Dare 2 Dream Open Day 2019
September 19, 2019
December 2, 2019

Zip Zap is seeking 2 Circus Coach with at least 2 of the following competencies: Acro, Swinging Aerial, Contortion, Diablo, Unicycle, Trampoline Wall to start in January 2020.


  • Full time
  • Reports to Operations Manager, Show Manager and Youth Coordinator
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Subject to work permit
  • Will need to relocate to Cape Town, South Africa.


  • Technical teaching to our young adults in vocational training (D2D)
  • Choreographing acts of performing youth group (Zappers)
  • Developing curriculum for the local instructors to implement (D2D and Zappers)
  • Mentoring of young adult in professional training (D2D)


  • At least 2 years of experience in Circus teaching and performing
  • Knowledge of all circus genres at basic level
  • Graduate from a National Circus School


  • Great organizational skills
  • Tremendous communication skills in person and electronic
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask under pressure
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule
  • Be both independent and a team player
  • Understanding that we are teaching more than just circus arts
  • Demonstrate integrity and good ethics
  • Common sense and a sense of humor
  • Problem solving


  • Long lasting impact on the youth and the organisation
  • Personal stretch (challenging environment)
  • Flexi-time
  • Training opportunities in other portfolio
  • Performing opportunities
  • Amazing city to live in!


If interested, please send your ID/passport, resume (not more than 3 pages) and cover letter stating why you are the right person for this job and a list of three references with at least one being a circus-related reference to info@zip-zap.co.za with CIRCUS COACH in the subject line.