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Job title
Catholic High School Drama Teacher

Location
Charleston, South Carolina

Job description
Bishop England High School seeks a dynamic individual for a full-time position who has a degree in theatre or theatre education and who has a passion for teaching drama classes. Directing experience is preferred. Responsibilities will include teaching Drama I and Drama II class and creating lessons that address the standards of the study of theatre. The ideal drama teacher will have a desire to be part of the Catholic school environment and to inspire students to become well versed in the processes of theatre productions. The ideal teacher has a desire to teach all students and to create a classroom climate of mutual respect. Drama teacher responsibilities will include serving as moderator of the Drama Club, which performs during the school year.

Qualifications
A bachelors or masters degree in Theatre or Theatre Education and directing experience is required. Certification for secondary education is preferred.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
This is a full-time teaching position during the academic school year 2015-2016. Benefits include health insurance and retirement benefits as determined by the Principal. Salary is based on Charleston County (SC) School District.

About hiring institution
Please send a copy of your resume to Nancy Heath by email nheath@behs.com or by mail: Nancy Heath, Academic Dean, Bishop England High School, 363 Seven Farms Drive, Charleston, SC 29492.

How to apply
Bishop England is a Roman Catholic co-educational secondary school founded in 1915. The forty acre campus is located on Daniel Island ten miles from Charleston, SC. As an institution of the Catholic Church, it is the mission of Bishop England High School to foster a faith community characterized by the Gospel message of mutual respect and charity. The school endeavors to promote the spiritual, intellectual, and physical growth of the individual through combined efforts of parents, guardians and faculty by establishing the best possible environment for learning: a climate of safety, trust and respect for the individual and an appreciation for the acquisition of learning. For more information see our complete school profile at www.behs.com under the About Us tab.

Contact name: Ms. Nancy Heath, Academic Dean

Contact email: nheath@behs.com

Closing date for applications: 05/15/2015


Job title
Technical Director

Location
Cincinnati Country Day School, Cincinnati Ohio

Job description
This position will involve full support of all school theatrical productions and events, as well as teaching a Tech Theatre class in design and application.

Qualifications
An appropriate degree in the discipline is preferred. Strong candidates will have a significant background as a TD for theatrical organizations, with the ability to integrate technology into their work and the classroom. Especially looking for someone who has strengths in design (scenic, lighting, and sound).

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Full-time position with benefits, salary to be discussed during interview. Position is typical Monday through Friday school schedule, with all necessary time needed for mounting and running productions in evenings and on weekends.

About hiring institution
Founded in 1926, CCDS is an independent, co-educational day school with students from 18 months to 18 years. Our sprawling campus is situated on 62 beautiful acres in Indian Hill, a suburb of Cincinnati.

How to apply: Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter.

Contact name: Stephanie Luebbers

Contact email: luebberss@countryday.net

Closing date for applications: 06/01/2015


Job title
Middle and Upper School Technical Theater Teacher

Location
Addison, Texas

Job description

Reports to: Michael Manes, Chair – Fine Arts Department

Start Date: August 2015

 The school seeks an outstanding educator to…

- Teach Upper and Middle School Technical Theater classes;
- Construct sets/scenic for all theatrical productions, including main stage, class level, student projects and showcases;
- Supervise student technical workers with set, scenic, crew, props, lighting, sound and rigging before, during and after the run of each production;
- Collaborate directly with performing arts colleagues in development of the overall arts program curriculum and productions;
- Coordinate and produce all technical aspects of festival trips for the performing arts program.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have…

- B.A. or B.F.A. in Technical Theater or a related field and relevant professional experience. A combination of education and professional experience may be considered;
- A commitment to continued professional development in theater arts pedagogy, particularly in theater technology;
- Demonstrated ability to safely and efficiently complete production needs on budget and on time;
- Success in promoting academic achievement for students;
- Demonstrated command of the techniques of scenic construction, and is current with lighting and sound software;
- Ability to engage students with 21st century teaching strategies such as Project Based Learning and technology-integrated curriculum.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Based on candidate's experience and qualifications

About hiring institution
Founded in 1950, Greenhill School is an independent, coeducational day school enrolling 1,280 students in grades pre-kindergarten-12. The school is located on a 78-acre campus approximately 12 miles north of downtown Dallas.

The School’s mission statement reads: “Greenhill School is a diverse community of learners that strives for excellence; values individuality; fosters a passion for learning; promotes the balanced development of mind, body and character; encourages service; and instills a respect for others.” Consistent with its mission and its steadfast commitments to excellence, diversity, individuality, and community, Greenhill combines a rigorous, creative academic program with outstanding opportunities in arts and athletics for students from disparate ethnic, religious, socio-economic, and racial backgrounds. The school is widely known for its exceptional educational environment and has a national reputation for graduating highly qualified students who are well prepared to succeed at the most competitive colleges and universities and in later life.

How to apply: www.greenhill.org

Contact name: Greenhill School

Contact email: www.greenhill.org

Closing date for applications: 06/01/2015


Job title

Drama/Englsh Teacher and Drama Director

Location:
Laguna Beach High School, Laguna Beach, CA


Job description
The Laguna Beach Unified School District seeks an experience Drama Teacher and Director for its unique and renowned program at Laguna Beach High School. Experience with advanced drama productions is highly desired.
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Drama, English or related field (Master’s Degree is desirable);
• Valid California Single Subject Teaching Credential in English;
• Experience with drama instruction and theater production with high school students.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
This position works 187 days per year. The starting salary range is $52,329 to $61,810 per year, depending upon experience, plus $3,828 for a Master’s Degree and $2,500 for a Doctorate Degree. This position is also eligible for additional drama production stipends. A fringe benefit package includes choice of medical insurance plans, plus dental, vision, and life insurance coverage at a cost of $60 per month (on a ten month basis) for employee only, $120 for employee plus spouse, and $180 for employee plus family. This position earns 10 days of sick leave per year.

About hiring institution
The Laguna Beach Unified School District is located in a suburban community in Orange County, 50 miles south of Los Angeles. The District is comprised of two elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. LBUSD serves 3,000 students in grades K-12. The community is well-known for its support of the performing and visual arts.

How to apply
Qualified interested persons should submit an application on Edjoin.org (www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/658533) and attach a letter of interest, three (3) letters of recommendation, and resume by April 6, 2015. The letter of interest should include the applicant’s reasons for interest in the position. A limited number of best-qualified candidates will be invited to appear before interview panels that will appraise general and technical qualifications through oral examination.

Contact name: Leisa Winston

Contact email: lwinston@lbusd.org

Closing date for applications: 04/06/2015


Job title
Executive Director

Location
Seattle, Washington

Job description

ArtsEd Washington seeks an energetic, self-motivated change agent to serve as its next Executive Director. We’ve had many successes over the last ten years and are poised to create an even deeper statewide impact on arts education in Washington. This position offers opportunities to define and contribute meaningfully to a forward-looking agenda that advances arts education in our schools. The executive will build and maintain strong, collaborative partnerships with funders, organizations, and other groups to strengthen advocacy and outreach initiatives. Our next leader will effectively communicate priorities through a wide variety of means, including public speaking. They will be comfortable interacting with and engaging diverse audiences and constituents. Reporting to the board of directors, the executive is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of ArtsEd Washington programs, fundraising and business operations! . The executive’s work is also multi-faceted and hands-on – from relationship building at the highest levels one day to budgeting the next.

Please visit the ArtsEd Washington Website (artsedwashington.org) for a comprehensive Position Profile (artsedwashington.org/hiring-ED), application instructions and additional information about the organization.

Qualifications
Our Ideal Candidate
First and foremost is a dynamic and charismatic leader who can see and articulate a vision in a way that inspires others and drives action.

• A strategic thinker with the ability to be flexible and adaptable to emerging situations.
• Brings a deep joy and love of young people and all people, a passion for arts education, and working in communities.
• A relationship builder who invites connection with others – with the staff and board, community leaders, advocates, collaborators and partners. Accomplishes this with confidence and attention to trust building, alignment, inclusion, and access.
• Knows how to effectively bring people together and manage partnerships for collective impact.
• An exceptional communicator with great people skills, who is comfortable speaking to educators and legislators.
• Politically savvy and able to handle a variety of different situations with thoughtfulness, diplomacy, and resilience.
• Comfortable navigating and managing change and the ambiguity that comes with it.
• Actively participates in fundraising including growing individual support, and developing and maintaining key funder relationships.
• Has experience in effectively leading teams and enjoys managing people.
• Committed to getting results and managing resources effectively.

Additional Qualifications and Characteristics
• A history of success in taking organizations to the next level of growth and impact.
• Deep understanding of and experience in: arts education, the public school system and state-level education policy.
• Proven success in public policy or issue advocacy; experience with advocacy campaigns.
• Five plus years of leadership experience, preferably as an executive in a nonprofit setting.
• Ability to lead and manage staff, along with successful experience working with a board of directors.
• Superior communication skills, with the ability to present to groups and the media, proactively lead conversations and manage next steps.
• Strong organizational skills and a proven track record of managing and executing multiple projects simultaneously.
• Strong financial skills; a track record of managing on time and on budget.
• At least a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and preferably a Master’s Degree.

Compensation
• Salary commensurate with experience
• Stipend for Medical/Dental coverage
• Paid vacation/sick/holiday time
• Parking provided at Seattle Center

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Salary commensurate with experience, Full time. More information please see Position Profile.

About hiring institution

ArtsEd Washington creates enduring system-wide change to ensure that the arts play an integral role in the education of every student in every school. Through policy, public participation, and programs for schools, ArtsEd Washington is a relentless advocate for arts learning in schools with the belief that learning the arts keeps students engaged in school, improves their academic success, and ignites the creativity that develops them into leaders in work and in life.

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the Executive Search Committee at AE@roamconsultingllc.com. Questions may be directed to Amanda Madorno, ArtsEd Washington’s executive transition consultant, at amanda@roamconsultingllc.com or 425.488.7747. Applicants will receive an acknowledgement of the receipt of their materials within two business days.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 30th.

Contact name: Amanda Madorno

Contact email: amanda@roamconsultingllc.com

Closing date for applications: 04/15/2015

 


Job title
Theater Counselor

Location

Fayette, Maine

Job description
Work with 8-15 year old boys at overnight summer camp in Maine. Teach 4-5 periods of theater and direct 6 short plays throughout summer.

Qualifications
Experience in children's theater preferred but not mandatory. 2 years of college preferred.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Pay is dependent on experience. Included in contract are travel to Maine and back, affordable summer insurance and room & board.

About hiring institution

Camp Winnebago is a sleep away boy's camp located near Fayette, Maine. For nearly a century, Winnebago has offered boys, ages 8-15, a safe, positive and creative environment where, in the spirit of fun, they develop both physically and socially through participation in a broad range of land & water sports, wilderness adventure, and individual activities. With over a 90% return rate, we know that our campers thrive. If camp were just about fun that would be easy. Rather, we have fun and challenge boys who value their achievements. The result? We help nurture confident young men who make positive differences in the world simply by who they are. Winnebago is not for the boy “who can” but for the boy “who will.” – Uncle Howie Lilienthal - See more at: www.campwinnebago.com

How to apply
Fill out online application : winnebago.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

Contact name: E.J. Kerwin

Contact email: ejkerwin@campwinnebago.com

Closing date for applications: 05/15/2015


Job title
Stage Manager

Location

Huntington NY

Job description
Oversee and supervise student stage crew club, provide all technical and AV assistance for school concerts and outside productions that utilize the high school auditorium. Work with Drama Director for play and musical, building sets at overseeing all technical aspect of productions

Qualifications
Working with and motivating students; experience in concert production and previous stage management; ability to work cohesively with other staff members and demonstrating professionalism and courtesy with community, staff, and students.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
annual stipend per teacher contract plus hourly rate of $33

About hiring institution

Huntington High School presents professional concerts from local dance, choral and theatrical companies as well as community events and student concerts and productions.

How to apply
Email resume, cover letter, and experience to the director of fine and performing arts (contact information below)

Contact name: Sarah Gill

Contact email: sgill@hufsd.edu

Closing date for applications: 05/01/2015

Job title
HS Drama Director P/T

Location

Sunnyvale, California

Job description
Job Title: Sr. High Drama Director
Job Status: Part-time
Exempt Status: Exempt
Department: VPA
Reports to: Department Lead

Job Summary
It is the primary responsibility of the drama director to provide theater instruction to the students of The King’s Academy, as well as being a positive role model to them. Directors should view their role as ministry, helping each student towards reaching their full potential in Christ.

The drama program at The King’s Academy is designed to offer students of all skill levels the opportunity to learn basic drama fundamentals as well as develop and further their dramatic skills. We want to give all students who have an interest in either our drama classes or productions the opportunity to take part in some way and be seen on stage if they are in one of our productions.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Direct Fall Play
• Direct Spring Musical along with production team of Musical Director and Choreographer
o Work with the Musical Director to select musical and cast vision of the show
• Perform any other duties that may be assigned.

Qualifications
Key Desired Qualifications
• Commitment to serving Christ
• Bachelor’s degree in Theater or equivalent; Directing/Acting experience required
• Experience directing large, double cast plays and musicals
• Experience working with a production team on large scale musicals alongside musical director and choreographer
• Experience with technical theater: set design and production, lighting and sound design
• Experience with working with parent/volunteer committees

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Salary is commensurate with position. Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits provided. Tuition discount also provided.

About hiring institution

Located in Sunnyvale, California, The King’s Academy is a private Christ-centered college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12. The school was established in 1991.

How to apply
Please visit our employment page on our school's website at www.tka.org to complete and submit an application.

Contact name: Immaculate Adesida

Contact email: immaculate.adesida@tka.org

Closing date for applications: 04/30/2015