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Job title
P/T Afterschool Drama Teacher


DC/MD/Northern VA

Job description
Creative Kids is currently hiring part-time teaching artists/teachers for the Winter semester of the 2014-15 academic school year.

Interviews are taking place now through late November. There will be two trainings held December 7th and December 12th.

Prospective candidates must have:
* Experience working with children and/or teaching,
* Experience in theatre or drama,
* A car.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Pay is $26/45 minute class and $33/per hour class with a highly flexible schedule

About hiring institution

Creative Kids is a literature-based, after school drama program that runs classes in various schools throughout DC, Baltimore, suburban MD, and Northern Virginia. Students range from 3-15 years old.

Feel free to check out our website:

How to apply
If you are interested, please email your resume and cover letter to Heather Kork, Programs Manager, at In your cover letter, please provide related work experience, general afternoon availability for January-April, and confirm that you own a car in good working condition. No phone calls, please.

**Teachers with early childhood experience needed, please note on your cover letter.

Contact name: Heather Kork

Contact email:

Closing date for applications: 12/07/2014

Job title
Dance Teacher


New Heights Middle School, Brooklyn, NY

Job description
Dance Teacher (Grades 6-8)

NYS Certified

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
As per NYC DOE contract

About hiring institution

Consider the following as you ponder your decision to potentially join the New Heights Middle School team. At New Heights Middle School staff:
o Create a rigorous curriculum aligned with the Common Core State Standards, New York State Standards, and the needs of the scholars;
o Make decisions based on what is best for our scholars;
o Work collaboratively on a daily basis with the school community;
o Use assessment data to make informed decisions about teaching and learning;
o Provide scholars with prompt, targeted feedback on an ongoing basis;
o Have a commitment to teaching, supporting literacy, and class discussions in all subjects;
o Demonstrate through actions a belief that all scholars can learn;
o Consider the academic, social, and emotional needs of all the scholars;
o Have a genuine passion for teaching and strength in their subject as New Heights Middle School will be departmentalized;
o Are willing to participate in the multi-faceted activities of a new school community, learn new skills, and work together towards the common goal of raising student achievement;
o Demonstrate a love for the scholars by building respectful, caring, professional relationships with them and making decisions with students’ best interests in mind;
o Are willing to serve as an Advisor to a group of scholars; and
o Are experienced in using technology as a tool to increase and personalize learning.

How to apply
Email cover letter and resume to

Contact name: Michael Wiebusch, A.P., I.A.

Contact email:

Closing date for applications: 12/31/2014

Job title
Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts/Musical Theatre


Flagler College

Job description
The Department of Theatre Arts is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor in the area of musical theatre to begin August 2015. The ideal candidate should be an enthusiastic team player with a commitment to teaching and mentoring of undergraduate students and have an active professional agenda. The department, which offers a BA in Theatre Arts, seeks an individual to teach vocal technique and acting for Musical Theatre, along with Intermediate and Advanced Performance, Children’s Theatre, and general education courses in theatre arts. The position also offers the opportunity to develop courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Additional duties include annual direction of a musical, children’s theatre production, or other main stage production (with a course release).

Expertise and experience in the area of theatre for young audiences, applied theatre, or music (music theory, piano accompaniment) will be given preference. MFA/PhD in Theatre at the time of appointment is required.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Please view job ad on college website in link below.

About hiring institution

Flagler College is a private independent college with an enrollment of 2,500, located in historic St. Augustine, Florida, 35 miles south of Jacksonville and 55 miles north of Daytona Beach.

How to apply
Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching philosophy and professional goals, evidence of teaching effectiveness, unofficial copies of transcripts, three letters of recommendation with contact information, and other supplementary materials to Dr. Alan Woolfolk, Dean of Academic Affairs, Flagler College, at Please email three letters of recommendation to Review of completed applications will begin November 14 and continue until the position is filled.

Contact name: Alison Hunt

Contact email:

Closing date for applications: 11/14/2014

Job title
Arts partnershp manager


Cleveland, Ohio

Job description
•Develop criteria and standards for programs provided by arts and cultural community partners that are aligned to State and National Core Arts Standards
•Ensure that partnerships effectively meet student needs as defined by State and National Core Arts Standards
•Ensure that curriculum and scope and sequence are followed
•Establish on-line arts education marketplace/data base to facilitate partnerships from which principals and teachers can “shop”
•Review and approve curriculum provided by arts and culture community partners
•Proactively identify opportunities to develop partnerships and nurture relationships with arts and cultural organization and individual teaching artists
•Serve as main contact for community organizations and CMSD principals and teachers to develop partnerships
•Help principals and teachers identify community partners and provide ongoing counsel as needed
•Monitor and support partnerships on an ongoing bases
•Work closely with the CMSD arts education plan manager and other key constituents
•Become advocate for arts education in the CMSD and the community at large
•Define and develop resources needed to implement and maintain partnerships

1. Minimum of three years of progressive experience teaching or implementing arts education or cultural arts programming.
2. Experience working with a wide range of community stakeholders around agreed upon goals and objectives.
3. Knowledge of one or more arts disciplines to provide subject-matter input in a multidisciplinary setting to communicate accurately with internal and external customers; OR a combination of education and experience.
4. Ability to guide and support a website data base and administrator in conceptualizing and designing effective web based applications for principals, teachers and community partners.
5. Understanding the use and application of the National Core Arts Standards
6. Knowledge of best practices in arts integration and infusion for grades PreK-12
7. Knowledge of arts and educational methodologies and philosophies.
8. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
9. Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to engage a variety of audiences and constituents.
10. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and other software programs.
11. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree desired in an arts, education or related field.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
The salary for this position is commensurate with experience.

About hiring institution

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District envisions 21st Century Schools of Choice where students will be challenged with a rigorous curriculum that considers the individual learning styles, program preferences and academic capabilities of each student, while utilizing the highest quality professional educators, administrators and support staff available

How to apply

Contact name: Li'Tana Jackson

Contact email:

Closing date for applications: 10/31/2014

Job title
Director of STAGES Performing Arts Academy


STAGES St. Louis

Job description
The Director of STAGES Academy will work in partnership with the Director of Outreach to oversee and provide visionary leadership for the company’s performing arts education programs including the Turley Performing Arts Academy in Chesterfield, and education initiatives supporting STAGES’ professional theatre season. Together with the Director of Outreach, the Director of the Academy is responsible for an annual budget of $500,000. The position requires a strong background in management and non-profit administration, curriculum development in the performing arts, as well as theatre, dance, or vocal music teaching experience.
The Director of the Academy supervises the Education Assistant and is the lead person responsible for the day-to-day operation and development of the STAGES Performing Arts Academy. Interaction with parents and students, evaluation of contracted teaching artists, and program planning are major aspects of this position as the Academy enters into its 11th year of offering exceptional theatre arts education and its 3rd year at the Kent Center for Theatre Arts in Chesterfield.

• Oversee day-to-day operations of the academy programs, staff, and faculty
• Create and maintain the academy annual budget
• Partner with the Outreach Director to recruit dynamic new teaching artists
• Partner with the Outreach Director to manage, schedule, and support all academy faculty
• Plan, create, and assist in the delivery of the academy curriculum for all age levels and disciplines
• Develop new educational initiatives in conjunction with other departments and outside entities
• Maintain a strong, visible presence within the academy and outreach programs, i.e. visit with and advise students and parents, observe classes and programs, promote and maintain the work of STAGES
• Collaborate with the Marketing Department in identifying, planning, and implementation of all academy marketing strategies and initiatives
• Collaborate with the Development Department to secure funding and cultivate new and existing relationships to support academy growth and stability
• Schedule and oversee education events such as STAGES Speak, Stories@STAGES, academy productions, and showcases
• Teach classes through the academy and outreach programs in one or more of the disciplines of acting, singing, and dance

• Bachelor’s degree in a performing arts discipline required, Master’s preferred
• Minimum 3+ years of previous experience in a performing arts and/or education setting
• Passion for working with youth and adults in an extra-curricular setting
• Proven track record of theatre, dance, or vocal music teaching experience
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Strong management skills and the ability to oversee multiple projects successfully
• Strong ability to manage and maintain budgets effectively
• Must work well in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
• Ability to work substantial weekend and evening hours required
• Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Pay is commensurate with experience. Evening and weekend hours required.

About hiring institution

Stages St. Louis is the region’s foremost not-for-profit company committed to preserving and advancing the art form of Musical Theatre through excellence in performance and education. In 2014, Stages will be enterting its 28th Season of producing Broadway-quality theatre, presenting 127 performances from May through October to nearly 50,000 patrons.

Stages employs the best musical theatre artists available regionally and nationally for all productions. By holding auditions in St. Louis and New York, Stages is able to attract not only Broadway talent, but also further its commitment to support professional St. Louis actors, providing nearly 450 union work weeks annually. In addition to being the top regional employer of local union actors, Stages educates thousands of students each year at its Performing Arts Academy, the region’s only year-round arts school with a comprehensive curriculum run by a professional theatre company.

How to apply
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and application, which is available on our website at, to

Contact name: Celia Hosler

Contact email:

Closing date for applications: 12/31/2014

Job title
Technical Theatre Director & Instructor


Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School; Augusta, GA

Job description
Serve as technical director/production supervisor on all main season productions for drama, dance, music, and other fine arts programs in 700-seat performance facility and other ancillary facilities in and around the school.
Maintain production schedule for all fine arts programs; organizing, designing, installing and maintaining production support including scenery, staging, sound and lighting. Supervise and run all public performances requiring technical production support. Procure and maintain equipment and supplies necessary in producing a wide variety of programs and special events, supervising and maintaining a small scene shop and scenery storage area.
Supervise and train student workers ranging from middle school through high school in the areas of scenic construction, design, painting, installation, stage management, lighting, sound, special effects, and stage electrics work. Promote a safe work environment and instruct students through hands-on experience in the standard methods of technical production.
Maintain and upgrade shop and stage equipment, tools, storage and workspaces, and performance spaces. Install and dismantle modular staging components, as needed in alternative performance spaces. Work with other fine arts teachers to develop reasonable and creative production plans; should have some experience in drama, musical theatre, dance, music concerts, and combined event production.
Teach middle school introduction to stagecraft and supervise two high school classes of hands on production work both onstage and in shop. Design or supervise the design of all scenery and lighting for drama, musical, and dance productions. Assist in technical supervision of annual drama performance competitions as necessary.

Bachelors with three years experience in technical management. Experience with scenic/properties related skills and with the tools and processes required to produce scenery/properties for the theatre. Seeking ability and willingness to supervise and train both experienced and inexperienced students while maintaining an educational mission. Current/active teaching certificate in field helpful, but not necessary for initial hire. Good organizational and people skills a must.

Preferred Additional Qualifications or Skills:
Experience in professional/regional stage production, facility management, safe stage rigging and non-flying scenery shifting mechanics, solid background in scenic fabrication, both wood and steel, and engineering, integration of electronic media with live performance.
Teaching experience in a public or private middle or high school or at the college level.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Commensurate with experience based on the Richmond County (GA) Board of Education certificate pay scale. Available benefits include Health Benefit Plan, Insurance options [Disability, Life, Vision, Cancer and Dental], Worker’s Compensation, Cafeteria Benefit Plan, Credit Union, and incentive pay for unused sick leave. Participation in the Georgia Teacher Retirement System is a condition of employment.

About hiring institution

Technical Theater Director/Instructor
Davidson Fine Arts School
Job Criteria Specifics

1. Focus of the Technical Theater Department at DFA.

The Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School was established as an academic institution enhanced with the study of the arts. The Technical Theater department is the newest course of study that is available to students in grades 6-12 (ages 11-18). It has been a challenge for the technical director/instructor to balance the need for instruction in the art of technical theater while being able to train crews to support and work shows on the heavy performance calendar.
This position needs to be filled by an individual who possesses a commitment to education and who enjoys the challenges of working and mentoring students in the age group that Davidson houses. It will be necessary for the individual to work closely with the Fine Arts Department Program Specialist in order to develop a syllabus that will enable students to be proficient and knowledgeable in the art of technical theater while developing the skills necessary to aid the TD in mounting shows in a timely manner.
It is important to understand that 98% of the students who have chosen to concentrate their art studies in the area of Technical Theatre will not chose to pursue this as a career upon graduation. However, it is the responsibility of the technical theater instructor to train his/her students as if they were going to make this choice. This idea holds true for all of the instructors in the Fine Arts Department at Davidson.

2. Teaching Responsibilities

a. The school year for teachers includes 180 actual teaching days with ten additional working days devoted to planning and evaluation by the staff at each school. It is the policy of the Georgia State Board of Education to regard the minimum workday for the teacher as eight hours and the workweek as 40 hours. Due to the unique nature of this position, it is the responsibility of the technical theater director to maintain this minimum schedule which will vary according to the performance schedule. The employee holding this position can expect some weeks to be greater than 40 hours while other weeks will be the minimum.

b. The Monday through Friday teaching day during the 2014-2015 school year for the Technical Theater instructor includes the following classes:

10:45-11:10 Middle School/High School Introduction to Stagecraft
11:15-11:40 Middle School/High School Introduction to Stagecraft
11:45-12:10 Middle School/High School Introduction to Stagecraft
12:15-12:40 Collaborative Planning and instructional mentoring with Fine Arts Program Specialist
12:45-1:10 Middle School/High School Stagecraft 2 & 3 (Intermediate -Advanced)
1:15-2:10 Technical Theatre Levels 2 & 3
2:15-3:10 Technical Theatre Levels 2, 3, & 4

c. During the August to May school year, the Technical Director is responsible for supporting a variety of performances in Dance, Drama, Vocal Music, Band, Orchestra, Piano, Film, and multi-departmental collaborations in the main Theater, Commons Area, Recital Hall, and outdoor Amphitheater. Support would come in the form of set design and construction, lighting design, sound design, placing of diva panels, the laying of dance floor, coordination of crews, etc. A 2-season, rotating performance schedule is utilized. Typical contents of each season are as follows:
Season A (2014-2015)

• High School Drama One Act Play with Musical Theatre presentation
• Two fall & two spring High School instrumental music Concerts
• Two Middle School Drama Productions
• Collaborative Holiday Music Concert
• Dance & Emerging Artists Concert
• Collaborative Cultural Diversity Celebration
• Spring High School Play
• Fine Arts Festival Gala
• Fine Arts Festival multi-venue event on a Saturday in May
• Spring Piano Recitals
• Spring Film Festival
• Various in-school assemblies
• 2-3 Amphitheatre Pops Concerts
• Miscellaneous as scheduled (Middle School Spelling Bee, Junior Ring Presentation Ceremony, National Honor Society Induction, etc.) Season B (2015-2016)

• High School Drama One Act Play with Musical Theatre presentation
• Two fall & two spring High School instrumental music Concerts
• Fall Middle School Drama Production
• Collaborative Holiday Music Concert
• Dance & Jazz Concert
• Collaborative Cultural Diversity Celebration
• Collaborative Full Length Musical
• Fine Arts Festival multi-venue event on a Saturday in May
• Spring Piano Recitals
• Spring Film Festival
• Various in-school assemblies
• 2-3 Amphitheatre Pops Concerts
• Miscellaneous as scheduled (Middle School Spelling Bee, Junior Ring Presentation Ceremony, National Honor Society Induction, etc.)

3. Duties and Responsibilities

a. Awareness of and adherence to all general information and policies stated in the Richmond County Board of Education Employee Handbook.

b. The development of Middle School and High School Stagecraft syllabi, lesson plans, and assessments based upon the Georgia Common Core Performance Standards in Technical Theatre.

c. Attendance at full faculty, Fine Arts Department meetings, PTA meetings, pre- and post-planning events, and any other meeting as mandated by the administration.

d. The scheduling, planning, and facilitation of production meetings.

e. Technical Theater student supervision in all classroom activities including, but not limited to the Shop, House, Backstage, and Control Booth.
f. Keeping of daily attendance reports and student grades.

g. Developing production budgets and ordering of supplies.

h. The Technical Theatre director is exempt from regular teacher duties (lunch duty, hall duty, bus duty, etc.)

How to apply
Conditions for Application, Interview Scheduling, and Job Hire

a. Contact Dr. Renee Kelly to inform her of your interest in the position.
706.823.6924 x 104

b. Apply for the employment via the Richmond County Schools website:
“Human Resources” tab on the left-side menu
“Job Openings” tab for instructions on how to apply

Contact name: Renee Toole

Contact email:

Closing date for applications: 10/31/2014