José Mateo Ballet Theatre is a vibrant and diverse community of artists, arts educators, students, audience members and partner organizations working at the intersection of artistic excellence, innovation and social change. Directed by Cuban-born founder José Mateo and incorporated as a non-profit in 1986, JMBT has developed from a single studio dance school into the largest minority-led arts organization in Greater Boston.
JMBT is committed to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in all programs, services and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, economic background, cultural background, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, criminal history or veteran status.
José Mateo Ballet Theatre seeks teachers specializing in early childhood dance education for its Young Dancers Program at its Cambridge and Dorchester studio locations beginning in September 2022. These positions are in-person and classes take place weekday afternoons and Saturday mornings. The instructors would teach Creative Dance and/or Pre Ballet to students ages 3 to 6 years old.
The ideal candidate will have a classical ballet education and/or training in early childhood dance education and experience teaching young children.
Compensation is negotiable and based on experience (usually $32-$45/hour).
Please email your résumé to Studio Programs Manager Gabrielle Domb at email@example.com.
September 2022-May 2023
Contact: Scott Fraser, firstname.lastname@example.org
This senior position is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to support the ongoing operations of the organization beginning in a period of unprecedented change within both the organization and the sector.
The Director of Institutional Advancement will work closely with the Founder/Artistic Director, Managing Director and Board to expand and strengthen the organization’s bases of support through the cultivation of individuals, foundation and corporate relationships.
Key responsibilities encompass:
A proven track record of identifying, cultivating and soliciting individual gifts and the ability to nurture, respect and actualize long-term donor relationships are required of competitive candidates.
Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree desirable.
Required experience: A minimum of five years (ten years preferred) of related experience, with extensive writing experience and a track record of proven donor cultivation and solicitation experience. Ability to write and speak persuasively – both “from the heart” and with a solid grasp of data, history, and programmatic details/statistics required. Competitive candidates must demonstrate strong organizational and writing skills; ability to work with a team in conceptualizing program elements and translating them into attractive funding opportunities. Familiarity with fund-raising databases, spreadsheets, etc. is required. Strong leadership skills and mature judgment are essential.
Diverse candidates strongly encouraged to apply.
September 7, 2021
José Mateo Ballet Theatre seeks classical ballet teachers for the Young Dancers Program (for students ages 3 to 18) and Adult Open Class Program at our Cambridge studio location. Teachers will have the opportunity to work intensely with a small community of dedicated students. Please contact Gabrielle Domb at email@example.com for more information.
Candidates should have a classical ballet education and ten or more years of experience teaching.
Dependent on education and experience
Please email your résumé and a short description of your teaching approach to firstname.lastname@example.org. Prospective teachers should anticipate attending an interview and teaching a class at the studio as part of the selection process.
José Mateo Ballet Theatre seeks experienced pianists for classical ballet classes in the Young Dancers Program and Adult Open Class Program at our Cambridge studio location. Pianists will have the opportunity to work intensely with a small community of dedicated teachers and students. Please contact Gabrielle Domb at email@example.com for more information.
Must have significant experience playing for ballet classes with regular availability to play for Morning, Afternoon, and/or Evening classes.
Dependent on education and experience
Please email your résumé and a short description of your approach to accompanying ballet classes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Prospective pianists should anticipate attending an interview and playing for a class at the studio as part of the selection process.