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Recreational Dance Instructor

The St. James
Springfield VA



The St. James is seeking Part-Time Recreational Dance Instructors who love working with children at its Springfield, VA location. Candidates must enjoy working with children ages 4-12 years old and be committed to nurturing dancers in a supportive environment that instills creativity, technique, and a love for dance. This role will report to the Director of Dance.


The St. James is the premier sports, wellness and active entertainment destination brand in the country, with a mission to maximize human potential by designing, developing and operating sports, wellness and entertainment destinations that engage, inspire and empower people to pursue their passions and be their best at play, at work and in life.  Our flagship development in Springfield, Virginia features a premium health club, celebrity chef-inspired restaurant, premium medi-spa, 20,000 sq. ft. active entertainment center, as well as an indoor field house with FIFA-sized field, two NHL-regulation sized ice rinks, 52-meter Olympic competition pool and much, much more.  The St. James allows the whole family to pursue their passions in 30+ sports. 





  • Teach beginner–intermediate level Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Hip Hop, with a focus on creativity and age-appropriate sequential technical development in accordance with STJ curriculum.
  • Choreography routines for in-house performances
  • Assist the Director and other instructors with organizing and supervising in-house performances twice per year
  • Develop and sustain positive relationships with dancers, families and guests of The St. James
  • Supporting the safety and well-being of all members, guests and employees.




  • Minimum one year of teaching or assist teaching 4–7 year old children
  • Proficient in beginner-intermediate level ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop
  • Experience with choreographing short pieces for children
  • Experience with arranging in-formal performance
  • Strong work ethic and organizational skills
  • Great customer service and communication skills




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The St. James is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome qualified applicants from a variety of backgrounds inclusive of their race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, expression or orientation, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, or status as a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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