We are looking for passionate dance instructors who are ready to learn and grow with us!

Why Work with Us?

Working with The Dance Ability Movement is an opportunity to use your talents to make a difference in the lives of dancers of all abilities. Through your teaching, you will bring to life our Dance Ability Movement Philosophy that states we are all unique, we all deserve equal opportunities, and we all have the ability to dance. You will be joining a movement that embraces inclusion & belonging, shares a love for dance and is committed to creating a community where everybody can experience the joy of dance and thrive.

Dance Instructor, Casual Independent Contract Position

Pay Rate: TBD (dependent on contractor)

Program Description:

 The Dance Ability Movement strives to:

  • Be inclusive for all
  • Enable dancers to express themselves and realize their potential
  • Inspire dancer’s participation in a way that is adapted to provide appropriate challenges for each individual in a safe and enjoyable manner.
  • Develop a community among families and participants of The Dance Ability Movement programs and their host studios.
  • Raise awareness about individuals with special needs as contributing members of society.

The role of the Dance Instructor is to carry out the above mission of The Dance Ability Movement. The instructor will demonstrate the core values of The Dance Ability Movement, while providing dance programming. The instructor will work collaboratively with the contracted DAM occupational therapists, volunteers, and dance families. The instructor does not need to have experience working with different populations, although this is an asset.

Teaching Areas

The Dance Ability Movement offers Inclusive Dance classes for dancers of all abilities. A range of teaching styles including hip hop, creative movement, musical theatre, jazz and ballet are an asset. Additional experience with Zumba, fitness, or pilates training is also an asset. Experience working with children, youth, and young adults of all abilities is an asset.


The Dance Ability Movement currently works with host studios and organizations across southern Ontario. Access to a car is an asset.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Mallory and Jade at contact@danceabilitymovement.com. Interview and reference check will be completed with potential applicants on an as-needed basis.