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Dance Instructor


Fort McMurray Roman Catholic Separate School Division

Date Posted

July 03, 2024


  • Location Fort McMurray, AB
  • Earnings $60,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 02, 2024
Job Requirements


Fort McMurray Roman Catholic Separate School Division




  • Bachelor's degree
  • Drama and dance teacher education
  • Dance, other
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Musical theatre or variety
  • Concert hall or stage
  • Urban area
  • Cultural events
  • Local or regional level
  • Community centre
  • Dance academy or school
  • School or educational institution/establishment

Dance performance role

  • Soloist
  • Principal
  • Understudy
  • Corps de ballet

Type of ballet syllabi

Royal Academy of Dance (RAD)


  • Exercise to maintain physical ability and physical fitness
  • Prepare dance students for auditions and performances
  • Teach dance techniques and artistic interpretation
  • Perform dances
  • Practice and rehearse dance routines
  • Train to maintain high levels of technical proficiency
  • Organize production in fields including dance or theatre

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Royal Academy of Dance Certification
  • Membership in the Canadian Dance Teachers Association
  • Membership in a professional association

Musical genre

Big band or dance

Number of stage performance(s)

20+ performances

Area of specialization

  • Ballroom
  • Classical ballet
  • Jazz
  • Modern ballet
  • Modern or interpretative
  • Tap
  • Traditional folk
  • Hip Hop
  • Teacher training or certification

Teaching specialization

Professional training

Performance experience

  • Acrobat
  • Dancer

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?


Experience an asset

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement
  • Bonus
  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Long term benefits

  • Long-term care insurance
  • Maternity and parental benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site amenities
  • On-site daycare available
  • On-site recreation and activities
  • Other benefits
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available
  • Travel insurance
  • Wellness program

Support for persons with disabilities

  • Provides physical accessibility accommodations (for example: ramps, elevators, etc.)
  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports persons with disabilities
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for persons with disabilities

Support for Indigenous people

  • Participates in a government or community program or initiative that supports Indigenous people
  • Offers mentorship, coaching and/or networking opportunities for Indigenous workers
  • Develops and maintains relationships with indigenous communities, indigenous-owned businesses and organizations
  • Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers
  • Facilitates access to Elders who can offer support and guidance to Indigenous workers

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Dance Instructor is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes


Interest in handling to lift dancers and use props; to practise and rehearse dance routines under direction or instruction to achieve desired interpretation and presentation


Interest in synthesizing information to co-ordinate body movements and facial expressions in synchronization with musical accompaniment; may choreograph own performances


Interest in diverting and entertaining audiences through dance performances; and in training and exercising to maintain the required levels of ability and fitness

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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