Call for a Coordinator for Artists In The Schools

Call for applications for Artists in the Schools Coordinator

for the Arts Council~Haliburton Highlands

The Education Committee of the Arts Council~Haliburton Highlands is accepting applications for the position of Artists in the Schools Coordinator for 2015-2016.

This position is responsible for the coordination of the Artists in the Schools program. The Artists in the Schools program is funded through a combination of grants and fundraising.  At this point only a small portion of the funding for 2015-2016 is in place. An important part of the role of the Coordinator will be to work with the committee to get funding for the program.

The Committee is looking for an individual who is willing to work in a development role with the understanding that the execution of the full Artists in the Schools program is dependent on the success of the fundraising efforts.  The fundraising efforts include working with the committee to undertake grant-writing, soliciting donations from individuals, organizations and businesses.

For a full description of the role of the Coordinator

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Artists-in-the-Schools Coordinator Job Description

This a contract position with a payment of $1600 for July – November 2015 ($320/month).  If the Arts Council, with the support of the Education Coordinator is successful in raising the funds for the program, the Artists in the Schools coordinator will receive remuneration of $2240 for December 2015 – June 2016.  As described above, the level of remuneration will be dependent on the success of the fundraising efforts.

If you are interested in applying for this role please submit a letter of interest and your CV by June 16, 2015 to:

Jim Blake, Chair, Education Committee

Please send it to:

The preferred candidate will have the following qualifications

Experience working with the schools in Haliburton County

  • Experience working with and providing direction and support to artists
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Elementary Arts Curriculum
  • Experience working as an artist in the schools
  • Experience with project management
  • Experience with fundraising and grant-writing
  • Flexible schedule
  • Own transportation
  • Availability to start by July 1st, 2015

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