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Deadline: Sunday, January 3rd, 2021

Resident Actor-Educator

In the Spring of 2021, Shakespeare in Action will be re-launching its PAN (Professional Artists Network) program online and is looking for an artist-educator to help us re-envision this program.

Job Description

Shakespeare in Action, with the support of the Burlington Foundation, is looking to hire one artist-educator to do the following.

  • Convert our PAN program into one that can be delivered online direct-to-classrooms in the month of February.
  • Deliver the PAN program online to 12 classrooms based in Burlington during the month of March.
  • Present a refined version of the PAN program to SIA (in the final week) to be taken forward into future iterations of the PAN.
    There is also the potential of needing to:
  • Train other Actor-Educators to deliver a similar program to Toronto schools in the Spring as well.

Dates: Feb 1st – Apr 2nd, Monday to Friday (9 Weeks)
Hours: Flexible for the month of February and less flexible for second half of the contract. A maximum of 32.5 hours a week in February. Approximately 13 hours a week for the last 5 weeks of the contract, includes teaching the PAN (9 hours/week), training other artists (2 hours/week) and creating a final report/presentation (2 hours/week). Must be available during the school day for this portion of the contract.
Salary: $650/week


The successful candidate will:

  • Be familiar with Zoom, and be comfortable teaching online.
  • Have a passion for education and particularly in navigating the online space.
  • Be able to commit to the full term of employment.
  • Have some experience teaching Shakespeare to young people ages 10-18.

How to Apply:
Please review the PAN ( before applying. Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter and resume to before midnight on Sunday, January 3rd, 2021. Please title your email “Resident Actor-Educator”.

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