Hiring – Recreational Circus Coach

SANCA is hiring 
Recreational Circus Coach 
School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts 
Reports to: Tom Hanna, Program Director 
Description: A circus coach is responsible for instructing students ages 6-99 in the  joys of circus arts. Recreational Circus classes  at SANCA are usually offered on a session basis with Summer session typically including single-serving classes. The number of students in each class depends on the  ages and level of the class, the average is 6 students. We are looking for someone who has a passion for empowering students, who can easily adapt when plans go awry, and who can act as a positive role model for the students. This is a part time position offering up to 25 hours each week and has a pay range of $19 – $25 per hour.
Job Duties and Responsibilities: 
– Adhere to SANCA’s policies, objectives and rules 
– Support SANCA’s Mission and Vision 
– Coach circus classes with an emphasis on safety, positivity, and small steps to success. 
– Follow the curriculum and weekly rotation 
– Present a high level of professionalism as a teacher/representative of SANCA 
– Prepare for each day’s classes before teaching begins 
– Communicate with other coaches teaching at the same time as you to maintain good flow throughout the  gym and rotation of use of equipment 
– Participate in SANCA staff training 
– Communicate with the supervisor about needs, challenges, student progress
 – Communicate with other coaches about the lesson plans, curriculum, classroom rules 
The ideal candidate would 
– Have a year experience working with culturally diverse youth 
– Have two years of experience teaching youth 
– Have good classroom management skills 
– Have a working knowledge of child physical and cognitive development 
– Have a broad knowledge of circus skills and safe progressions (especially, tumbling, acro, juggling, tightwire,  rolling globe, trapeze, trampoline) 
– Be a strong leader, patience, mature, and dependable 
– Have First Aid/CPR certification 
Minimum requirements are: 
– A year experience working with youth 
– Working knowledge of circus skills 
– Pass a background check 
– Patience and ability to deal with stressful situations 
If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to hr@sancaseattle.org.