Jobs

All jobs listed below are part-time, and may be combined for the right candidate. To apply for any position, please send an email inquiry to kitsie@phillycircus.com

Summer Camp Director

During School Year

  • Designing and planning PSCA’s 2023 Summer Camps, including staffing and budgeting
  • Hiring all summer camp staff and TACs
  • Communicating with PSCA’s admin team around software and marketing

Summer

  • Training and managing staff
  • Communicating with parents
  • Handling camp schedules, coordinating multiple camps & space usage
  • Directing the end-of-week show
  • Possibly teaching – TBD
  • Supervising TACs

Qualified applicants will have

  • Experience teaching and managing other teachers
  • Confidence with Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms 
  • Willingness / ability to learn other software 
  • Great written and oral communication skills, both with clients and administrators
  • Excitement and enthusiasm for circus education  
  • Professionalism and maturity

Hours

  • TBD

Pay Rate

  • Hourly paid position based on applicant’s experience and expertise. $35-45/hour

After School Program Manager

Job responsibilities

  • Communicating with C.W. Henry School about children’s attendance each day
  • Communicating with other staff members and TACs
  • Planning afternoon activities
  • Picking up kids at 3:00pm, and walking them to PSCA
  • Making sure kids attend their assigned circus classes
  • Supervising activities for the kids not in class – circus practice, games, crafts, outdoor play
  • Checking kids out to parents at 6:00pm

Qualified applicants will have

  • Experience working with children as a babysitter or teacher
  • Enthusiasm and warmth with kids and parents
  • Confidence with Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, both with clients and administrators

Hours

Generally Monday-Friday 2:30pm-6:00pm, based on the School District of Philadelphia calendar.

  • when SDP is off, there is no ASP
  • when SDP has a half-day, hours increase to 11:30am-6:00pm

    Pay Rate

    • Hourly paid position based on applicant’s experience and expertise. $25-$35/hour

    Part-time Acrobatics Instructor

    • 2+ years experience in teaching youth and adult acrobatics/gymnastics. 
    • A good knowledge and/or understanding of acrobatic specialties specific to the circus, such as tumbling, hand-balancing, hand-to-hand (partner acrobatics), trampoline, etc.
    • An ability to conceive and build or supervise the building of ensemble and solo circus acts with children or adults recreational students.

    Pay Rate

    • Hourly paid position based on applicant’s experience and expertise. $25-$35/hour

    Part-time Trampoline Instructor 

    • 2+ years experience in teaching youth and adult trampoline. 
    • An ability to conceive and build or supervise the building of ensemble and solo circus acts with children or adults recreational students.

    Pay Rate

    • Hourly paid position based on applicant’s experience and expertise. $25-$35/hour

    Flying Trapeze Program Director

    We are currently seeking a Flying Trapeze Program Director for our 2023 Flying Trapeze season (April to October, with pre-season work starting in January). The Flying Trapeze Program Director will lead one of the most exciting and growing outdoor flying trapeze programs in the country.

    The Flying Trapeze Program Director is a dynamic and exciting job position that offers a significant amount of autonomy and programmatic control. Job responsibilities include:

    Rig setup and breakdown
    Scheduling and conducting regular rig inspections 

    Personnel management – helping to coordinate staff hiring, training, and ongoing management.

    Qualified applicants will have

    • 2+ years experience running a flying-trapeze rig and teacher training.
    • References from programs attesting to administrative and organizational skills.
    • A stellar record of safety practices.
    • Great written and oral communication skills, both with clients and administrators.
    • Excitement and enthusiasm for a potential long-term relationship.

    Pay Rate

    • Pay rate & benefits based on applicant’s experience and expertise