Location: Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, Calgary
Reporting to: Programs Manager
Hours: 15-30 hours per week
National Music Centre (NMC) believes in the power and importance of diversity and inclusion both in music and in the workplace. We ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and encourage people of all visible minorities, including Indigenous applicants, and those of any religion, sex, age, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression to apply.
Do you love telling stories? Do you love teaching others? Do you love playing music? Finally, are you available 15 – 30 hours a week? Then come join our programming team! NMC’s Educators are responsible for providing exceptional visitor experiences through programs, tours, and drop-in activities.
Reporting to the Programs Manager and working closely with a dedicated team across the organization, NMC’s Educators assist in the development, delivery and facilitation of programs at Studio Bell. Programs include curriculum-based school programs, public programs, exhibitions interpretation and gallery activations for students, children, families, seniors and all visiting public.
Examples of programs include:
School Programs: NMC’s school programs use music as an entry point to explore curricular connections and big ideas. Educators build upon curiosity by using inquiry-based learning to engage students in hands-on opportunities in gallery spaces, and classrooms. School programs are offered from September to June.
Public Programs: This position will play an active role in delivering tours and interpretive experiences for visitors in Studio Bell. Tours take place in galleries, studios, and classrooms. Tours are intended to delight and engage visitors through a combination of interpretation, storytelling and performances of the instruments on display. Tours are offered throughout the year in both public and private settings.
Gallery Activations: Activations are educational hands-on experiences designed to bring our gallery spaces and collections to life. While some of these activities are already developed, educators are actively involved in developing new gallery activations for both school programs and guests of the general public.
Summer/Spring Camps: Educators run week-long day camps in support of the National Music Centre's mission and vision. They create an immersive, creative, and fun learning environment to support campers in a variety of skill-building programs.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The successful candidate should possess:
The rate of pay for this part-time position is $20 per hour.
Qualified applicants are invited to send their resume and cover letter to Paige Foley, Programs Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. We thank you in advance for your applications, and please note that only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.