Teaching Artists

Purelements an evolution in dance - East Flatbush
new offer (10/06/2023)

job description


***Please Note:
This posting is for future opportunities, no spots are currently open ***


We know the importance of changing the narrative for underserved communities. We see the talent and possibilities in places that most tend to overlook. We are here to make change. Our tool is Dance. Do you want to join our mission? We are...


C.O.A.R is the Purelements pre-professional training program designed to prepare students towards careers in the arts. The program focuses on the development of technical abilities as well as the consciousness of the artist. From September through June, students are challenged in various levels through the disciplines of Classical Ballet, Modern, Jazz, West African, Hip-Hop and more. Over the past 15 years we have trained and guided our students to get into several of the Specialized Arts High Schools, Arts Universities across the Nation, and work as young professionals. We are dedicated to this work, for as they grow, so do we.

Inspired by our mission, "
To empower people to reach goals through a culturally rooted and disciplined artistic process."
we work holistically to provide high quality arts training for families residing in areas like East New York, Brownsville, Canarsie, East Flatbush and beyond.

As a C.O.A.R instructor you would join the efforts to reach and expand upon the following goals:

  • Empower Black and Brown children to see the value in themselves
  • Give current and specific Artistic training and information
  • Create the next generation of professional dancers
  • Provide a safe, imaginative, hardworking, grounded, and supportive community for all students and families

We are looking to hire professional level dance instructors to join our community. Sought-after instructors can provide instruction through a range of professionally codified dance techniques. We invite formally trained Ballet Instructors, Modern Techniques of Horton or Graham, African dance techniques, Hip hop, and Tap artists to apply. If you love dance and working with people of all ages, we look forward to meeting you. (NOTE:
In compliance with Keys to NYC mandate, all Artists must be fully vaccinated to teach or enter facilities)


  • Ability to conduct professional level dance classes for the beginner to advanced level student
  • Provide a safe, challenging, and motivating environment.
  • Provide a clear methodology of movement that can be easily explained and demonstrated
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse group of teachers and students.
  • Engage, encourage, and motivate students to reach their goals.
  • Evaluate student performance and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Choreograph routines and select music for classes, workshops and productions.
  • Conduct group and private lessons as required.
  • Keep up to date in your discipline and implement any changes to the dance routines and curriculum as needed.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and in a timely manner with administration with any changes to availability / conflicts due to performance opportunities or personal matters.
  • Required to provide coverage for classes as it pertains to any changes to availability / conflicts due to performance opportunities or personal matters


  • Dependable, energetic, driven, creative
  • Experience as Professional level Dance performer
  • Confidence as a choreographer or to explore movement phrasing
  • Supportive and interactive team player
  • Ability to communicate effectively with humans of all ages, sizes, beliefs, shades, genders, etc
  • Previous teaching experience
  • Demonstrate patience and leadership skills for all students, families and other faculty
  • (A plus but not a deciding factor) Bachelor's Degree in Dance or qualification from an accredited college

Rates are based on skill level, performance quality, previous teaching history.

Please send Resumes to:
attention Shani Worrell COAR Program Manager

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