We are hiring Dance Teachers in the Western Downs, QLD

We Are Looking for a

Dance Teacher

Have you been thinking of moving to a new location, meet new people, and experiencing a new culture? This may just be the perfect opportunity for you. Doing your dream job in a new fresh environment.


Our Dance Teacher position is open to teachers within or outside Australia, who desire and are committed to work in a permanent role in rural Queensland.

What We Do


Here at Shaping Lives Dance Studio we focus on more than just dance. The goal of Shaping Lives is to give city opportunities to country communities through dance. We believe that as teachers we contribute to the shaping of our students’ lives and we consider this role an absolute privilege.


Shaping Lives offers dance classes for ages two to adult in four locations across Southern Queensland including Taroom, Miles, Chinchilla and Inglestone. Dance styles include, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Acrobatics as well as the wonderful Imagine Program. We also have a fabulous Student Teachers enrolled in the Dance Student Teacher Education Program.



Why You’ll Love Working

With Shaping Lives


As a family of dance teachers and staff, we:


Make A Difference

You will have the opportunity to work directly with children and parents impacting their lives through customer service and social interaction.



Get Paid For What You Love

You will be doing things that you are already great at and doing things you love to do — managing the day-to-day dance studio interactions with parents, students, staff, and the Studio Director as well as having input into our projects. You’ll be working smart, having fun and getting paid for it!



Grow And Learn

You will always be growing and learning during your journey with us and challenged to think outside the box on a daily basis. Our teachers are a critical part of the team and receive support from our Studio Director and online resources to ensure you get the job done.



Have Fun

Laughing and enjoying yourself at “work” is important. This is not a 9-5, stuck-in-a-cubicle job. We give you the flexibility to contribute your own projects and we laugh a lot along the way.

There will be times when you have a deadline and you’ll need to work very hard and other times when the sun is out and I’ll suggest you go home early to get some vitamin D. We are a family, and having an environment where you can be yourself and have a good time is one of the many things we pride ourselves on.

Are you the one?

Submit your application today!

Getting Down To Business




As our Dance Family is growing fast Our Creative Director is looking for a Rock Star Dance Teacher for 2018.


So we are seeking a positive happy, and vibrant dance teacher who has experience in the Performing Arts and/or Dance Industry.


We are looking for a teacher in jazz, tap, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, musical theatre or acro.

We are looking for a dance teacher who will:

- Encourage individual students to express themselves through dance.

- Enable students to work towards examinations that open up career opportunities.

- Place an emphasis on performance.

- Provide students with opportunities to experience, understand and value the language and art of dance.

- Enable students to develop a broad base of skills and abilities in different disciplines.

- Allow students to develop their social skills and their own personalities.

- Follow the reputable Australian Teachers of Dancing and Acrobatic Arts Syllabus.

- Have First Aid training and hold a bluecard.

This Role Is Perfect If You…


  • Love a challenge and are resourceful when it comes to figuring things out and making them happen.


  • Have exceptional communication skills when it comes to dealing with team members and customers.


  • Passion for dance and children.


  • Have a can-do attitude. “That’s not in my job description” is a line we never use.


  • Embrace every part of the business with energy and passion. You’ll be part of a motivated and enthusiastic team.


  • Are technology savvy and eager to learn new systems.

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