STUDENT TEACHING

In 2021, any student interested in student teaching will be required to submit and expression of interest application. Like any job, students need to learn the process that occurs and prepare an application that shows us they are highly committed to the opportunity. Students from 13 years of age can submit an expression of interest by:

 

Don't have a resume?
What a great opportunity to be forced to make one! There are many examples on the web, but here is a copy of Teagan's that you can follow as a guide and use as a template.

*Note: This is a sample resume specific for Performing Arts auditions. It is similarly structured to a job resume and will be accepted.

EXPECTATIONS

Student teaching positions will be selected by Teagan and classes allocated based on suitability of the candidate and class availability. These positions require commitment, dedication and willingness to learn the art of teaching.

Dancers wishing to be considered for a student teaching role will be expected to:

  • Be groomed immaculately in attempt to set a positive example to students

  • Uphold The Dance Affinity’s core values of being committed to learning with a positive persona

  • Display traits of commitment and maturity in their approach to their own dance classes and learning - including attendance, time management and continued development of dance skills

  • Participate in additional teacher learning through participation in teacher training days (2 per year) and workbook activities (completed at training days and at home)

Throughout the program students are expected to:

  • Show initiative and active involvement in the classroom

  • Be confident when interacting with students in the classroom

  • Develop an understanding of The Dance Affinity’s teaching approach and communication standards

  • Collaborate with the classroom teacher to develop a respectful relationship to learn from their teaching style

 

Please consider all of the above before submitting an application.