Employment Opportunities

Ballet Austin is a 58-year old nonprofit organization that is home to one of the largest professional contemporary ballet companies in the U.S. Led by Artistic Director Stephen Mills, Ballet Austin operates as a 501c3, consisting of the professional ballet company, apprentice company, ballet academy and the Butler Community School offering dance classes/fitness training in a variety of styles to the general public.

Current Job Openings:

Resident Instructor of Dance

RESPONSIBILITES: Teach ballet technique and related styles (pointe, variations, partnering) to Ballet Austin Academy Lower and Upper School students at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels; commitment to teaching the core curriculum and syllabus prescribed by Ballet Austin artistic staff (influenced by the teaching of Truman Finney and Marcia Dale Weary).

QUALIFICATIONS: Evidence of excellence in ballet technique; demonstrated experience in pedagogy in a variety of teaching methods; evidence of professional career and/or substantial professional teaching experience.

The successful candidate will demonstrate ballet as a first language, work well in a collaborative work environment, be committed to a cohesive approach to training, and exhibit a breadth of understanding of newer disciplines.

COMMITMENT: 34-week School-year and 6-week Summer Intensive.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Preferred start date on or before September, 2016

APPLICATION: Send letter of application and résumé, three current letters of recommendation and list of references to:
William Piner
Academy Director
Ballet Austin
501 W. 3rd St.
Austin, TX 78701
512.501.8704, ext. 123

DEADLINE: Review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Ballet Austin is committed to enhancing the diversity of our student body, faculty and staff. Hiring and other employment-related decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment-related criteria. It is the policy of Ballet Austin to provide equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

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