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Job Role: Aerial Circus Coaches
Rate: Coaches £20ph – £25ph | Assistants £10 – £15ph
Monday 8:00-9:15pm | Wednesday 4.30 – 6:45pm |  Thursday 7.00- 8.15pm | Saturday 9.30 – 11.45am |

What we are looking for?

CircusMASH are looking for experienced aerial and ground circus trainers and class assistants based in the West Midlands. We’re looking for people who want to inspire individuals to learn, grow and develop, achieving their impossible. We want proactive, ambitious, knowledgeable, friendly individuals with a huge enthusiasm for life and future possibility. We want to develop a partnership with you, so as we grow and the opportunities within the organisation grow, you can grow with us and help to shape yours and our future as part of the MASH family. 

You will have a level of skill and area of interest in circus and will have taught in a professional or community circus setting. You will have taught adults, youth or both. You will know a little about the work we do and be able to articulate what purpose you think community circus serves as well as being able to demonstrate a training plan/pedagogy for long and short term students. You will understand the health and safety needs of what you teach as well as the the basics of rigging and the body. You will also show an interest in further developing your own practice.  

Teaching qualifications are an advantage but not a necessity. It is about you, your experience and your ethos as a person.

Apply here
Coaches £20ph – £25ph | Assistants: £10-£15ph. Dependant upon experience.
Closing Date: 15th November 2021

Fox Hollies Circus 2021 & 2022
Project Description

Through the 2021-2022 school year CircusMASH will be working with the fabulous Fox Hollies School in Kings Heath to produce a jaw-dropping show starring every student. We will work for 12 hours per week, during school hours to train up students and teachers as we Launch Fox Hollies very own Circus! 

What we are looking for & how will the project work? 

We’re looking for one enthusiastic circus coach (to join the team from January) with experience of working with young people with learning difficulties and/or autism. A foundation level of circus is needed but more importantly is to be able to think on your feet and use circus to help develop each pupils personal goals. You will work at Fox Hollies on a Monday (term-time) 

From January you will work with four groups to create an act, each with a different circus skill. The theme of the show will be the Commonwealth, and celebrating the games in Birmingham. 

  • You will be required to commit from January 2021 – June 2022. Term Time. 
  • You must be available on Monday. 
  • You will be required to attend meetings throughout the year with the creative team. 
  • You must have experience working with young people with learning difficulties and/or autism or a willingness to do some training with us and learn. 

Fee’s: £20ph. Four Hours delivery each week on one day. 

Closing Date 30th November  2021
Apply Send a covering letter and a CV to

MASH Academy’s mission is to train and develop future circus artists, creatives and innovators. We want every person to achieve their highest potential and to do that using circus as a tool. We offer a creative outlet for community and routes into the circus industry for emerging professionals with the development of circus as an art form at the heart of our work.

“By turning you upside down, we teach you to stand on your own two feet. By dropping objects we teach you to catch them. By having you walk over someone, we teach you to take care of them. By having you clown around, we teach you to take yourself seriously.” Bob Sugarman

“A brilliant range of classes for all levels. All the CircusMASH folk are so friendly too!” Valerie Hamilton, Community Member
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