Who are we?

At Modern Ballroom Dance Studio we teach a variety of social dances so that people can be ready for any situation that comes along: weddings, corporate events, special dates, and many more dancing opportunities. Our ballroom dance classes are specially taught so that everyone can get the most out of every lesson. We focus on creating a friendly, inviting atmosphere for our students and guests. We opened the doors to our new studio space in August of 2017 and have been experiencing rapid growth ever since.

Current Openings:

Please email a resume and cover letter detailing your interest and teaching experience to ModernBallroom.NOVA@gmail.com. Please, no phone calls.


Full Time Administrative Role

What is the role?

We are seeking an Dance Studio Admin to join our growing team at our Woodbridge, VA location.  This position will work directly with the studio Owner and staff in order to facilitate the functioning of the business.  Daily activities may include client communications, database management, executive support, and general office management.  Through these various tasks, one will become an important part of an entrepreneurial arts company.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking college students, graduate students, and recent graduates interested in arts management. Candidates should possess sound judgment, initiative, excellent organizational and communication skills, and the ability to remain composed under pressure. We love to have fun here, so a person with strong and resilient sense of humor is preferred. We are flexible depending on school requirements but we are looking for someone to work around 35-40 hours per week.

Ideal Candidates

  • Be honest and humble
  • Willingness to learn and share his/her experiences
  • Work well independently and in a group
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Google platform
  • Well-organized, and comfortable with multi-tasking
  • An interest in dance is ideal, but not required

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining daily schedules for clients and staff
  • Organizing our studio database – MindBody Online
  • Managing product inventory, such as shoes and apparel
  • Participating in staff meetings
  • Assist with events and studio management as needed

Benefits

  • Gain real-world experience with a new business
  • As Modern Ballroom is a small business, one will immediately be able to see the impact of their work
  • Have the chance to see if the dance studio world has the right career path for you (dance instructor; arts administrator; studio owner; etc.)
  • Earn free dance classes based on time worked with the company

Restrictions

  • You are responsible for your own food, housing, and transportation
  • All applicants must have a valid drivers license
  • A car is helpful
  • You must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • You must have the right to work in the United States

Part-time Children’s Dance Instructor

Do you love dance and working with children?

Modern Ballroom Dance Studio recently celebrated its one-year anniversary bringing dance to the Woodbridge/Occoquan/Lake Ridge area.  To date we’ve focused on adult classes, but we’ve gotten so many inquiries for children’s classes that we are now looking to begin a children’s program!

What is the role?

We are seeking a Part-time Children’s Dance Instructor (“Instructor”) to join our growing team at our Woodbridge, VA location.  Your team at Modern Ballroom will be unlike any other work team you’ve been a part of. We all care deeply about dance, about sharing our knowledge with the world, about supporting each other, and making the studio a success.

The Instructor would assist studio management in creating the children’s dance program, which could include classes in a variety of dance styles such as ballet, jazz, modern, hip-hip, ballroom, etc.   The exact calendar of classes will depend on the capabilities of the Instructor and demand from the community.

We expect the children’s dance program would start with between 2-4 classes per week, with opportunity for more if there is sufficient demand. The Instructor would be paid a competitive flat fee per class, with an opportunity for a commission for high enrollment.

Above all else, we are looking for someone who will come in with a positive attitude, who loves dance, and who is committed to making the children’s program a success.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with studio management to design children’s program
  • Teach children’s group classes
  • Teach children’s private and semi-private lessons as needed
  • Promote the children’s classes
  • Prepare students for performances and showcases
  • Attend all children-related Studio hosted events and parties
  • Perform with students and other instructors as needed

Mandatory Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience teaching dance to children
  • We are open to a variety of styles, such as ballet, jazz, modern, hip-hop, ballroom, etc.

Preferred Requirements

  • Class specific certification or license
  • 2 years of experience in fitness/educational area

Benefits

  • Earn extra money doing something you love
  • Opportunities to receive dance training to grow as a dancer yourself
  • Be a part of a joyful team of instructors and staff
  • Active job that keeps you fit
  • Free access to our beautiful studio for self-practice
  • Discounts and free admission to events with our friends and partners

Restrictions

  • Must have reliable transportation to the studio’s Woodbridge, VA location
  • Must be able to physically carry out the dance movements that will be taught
  • You must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • You must have the right to work in the United States

Compensation

The Instructor will be paid a competitive flat fee per class taught, plus the opportunity for commission based on high enrollment.


All are encouraged to apply, regardless of: race, class, ability, gender, sexual orientation, and religion.