Vacancy for Arts Instructor (Belize City)

2 years ago BD Listings Job Title: Instructor (Arts)
Drugusers cc Unit/Service Area: Gateway Youth Center / Education Support Services
Reporting Relationship: Coordinator, Gateway Youth Center Director, Education Support Services
General Working Hours: 8:00am – 12:00 noon and 1:00 – 5:00pm (Monday – Thursday)
8:00am – 12:00 noon and 1:00 – 4:300pm (Fridays)
Salary: Pay Scale 8
1. Expected Results
● Prepare and facilitate art classes within the following areas ; visual arts, theatre, dance, craft and
● Develop and administer student skills assessment and document student progress
● Encourage youth to pursue further skills development and provide guidance in accessing further
skills training and education opportunities in the arts
● Plans, coordinates, develops, produces, promotes and administers art exhibitions
● Selects, plans, and produces various programs/ exhibitions in dance, music, and arts
● Maintains the safety and security of all performing arts theatrical equipment including light
control, lighting equipment, sound equipment, stage machinery and assisted listening devices,
props and costumes
● Develops and prepares performing arts educational , promotional and production materials
● Facilitating the recruitment, support and training of volunteers
● Establish and maintain good links with partners and other youth service providers
● Performs other related work as required
● Attend required meetings and trainings
● Report any problems, incidents and concerns

2. Products
The minimum products for the Consultancy are:
1. Detailed biweekly
work plan, updates and activities planned;
2. Monthly reports and program evaluations
5. Qualification of Consultant
The consultant selected should have the following characteristics:
Minimum academic degree:
Associate’s Degree with a background in art education inclusive of music, speech, or theatre
Specific experience:
● Administrative work in arts, music, theatre, or other related fields
● Personal Experience as an actor, musician, student producer, or other theatrerelated
activity is

General experience :
● A minimum of two (2) years professional experience working with young people either
in a paid or voluntary capacity
● Experience in teaching and/or group facilitation
References : At least two (2) references from previous employment
6. Skills, Knowledge, Abilities
● Knowledge of Methods, materials, and techniques unique to the visual arts in: drawing, painting,
sculpture, collage, crafts, and photography
● Supervising and controlling performing arts activities and participants
● Carrying out acting techniques, stage movement, voice, script analysis, scene study, blocking, set
and costume design.
● Ability to communicate with youth openly and without judgment
● Sensitivity to persons of different educational, economic, cultural or racial backgrounds
● Practical problem solving skills and ability to suggest options and alternatives
● Good verbal and written communication skills
● Skills in group facilitation
● Is persistent at carrying out tasks, is flexible and adaptable and is capable of working on a lot of
● Can develop clear plans and goals as well as tracking mechanisms to pinpoint progress
● Computer literacy
● Ability to liaise effectively with other agencies providing services to young people,
● Ability and commitment to work evenings and weekends as required

7. Supervision
The technical focal point for this consultancy is the Education Support Services Department
under the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. The administrative focal point counterpart
for this consultancy is the Programme Coordinator of the Community Action for Public Safety
Project (CAPS) at the Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty

8. Reporting
The Arts Coordinator will report directly to the Youth Center Coordinator

9. Contract Details
The successful candidate will be employed on a contractual basis for a period of one (1) year
initially, renewable based on a satisfactory performance appraisal.

Duty Station: Arts Coordinator will be based at the Youth Center located in the Gwen Lizarraga
High School Compound.
Location: Consultancy country is Belize.
Type of Consultancy: QCNI (Selection based on comparison of qualifications of National
Individual Consultants).

● Remuneration: Fees will be based on the Government of Belize’s Pay Scale with
consideration for the consultant’s qualifications and experience.