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High School Dance Instructor (Part Time) Compensation will be commensurate with educational qualifications and prior experience. The range is between $8,000 and $10,000 for one section/day.

St. Bernard High School (Playa del Rey)






St. Bernard High School is now accepting applications for Dance Instructor for the 2024-2025 school year (part-time). The successful candidate will be a dynamic and creative instructor with excellent communication skills.

The Exciting Next Chapter for St. Bernard High School
Over the next several years, St. Bernard High School is embarking on an audacious and exciting re-imagining of what it means to be an effective high school, given the dynamic higher education and economic factors that young people face today.
This reimaging is informed by a recently completed strategic plan that calls for a best-in-sector approach to instruction, curriculum, co-curricular programs, and a rich, robust student life that promises to position St. Bernard High School as one of the pre-eminent schools of choice in the Los Angeles area over the next few years.
To learn more about SBHS, please visit our website at

Plan and teach dance classes, including setting up and breaking down the studio
Develop and implement lesson plans that are tailored to the needs of each student
Monitor and assess student progress and provide feedback
Maintain a clean and organized studio space
Provide individualized instruction and guidance
Communicate effectively with students, parents, and other staff members
Participate in staff meetings and professional development opportunities
Adhere to all safety regulations
Perform other duties and tasks as assigned

Application Process

Qualified applicants are encouraged to email SBHS Assistant Principal Dr. Norma Guzman (

Subject: “Dance Instructor Open Position”
Cover letter discussing how qualifications and experience translate to potential success at SBHS
Resume/CV including three professional references


Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent
Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Able to motivate and inspire students
Able to work with a diverse student population
Knowledge of multiple dance styles, including jazz, hip-hop, and tap

Preferred Qualifications:
3+ years of teaching experience in dance
Professional certification in dance or related field

Wage Range

The rate of pay offered to the selected candidate is based on internal pay policy and budget. New hires are commonly paid at the minimum of the wage range or within the lower part of the range. We consider a number of factors when making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience, training and other department needs.

Information/Application Contact

St. Bernard High School (Playa del Rey)

9100 Falmouth Avenue

Playa del Rey, CA 90293