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Welcome to Harbourfront Centre's online resource for employment opportunities. Simply click on the title of each position listed below for further information. Specific application instructions can be found within each job posting.

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Bilingual Part Time Educator-Job Ref#17J068

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront.

For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating thousands of events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft & design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATEMENT
Position Title: Bilingual Part Time Educator
Department: School Visits
Reporting to: Manager – School Visits
Direct reports: None
Key Relationships: Manager – School Visits, Education Officer – Visual Arts, Education Officer – Urban Studies and Waterfront Explorations, Educators
Type of Employment: Contract (0-5 days/week; September-June)

Summary of Function:
Working under the direction of the Manager – School Visits, Part Time Educators are responsible for the daily execution of our School Visits programs. Part Time Educators set up, deliver and clean-up for their scheduled workshop. They act as ambassadors for Harbourfront Centre and expose students to our site as well as the discipline-specific program requested by the visiting teacher. In addition, Part Time Educators participate in ongoing review of existing programs and collaborate with the Education Officers and Manager – School Visits on new program development.

The ideal candidate will have a breadth of experience teaching students in an inquiry-based, arts-focused institution. Mastery of classroom management as well as portfolio-specific skills are required. Candidate must be fluent in French (written and oral) and able to respond to the needs of a variety of FSL, French Immersion or Francophone school groups as required.



DUTIES
Teaching

• Teach a variety of urban studies, visual arts and/or performing arts workshops to a diverse range of students daily, ranging in age from pre-kindergarten to adult learners;
• Prepare, monitor and reset all classroom spaces;
• Monitor progress of students, provide assistance and encouragement, and pace workshop to meet students’ needs;
• Provide support for co-op students and volunteers if required;
• Execute all programs to the highest standard of teaching excellence, ensuring inclusion of all students remains a top priority;

Programming
• Work closely with the School Visits Team to develop new program ideas;
• Collaborate with Education Officers on program renewal, keeping optimal student outcomes in mind.

Administration
• Ensure inventories of materials are kept up to date and in good order, communicating to the Education Officers should materials be running low;
• Maintain personal schedule through our Staffing Online portal.

Human Resources
• Support interns, co-op students and/or volunteers if required.

Workplace Health and Safety
• All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

Key Performance Indicators
• Successful delivery of all School Visits programs as evaluated through student feedback, visiting educator reviews and teaching observations.

Skills & Requirements

Essential Criteria
• A degree in Education (B.Ed.) or Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) or sufficient relevant experience leading workshops with children;
• Fluency in French;
• Ability to work with students from all grade levels;
• Enthusiastic, energetic and able to motivate students
• Organized and able to remain calm when faced with competing priorities (time, resources, etc.);
• For Visual Arts Educators, familiarity with a variety of mediums including clay, printmaking, drawing and painting is required;
• For Performing Arts Educators, familiarity with a variety of dance styles (Hip Hop, Urban Dance, Latin Dance) OR drama techniques (spoken word, storytelling or improv) OR music education is required;
• For Urban Studies Educators, familiarity with Toronto, its history and a willingness to stay on top of current events as related to our programs is required;
• Able to provide or willing to obtain a Criminal Background Check and/or Vulnerable Sector


Desirable Criteria
• Willingness to teach at locations other than Harbourfront Centre as a part of our new In-School initiative

Efforts
• Standing for prolonged periods of time while teaching;
• Frequent communication with students, teachers, parent/guardians and the public;

Working Conditions
• Some exposure to inclement weather conditions during outdoor and offsite Urban Studies programs;
• Some exposure to rigorous physical activity during Dance programs.

Qualified Applicants are invited to apply by: April 1st, 2018

To apply: E-mail your cover letter (in English and French) and resume (English only)
Quoting Job Ref. #17J068-ET to:
TIM WALKER
MANAGER – SCHOOL VISITS
Harbourfront Centre
twalker@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

Handyperson, Grounds & Maintenance- Job Ref. #17J050

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
Handyperson, Grounds & Maintenance

Job Ref. #17J050-ET

Situated on Toronto’s waterfront, Harbourfront Centre is renowned as Canada’s foremost facility for contemporary culture. Our year-round operation offers some 4000 internationally acclaimed events ranging from music, literary and theatrical festivals to children’s activities and craft shop

Currently, we are seeking a motivated and reliable individual to join our Grounds Department. Reporting to the Property Maintenance Supervisor, this position will perform preventative and general repairs on equipment and facilities.

MAJOR DUTIES:

• Build stairs, tables, shelves and other structures. Maintains and repairs existing structures including carpentry and repairs
• Performs routine preventative maintenance on equipment, vehicles and structures. Performs mechanical repairs to equipment and vehicles, as required
• Paints new and existing structures and equipment
• Performs plumbing and minor electrical repairs, as required
• Assists ground crew by picking up litter and removing garbage. Assists landscape crew in summer, including cutting grass, trimming, etc., and performs custodial duties, as required and other duties as assigned.
• Assists in the setup of strikes for special events.
• Removes snow from Harbourfront Centre property using power equipment and shovel. Maintains ice rink, including cleaning ice with power equipment
• Monitors activities of part time seasonal staff assigned to this position


QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENT:

• 1-2 years of experience in carpentry, plumbing and landscaping.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
• Ability to operate electrical power tools and equipment, tractors, snow plows and other power equipment.
• Some knowledge of grounds keeping.
• Ability to follow instructions and performs duties in a safe manner, and abides by departmental safety procedures and policies, with little or no supervision.
• Ability to lift lumber, shovel snow and heavy material.
• Familiarity with the Occupational and Safety Act and WHMIS regulations.
• Flexible with scheduling and able to work evenings and weekends.

HOURS: Monday to Friday, 8-4pm

DEADLINE for application: November 22nd, 2017

Interested applicants should FORWARD RESUME quoting JOB REF. #17J050-ET to:

Human Resources, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
Fax (416) 973-1003
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

OPERATIONS CREW -Job Ref. #17J011-ET


HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
OPERATIONS CREW
Facilities

Job Ref. #17J011-ET

Number of vacancies: 1

Loved by Torontonians and visitors alike, Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto's waterfront.

For more than 40 years, diversity has been central to Harbourfront Centre’s mission, celebrating the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world. With offerings ranging from music festivals to artists-in-residence, to day camps to sailing lessons, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Harbourfront Centre, year round.

Currently, we are seeking a part time Operations Crew member to join our Facilities Department. Reporting to the Building & Facilities Coordinator, this position is responsible for cleaning buildings on a daily basis, performing setup of events and monitoring cleanliness of buildings during events.

MAJOR DUTIES:
• General cleaning of buildings and grounds including mopping, emptying garbage, dusting, removing snow and scooping, etc.
• Assemble/dismantle setups and strikes including tables, chairs, stages, kitchen equipment, etc as required.
• Maintain Harbourfront Centre equipment (e.g., tables, chairs, vacuums, sign boards, etc
• Respond to requests from Harbourfront Centre employees, the public and provide assistance as required.
• Check buildings, monitor heating and lighting systems for damage or malfunction and report problems to the supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Ability to operate equipment used for cleaning and snow removal, e.g., snow blower, two-way radio, vacuum, etc is required.
• Physically able to lift and move tables and chairs and other related equipment, up to 50lbs
• Personable and polite (courteous with staff and the public)
• Professional work ethic and able to work without supervision
• Available to work varying shifts: day, evening, night shifts and weekends
• Team player
• Good attendance and punctual
• Able to lift up to 50 lbs
• WHMIS training is desirable

HOURS: 16-40 hours per week (able to work days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays)

Interested applicants must apply by: November 22nd, 2017

Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. No. 17J011-ET to:
Human Resources, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
Fax (416) 973-1003
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

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