The New Zealand School of Dance is one of the Southern Hemisphere’s leading dance training institutions, preparing students for professional careers in classical ballet and contemporary dance. We are seeking a creative, innovative and inspirational full-time Classical Ballet Tutor with a real passion for their area of expertise and a genuine interest in the young people in their care. This is a permanent, full-time position.

Summary of the Role

You will specialise in teaching Classical Ballet, Pas de Deux, Variations and Repertoire to male students on the School’s full-time tertiary courses. You will be expected to assist with performance-related activities and contribute to the annual Winter School, Summer Intensive and other scheduled events throughout the year.

You will play a major role in the technical training, educational and pastoral care of the students at the School. We are looking for someone with a strong performance background, who can take up this exciting opportunity and thrive in a demanding teaching role. You must be able to work well as part of a team and deliver excellent classical ballet training.

Opportunity location: Wellington, New Zealand
Key requirements: A recognised tertiary qualification related to the training of aspiring young dancers


Apply by 5pm Friday, 17 March 2023. Please send your cover letter and CV by email to
You must be eligible to work in NZ to apply for this role.

A job description for this position may be downloaded here.