DQ Ballroom And Fitness

DQ Job Posting

Ballroom Dance Teacher (Lead)

Position Overview

We are seeking an enthusiastic and skilled Ballroom Dance Teacher specialized in the lead role for standard dances. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in ballroom dance, with many years of dancing and competing in Waltz, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Quickstep, and Tango. Additional proficiency in Latin dances would be a bonus. The Ballroom Dance Teacher will be responsible for planning and conducting engaging dance classes, imparting essential techniques, and creating a vibrant and enjoyable learning environment. Join our dynamic dance studio community and be a vital part of shaping the next generation of ballroom dancers.


Group lessons:

   – Develop structured group lesson plans focusing on standard ballroom dances, including Waltz, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Quickstep, and Tango.

   – Introduce and reinforce fundamental techniques, footwork, and partnering skills.


Private lessons and competitive students

– create routines for competitive students 

– coach competitive students for competition readiness

– teach private lessons to individuals or couples 



   – Provide clear and concise instructions to students, ensuring proper execution of movements and partnering techniques.

   – Demonstrate lead and follow roles effectively, inspiring students to follow and develop their dance proficiency.


Student Engagement

   – Establish a positive and encouraging atmosphere that fosters a love for ballroom dance.

   – Encourage students to express themselves through movement while maintaining a disciplined and structured learning environment.



   – Communicate effectively with students, providing constructive feedback on technique and performance.

   – Collaborate with fellow instructors and studio staff to coordinate dance education and events.


– Proven experience as a Ballroom Dance Teacher able to dance and demonstrate both lead and follow roles. 

– Multiple years of experience in dancing and competing in 5 standard dances; Waltz, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz, Quickstep, and Tango.

– Additional proficiency in Latin dances (bonus).

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

– Ability to inspire and engage students of all levels.

– Certification in dance education or relevant field is a plus.

– Ability to create a positive and inclusive learning environment.

Studio Benefits

At our dance studio, we recognize the invaluable contributions of our teachers and are committed to providing a competitive compensation package acknowledging the significance of their expertise and dedication to dance education. We prioritize work-life balance by working together to create the right schedule to accommodate personal and professional commitments. Our studio fosters a collaborative and inclusive culture, encouraging teamwork among instructors and providing a platform for the exchange of ideas. This supportive environment enables our teachers to make a lasting impact on dancers’ lives.