Jobs

...for the 2019-2020 school year

instructors

Acrobatics Instructor

Teaching up to 28 hours / week, Monday – Friday, to small groups of college-aged students. Hours can range from 14 hours / week to 28, depending on the instructor’s skill set and preference. Classes take place between 8:00am-5:00pm. Academic year is September 9, 2019 – May 29, 2020, with some holiday breaks.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • 3+ years of experience teaching gymnastics 
  • USA Gymnastics certification
  • creative strategies for working with a variety of levels

And preference will be given to candidates who have additional experience teaching partner acrobatics / sport acrobatics, Chinese Pole, and/or Cyr Wheel.

Salary: TBD

Aerial Instructor

Circadium and the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts are seeking a high-level aerial instructor to begin work in September, 2019.  


The ideal candidate will have
– Professional performance experience
– 3+ years of teaching experience
– The ability to work legally in the U.S.
– Ability / interest in relocating to Philadelphia
 
We are particularly seeking high-level skills in lyra and trapeze.  Other especially-desirable secondary skills include straps, acrobatics, hula hoop and Cyr Wheel.
This position is part-time, with the possibility of growing to full-time within 2 years.  

Music Instructor

Teach a once-a-week class to college-aged students. Must include vocal work; may also include rhythm / percussion, and/or music appreciation components. Class currently scheduled for 4:20pm-5:20pm on Tuesdays; may have some flexibility.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • 3+ years of experience teaching music
  • bachelor’s degree in music
  • creative strategies for working with a variety of levels
  • interest in / appreciation for circus arts

Salary: $50/ hour

Writing Instructor

Teach a once-a-week class to college-aged students. This is a one-term class for writing mechanics – grammar and spelling should be emphasized, as well as formats of writing letters, resumes, and artists’ statements. Students should make a Web page by the end of the term that includes a biography and resume. Class is currently scheduled for 4:50pm-5:50pm on Mondays; may have some flexibility.

Class schedule: 11 dates, 9/9 – 11/25 (no class 10/14)

Ideal candidate will have:

  • 3+ years of experience teaching writing
  • bachelor’s degree in English
  • creative strategies for working with a variety of levels
  • interest in / appreciation for circus arts

Salary: $50/ hour

Hip-Hop Dance Instructor

Teach a once-a-week class to college-aged students. Must include attention to technique and skill progressions – this is not just a fitness class. Class is currently scheduled for Fridays 3:20pm-4:50pm; may have some flexibility.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • 3+ years of experience teaching dance
  • bachelor’s degree in dance
  • creative strategies for working with a variety of levels
  • interest in / appreciation for circus arts

Salary: $49.50 / 90-minute class

Send resume and cover letter to shana@circadium.com