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The Flying Fruit Fly Circus is a unique and rewarding place to work, based in one of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres.

If you are interested to learn more about career opportunities with us, please email info@fruitflycircus.com.au or give us a call on 02 6043 0777.

 

Acrobatics Trainer

The Flying Fruit Fly Circus (FFFC) is one of Australia’s leading youth arts companies and a national centre for excellence in arts training and performance. It delivers a unique circus program for young people aged 8-19 and creates and tours dynamic circus-based theatre for young audiences.

The company is proudly regional, based in the twin border cities of Albury-Wodonga.

The Acrobatics Trainer will join a highly professional team to help deliver a comprehensive circus training program from beginner to advanced.

This role will suit an experienced gymnastics trainer, or someone seeking advancement in their professional coaching career.

This full-time position reports directly to the Master Trainer, Loic Marques.

Selection Criteria

Essential Skills and Experience

  • High level acrobatic skills.
  • Experience in circus and/or gymnastics.
  • Proven experience of working with and coaching young people.
  • Good understanding of the rigors of a high-level training organisation.
  • Ability to be adaptable and learn new skills and apparatus.
  • Demonstrated interest in training methodology and pedagogy.
  • Ability and willingness to teach different age groups from basic recreational to elite.
  • Demonstrated abilities to work within and contribute positively to a team environment.

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent qualifications.
  • Familiarity with circus and physical theatre.
  • Experience of cross-disciplinary art forms.
  • Experience of working within a youth arts company.
  • An understanding of the challenges and opportunities of a regional arts organisation.

 Personal Qualities

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate ideas.
  • Calm under pressure and able to solve problems effectively.
  • Ability to work happily in a busy creative youth arts environment.
  • A passion for creative learning and the benefits of youth circus.

Closing Date: Friday 30 November 2017 at 5pm.

For more information or to submit an application please email Donna Baldwin: dbaldwin@fruitflycircus.com.au or call 02 6043 0777.

Applications should include a covering letter, resume and names and addresses of two referees .

 

Experienced Circus Trainers

We are always on the look out for circus trainers.

You can contact us at anytime with an expression of interest if you are a suitably qualified professional and want to join our team, helping to deliver a comprehensive circus training program from basic to advanced. You will be an experienced practitioner in circus arts or gymnastics training, or someone seeking advancement in their professional coaching career, and passionate about your craft and working with young people.

We would like to hear from anyone who meets this criteria and is interested in short-term positions of 4-20 weeks or longer term for a year or more.

The positions are flexible and can combine salaried work with access to our award-winning space and equipment for your own training development or artistic research.

 

This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a regional pace of life and all that Albury-Wodonga has to offer while growing your network in Australia’s ever expanding circus industry.

Selection Criteria

Essential Skills and Experience

  • High level skills in your chosen disciplines.
  • Experience in circus and/or gymnastics.
  • Proven experience of working with and coaching young people.
  • Good understanding of the rigors of a high-level training organisation.
  • Ability to be adaptable and learn new skills and apparatus.
  • Demonstrated interest in training methodology and pedagogy.
  • Ability and willingness to teach different age groups from basic recreational to elite.
  • Demonstrated abilities to work within and contribute positively to a team environment.

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent qualifications.
  • Familiarity with circus and physical theatre.
  • Experience of cross-disciplinary art forms.
  • Experience of working within a youth arts company.
  • An understanding of the challenges and opportunities of a regional arts organisation.

 Personal Qualities

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to communicate ideas.
  • Calm under pressure and able to solve problems effectively.
  • Ability to work happily in a busy creative youth arts environment.
  • A passion for creative learning and the benefits of youth circus.

Email your interest with a cv to: dbaldwin@fruitflycircus.com.au or call us for further information: 02 6043 0777

 

 

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