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Job title
HS Drama Director P/T


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.

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 to complete and submit an application.

Contact name: Immaculate Adesida

Contact email:

Closing date for applications: 04/30/2015

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
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