Upper School Performing Arts Teacher (Choreographer)
Location: St Louis, Missouri
Type: Part Time
Villa Duchesne is seeking a full or part-time, experienced choreographer to collaborate with our Upper School Performing Arts Teachers. This candidate will be teaming up with our chorus and show choir classes and assist with our musical productions. There is also the possibility of collaborating with our dance team and maypole dance instruction. The ideal candidate will have a conferred Bachelor of Arts or Fine Arts degree (master’s degree preferred) and have previous teaching experience preferably in a middle or high school.
The ideal candidate will also:
Be able to choreograph a variety of musical theater dance styles
Have experience in staging and choreographing small and large groups
Be a team player
All faculty and staff of Villa Duchesne must commit to educating by the values articulated in the Goals and Criteria for Sacred Heart Schools in the United States-Canada. Our Villa Duchesne Sacred Heart Educators inspire our students everyday with learning and community opportunities.
Villa Duchesne Sacred Heart Educators:
Embody the attitudes of Christ’s heart: gratitude, generosity, compassion, and forgiveness. Educating is our vocation, and the ability to lead students to encounter Christ enables us to foster more loving relationships.
Believe in every student. We are invested in caring for the spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social-emotional well-being of each child.
Are experts in their subjects. We exhibit professional excellence and innovation in teaching. Through passion for our craft, we instill a love of learning within each child. We maintain high standards of research-based training and are committed to extensive professional development.
Foster trusting relationships to create a safe environment where learning and empathy are possible. Our trusting relationships with students enable them to discover new abilities, cultivate strengths, learn from mistakes, and develop and exercise resilience in meeting challenges.
Immerse students in global perspectives, compassionate action, and courageous hope. By inspiring curiosity and encouraging critical consciousness within our students, our students can realize their full potential as agents of transformation.