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Academy Instructor, Boys Program Coordinator

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

Summary:  This position provides teaching for lower, middle and upper school classes and will be the Coordinator of the boys in Pre Professional and Professional (not including HBII) Programs.

Duties Include:

 Coaching and Teaching

  • Teach in Boys levels 1 through HBII in year round and summer programs as needed.
  • Teach ballet, pas de deux, variations and repertoire as requested for boys and girls
  • Prepare evaluation classes as requested.
  • Teach and coach company as requested.
  • Rehearse and prepare HBII, Professional Program and upper school for performances and evaluations as needed.
  • Teach boys summer workshops as requested.

 Choreography, Rehearsal and Staging

  • Prepare choreography and teach repertoire as needed
  • Rehearse spring show performance material as needed. (specifically for boys)
  • Attend and assist with back stage duties as needed including Nutcracker, Spring Show, and other performance as requested.
  • Attend and coordinate student involvement with company performances as requested

 Recruiting and Auditioning

  • Participate in local and national auditions and participate in student recruitment.
  • Attend and prepare students for competitions as requested.
  • Participate in evaluating students, documenting files, recommending students for program as needed.


  • Conference with parents when necessary
  • Maintain roll books as needed
  • Prepare evaluations for students’ files, meetings with parents, evaluations and incident reports for inclusion into student files
  • Consult with students twice yearly in conjunction with evaluations


  • Attend faculty and staff meetings and in-services when required
  • Assist Academy Director with any projects as needed



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


  •  Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity and processing systems, 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
  • Employment Type
    Full Time - Salary Exempt
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