Speech Arts Teacher

Organization: 

Viva Voce Speech Arts Studio

Deadline: 

Until Filled

Organization Description: 

At Viva Voce, we offer Voice, Speech and Drama classes to children and adults who want to become better communicators. We teach in Vancouver and West Vancouver.

Website:

www.vivavocespeech.ca

Job Description: 

We seek qualified Voice, Speech, and Drama teachers to teach both adults and children in the art of effective communication. 

We seek part time teachers for:

  • Sunday afternoons in West Vancouver, starting immediately
  • 3 days of teaching a week starting in September


Classes are either private or a small group.
Classes include:

For Adults:

  • Voice (speaking voice, not singing)
  • Accent Reduction/ Clarity - Presentation Skills
  • Social Communication Skills


For Children:

  • Speech Arts classes (poetry & prose recitation, monologues, Shakespeare, storytelling, speech giving, improv, mime, debate, interpersonal communication, History & Literature, technique)

Responsibilities: 

  • Teach the above stated classes, using the curriculum and resources where provided, coupled with your own knowledge, experience, and ideas to provide the best service possible. 
  • Prepare students for graded examinations in Speech, Drama and Communication Skills.
  • Co-plan and lead 3 workshops a year with all the Speech Arts students (6-18 yrs old).
  • Interact with parents to inform them of their child’s progress. 
  • Answer the telephone and respond to emails from your students.
  • Full time employees have bi-weekly staff meetings.
  • Teaching hours are between 1-9pm on weekdays and 10-5pm on weekends. 

We are seeking a teacher available immediately for Sunday afternoons.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Theatre, Performance, Voice, Communication, or similar
  • 3 years experience teaching both children and adults
  • Top notch communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional, positive manner
  • Ability to work independently
  • Problem solver
  • Experience with the RCM and Trinity Syllabus beneficial

How to Apply: 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter, to Camilla Burgess: cburgess@vivavocespeech.ca

Remuneration: 

Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Contact Name: Camilla Burgess
Contact Email: cburgess@vivavocespeech.ca

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