Theatre School Teaching Assistant

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Theatre School Teaching Assistant

StoryBook Theatre is currently seeking teaching assistants for our 2022/23 Fall, Winter, and Spring theatre school programming. Assistants will support teachers during workshops, stagecraft, drama activities, and act as stage manager throughout the rehearsal process and final performances.

StoryBook believes that inclusivity and diversity are integral to the stories we tell both on and off our stage and seek to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. We encourage people of all ages, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, and ethnicity to apply for this position.


Teaching Assistants will be accountable to the Theatre School Coordinator and will work closely with class instructors.

Duties include:

  • Supervising students during breaks.
  • Classroom management including working with the class instructor(s) to maintain classroom focus and manners.
  • Leading warm-up activities where required.
  • Other duties as required.


The ideal candidates would possess many, if not all, of the qualifications listed below. StoryBook is a learning environment and is looking for a candidate willing to grow into the role with a base understanding of its demands and skills required.​

  • Interest in arts education.
  • Experience working with children.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of technical theatre is an asset.
  • Must work well in a team setting.
  • Basic First Aid is an asset.

Ultimately StoryBook is seeking a person who fits in with the organizational mandate and is keen and passionate about the work we do. A candidate who possesses the following attributes would be seen as a huge asset beyond their list of qualifications.

Duration: This is a seasonal contract position. Exact term to be determined with a start date as early as September, 2022.

Compensation: Teaching Assistants are contracted for each session and program individually at an hourly rate of $15/hr.

Submission Deadline: Friday, June 10, 2022

​For more information and to apply, please visit

Questions relating to this job posting may be directed to the Theatre School Coordinator at

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those advancing in the process will be contacted.

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