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YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties Performing Arts Instructor - Bremerton in Bremerton, Washington

Why Work for the Y? The YMCA brings people together from different backgrounds, perspectives, and generations to ensure that we all have access to the opportunities, relationships, and resources necessary to learn, grow and thrive. Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause, and Join our Team! Would you like to make a huge impact on local children by acting as a role model to help them achieve personal growth? As the Performing Arts Instructor, you will provide direct leadership, instruction and motivation for program participants in performing arts classes. You will ensure high quality member-focused performing arts programs by providing leadership, instruction and motivation for program participants.In this position, you will work with the Program Director to develop lesson plans with a natural progression that relate to the abilities and ages of the classes being taught as well as reflect YMCA core values. You will participate in performances, theater camp, Y Arts Week events and other YMCA events as assigned. You will fine tune your skills as an instructor by teaching and demonstrating sound technical and artistic principles. Are you a good fit? *You have a commitment to valuing and promoting diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment. *You have 5 years of formal training in performing arts or comparable experience. *You have 1-2 years of experience as a teacher and/or teaching assistant. *You are able to instruct beginning and intermediate level classes. *You are excited to teach classes for ages preschool through adult. *You have a positive attitude and previous experience with varying ages and diverse populations. *You firmly believe that the arts should be open to everyone regardless of artistic ability, experience, or financial circumstance. *Able to complete Child Abuse Prevention training on first day and other online or in-person training as required. Starting Wage: $14.69+ per hour, depending on experience Hours: Part Time - up to 25 hours per week Benefits: Employees are supported with competitive pay and great benefits working at the Y! *All YMCA employees receive 50% off YMCA Child Care *YMCA Program and Merchandise discounts (up to 50%) *Personal YMCA Membership *Flexible scheduling *Employee Referral Bonus Program *Discount on phone services *Paid Sick Leave *The opportunity to participate in a Retirement Savings Plan *Training and Professional Education