Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre? At the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, we attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists, and actors alike. If you would like to be a part of this exciting organization, we are looking for someone to fill the role of…
Reporting to the Director of Education, you will be responsible for organizing, coordinating and executing education and enrichment programs. You will organize &/or conduct workshops, courses, presentations, conferences and ancillary events relating to the Festival playbill with particular attention to the works of William Shakespeare and arts education in general. In addition, the Coordinator assists in the researching and writing of copy for Stratford Festival publications and web content including study guides and teacher resource materials.
Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree in English, Drama or Fine Arts or have equivalent training &/or experience. Formal teacher training is preferred. You have excellent written, organizational and problem solving skills. Experience in public speaking, the ability to communicate effectively – both verbally and in writing – are essential. Proficiency in the Microsoft office environment is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with or teaching students (both adults and children) in an educational &/or recreational setting. Some travel, evening and weekend work is required.
This full time position will not commence until August 22, 2011 allowing the Education department to complete their summer programming.
We recognize that diversity- in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages- fosters a rich and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse workplace and encourage all qualified applicants to apply by May 23, 2011 to;
Stratford Shakespeare Festival
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2
Subject: Education Coordinator