Job Posting – Education Coordinator

Date posted: July 5, 2019

Education Coordinator

Reports to Artistic Director. Part-time Seasonal position

The position is responsible for the administration of the Belfry’s Education programs, and is a co-facilitator of our high school program, B101 (https://www.belfry.bc.ca/belfry-101-details/). This is currently an hourly paid position with an estimated 400 hours per season (August through mid- May / average of 10hrs/wk). Hours of work are partially flexible, however attendance at B101 events is required and availability for Visiting Artist Program may also be required from time to time.

Principal Responsibilities:

Planning, recruiting and reporting on B101 Program including:

> Pre-planning

> Recruitment talks at local area schools & follow-up

> Application processing

> Run B101 program including:

 
  • > Planning session activities
 
  • > Reviewing participant journals
 
  • > Coordination of guest instructors
 
  • > Coordination & facilitation of post-performance talkbacks
 
  • > Direction of B301 creation and performance

> Final annual program review including any recommendations

Coordinate Visiting Artists Program

> University of Victoria Theatre Dept.

> Canadian College of Performing Arts (potential)

Assist where possible and necessary with school matinee groups

Other ad hoc education programs/connections

Qualifications:  Post-secondary education is required. Candidates with post-secondary education in the performing arts are preferred. Teaching or instructional experience in theatre arts is also required. A demonstrated ability to work well with both adults and adolescents is also required.  A positive personality and good communicator is crucial to this position. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Criminal Record Check.

Start Date:  As soon as a suitable candidate is available.

Application:  Forward a resume with a cover letter indicating your interest in the position, and the skills you believe you can add to support and expand the Belfry’s existing education programs. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

As there is no set closing date, suitable applicants will receive immediate notice of an interview and once an acceptable candidate is found the application process will be closed.

Remuneration: Hourly – range of $25 – $35 per hour contingent on education and experience.

Forward your application in word, or pdf format to: jobs@belfry.bc.ca with the subject heading “Education Coordinator”