Careers at The Shaw - Shaw Festival Theatre

Careers at
The Shaw
Child Supervisor

As one of the world’s leading theatre companies and Niagara’s 20 largest employers, The Shaw is dedicated to an ongoing process of increasing diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs, and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and in the recruiting of board members. The Shaw is committed to a future when our theatres joyously draw on and include all peoples, fully reflective of the world around us. As such, the Shaw Festival is an equal opportunity employer committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. We encourage and invite applications from applicants who identify as Indigenous, Black or as persons of colour (IBPOC), the LGBTQ2+ communities and those identifying as gender female. In accordance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and in keeping with our wish to ensure a fully inclusive environment, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process. We will be happy to assist.

We acknowledge and honour the land upon which we gather as the historic and traditional territory of First Nations peoples. In particular we recognize and thank the Neutral Nation, the Mississauga and the Haudenosaunee for their stewardship of these lands over millennia.


Child Supervisor

OCTOBER 6 – DECEMBER 23, 2021
PART TIME POSITION

The Shaw Festival requires a Child Supervisor to provide care for two cast members under the age of thirteen for rehearsals and performances of Holiday Inn. “

Rehearsals begin October 8.  Must be available for a flexible schedule during rehearsals afternoon/evenings during the week & days/evenings on weekends

Performances begin November 14th through to December 23rd – on average you will work a maximum of 28 hours per week during rehearsals and 24 – 28 hours per week during matinee and evening performances.

The Child Supervisor will attend all rehearsals and performances with the children and escort the children backstage at all times. Responsibilities include pick up and drop off of children from their Guardians at the Stage Door, completing blocking paperwork, ensuring that the children learn their lines, music, blocking and choreography, managing the children’s rehearsal and performance schedule including breaks and fittings, and completing a daily Child Supervisor log which shall be filed with the Theatre.

The Child Supervisor has a responsibility to keep an open channel of communication with the parents and/or guardians of the Child Performer(s) for any and all schedule changes, and an obligation to report to senior management of the Theatre any incidents or concerns that arise during the child’s presence at the theatre.

The ideal candidates must be able to communicate well with children, have a professional knowledge of working in a backstage theatre environment and live in the Niagara Region.

The candidate must have a current vulnerable sector background check.

Rate of Pay $16.00 – $18.50

If this position interests you and you can meet the above schedule commitments please submit a cover letter and resume prior to 5:00 pm September 30, 2021 to:

Shaw Festival Theatre
10 Queen’s Parade
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
LOS 1JO
Email: dlg@shawfest.com
Attention: Director, Human Resources

Please Note: All newly hired employees must provide proof of Full Vaccination status prior to their first date of work.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

 

 

Thank you for your interest in the Shaw Festival

As one of the world’s leading theatre companies and Niagara’s 20 largest employers, The Shaw is dedicated to an ongoing process of increasing diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs, and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and in the recruiting of board members. The Shaw is committed to a future when our theatres joyously draw on and include all peoples, fully reflective of the world around us. As such, the Shaw Festival is an equal opportunity employer committed to a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. We encourage and invite applications from applicants who identify as Indigenous, Black or as persons of colour (IBPOC), the LGBTQ2+ communities and those identifying as gender female. In accordance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and in keeping with our wish to ensure a fully inclusive environment, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process. We will be happy to assist.

We acknowledge and honour the land upon which we gather as the historic and traditional territory of First Nations peoples. In particular we recognize and thank the Neutral Nation, the Mississauga and the Haudenosaunee for their stewardship of these lands over millennia.

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