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Instructors - Humber College

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: Education
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Instructors
Deadline: December 6, 2010
Posted: November 20, 2010

Job Description / Duties

Drafting: A mandatory course for first-year students. This is an introduction to hand drafting skills. This course is taught to two sections of students for a total of 4 hours per week.

Rigging 1: A mandatory course for first-year students. A General Course on Stage Rigging, covering the use of various types of line, rigging hardware and systems. Particular attention will be given to safety, including safe working loads of various lines and techniques. This course is taught to one section of student for 2 hours per week.

Rigging 2: An elective course for second-year students. The course covers block and tackle, roll drops, chain motors and trusses, loads and reactions, miscellaneous rigging, and an introduction to high-angle rescue and safe climbing techniques. Particular attention is given to safety, including the stresses imposed on materials, equipment, and structures. This course is taught to one section of student for 2 hours per week.

Stagecraft 3: An elective course for second-year students. This course allows students to enhance their skills in woodworking, metal fabrication and specialized scenery construction. This course introduces moving scenery, including the use of motors and control systems. It also examines the role of the Head Scenic Carpenter. This course is taught to one section of student for 2 hours per week.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The instructors must have professional theatrical experience appropriate to the course being taught. Previous teaching experience would be helpful.

Appropriately qualified instructors could teach more than one of these classes.

Courses are taught from January through the end of April 2011.

Additional Information

Please send resumes and expressions of interest by email or letter.

Salary: $60+ per teaching hour

Contact Information

Paul Court
Director, Theatre Production Program
Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
3199 Lake Shore Blvd. West, Room BIR214
Toronto, ON M8V 1K8
Fax: (416) 253-7291
E-mail: paul.court@humber.ca
at (416) 675-6622 x79033

Employer Profile

The Theatre Production Program at Humber College trains students to work in a variety of fields in the professional theatre and related areas of the performing arts and the entertainment industry. All instructors bring a considerable body of professional experience to the courses they teach.


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