Dance Teaching Internship

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Coalition for Hispanic Family Services Arts and Literacy After School Program
IS 230 at 74th Street and 34th Avenue
Jackson Heights, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Paid

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The Arts and Literacy After School Program provides students an arts based education to supplement their learning. Teaching Artists work in multiple disciplines to encourage learning through the arts.

The program at IS 230 in Jackson Heights is seeking a passionate and dedicated dance intern to join our team. This program is in a middle school where we serve 11-13 year olds. As the dance intern, you would work twice a week leading dance classes for teens. We are interested in all types of dance, particularly salsa, latin dances, hip hop or break dance. Our program runs from 2:15-6:00pm Monday - Thursday. We can work out days and hours that work best for you within that time frame. The pay is $10/hour.

If you are passionate about dance, the arts and youth education, we would love to have you on our team! Please send your resume and cover letter to Shelly Horn, Site Director, at to apply.

The Coalition for Hispanic Family Services provides services to Latino children and families and other populations in communities where significant numbers of families live below the poverty level.

The Arts and Literacy After School and Summer Program addresses the educational needs of children by providing them with opportunties to create, think, communicate, and problem solve. Program activities build literacy in the widest sense of the word through creative writing, the visual arts, theater, photography, video, creative movement, music, martial arts, media literacy, gardening, and Yoga. The interdisciplinary curriculum builds upon the children's interests and strengths, using the same effective, holistic, multicultural approach which is the hallmark of all of the Coalition's programs. The program also offers art therapy, monthly Family Arts Nights with family literacy workshops, support for families, family educational trips, apprenticeships for neighborhood high school students, and comprehensive services through the agency's other programs


As the teacher, you will be responsible for managing a classroom of up to 15 students studying a particular style of dance. The work hours are after school hours and can be flexible on days.


Must have experience and knowledge of a particular type of dance (we are really looking for salsa, latin dance, hip hop or break dance).

Must have some experience working with youth.

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