age groups.  Teachers need to be organized, responsible, and energetic. Experience with developing curriculum, lesson plans and assessment protocol is a plus. Applicants should possess a desire to share the art of dance with the community.  A degree in dance or a related field and /or performance experience is required. Specialization in a variety of dance styles is encouraged.  Work hours are primarily during school hours. This is a part-time, non-salaried position. Teachers are considered contract labor. Reliable transportation and a background check are required.

Benefits of being a BalletMet Teacher

  • Receive training in curriculum writing and professional development
  • Free tickets to BalletMet performances
  • Free dance classes at BalletMet’s Dance Academy
  • Connection with the community and the larger dance field

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to:  BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Ambre Emory-Maier, Director of Education, Equity and Community Engagement or email documents to: [email protected]

BalletMet is an equal opportunity employer.

Hip Hop or Afro-fusion Dance Teachers

BalletMet is committed to principles of Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusivity.

BalletMet is seeking to increase its Education Department Faculty for a position teaching dance to middle and high school students during the school day throughout the school year. Eligible candidates should have experience teaching in public schools and/or private studios working with a variety of age groups.  Teachers need to be organized, responsible, and energetic. Experience with developing curriculum, lesson plans and assessment protocol is a plus. Applicants should possess a desire to share the art of dance with the community.  A degree in dance or a related field and /or performance experience is required. Specialization in a variety of dance styles is encouraged.  Work hours are primarily during school hours. This is a part-time, non-salaried position. Teachers are considered contract labor. Reliable transportation and a background check are required.

Benefits of being a BalletMet Teacher

  • Receive training in curriculum writing and professional development
  • Free tickets to BalletMet performances
  • Free dance classes at BalletMet’s Dance Academy
  • Connection with the community and the larger dance field

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to:  BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Ambre Emory-Maier, Director of Education, Equity and Community Engagement or email documents to: [email protected]

BalletMet is an equal opportunity employer.

Yoga Teachers

BalletMet is committed to principles of Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusivity.

BalletMet is seeking to increase its Education and Community Engagement Department Faculty for a position teaching yoga to high school or junior high students 5 days per week during the 2021-2022 school year. Eligible candidates should have experience teaching adults and teens and hold at least a 200 hour certification in Yoga. Proof of certification is required.  Experience and training in teaching iRest® meditation is preferred. A background in dance is a plus. Applicants should possess a desire to share their work with the community. This is a part-time, non-salaried position. Teachers are considered contract labor. Reliable transportation and a background check are required.

Benefits of being a BalletMet Teacher

  • Receive training and professional development
  • Free tickets to BalletMet performances
  • Free dance classes at BalletMet’s Dance Academy
  • Connection and service within the community

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to:  BalletMet, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215 Attn: Ambre Emory-Maier, Director of Education, Equity and Community Engagement or email documents to: [email protected]

BalletMet is an equal opportunity employer.

Box Office/Marketing Positions

Box Office Assistant

Title: Box Office Assistant
Reports to: Director of Business Analytics
Job Category: Full-time or Part-time, non-exempt, hourly

Vision: To create and foster world-class art and artists that inspire Columbus and beyond
Mission: To entertain, engage and educate through dance

Job Role

To assist with administrative functions as they pertain to the box office including databases being used for systems such as ticketing and virtual classes.

Responsibilities

  • Perform administrative tasks in the MindBody, FitGrid and Tessitura database systems
  • Answer inquires that come through on the support hotlines for both ticket sales and virtual classes
  • Troubleshoot issues that arise with the in-studio equipment and databases
  • Provide customer service to patrons with ticketing issues, including lost, stolen, or damaged tickets
  • Compile data and other reports as needed
  • Contribute to the overall success of BalletMet by maintaining a productive and professional relationship with staff, dancers, students/parents and the public
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Comfortable with computers and computer programs (Word, Excel, email)
  • Ability to navigate websites on the internet
  • Strong organizational skills, customer service skills, time management skills and attention to detail required
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on the changing priorities of the department and performances

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with databases, ticketing systems and/or point of sale systems
  • Some experience with audio/visual equipment and computers
  • Ability to problem solve and think independently

General

  • This position may require evenings and weekends
  • Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment

To apply, please submit a resume to Melanie Ryan, Director of Business Analytics: [email protected]