Academy Ballet Mistress, HBII

Academy – Houston, Texas
Department Academy
Employment Type Full Time - Salary Exempt
Minimum Experience Experienced

Summary:  This position assists in the supervision and training of HBII students.

Duties Include: 

Coaching and Teaching

  • Teach and coach students from levels 5 through HBII’s ballet
  • Teach and coach company as requested.
  • Teach pointe classes to HBII, students in the Professional Program, and the Upper School
  • Teach ladies variations
  • Work with Academy Director to assist in the development of HBII’s
  • For easy transition into company
  • By teaching, coaching and rehearsing for all HBII and company rehearsal and performance crossovers
  • For HBII touring when requested
  • For auditioning preparations and career planning and placement
  • By attending all HBII performances and assisting with back stage duties as needed.

 Recruiting and Auditioning

  •  Participate in local and national auditions and participate in student recruitment.
  •  Attend competitions as requested.

 Administrative

  •  Consult and prepare student evaluations and correspondence and meet with parents as needed,
  • Attend faculty and staff meetings and in-services when required
  • Maintain accurate roll books
  • Provide letters of recommendation as needed

 Other

  • Attend faculty and staff meetings weekly and in-services
  • Assist Director(s) with any projects or duties as assigned

 Qualifications:

 EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience and certifications
  • Five years teaching experience
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

 COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.

Houston Ballet Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Candidates for employment are considered without regard to race, color, sex creed, national origin, sexual preference, age, non-job-related disability or marital status.

 

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  • Location
    Houston, Texas
  • Department
    Academy
  • Employment Type
    Full Time - Salary Exempt
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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