Performing Arts Instructor Job at YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties, Tacoma, WA

  • YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties
  • Tacoma, WA

Job Description

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is seeking a Performing Arts Instructor to join our team!

The YMCAfocuses on empowering people in all forms, by improving health and well-being and inspiring action in and across our neighborhoods. This position supports the work of the Y, a leading non-profit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

As a Performing Arts Instructor, you will provide leadership, instruction, and motivation for students in performing arts while ensuring a quality experience to students and parents.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follow/Implement our Association Quality Standards and 9 Dimensions of Well Being into Youth Programming and Staff Development.
  • Create class lesson plans with a natural progression that relate to the abilities and ages of the classes being taught as well as reflect YMCA core values.
  • Ensure that all program materials and content are developmentally appropriate and reflect the YMCA mission, values, and service to the community.
  • Provide lesson plans, supply list, and budget to Arts Director as requested.
  • Participate in performances, Y Arts Week events and other YMCA events as assigned.
  • Effectively communicate program information and student progress as needed.

Are you a good fit?

  • You have a commitment to valuing and promoting diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
  • You have 5 years of formal training in performing arts or comparable experience.
  • You have 1-2 years of experience as a teacher and/or teaching assistant.
  • You are able to instruct beginning and intermediate level classes.
  • You are excited to teach classes for ages preschool through adult.
  • You have a positive attitude and previous experience with varying ages and diverse populations.
  • You firmly believe that the arts should be open to everyone regardless of artistic ability, experience, or financial circumstance.
  • Able to complete Child Abuse Prevention training on first day and other online or in-person training as required.

Wages: $16.28 to $18.28 per hour, depending on qualifications

Hours: Part-Time, Up to 25 hours per week

Location: MorganFamily YMCA, Tacoma, WA


  • Flexible scheduling around school and extracurricular activities
  • Optional Virtual Teladoc, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • A Personal YMCA membership and YMCA360 virtual streaming membership
  • Paid Sick Leave accrued at 1.23 hours for every 40 hours worked per year
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), Digital mental health counseling platform, Wellness program, and LifeMart employee discount center
  • Professional training, education and certification opportunities
  • 20% discount on YMCA programs and merchandise

Ignite your Passion, Live the Y Cause, and Join our Team!To apply visit our website at

The YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties is committed to diversity and inclusion throughout our organization and is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Part time, Remote job, Flexible hours,

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