The School of Atlantic Ballet is the educational arm of the professional company Atlantic Ballet Atlantique. The School is a performance-based program with classes taught by professional faculty offering instruction in ballet, dance, musical theatre and Arts After School to students of all ages. The School produces two large full-scale productions each year.
The Director of the School of Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada oversees all aspects of the operations of the schools while shaping the educational and community outreach programs. This position requires strong leadership, strategic thinking, community engagement, and financial management skills.
• Develop and implement departmental objectives and educational programs aligned with the organization's mission and strategic plan.
• Inspire and educate students of all ages in dance and musical theatre, while engaging the broader community.
• Build and maintain relationships with educational institutions, artistic organizations, government bodies, non-profits, and businesses in the Greater Moncton area.
• Foster collaborations with stakeholders to enhance the impact of educational and community programs.
• Lead and manage a team of staff, and teaching artists and volunteers.
• Manage the department's budget, track expenses and income, and ensure fiscal responsibility.
• Develop strategies to support the growth of school programs.
• Collaborate with the CEO on grant proposals, grant management, and reporting.
• Develop systems to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of educational and community outreach programs.
• Ensure compliance with Department of Education and Early Childhood Development policies and protocols.
• Administer the scholarship program.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.
Credentials, Experience, and Skill Sets:
• Demonstrated experience in leading, managing, and motivating a team.
• Proven financial management skills.
• Five or more years of experience in teaching and administering education and community programs in the arts.
• Experience in marketing arts education and community programs.
• Strong project management and organizational skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Collaborative team player.
• Bachelor's Degree in an arts-related and/or educational area.
• Bilingual in English and French preferred.
If you are a dynamic leader with a passion for arts education and community engagement, and you meet the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to lead the School of Atlantic Ballet Atlantique Canada in fulfilling its mission and making a positive impact on the Greater Moncton community.