Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities2018-09-06T16:36:20+00:00

Carousel Players is developing a new initiative offering an arts education program for primary school children. This after-school drama program will be delivered to students in four elementary schools in four Niagara municipalities.

Carousel Players is hiring a contract Arts Education Coordinator to manage this program, assist the instructors, and use longitudinal surveys, focus groups, and consultations to evaluate the program. At the end of the program, the Coordinator will write a report on working with schools; curriculum development and tailoring; program delivery; and evaluation outcomes that will be distributed to schools, publically, and to other arts organizations.

The ideal candidate will have a background in education or administration and experience in academic research. They will undertake self-directed work, oversee a budget, manage the program schedule, and assist in the classroom setting. They will design, deliver, analyse, and report on program evaluation. The successful candidate will be required to complete a vulnerable sector check. A full job description is available to download.

This is a full-time contract position for an average of 32 hours/week from October 9, 2018 to June 14, 2019 (36 weeks). The salary for this position is $18/hr.

Please submit a resume and letter explaining your interest in this position to Kate Leathers, General Manager, care of info@carouselplayers.com by September 20, 2018.

Carousel Players is developing a new initiative offering an arts education program for primary school children in four Niagara municipalities. This after-school drama program will be delivered to students in four elementary schools at their schools.

Carousel Players is seeking Arts Education Assistants to work with the instructors in the classroom to deliver this program. The Arts Education Assistants will be responsible for assisting the After School Arts instructors in program delivery. They will report to the Arts Education Coordinator. Assistants will be expected to

  • Review curriculum materials
  • Attend the instructor training session review program delivery
  • Attend classes in schools to assist instructors
  • Provide useful evaluation feedback to curriculum team to inform revisions

There will be two sessions in this program, Fall/Winter and Spring, with two classes of early primary (grades 1-4) and two classes of late primary (grades 5-8) each session. Each class will meet from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm once per week for ten weeks.

  • The Fall/Winter session runs from the week of November 12 to the week of February 4, with no classes the weeks of December 17, 24, and 31.
  • The Spring session runs from March 19 to May 21 with out interruption.

The classes will take place at schools in St Catharines, Niagara Falls, Grimsby, and Port Colborne. Transportation will be provided or travel costs reimbursed.

Assistants will be paid a stipend of $150 per session and may assist with up to two class groups per session.

All Assistants will be required to complete a vulnerable sector check (paid for by Carousel Players) or provide a copy of a completed check.

If interested in this position, please submit a resume and a cover letter indicating which session(s) and class(es) you would prefer. Direct all applications to Kate Leathers, General Manager at info@carouselplayers.com

Description in development.

Please check back in October.