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At Colorado Ballet, you will enjoy the confidence and security of working with a dynamic growing arts organization that has been part of the Colorado arts community for nearly 60 years.  From experienced performing arts professionals to entry-level positions, Colorado Ballet seeks out the most talented and enthusiastic people to join our organization.  We offer a benefits package for our full-time employees and all staff have the opportunity to attend the productions they help bring to life! Colorado Ballet is an equal opportunity employer.

Other opportunities:

Current job openings:

  • Education Programs Manager - Closed

Education Programs Manager - this job is now closed.

Reporting to the Director of Education, the Education Programs Manager is responsible for staffing and administrating afterschool programming, as well as scheduling and teaching various dance classes/workshops and assemblies. 

Specifically, the Education Programs Manager:

Workshops, Assemblies and Residencies:  develops, schedules and teaches dance and dance integrated classes and workshops in a wide range of styles to a variety of age groups/abilities; schedules and facilitates the school assembly program; studies trends in dance education for students of all ages and levels; supports evaluation and reporting for programs.

After-School Programs:  recruits, trains, schedules and evaluates teaching staff; serves as contact person for up to 30 teaching staff and numerous school teachers/administrators; distributes and collects attendance and student assessments/surveys; distributes dance clothing for 700+ students over a school year; supports evaluation and reporting for program.

Community Liaison:  represents Colorado Ballet and dance/dance education in the cultural, education, and human service communities at appropriate venues, meetings and events; represents Colorado Ballet via social media channels; supports dance education community by offering Colorado Ballet staff training as well as professional development for educators in the community; works with other organizations to develop collaborative projects and partnerships to enhance arts education.

Qualifications: The Education Programs Manager will work closely with children, teachers, school administrators, and other partners in education and the arts.

  • Strong background in ballet, creative movement and other dance genres required
  • Ability to work with students of all ages and abilities required
  • Reliable transportation required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Dance, Education or related field preferred
  • Experience working in public schools preferred
  • Experience in classroom management and inclusive approach to dance education desired
  • Spanish proficiency desired
  • Flexible evening and weekend availability desired 

This job is now closed.  Please submit a resume and cover letter to No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged. This position is full-time, salaried, with benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application deadline: 5 p.m. on August 14, 2017


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