Performing Arts Specialty Instructors

Requisition #: 24/117
Job #: J0624-0270
Job Type: Casual
Job Category: Cultural Services
Positions: 3
Posting Date: June 6, 2024
Closing Date: July 19, 2024
Salary/Wage: 20.00 - 60.00/Hour
Department: Community Services
Location: 5 St. Anne Street

Cultivate your Career

As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 70,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a fast paced, creative, dynamic and energetic environment? St. Albert is a city rich in arts and heritage, with superior cultural opportunities for the enjoyment and learning of many. We are proud to offer a rich and diverse array of classes for children and adults. Our programming is always evolving, to ensure participants receive a fun-filled and meaningful theatrical experience.

Performing Art classes facilitate an understanding and appreciation of the arts in the community through the encouragement, discussion, and interaction of participants enrolled in the programs, along with providing professional development opportunities for practicing artists within the community.

The City of St. Albert is currently seeking to hire several Performing Arts Specialty Instructors to plan and deliver programs to class participants from the age of 3 years to adult. As an Instructor, you will be responsible for the preparation, implementation, instruction and evaluation of the program. You will liaise with the Performing Arts Coordinator to plan yearly curriculum, learning outcomes and term to term objectives. Instructors will be responsible for the individual class plans and the weekly instruction of the classes throughout each term. Instructors will provide a weekly report to the Performing Arts Coordinator regarding attendance and progress. The instructor will also be responsible for ensuring the adherence to all safe work practices.


• The individuals we are looking for should have extensive knowledge and experience in the performing arts genre.
• An undergraduate diploma or degree in the performing arts/education is preferable.
• Experience working as a performing arts instructor, working with large groups of youth is a definite asset.
• The Instructors we seek are team players with high levels of interpersonal and communication skill.

Hours of Work

Up to 15 hours per week including Saturday and some evenings. The number of hours worked per week fluctuates on an as-needed basis due to operational requirements and will be scheduled in advance where possible.


$20.00 - $60.00 per hour based on qualifications, experience and program requirements.

Conditions of Employment

  • The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.

Application Information

  • Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
  • Equivalent combinations of experience and education may be considered.
  • Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary.
  • This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, at the same or lower classification level.
  • Please note that the City conducts most interviews via video conference and will provide a link and instructions to applicants selected for an interview.

Closing Statement

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post. Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. (Mountain Time Zone) on closing date.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*2. Have you ever taught performing arts classes, such as acting, singing, or movement?

If you encounter issues with the City's employment portal, from Monday to Friday between 6am - 6pm MST (excluding holidays), you can request assistance by emailing or calling 1-877-427-7717.