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Careers at Canada's National Ballet School

We invite you to join the vibrant staff community of Canada's National Ballet School (NBS)! Your talent, innovation, and determination can help NBS continue to share the transformative power of dance with people of all ages, abilities, and aspirations. 

Canada’s National Ballet School is one of the largest arts training organizations in Canada. Since its founding in 1959, NBS has garnered the highest acclaim for its Olympic-calibre dance training. NBS’ pursuit of excellence has constantly revealed the life-changing impact of dance. This is what drives the School’s commitment to making dance a part of all Canadians’ lives.  

academic teachers and staff teaching online classes.At NBS, we can offer you the chance to build a rewarding and fulfilling career. This is a place where you can realize and achieve your professional goals within a supportive and inclusive environment. Collaborating with talented artists and colleagues on deeply satisfying and rewarding work, every employee has the opportunity to make a profound impact on our organization and on society. NBS’ Community Dance Initiatives look to make the arts more accessible to young Canadians, and the young at heart, by introducing them to the health and wellness benefits of dancing!

At NBS we are committed to making our organization stronger by engaging individuals with a wide range of experiences, backgrounds and abilities. When you join us, you will be a part of an organization built on respect, creativity and inclusion.

Current Career Opportunities

Building Operations Assistant

Closing date: ASAP/ Once position is filled
Posted: December 3, 2021
Status: Regular Full-time

Acting Director, External Affairs

Closing date: ASAP/ Once position is filled
Posted: December 17, 2021
Status: Contract Full-time

Recreational Ballet Programs Administrator

Closing date: ASAP/ Once position is filled
Posted: December 17, 2021
Status: Contract Full-time

Recreational Ballet Programs Administrative Assistant

Closing date: ASAP/ Once position is filled
Posted: January 17, 2022
Status: Regular Part-time

Accessibility & Inclusion

Canada’s National Ballet School (NBS) is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that is reflective of the diversity in the City of Toronto. We promote employment equity and strongly encourage applications from all qualified individuals especially those who belong to persistently or systemically marginalized groups, including, women, persons with disabilities, Black, Indigenous and people of colour, who can provide different perspectives and contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

We are committed to providing inclusive and accessible employment practices. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process; please do not hesitate to make your needs or requirements known.

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Within communities across Canada, NBS is sharing dance through its community initiatives that translate a rich history of excellence and expertise in dance education into a range of programs that improve health and quality of life for people of all ages, abilities and aspirations.

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Professional Ballet Program

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