Episcopal School of Jacksonville
Episcopal School of Jacksonville's approach to our balanced education (academics, fine arts, athletics and spiritual development) is sustained by the expectation of excellence in all areas of campus life. The school works to develop "leaders and doers of good," as is stated in our mission statement, created by our Founders in 1966. A liberal arts curriculum prepares the college-bound student by focusing on effective communications, critical thinking, problem-solving and technical skills in a learner-centered environment. The school, situated on 84 acres on the St. Johns River, is a caring community with faculty who are outstanding in their field, all who are dedicated to helping our students develop their creative talents, discover their passions and deepen their faith and commitment to service for others.
Job Description: Director of Dance
Responsible for daily operations of a curricular and extracurricular dance program including curating an annual dance concert. The Director of Dance both teaches the student dancers and brings in outside choreographers in the rich tradition of visiting artist educators. The Director of dance organizes internal school performances and public performances.
Qualifications: Candidates should possess at minimum a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in the field of Dance, and teaching experience. A Master's Degree is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Episcopal is committed to a school culture that is safe and positive for all members of our community. Episcopal strongly supports professional development and training opportunities for faculty and staff, ensuring that best practices and innovative, learner-centered teaching methods are continually incorporated into our pedagogy. The academic environment is achievement-oriented with a standard of excellence. The school's faculty display outstanding academic backgrounds, exceptional character, and dedication to our approximately 900 students in grades 6-12. Episcopal does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, religion, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability in its hiring and employment practices. The above information is not a completely comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.