We regularly seek versatile educators and artistic visionaries to fill a variety of short term and long term positions. Our coaches must be able and willing to teach a variety of levels across all of our programs: Basic and Advanced Youth, Outreach, Recreational Adult, Discipline Intensive, and Professional Track, a four to nine month commitment. Adaptive teaching experience to meet the needs for all bodies is a plus.
Seeking coaches who can teach basic to advanced ground circus skills such as hand balancing, partner acrobatics, hand to hand, tumbling, conditioning, teeterboard, Russian barre, hoop diving, hula hoop, tight wire, balancing, German wheel, Cyr wheel, rola bola.
We are hiring for positions starting Jan. 2023. A commitment for a 9-12 month period is ideal, with shorter contracts for Sept-Dec and Jan-May possible.
- Previous experience teaching advanced level handbalancing students, including familiarity with teaching one arm, & working at height (such as chair balancing).
- Comfortable working with students on act creation and creative/artistic exploration.
- Be able to work legally in the United States with your own visa.
- Live within a commuting distance to Brattleboro or be willing to relocate.
- For ProTrack, core coaches must be available to teach September thru June 5, have skills sets around mentoring pre-professional students, active engagement in student assessments and meetings, conducting student liaison meetings, and helping the ProTrack Governance Panel with curriculum and planning when needed.
Schedule: 15-25 hrs per week with possibility for more hours, Monday thru Friday, between 8:00 am – 4:00 pm for ProTrack, with additional possible coaching hours for evening and weekend recreational classes, workshops and intensives.
Compensation: Pay rates are commensurate with experience and skill level, determined post candidate interviews. Benefits include paid time off, staff development, access to staff training times, discounts on programming including youth programming for staff with children, workers compensation, and Vermont FMLA.
Please send a resume & cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Admin Team, many of whom are artists themselves, bring their organizational skills and “behind the scenes” experiences to support and sustain the mission of NECCA. Roles include Reception, Residency Host, Show Support, Event Staff, Facility & Rigging Support and Program Assistants and Program Directors. *Coaches who wish to have a more full time and long term position affecting real change in the life of our students are encouraged to see themselves in an administrative capacity in Youth Programs, Adult Programs and our ProTrack Program.
The New England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA) is recruiting prospective board members! Ideal candidates want to volunteer their time to ensure that NECCA has what it needs to continue to fulfill the mission and strategic plan. Our Board of Directors is made up of 9 people drawn from the wider regional community and national circus community.
Each member brings a particular expertise, as well as a general willingness to give their time, talent, and treasure – no matter how modest – to support NECCA’s future. Board members are asked to commit to a 3 year term, attend monthly board meetings, and serve on at least 1 committee.
If you are interested, please send an email by Oct. 1 indicating your interest and a copy of your CV/Resume to President of the Board, Elizabeth Wohl: email@example.com.
Check back soon for more openings.
Interested professionals should send their resume in English accompanied by a cover letter, indicating role(s) of interest, availability, two professional references and one personal reference to firstname.lastname@example.org. All candidates must agree to adhere to our mission and values and be vaccinated for COVID-19.
New England Center for Circus Arts (NECCA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender/gender identity, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or physical ability.
If you are looking for a vibrant small town community surrounded by some of the best coaches in the country at the largest long running non-profit, professional circus center in the U.S. – NECCA is the place for you. Nestled in along the banks of the Connecticut River surrounded by the Green Mountains of Southern Vermont, Brattleboro is a growing arts community voted one of the best places to live in Vermont and Top Ten Arts Towns in America within minutes of bustling cities like Northampton, MA and Keene, NH.
NECCA is also a few hours drive from Boston, New York City, and Montreal. Whether it’s a Friday at Gallery Walk, an international band at Next Stage, or a Burlesque show downtown, there is always something to do in or out of doors within minutes of the town center. Home to a thriving arts community, surrounded by good neighbors and caring citizens, Brattleboro is a unique place to live and work.