Dance Instructors

NW Dance Project Seeks Part-Time Dance Instructors

NW Dance Project invites Portland-based, professional dance instructors to apply for part-time teaching positions for both youth (ages 4 to 18) and adult (ages 13+) programs.

NW Dance Project seeks collaborative, dynamic and innovative artists and educators to teach classes in hip hop, contemporary and/or ballet. A successful candidate will have at least two to five years experience in teaching all levels in one or several dance discipline. We require at least a one-year commitment from instructors.

Please see below for our current specific needs:


NW Dance Project is looking for a dedicated and reliable individual with high-energy and a passion for sharing their love of movement to help bolster our Hip Hop program. Includes 2-4 classes per week depending on availability. Evening and Saturday availability required.

  • Well-versed in multiple hip hop styles
  • Experience working in a pre-professional setting
  • Passionate about helping kids reach their full potential
  • Ability to work with a variety of ages and abilities
  • Comfortable engaging with young dancers and parents while creating a welcoming, nurturing and challenging learning environment
  • Must commit, at least, to a full academic year (SEP - JUN)
  • Weekend availability required
  • Develop strong choreography for two shows throughout the year
  • Attendance at special performances is required

BIPOC instructors highly desired and encouraged to apply.


Please email your resume, cover letter, and 2 references to Kylie Dimick, Education Coordinator, at .