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Prescott Circus Theatre
Nov 19, 2022
https:/ Prescott Circus Theatre is seeking circus, movement, and theater teaching artists with a passion for working with youth. We are seeking leading teaching artists and specialty guest artists for select school sites in Oakland for one and future two semester programs that take place 1-2 afternoons each week. PCT teaching artists guide youth participants through fostering supportive relationships, building new skills, and creating original circus and theatre performances. As a social circus program, our Teaching Artists prioritize the daily relational and creative process over “product” while holding high expectations of our students and of ourselves. Hiring for: • Oakland public school sites • One + afternoon per week • Onboarding / shadowing during fall - winter 2023 semeter • January - May 2024 residencies • Weekly teaching artist cohort check-ins and opportunities for paid professional development • Programs enroll students in grades 3 - 7 (ages 8 - 12 years old) • Classes range from 12 - 25 students. • Working collaboratively with other teaching artists and educators with a minimum of two adults in each class. • $45 - $50/hr DOE - direct services (2.5 - 3 hours minimum for 1.5 - 2-hour classes). $25/hr, meetings and prep For more information, please email PCT Director, ( visit For serious applicants: please send an email, attached cover letter, or short video sharing something about yourself, your interests, and past experience working with youth along with a resume. Phone inquiries also welcome: 510-967-0355. Learn a bit about our work here: ( See a bit of our work in action over the years: ( 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.

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