Urgent - Job offer 

Urgent - Job offer
© École de cirque de Verdun
October 19, 2022

Urgent need for school animators! 

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Animator for circus art initiation workshops

Do you want to develop a new passion and be part of the circus community?
You like working with children and want to give them a unique, enriching and fun experience?

Be part of our dynamic team!

Under the supervision of the coordinator, the main task of the circus arts initiation workshop leader is to introduce the clientele to the various circus techniques.

Brief description of tasks:
- Lead a group of children in the various circus techniques within the framework of the School's introductory workshop concept (max. 12 participants).
- Manage the group of young people (supervision) in order to ensure their safety and the smooth running of the workshops.

- Experience in animation, day camp or teaching with children aged 5 to 12.
- Enjoy working with children and have a positive and enthusiastic attitude.
- Good knowledge of French.
- Minimum of a Secondary V diploma.
- Comfortable working in a team environment.

Will be considered an asset:
- Have or be in the process of obtaining a college and/or university degree in one of the following fields: animation and cultural research, recreology, recreation techniques, theater, physical activities, teaching and other related fields.
- First aid training.
- Training in theater, acting and pedagogy.
- Knowledge of one or more techniques related to the circus field or in a similar field (juggling, gymnastics, dance, etc.)
- Ability to express oneself in English

Working conditions:
- Basic training in circus technique provided by the employer.
- November to June: Possibility of approximately 12 to 20 hours per week depending on the season. Work schedule between 9:45 am and 2:45 pm.
- Salary according to experience and internal policies in effect.
- Employee benefits: Free training periods and discount on the cost of recreational courses.

Send your resume and a cover letter by email: [email protected]