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