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Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) is a unique multi-purpose recreation, arts and culture facility located in Oakville, Ontario. QEPCCC offers many drop-in and registered recreational, cultural and aquatic programs, including a studio drop-in program, a studio membership program, and an exhibitions program.

QEPCCC is currently looking for a part time Master Visual Art Instructor for Performing Arts, Musical Theatre, Glee Club and/or Dance, including Ballet Basics, Jazz Basics, Creative Dance, Dance Mix and Boyz Beat (Hip Hop).

Job Designation: Part-Time Senior/Master Visual Art Instructor
Start Date: Winter 2018
Salary Range: $22.97-$30.61 hourly
Temporary: Part-time hours, by course appointment, varied at 1 to 9 hours weekly

Job Description:

Part time Master Instructors/Arts and Culture will provide instructional specialized classes in acting, singing and dance to children ages 6-12 years in a studio environment. The successful candidate must be an independent, reliable individual able to work with minimal supervision and will be expected to assist in developing curriculum.

Part time Master Instructors/Arts and Culture are responsible for developing program specific curriculum, preparing and teaching studio classes in drama, vocal/music, and dance, demonstrating techniques and introducing children (6-12 years) to contemporary performing arts.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Arrive at your program site in time to properly prepare, set up and start the program according to schedule.
  • Prepare, lead and deliver vocal/music, dance, and drama classes to meet the needs of all participants registered in the program
  • Research and develop age appropriate vocal/music, dance, and drama programming for beginner and practicing participants, ensuring that activities are safe, creative, and inclusive of all program participants
  • Act as a knowledgeable resource to the program participants and their families
  • Ensure on-site safety of participants while encouraging participation and personal development
  • Deliver exceptional customer service (including welcoming, conduct and communication) to all participants
  • Conduct Program Administration (attendance tracking, registration update, incident reports as required)
  • Work cooperatively with other instructors and youth volunteers
  • Notify the Cultural Coordinator of any problems and/or recommendations regarding participants or facilities that may affect the program
  • Attend staff meetings as requested
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Enrollment in or completion of a post-secondary program in one of: Musical Theatre, Theatre Arts, Music, Drama, Dance or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated abilities and a strong knowledge of music, dance, and/or performing arts
  • Familiar with a broad range of artistic techniques and practices with one or more of the following interests/skills: music (vocal), theatre (acting/drama), dance (hip hop, jazz, tap, contemporary)
  • Experience developing lesson and activity plans
  • Previous specialized teaching experience in an educational setting
  • Strong organizational, planning, time management and leadership skills
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt instructional practices to diverse audiences
  • Ability to work independently
  • Training in HIGH FIVE (PHCD) Principles of Healthy Child Development
  • Successful candidates, who are new hires and/or who have not performed in this position previously will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check, with vulnerable sector screening, dated within the last 30 days as a condition of employment

Letters of application should address the candidate’s expertise in the areas of teaching, professional work, and community service. All applicants must be able to provide a portfolio or be prepared to audition a short piece that demonstrates all of the above during the interview process. For more information, please contact Dianne Pearce at (905) 815-5979.

Refer to the Recreation and Culture Guide Fall 2017/Winter 2018 program guide for children’s dance and glee programs.

Applications will be accepted on-line at in the current opportunities section no later than midnight on November 22, 2017.

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.







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