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Dance Instruction Intern- OFF CAMPUS WORK STUDY

Monday, September 17th, 2018 from 1:00am to Monday, April 22nd, 2019 1:00am

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POSITION DESCRIPTION: DANCE MENTOR

Department of Dance & Movement Arts, TAPA: Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts

150 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903

 

Through a rigorous arts-integrated program, TAPA, a public charter school in Providence, Rhode Island, cultivates artist-scholars who are prepared for collegiate and professional success and leadership in a global society. The dance program at TAPA is a comprehensive program which focuses on both movement technique (Latin, West-African, Hip Hop, Modern, Ballet, & Yoga) as well as dance (Choreographing, Composing, Devising, and Performing) as a tool for inquiry around interdisciplinary questions and contemporary themes such as power, oppression, balance, beauty, representation, independence, movement, and transformation.

 

HOURS: Flexible based on availability/interest (includes planning, meeting, and instructional time)

$13/hour

LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT: September - June

QUALIFICATIONS:

<>      <>BCI Background Check

<>      <>High School Graduate

<>      <>Teaching or Tutoring Experience

<>      <>Engaged in Multi-Disciplinary Creative Practice

<>      <>Choreography or Dance Experience Preferred

<>      <>Excellent Reading Comprehension & Writing Skills

<>      <>Interest in Culturally Responsive Arts Integration & Literacy Education

 

RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

<>      <>Meeting regularly with Dance Artist in Residence to discuss curriculum planning, student performance, and instructional goals

<>      <>Supervising an After School Dance Company (3:00-5:00pm) or Project with the approval of the Dance Artist in Residence and TAPA Administration

<>      <>Mentor Dance Majors in dance technique by providing one-on-one support, facilitating group workshops, creating original choreography, and support students’ creative process

<>      <>Teaching original choreography for school and community performances

<>      <>Supporting Dance Majors to participate in professional and collegiate arts communities

<>      <>Literacy Integration Work:

<>      <>Work with Academic Departments to analyze test score data and determine target Common Core Standards for Arts Integration in the Dance curriculum

<>      <>Design curriculum to integrate target Common Core Standards into Dance Curriculum

<>      <>Facilitate and assess rigorous dance/literacy integrated projects with Dance Majors

<>      <>Provide one-on-one support for Dance Majors in reading comprehension and writing skills

<>      <>Push in to ELA classes to observe and support instruction and curriculum

<>      <>Push in to ELA classes to plan, facilitate and assess arts/literacy integrated projects

 

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Location: 150 Washington Street, Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts, Providence, RI 02903