Wanted: Skilled Classical Ballet Teacher

San Jose Dance Theatre, resident ballet company of the Center for Performing Arts and home of the longest running Nutcracker in San Jose, is taking submissions for a classical ballet teacher.


  • Former professional ballet dancer;
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching ballet;
  • Our ideal candidate must be passionate about teaching and comfortable with teaching classical ballet to ages 8-20;
  • This candidate must excel at interpersonal communication and be team player.


  • Ballet technique, pointe (if female teacher), men’s class and pas de deux (if male teacher), & repertory;
  • A solid grounding in either Vaganova technique or Balanchine technique, desired;
  • The ability to teach Character or be Certified in Pilates, Gyrotonics, or Yoga desired but not mandatory.

Inquiries should contact the Artistic Director, Linda Hurkmans. Please send resume and link to you performing or teaching, if available.

Wanted: Part-Time Front Desk Administrator

Currently seeking a part-time employee to work the front desk and perform administrative work. 


  • Must be able work on Sundays (8:45am-1pm) and Saturdays (8:45am-4pm), and some weeknights usually 3:45-8:00pm.
  • Work at the front desk and perform required administrative tasks related to email correspondence, data entry, registrations, and tuition.
  • Must have customer service/sales skills for welcoming potential and new students.
  • Assist as needed with events and performances/productions. Experience creating flyers or promotional materials a plus.
  • Function as a reliable resource to students and families. Involve teachers and other staff as needed to ensure an all-around positive and successful customer experience.
  • Have excellent communication/written skills, strong customer service skills, organizational skills, ability to multitask, detail oriented, and be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive.


  • Minimum 2 years of administrative and customer service experience.
  • Experience in graphic design and tech savviness is a plus.
  • Experience in dance, education, and working with children is also a plus.

Hours per week: 10-15, more hours/days available if wanted. Flexible scheduling. Inquiries should contact [email protected] Please send resume and cover letter.