Circus Coach

Location: North Little Rock, AR
Position: Full-time or Part-time

Circus Coach

arkansas circus arts

About Us: Arkansas Circus Arts is a vibrant and innovative circus arts studio dedicated to the training and development of aspiring circus performers. We offer a diverse range of programs and classes that encompass acrobatics and aerial arts. Our mission is to ignite creativity, build confidence, and nurture talent within a welcoming and inclusive community.

Job Overview: As a Circus Coach at Arkansas Circus Arts, you’ll be the guide, mentor, and source of inspiration for our students as they embark on their circus journey. Your expertise, passion, and commitment to safety will help our students develop their skills, reach their potential, and experience the thrill of circus performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Circus Instruction: Provide hands-on training and instruction in various circus disciplines, including but not limited to acrobatics, aerial arts, juggling, and balance.
  • Skill Development: Create and implement progressive training programs to help students build strength, flexibility, coordination, and technique.
  • Safety First: Prioritize and enforce safety measures and protocols during training sessions, ensuring the well-being of students.
  • Individualized Coaching: Adapt teaching methods to accommodate the skill levels and learning styles of each student, offering personalized guidance and feedback.
  • Choreography and Routine Development: Collaborate with students on the creation of performances and routines, emphasizing creativity and storytelling.
  • Performance Preparation: Train and prepare students for studio showcases, competitions, and public performances.
  • Progress Assessment: Regularly assess student progress, track milestones, and provide constructive feedback for improvement.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Maintain circus equipment and apparatus to ensure safety and functionality.
  • Team Collaboration: Work closely with fellow coaches and studio staff to coordinate schedules and provide a cohesive learning experience.
  • Continued Learning: Stay updated on industry trends, techniques, and safety standards to enhance your coaching expertise.


  • Circus Expertise: Extensive experience and proficiency in various circus disciplines, with a strong foundation in one or more areas.
  • Teaching Experience: Previous coaching or teaching experience in circus arts or related fields is highly desirable.
  • Safety Conscious: In-depth knowledge of safety procedures and a commitment to maintaining a safe training environment.
  • Effective Communication: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to connect with students and provide clear instructions.
  • Creativity: Ability to create and choreograph captivating circus routines and acts.
  • Passion: A genuine passion for circus arts and a desire to inspire and nurture talent.
  • Certifications: Relevant certifications in circus arts or coaching are a plus.


  • Competitive compensation based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Access to a supportive and creative circus arts community.
  • The satisfaction of helping students achieve their circus dreams.

How to Apply: If you’re excited about sharing your circus expertise and helping our students soar to new heights, we’d love to hear from you! Please send your resume, a cover letter outlining your coaching experience and circus philosophy, and any relevant certifications to

At Arkansas Circus Arts, we celebrate diversity and welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences to join our circus family.