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Inspiring the Love of Dance

Dance Fitness, Wellness, and Fun!

Welcome to J'Adore Dance, Edmonton's premier Family Dance Studio. We are the first studio in Edmonton specializing in Dance Fitness for the whole family and Conceptual Dance programs for Children! If you're looking for a fun way to get healthy, shed those extra pounds, and learn how to move on the dance floor look no further. We'll inspire a love of dance in your child with our creative teaching practices.

With classes for all ages and abilities we pride ourselves on being inclusive no matter what your background or experience! Please take a minute to look around and contact us if you have any questions!

J'Adore Dance Seeking Evening Assistant Manager

Job Description:

J'Adore Dance is seeking a highly motivated and professional individual for the position of Assistant Studio Manager. Interested candidates must have exceptional customer service skills, take initiative, and enjoy working with young children in a family focused environment. 

Job duties include:

  • Ensure exceptional client experience
  • Handle registrations, retail purchases and other cash handling duties
  • Answer client inquiries and questions related to J'Adore Dance programming and policies
  • Ensure email and phone call inquiries are responded to in a timely, professional manner
  • Provide program support as needed 
  • Assist instructors with studio set up and tear down between programs
  • Work with General Studio Manager with front desk staff supervision, training, and evaluation
  • Ensure J'Adore Dance policies and standards are being upheld
  • Ensure studio is cleaned daily and remains at a high level of cleanliness at all times
  • Work with General Studio Manager on various administrative tasks and projects
  • Manage and maintain J'Adore Dance retail area
  • Work with management team to support special events (recitals, camps, workshops, teacher training seminars, etc.)
  • Assist with marketing and social media initiatives

Serious applicants must be available to work the following times:

  • Mondays/Wednesday 3pm-10:30pm
  • Tuesdays/Thursdays 3pm-10pm
  •  Fridays 1pm-8pm

Additional hours outside these shifts may be occasionally needed.

Applicants must be available for training shifts between August 4-14. The position will begin August 31. 

Compensation:

  • Starting at $15-$17/hour depending on experience
  • 2 Free dance classes per week
  • Health benefits provided after 3 month probationary period

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of customer service experience
  • Computer experience (Mac OS, Microsoft Office)
  • Must have high levels of fluent spoken and written English communication skills
  • Experience working with young children and/or families an asset
  • Experience in dance or fitness industry an asset
  • Post-secondary education an asset

Additional Information:

J'Adore Dance is a well-established, award winning recreational dance studio in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. At J'Adore Dance, we believe that anyone and everyone can dance! Our classes promote dance as a form of recreation, expression, physical activity, personal growth, and most importantly, FUN, in a supportive, noncompetitive environment!

Application Requirements:

Please submit the following to Jessica Baudin-Griffin:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Dance Wear Packages and Fittings

We are happy to announce that we are ready to begin booking appointments for dance wear fittings this summer. If you would like to purchase a dance wear package, which will include a short sleeved bodysuit (7 colour choices available), tights, and ballet slippers, please book a 15 minute fitting appointment.

View the available appointments.

The price for the package is $70 + GST, which is a 20–25% savings if you were to buy this at a retail store. Dance wear packages will be available for pick-up the week before your child’s first class. We will contact you once they arrive!

Summer Office Hours

J'Adore Dance will open for summer programs on July 6-August 14. Our summer hours will be:

  • Mondays-Thursdays: 9am-8pm
  • Fridays: 9am-4pm
  • Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays: Closed

J'Adore Dance will be open for the following reduced office hours August 15- September 7:

  • Monday August 24: 4pm-10pm
  • Tuesday August 25: 10am-2pm
  • Thursday August 27: 9am-4pm
  • Monday August 31: 9am-4pm
  • Tuesday September 1: 9am-3pm
  • Wednesday September 2: 1pm-9pm
  • Thursday September 3: 10am-3pm

J'Adore Dance will resume Fall office hours starting on Tuesday September 8 in conjunction with the commencement of Fall classes. 

Hiring for Dance Educator Internship with J'Adore Dance

J'Adore Dance is seeking enthusiastic dance teachers for our Dance Educator Internship Training Program for the 2015-2016 dance season. Dance teachers accepted into this internship program will assist and co-teach in our children's dance programs (creative dance, ballet, jazz, and hip hop) for ages 3-13.  This internship is designed to train and mentor new teachers in conceptual dance education, the philosophy and teaching practices used at J'Adore Dance. This would be the perfect position for students looking to gain experience and training in instructing children's dance programs.

Qualifications

  • Dance experience in creative dance, jazz, ballet, modern or hip hop
  • Enjoy working with children between the ages of 3-13
  • Outgoing and friendly
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Punctual
  • Hardworking
  • Takes direction and feedback
  • Must be a minimum of 17 years of age

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate technique and dance steps for students as requested by lead teacher
  • Assist lead teacher with corrections
  • Assist students with shoes, dance attire and bathroom breaks
  • Assist in classroom management
  • Lead sections of the classes under the mentorship of lead teachers
  • Hand out props, set up obstacle courses, and help students with formations during class
  • Be a positive and enthusiastic role model for students
  • Assist lead teacher with transitions between classes
  • Assist with studio recitals and in-class performances

Benefits of the internship

  • Compensation of $10-$13/hour based on experience
  • 2 Free dance classes per week at J'Adore Dance studio (we offer a variety of adult dance programs to continue developing your own dance skill)
  • 50% off a friend or family member's registration in a dance class per session
  • Free registration to the 2016 Intellidance Method Certification ($1000 Value, for more information on Intellidance please visit www.intellidance.ca)
  • Other free professional development opportunities and workshops offered at J'Adore Dance
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced dance teachers 
  • Lead teacher opportunities upon completion of internship

Hours (not all shifts are required)

  • Mondays 2:30pm-7:00pm (Jazz/Ballet/Creative Dance Focus)*
  • Tuesdays 2:30pm-7pm (Jazz/Ballet/Creative Dance Focus)*
  • Wednedays 2:30pm-7:30pm (Hip Hop Focus)*
  • Thursdays 2:30pm-7pm (Jazz/Ballet/Creative Dance Focus)
  • Fridays 2:30-6:45pm (Jazz/Ballet/Creative Dance Focus)*
  • Saturdays 9am-4:15pm (Jazz/Ballet/Creative Dance Focus)
  • Sundays 10am-4:15pm (Jazz/Ballet/Creative Dance Focus)

* Must be available for at least one shift with astrix to receive mentorship from J'Adore Dance Mentor Teachers Jessica and Chantel

To apply please submit your resume to Jessica. Applicants should be available to begin the week of September 12. 

Drop In Pricing and Passes

We understand your schedule might not always allow you to commit to a full class registration so we are now happy to provide you with the following drop in options:

  • Single Drop in: $18/class
  • 10 Class Pass: $165  (valid for 12 months after date of purchase)

To purchase a pass please click here.

Class Discounts

J'Adore Dance offers various sessional class discounts:

  1. 3rd time registration: 10% discount for your third and subsequent registrations with J'Adore Dance.
  2. Multi-class discount: If you register in two or more classes in one session, we will discount the combined price of the classes by 20%.
  3. Parent and Tot discount: Register 2 siblings in a Parent and Tot program and the second child's registration is 50% off!
  4. Camp discounts: Register 2 siblings in a camp and receive 20% off the 2nd child's camp fees. Register the same child in 2 camps and receive 20% off the 2nd camp's fees. 

The discounts should be automatically applied to your account at registration time. Only one discount will be applied per order (the greatest applicable discount). If you believe you are eligible for one of these discounts but the prices aren't showing up as adjusted, please leave a comment on the checkout form with your expected discount. We'll adjust the price before completing your payment. Please note these discounts do not apply to Full Year Kids programs.