The theatrical coordinator’s mandate is to introduce students (Primary : Grades 4-6) to different aspects of theater. It sets up activities and workshops that take place mainly in the classroom in close collaboration with teachers, allowing students to work and develop skills such as diction, movement, voice, drama, awareness of body, vocabulary related to the theater, etc. The coordinator also accompanies the students in writing and creating a short play, which is presented at the end of the school year.

 TERMS

  • Part-time
  • $14,50/hour
  • September to June of the following year
  • Maximum 10 hours per week, per project
  • Possibility for more than one contract
  • Montreal, South Shore or Quebec City
  • Flexible and regular hours: The schedule is set at the beginning of each term, jointly with the school, and subject to the students’ academic commitments
  • Possibility of renewal of contract

APPLICATION

Send your resume to  sbeer@fusionjeunesse.org. We only contact applicants who meet our needs and criteria.

DESCRIPTION

  • Having the students benefit from your expertise by putting forward projects that are integrative, stimulating and wide-ranging;
  • Working closely with the school’s teachers and administrators, and Youth Fusion officials, in order to maximize the project’s impact and awareness within the school;
  • Maintaining a professional relationship with the school (diligent attendance, communications, adherence to the culture and rules of the school environment, etc.);
  • Taking initiative, being creative and a self-starter, in order to effectively contribute to the project’s execution and success;
  • Attending team and progress meetings;
  • Supervising the students and looking after their safety;
  • When needed, representing Youth Fusion, the sponsoring university or the project itself before our partners;
  • Drafting the appropriate reports (midway progress and final reports) as scheduled.

REQUIREMENTS

 Academic

  • College or university program in progress (or completed), in connection with theatrical field

Experience

  • Experience working and interacting with elementary school students
  • Ability to organize and present a theater work

 Will be considered as asset

  • Any experience working with children with learning or behavioural difficulties
  • Volunteer work or any other tangible experience working with youth (day or vacation camps, tutoring, etc.)
  • Must have a strong desire to be a role model for the school’s students, and act as an agent of social change

 Language(s)

  • Spoken and written French
  • Spoken and written English (some English schools will be participating in the program)

 Computer

  • Office Suite

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND

A criminal background check and vulnerable sector screening is required for this position.