Dance Instructor(s)

Competition Number: 117085
Type: Contract
Closing Date: Closed
Category: Contract


Medicine Hat College’s non-credit dance program within the Conservatory of Music and Dance is seeking to fill the following positions to build and achieve the passion and dreams of dancers:

  • Full time RAD certified ballet instructor
  • Full time and part time dance instructors for ballet, competitive/recreational hip hop, tap, jazz, lyrical and/or modern classes; Additional forms of dance include musical theatre and acro

Dance Instructor positions commence September 1, 2017.  Full time positions come with an attractive benefits package. Dance Instructor positions are annually renewable subject to performance reviews and student enrolments. Recent years’ enrolments suggest the potential for significantly more than the 700 teaching hours over 32 weeks that constitutes a full-time position at the Conservatory. Remuneration is on an hourly fee-for-student/class basis. The hourly rate of pay will be dependent upon the incumbent’s qualifications and experience.


As a member of the dance team, these positions will teach dance theory, demonstrate practical techniques for classes, and observe and offer suggestions to dance students of various ages on how to improve their dance techniques. These positions will also choreograph dance pieces for performance, direct rehearsals, organize performances for the community, and support and assist the dance team with the promotion and retention strategies of the Conservatory programs.


  • Relevant dance certifications; Diploma or degree within a related field is preferred
  • RAD certification is required for the full time ballet instructor position
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and team building skills
  • All combinations of education and experience will be considered
  • Prior experience as a professional dancer and/or dance teacher with a versatile dance background

Submission Details

Please submit a cover letter quoting Competition #117085 with your resume, the names of three references, and your salary expectations. This competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found. These position(s) will require the successful candidate(s) to present a valid Police Information/Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Search.

Please indicate in your cover letter where you saw the advertisement for this position.

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Medicine Hat College
Human Resources
299 College Drive S.E.
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 3Y6

About MHC

Known for our focus on students - and our innovative and collaborative nature – Medicine Hat College proudly serves over 8,000 learners each year. Committed to the communities of southeastern Alberta, Medicine Hat College is a learner focused provider of quality education, training, and services. Operating in an Appreciative Inquiry environment, with a culture of excellence and numerous benefits, the College is a great place to work, learn and grow. MHC is a proud member of Campus Alberta and welcomes partnership to benefit our students and communities. To learn more visit

The Conservatory of Music and Dance, which enjoys the specialized facilities and beautiful surroundings of the college’s Cultural Centre, serves registrants annually in a wide variety of music and dance areas, from classical and jazz to modern and popular. To learn more about our programs please visit:


About Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat, a vibrant city of over 60,000 people, is a prairie oasis rich in history and unique attractions situated on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River in southeastern Alberta, less than an hour’s drive from the fabled Cypress Hills and less than three hours drive from the spectacular Rocky Mountains. Medicine Hat is the major economic hub of the region, as well as its education, culture, and tourism centre. The city boasts a wealth of facilities and services, including the state-of-the-art Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre and the famous Medalta Potteries historic site. To learn more visit


How to Apply

Submit a separate covering letter, resume and list of references (saved as a single document) for each position you are applying for, quoting appropriate competition number to the address noted above. If applying by email, please send your resume as an attachment, in either .doc,.docx,.pdf or .rtf formats (only).

Medicine Hat College is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Only applicants granted an interview will be contacted. All others are thanked for their interest.

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