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Youth Circus & Academic Summer Program Manager

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For the full job description including itemized responsibilities and qualifications, please visit www.prescottcircus.org/getinvolved

This is a temporary part time to full time, non-exempt position

Ideal Dates: April 15 - July 30.

Hours: 2-10 hrs/week in April - May and increases to 30-40 hrs/week in June through July

Conditions: 75- 100% of this job involves in-person hours at one or more Oakland program sites.

Prescott Circus Theatre (PCT) seeks a Summer Program Manager to join our 2021 Circus and Academic Program that will serve 24-30 youth ages 7 – 17 at one or more in-person and online program sites from June - July. The program manager will provide leadership and co-facilitation in the development and delivery of PCT’s summer program activities. These activities include our core, 6-week circus and academic program, related training for older youth, and ongoing workshops and performances throughout the community. The program manager will work with PCT’s leadership, teaching artists, guest artists and an academic teacher to provide a rich curriculum that supports circus arts skill building and advancement of academic skills in the areas of math and literacy. A description of our program and organization is below. 75- 100% of this job involves in-person hours.


Prescott Circus Theatre values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, BIPOC, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of ethnic minorities to apply. Prescott Circus Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

About Prescott Circus Theatre’s Summer Program

Prescott Circus Theatre’s summer program consists of Circus Arts, Academic Enrichment, and Leadership Training serving 25 - 30 students ages 8–17 for 6 weeks, M-F, 6 hours a day, plus additional community events. Participants work with professional artists to develop circus skills through culturally-relevant instruction. The program includes an academic component to promote students’ math, literacy, and critical thinking skills. The program has historically culminated in a summer performance series that has welcomed as many as 1,000 children and adults. Older youth have also had multiple performing opportunities including those with Circus Bella, a professional circus company.

For the full job description including itemized responsibilities and qualifications, please visit www.prescottcircus.org/getinvolved

This is a temporary part time to full time, non-exempt position

Ideal Dates: April 15 - July 30.

Hours…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    May 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 30, 2021

Salary

$25 - $28$7,500 – $9,000 / total contract – DOE and availability in April - May

Benefits

  • Work with an incredibly caring team
  • Some flexibility with regards to hours
  • You may learn how to juggle
  • Work with an incredibly caring team
  • Some flexibility with regards to hours
  • You may learn how to juggle

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Spanish is a plus

English

Spanish is a plus

Location

On-site
Oakland, CA

How to Apply

Please submit the following:

A brief, 1-page, cover letter describing your interests and experiences. Please share past experience with youth program management, collaborating with other adults while in a leadership role, teaching, arts practices, and how your skills and experience may support our children and staff. 

  • Resume
  • References

Please email these to dhunt@prescottcircus.org; subject line: Summer Program- Your Name.

Or mail to:

Prescott Circus Theatre,

800 Pine St. #10

Oakland, CA. 94607

Applicants may also contact us by phone or at the email address listed above if they have access needs to assist with the application process.

510-967-0355

Please leave a message with name, time you called, and a call back number.

Please submit the following:

A brief, 1-page, cover letter describing your interests and experiences. Please share past experience with youth program management, collaborating…

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