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Job title
High School Auditorium Supervisor/Technical Director

Location
Brownsburg, IN

Job description
GENERAL AUDITORIUM RESPONSIBILTIES
Maintain facilities calendars for all performing arts spaces for both internal and external events.
Provide production / technical services for all meetings / events in the auditorium as needed (plays, musicals, choir concerts, band and orchestra concerts, Mr. Bulldog, dance recitals, etc.).
Responsible for organization of all spaces within the auditorium, as well as maintenance and care of all equipment.
Ensure safe and proper procedures are being followed at all times by any individual(s) utilizing the auditorium or affiliated spaces.
Manage both facility and production specific budgets and make purchasing recommendations.

THEATRE
Serve as Technical Director for all mainstage and secondstage productions (three to four annually).
Design technical components for all mainstage shows in conjunction with the Director, mentor student designers.
Manage student crews ranging from 30-50 in size dependent on the needs of the production.

CHOIR / SHOW CHOIR
Design sets and special effects for each competitive show choir and travel to four to five competitions annually with a student crew to assist with setup.
Assist choir directors with coordination and logistics of annual show choir competition, and run the auditorium the day of the competition.
Maintain the set for the annual Madrigal Dinner and help with load-in and construction of new pieces. Also responsible for running all production components during the concerts.

EDUCATION
Assist with Technical Theatre and Advanced Technical Theatre classes.
Supervise students while they are working in any onstage or backstage spaces.

ABOUT THE FACILITIES
700-seat proscenium theatre and 2,000 square foot black box theatre.
3,500 square foot scene shop.
1,000 square foot prop shop.
Automated Vortek rigging system.

Qualifications
High school degree required, college preferred. Familiarity with ETC Ion and Yamaha LS9-32 preferred.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
$40k annually. Requires extensive night and weekend hours. Summers off.

About hiring institution
Brownsburg High School

How to apply
Email rkeller@brownsburg.k12.in.us.

Contact name: Ryan Keller
Contact email: rkeller@brownsburg.k12.in.us
Closing date for applications: 05/06/2016




Job title
Theatre/Drama Teacher

Location
Myrtle Beach, SC

Job description

Job summary:
Position requires the planning, organization, and implementation of the appropriate instructional program to address the learning needs of the students; to guide and encourage students to develop and fulfill their potential in both curricular and extracurricular activities.

Other duties:
Plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences.
Develop lesson plans.
Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
Prepare classroom for class activities.
Provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities.
Identify and utilize different instructional resources and methods to support the learning needs of students at varying levels of progress.
Instruct and monitor students in the use of learning materials and equipment.
Provide for the care and protection of school property.
Use relevant technology to support instruction.
Observe and evaluate student performance and development.
Assign and grade class work, homework, tests, and assignments as appropriate.
Provide appropriate feedback on student work.
Monitor and encourage individual student progress.
Provide guidance to students which will promote educational development.
Maintain accurate and complete records of student progress and development.
Update records accurately and completely as required by laws and district policies.
Prepare required reports on students and activities.
Manage student behavior and maintain discipline by establishing classroom rules and procedures and enforcing classroom, school, and district rules and procedures.
Participate in department, school, and district meetings and professional development activities as appropriate.
Stay current with most recent developments in appropriate subject areal as initiated by the school or district.
Cooperate with and participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the total school program.
Foster and maintain effective communication with parents and/or guardians.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
Certification as required by the state of South Carolina in the field of assignment.
Other professional and personal qualifications as deemed necessary for acceptable fulfillment of assigned responsibilities.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Pay grade: 28.

About hiring institution
Myrtle Beach High School is located in beautiful Myrtle Beach, SC.

How to apply
phl.applitrack.com/horry/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=High+School+Certified&subcategory=Theater%2FDrama+Teacher

Contact name: John Washburn
Contact email: jwashburn@horrycountyschools.net
Closing date for applications: 05/10/2016




 

Job title
Drama Teacher

Location
Santa Rosa, CA

Job description
Drama teacher (.80 FTE) at Elsie Allen High School.

Qualifications
Appropriate credentials/CLAD required. If you are eligible for an Intern Credential, or are a credential candidate, you are welcome to apply. More information: www.srcs.k12.ca.us/District/HR/Documents/Intern%20Roles%20Resp%202015-16.pdf* Applications must be fully completed in order to be considered.

*Must complete Mandated Reporter Training prior to the first day of work. When you apply for this position, you will receive an email attachment with the details of this training.

Include the following when applying:
Copy of current California credential
Three recent letters of recommendation
Copy of CBEST
Resume

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
$54,901-$72,845 annual salary, plus $1,200 each for master's degree/doctorate.

About hiring institution

Santa Rosa City Schools

How to apply
https://www.edjoin.org/Home/JobPosting/792905

Contact name: Bertha Garcia
Closing date for applications: 08/01/2016




 

Job title
Drama and Performing Arts Teacher - BASIS International Shenzhen

Location
Shenzhen, China

Job description
BASIS Drama and Performing Arts Teachers are part of one of the most collaborative and professional teaching communities in education. Together with our BASIS Curriculum, Computer Science Teachers help students understand and master Computer Science concepts and at an accelerated level.

The flexibility over curriculum allows BASIS our Drama and Performing Arts Teachers to motivate students to reach their highest potential while preparing them for the demands of higher education and leading them to a rewarding career and global citizenship. BASIS teachers spend more time teaching students and teaming up with fellow educators. They thrive on the autonomy and academic freedom to create dynamic lessons that provide students with new ideas and a fresh outlook on their future.

As a Drama and Performing Arts Teacher at BASIS you will find yourself in an environment of intellectual and professional educators while teaching students that are engaged in learning not common in other schools.

BASIS.ed managed schools are known for the high performance of our students in math as well as science and all BASIS students will complete a minimum of three or four years of Physics courses.

Are you interested in joining the BASIS family? BASIS International Shenzhen is seeking teachers for the 2016/17 school year!

BASIS has started 19 new schools since 2010, and has vast experience and knowledge about what it takes to build the BASIS school culture from the ground up, from day one. In fact, it takes every school leader, every administrator, and every teacher living and breathing the same message day after day: the message that all students can excel if they are willing to work hard, seek help from our teachers, and hold themselves and each other in high regard.

Primary Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1)Teach higher level content than grade standard in an interactive learning environment to deliver exceptional results for all students;
2)Tutor students in content-specific knowledge and skills to heighten the trajectory of their academic and career success;
3)Implementation of BASIS curriculum by designing effective and creative lessons and assessments to display your passion for the subject and educate students at an internationally competitive level;
4)Collaborate with other BASIS teachers to form a community of smart, talented and interesting people who are passionate about their work and readily willing to work in a professional, academic environment; and
5)Management of student behavior to foster academic achievement, personal responsibility, intellect and individuality in all students.

Additional Job Information:
Arizona applicants are encouraged to begin the fingerprint process as soon as possible as current wait times may exceed 6 weeks. For more information, visit www.azdps.gov/services/Fingerprint/.

BASIS (for the purposes of this policy only collectively refers to BASIS.ed, BASIS Schools, Inc., BDC, A Public Charter School, Inc., BTX Schools, Inc., BASIS Global, LLC., and BASIS Independent Schools, LLC.), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants for employment are recruited, hired and assigned without discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or any other classification protected by law. BASIS expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee or student harassment.

Qualifications
Minimum qualifications: a bachelor's degree in drama and performing arts or related subject with twenty-four drama and performing arts credits and ability to obtain a valid fingerprint clearance are required to teach at BASIS. In addition to a bachelor's degree, a major (24-30 credit hours) or advanced degree in the teaching subject fulfills the highly qualified requirement. Highly qualified teacher requirements vary by state. In some cases a Bachelor's degree and documentation of passage of a state authorized subject test in the teaching area may fulfill the highly qualified requirement. Coursework or experience in education is not required, nor is certification.

Preferred qualifications: drama and performing arts subject matter postgraduate work (master's degree or Ph.D.) is preferred. Together with a high level of educational attainment, a successful applicant will demonstrate strong communication skills in teaching ideas, texts, and concepts with precision and confidence. Critically, an applicant must possess a high GPA in his/her major, excellent recommendations, experience working with children, not necessarily in the classroom, and be open to new ideas in teaching.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm. Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS offers a comprehensive benefits package.

About hiring institution
At the heart of the BASIS.ed organization is the co-creative life of our classrooms where, together, teachers and students are deeply
involved in learning. We hold the classroom in high esteem and recognize the student-teacher relationship as the most vital part of our program. BASIS.ed is a place where you can invest yourself, your ambitions, and your passion in the future of education.

How to apply
Please apply online at jobs.basised.com.

Contact name: Cameron Louis
Contact email: careers@basised.com
Closing date for applications: 07/15/2016





 

Job title
Director of Education

Location
Dallas Theatre Center, Dallas, TX

Job description
SUMMARY
Director of Education is a senior level position that reports to the Managing Director and supervises two full-time staff, interns, and a staff of part-time teaching artists. The Director of Education is responsible for the overall development, administration and supervision of all education programs including:

  • Project Discovery. The recipient of the National Arts and Humanities Youth Award. PD introduces high school students from across North Texas to theater in a comprehensive program that cultivates them as patrons, artists and thinkers.
  • Dallas Independent School District Learning Labs. Long term residencies that establish a strong framework for acting to propel students into college at both the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts and South Oak Cliff High School.
  • Classes. Year-round classes for youth and adults in acting, design, playwriting and musical theater, including comprehensive summer programming.
  • Audience Engagement. 1. Come Early, a pre-performance lecture for every performance. 2. Stay Late, a post-performance discussion for every performance. 3. Community Collaboration, one large scale collaboration per year with a leading community organization.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise full time staff, interns, and teaching artists.
  • Cultivate and maintain collaborative partnerships with educational and community organizations.
  • Create and manage annual department income and expense budgets.
  • Identify, hire and train new education teaching artists.
  • A team player who works closely with the Artistic Director, Managing Director, Senior Staff and Board of Trustees.
  • Develop curriculum for all education programs.

 


Qualifications
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Thorough understanding of theater as an art form and professional discipline.
  • Excellent teaching, management, and communication skills.
  • Experience in managing and creating youth and adult education programs.
  • Ability to articulate the value and importance of theater education in both school and community settings.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Bachelor's degree in theatre, education, or a related field.

 


Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package will be provided.

About hiring institution
dallastheatercenter.org

How to apply
Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobsearch@dallastheatercenter.org. No phone calls, please.

Contact name: Jeff Woodward
Contact email: jobsearch@dallastheatercenter.org
Closing date for applications: 05/23/2016




 

Job title
Technical Theatre/Drama Teacher

Location
Douglasville, GA

Job description
The New Manchester High School Fine Arts Magnet Education program is seeking a Technical Theatre/General Drama instructor to join our team.

Qualifications
Essential Functions and Tasks:
Collaborate and create with a team of fellow professionals for the enhancement of common artistic goals and educational experiences.
Teach one or more courses in technical theatre that covers scenic design and construction, costume design, sound and lighting design to magnet and non-magnet students.
Teach one or more courses in general theatre to non-magnet students.
Communicate effectively verbally, in writing and in person to foster a collegial relationship with all production coordinators and school personnel involved in events, programs and productions.
Attend after school meetings as requested.
Maintain safety features of all theatre equipment.
Work with Administration to establish and enforce rules, policies and procedures that promote safety, security and effectiveness of the Magnet Drama program.
Operate, maintain and safeguard the technical assets of the theater including supervising the use of lighting, sound, communications equipment, and the use and maintenance of stage facilities.
Determine the necessary technical supports, such as lighting, sound, staging, and special needs, necessary for events and performances presented at the facility in advance of production dates.
Design, set up, maintain, and operate lighting and sound systems for theatre, dance, music, and other productions and projects; assists guest designers and arts with technical matters.
Work with students who have a range of academic levels to develop individual skills as well as a group work ethic within a student tech team.
Advise production managers, lighting and sound designers, on the technical specifications, costs and usage of technical equipment required for the individual show, and supervise the implementations of approved technical designs.
Supervise and assist with set and stage construction and management.
Assist in recruiting, training and assignment of volunteer or paid technical staff for individual shows.
Orient facility renters and visiting productions to safety, technical characteristics and other areas of facility operations; facilitate the use of the technical facilities by the faculty, students, staff and others engaged by or renting the facility.
Monitor the condition of equipment including lighting, sound, and rigging equipment; arranges for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints; performs preventive maintenance on equipment.
Assist with the preparation of production budgets; maintain inventory.
Supervise technical rehearsals, in order to manage and assist in the technical aspects of the mounting the show.
Coordinate post-production strike and clean- up of all facilities after production.
Work schedule during production may include evenings, weekends and/or long days.
Must be able to sit, stand for long periods of time.
Must be able to bend, stretch and reach as necessary.
May require lifting/pushing/pulling an item up to 100 pounds using appropriate tools.
Must have a desire to engage in continual professional growth and to be a member of a dynamic community of learners and artists.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Pay is commensurate to teaching experience, education, and professional experience. School day begins and 8:10am and ends at 3:40pm. Running after school tech calls and rehearsals is an expectation of the position.

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About hiring institution
www.newmanchesterhigh.ga.dch.schoolinsites.com/

How to apply
www.teachgeorgia.org

Contact name: Robert Connor
Contact email: robert.connor@douglas.k12.ga.us
Closing date for applications: 07/01/2016




 

Job title
Children's Theatre Director

Location
Theatre of Western Springs, Western Springs, IL

Job description
The CTWS Children’s Director (CD) oversees and manages all aspects of the Children’s Theatre of Western Springs including classes and productions. The Children’s Director manages a Children’s Theatre Assistant as well as a number of part-time faculty, and reports to the TWS Executive Artistic Director. During the school year, the schedule for this position regularly requires working after-school through early evening hours and some weekends. During the summer, hours are typically 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Duties including but not limited to:

CLASSES
- Developing and planning course offerings
- Hiring, scheduling, managing and reviewing faculty
- Assisting teachers and students as needed
- Substituting/covering for sick, absent or late part-time faculty

PRODUCTIONS
- Choosing, securing licenses for, and casting all CTWS productions
- Producing all CTWS productions
- Directing one CTWS mainstage show per season
- Creating study guides for shows

ADMINISTRATIVE / PROMOTIONAL
- Communicating with parents and students with empathy, tact and professionalism
- Managing space reservations and allocations
- Updating class listings/closings on TWS website
- Assisting with enrollment database
- Contracting all faculty, production professionals and interns
- Developing and maintaining relationships with local organizations including schools, libraries and scout organizations for promotions, group sales and artist workshops
- Promoting CTWS classes, productions and events in the local and surrounding communities
- Writing and collaborating on grants when relevant granting opportunities arise

VOLUNTEERS/MEETINGS
- Recruiting and managing parent and student volunteers for a variety of production and promotional tasks
- Attending Children’s Theatre Advisory Board meetings (monthly)
- Preparing a CTWS report for the TWS board of governors (monthly)
- Attending TWS board of governer meetings (occasionally), TWS annual meeting, and the TWS annual strategic meeting

Qualifications
Mandatory Qualifications:
- A sincere belief in the mission of CTWS, which is to enrich the lives of children and families through the art of live theatre
- Experience teaching theatre classes at a variety of age levels
- Experience developing class offerings and curriculum
- Experience directing and producing children’s plays and musicals
- The ability to interact effectively and professionally with a large number of different people and personality types
- Stamina, empathy and a sense of humor
- Supervisory/managerial experience
- The ability to plan, prioritize, and coordinate multiple responsibilities.
- Bachelor's degree in theatre education or a related/relevant degree

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience developing and maintaining relationships with schools
- Experience promoting and marketing Children’s Theatre classes and productions
- Interest in programming for special needs audiences
- Experience negotiating and executing contracts
- Masters Degree in Theatre Education or a related/relevant degree

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

This is a full time salaried position with benefits including vacation pay, paid sick leave, health insurance, and life insurance. Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and is competitive with prevailing compensation for similar positions within the non-profit performing arts industry.

About hiring institution
The award-winning Children’s Theatre of Western Springs (CTWS) is a well-rounded theatre education program offering a wide variety of classes, shows and performance opportunities for children. Entering its 70th year and part of the Theatre of Western Springs (TWS), The Children’s Theatre of Western Springs is located in the Theatre of Western Springs in Western Springs, Illinois, which houses two theatres, classrooms and administrative offices.

How to apply
For a full job description please visit theatreofwesternsprings.com/childrens-director-search/. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and two references to CTDSearch@theatrewesternsprings.com by May 13.

Contact name: Theatre of Western Springs
Contact email: CTDSearch@theatrewesternsprings.com
Closing date for applications: 05/13/2016




 

Job title
Assistant Professor of Theatre

Location
Shorter University, Rome, GA

Job description
Teaching responsibilities may include script analysis, stage movement, theatre survey, theatre history, actor’s voice, directing, period styles, and audition techniques. Duties outside the classroom may include coaching and training, participation in a four-show main stage season, and advising students both academically and professionally.

Qualifications
PhD preferred, MFA accepted. Educational and professional directing experience required.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Begins August 2016.

About hiring institution
Shorter University is affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Convention.

How to apply
Apply online here: home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15193821

In addition to the required online application, send letter of application, unofficial transcripts of all academic work and three current letters of reference to:

Human Resources
Shorter University
315 Shorter Avenue
Rome, Georgia 30165

or email hrjobs@shorter.edu with the title of the position in the subject line.

Contact name: Teresa McPherson
Contact email: tmcpherson@shorter.edu
Closing date for applications: 05/31/2016




 

Job title
Assistant Dean

Location
New Haven, CT

Job description
Yale School of Drama (YSD) seeks a member of the senior staff to participate in strategic planning of curriculum development, faculty engagement, financial aid, balance of training and production priorities, and work-study; in concert with Deans, develop YSD’s equity, diversity, and inclusion programs; oversee HR matters related to faculty hiring, promotions, and leaves, and develop programs for student recruitment, post-graduate placement, professional development, and life skills. Position requires: strong listening, strategic thinking, analytic, problem solving, organizational, collaboration, and oral and written communication skills. Must be able to serve as model and mentor to graduate students, foster a team environment, function in a complex organization, and have knowledge of/connections to the national theater community.

Qualifications
B.A. and three years of experience in the performing arts (or an equivalent combination of education and experience). Preferred: master's degree and experience as a professional theater practitioner.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
TDB.

About hiring institution

Yale University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

How to apply
Go to www.yale.edu/jobs, requisition number 36719BR.

Contact name:
Shainn Reeves
Contact email: shainn.reaves@yale.edu
Closing date for applications: 06/30/2016




 

Job title
Drama Teacher

Location
Foothills Fine Arts Academy, Peoria, Arizona

Job description
Foothills Fine Arts Academy is a K-8 school that offers theatre, dance, choir, band and visual arts to students grades kindergarten through eighth grade. The theatre teacher teaches K-4 in the mornings as they rotate through each arts elective. The afternoon theatre arts program is an audition-based program for three separate levels: fifth grade, sixth grade, and junior high.

Qualifications
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must hold a current teaching certificate issued by the Arizona State Department of Education.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Specialized teaching assignments may require additional training and/or certification.
  • Must be highly qualified according to state and federal standards to fill the position.
  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance check.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an Arizona driver’s license.
  • May be required to lift and carry heavy, bulky supplies and materials weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • May be required to lift students weighing up to 60 pounds.
  • May be required to work outside normal working hours.
  • May be required to travel to perform work functions.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
http://www.applitrack.com/peoriaud/onlineapp/1BrowseFile.aspx?id=27380

About hiring institution
Foothills Fine Arts Academy is a K-8 school that offers theatre, dance, choir, band and visual arts to students grades kindergarten through eighth grade. Students also receive arts-based instruction in the classroom through arts integration strategies and instruction.

How to apply
Log on to the Peoria Unified School District website and search external applicants job postings.

Contact name: Liz Norling
Contact email: mnorling@peoriaud.k12.az.us
Closing date for applications: 07/29/2016




 

 

Job title
Drama Teacher

Location
China

Job description
The teacher will be responsible for planning courses using the ENREACH curriculum as well as his/her own lesson plans, and teaching primary, middle, and high school drama courses at our centers and at local schools. In addition, the teacher will contribute to the development of the drama program by participating in professional development and helping to plan/run Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) festivals and events in China with the team of other drama teachers. The right teacher will also be asked to conduct marketing events (demo classes) to promote his/her center.

Qualifications
-Bachelor's or master's degree in any area of theatre and a minimum of two years full-time teaching experience.
-Experience teaching drama performance classes.
-An adaptable, friendly, and accountable person who is interested in living and working in China for a minimum of one year.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
-Competitive and negotiable, depending on experience.
-International health care plan.
-Generous housing allowance.
-Overage baggage stipend not to exceed $500.
-One round-trip ticket to home country per year.
-All visa fees and related transportation/hotel expenses.

About hiring institution
ENREACH Education is looking to hire qualified and inspiring drama teachers for positions in Shanghai, Beijing, Wuxi, and Nanjing. ENREACH’s educational mission is to provide Chinese students aged between 8 and 18 with a high quality and interdisciplinary international education. Following western educational standards, the ENREACH Education programs include a liberal arts curriculum, college counseling services, international exam preparation and extracurricular activities. 

For more information visit: en.enreachedu.com.

How to apply
Please submit a cover letter expressing interest in teaching drama in China and your teaching CV to drama@enreachedu.com.

Contact name: Denis Ding
Contact email: drama@enreachedu.com
Closing date for applications: 05/31/2016




 

 

Job title
Technical Theater Teacher

Location
Coppell ISD/Coppell High School - Coppell, TX

Job description
Coppell High School is currently looking for an experienced and innovative Technical Theater Arts teacher to join our creative team. The ideal candidate would be knowledgeable in all areas of technical theater with specialties in Lighting and Sound design and operation. You will be responsible for directing one play in the Spring in our Black Box Theater, plus teaching 4 Technical Theater I courses and one Technical Design course.

Other responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Overseeing lighting and sound for the entire season of shows. This will include teaching students to run both boards and utilizing the Tech Classes to help hang, patch and program lights.

Overseeing two outside events in May and June. You will assign two students to run lights and sound for two dance recitals and then oversee them at these events. Our district does pay extra for both of these events since they do take place outside school time.

Co-Sponsor the Drama Club. The club meets once a month and you would need to attend the meetings. The student officers run the meetings.

All other teacher responsibilities as outlined by CISD and CHS.

Qualifications
Must have teaching certification. Knowledge of ETC Ion Lighting Board and Sound Craft Digital Sound Board required.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Basic teaching schedule plus after school work on shows.

About hiring institution
Coppell ISD website.

How to apply
See Coppell ISD website above. 

Contact name: Mike Jasso
Contact email: mjasso@coppellisd.com
Closing date for applications: 08/12/2016




 

 

Job title
Bilingual Theatre Teacher

Location
Washington, D.C.

Job description
We are seeking a motivated and passionate teacher fluent in two languages (English and Spanish, French or Chinese) to continue to grow our innovative arts program. Theatre is a core subject for students and a major part of the experience at District of Columbia International School. A full job description is available here.

Qualifications
A master's degree in secondary education or this content area is preferred (bachelor's degree is required). Able to meet HQT requirements under NCLB. Previous experience teaching in this content area is strongly preferred. Technology fluency in the arts a must.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
This is a 10-month teaching position. DCI is committed to the principles of servant leadership and to providing faculty and staff with the resources and training they need to provide an excellent education experience for every student and family. We will have a benefits package that includes health and disability insurance and paid leave. We offer teachers daily planning time, professional development, and reasonable class sizes. Teachers and staff have the appropriate technology and support to do their work.

About hiring institution
DC International School is an innovative middle/high school created by five elementary language immersion public charter schools in DC to create a pathway through secondary school for their students and families. DCI will enable students to continue their language immersion in French, Spanish, and Mandarin while participating in inquiry-based education through the International Baccalaureate Middle and Diploma Years Programmes. We have grades 6, 7, 8 and 9 (MYP 1, 2, 3 and 4) for the 2016-2017 school year.

As a new school, we expect faculty and staff to embrace the rigor and commitment necessary to build, maintain, and expand a shared culture and vision. Your educational values should include a commitment to social justice, environmental stewardship, diversity, internationalism, and interdisciplinary education as reflected in the International Baccalaureate curriculum framework. We expect that all of our students can achieve academically at the very highest levels. Our mission statement reflects our core values: DC International School fosters inquiring, engaged, knowledgeable and caring secondary students who are multi-lingual, culturally competent, and committed to proactively creating a socially just and sustainable world.

How to apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume to resume@dcinternationalschool.org. You will need to pass a background check. No phone calls please.

Contact name: Cody Long
Contact email: cody.long@dcinternationalschool.org
Closing date for applications: 06/01/2016




 

 

Job title
Artistic & Education Director

Location
Boston, MA

Job description
POSITION OVERVIEW
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Artistic & Education Director will be responsible for the artistic and programmatic direction of all Urban Improv programs, including partnerships with six Boston City Schools and numerous regional youth organizations and educational institutions. He/she will develop and implement program curriculum and strategy to increase student impact, deepen school/organization partnerships, and recruit, support and retain talented actor-educators; and collaborate with the Executive Director on overall organizational strategy. The Artistic & Education Director will be a key external face of Urban Improv in the community.

This position requires passion for youth empowerment, and deep experience with theatre ensemble work, K-12 curriculum development, and teaching in a school setting. He/she should also have an understanding of the challenges of growing up in a low-income neighborhood and have experience working with a range of races/cultures. Urban Improv is an equal opportunity employer. The community we serve is diverse, and we wish to foster that diversity in our workplace.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Staff Leadership
• Manage a talented and diverse group of 10+ actors/educators and program staff. Recruit, hire and orient additional/new staff as needed.
• Set performance and professional development goals, monitor performance and conduct ongoing informal and annual formal evaluations of staff
• Help develop staff’s artistic (acting/improv/music) skills as well as youth development knowledge
• Work with staff to build effective relationships with each other and their constituents
• Support staff to collect and learn from evaluation data and program experience to build individual and ensemble skills
• Model program and artistic leadership and core organizational values in all settings

Artistic & Education Leadership
• Design, lead and implement developmentally appropriate Urban Improv curriculum (scenes and music) across all programs
• Collaborate with behavioral and artistic experts to inform instructional practice
• Set annual goals with school and organization partners and assess progress towards those goals quarterly, and conduct an annual review
• Coordinate all production aspects of workshops and staff rehearsals, including facility, transportation, equipment and communication needs
• Direct rehearsals with actor-educators with clear learning objectives for each workshop and flexible adjustments based on ensemble / student feedback
• Conduct weekly team meetings with actor-educators and program staff
• Implement program evaluations, and analyze data to determine trends, indicators of program quality, and needed adjustments
• Direct revenue generating, topic specific assemblies at invitations of schools, colleges, prisons, communities, churches, synagogues etc.

Partnership Management & Operations
• Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with the key constituents of the program (Principals, teachers, city leaders, community members, donors and board members
• Articulate Urban Improv’s goals, philosophy and approach to the board, media and funders as needed
• Assist the Executive Director in the selection of additional schools and partners

Qualifications
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
• Strong alignment to the Urban Improv mission and philosophy and desire to serve students in high-needs communities
• Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of diversity and inclusion
• 3+ years of service as an instructional leader in a school /youth organization setting
• 3+ years experience directing/coaching actors/educators
• 3+ years working in an ensemble and experience with improv
• Experience with K-12 curriculum development
• Proven track record as an effective manager of a team of 3 or more adults
• Proven ability to influence and motivate others, with a keen understanding of how to impact individual and group mindset, knowledge and skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills with a sophisticated understanding of how to convey complex topics to a variety of audiences
• Excellent time management, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple tasks/priorities
• Ability to model Urban Improv’s core values: empowerment, empathy, self-expression, self-respect and social change
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required; relevant advanced degree preferred

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Exempt, full-time position.

About hiring institution
Founded in 1992, Urban Improv’s mission is to catalyze positive youth development with a focus on violence prevention. Using a proven and experiential approach to social and emotional learning, Urban Improv empowers youth through structured, interactive, and topical improvisational workshops focused on real life challenges and choices.

For more information, please visit www.urbanimprov.org.

How to apply
Please send cover letter and resume to info@urbanimprov.org. No phone calls please.

Qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis, and the position will remain open until filled. Thank you very much for your interest in Urban Improv. We look forward to hearing from you and discussing how we can work together to ensure all youth are empowered and empathetic, living and learning in a safe community.

Contact name:
 Jamie Ullrich
Contact email: jullrich@urbanimprov.org
Closing date for applications: 05/31/2016




 

 

Job title
Technical Director/Stagecraft Teacher

Location
Miami Country Day School, Miami, FL

Job description
Essential Functions and Tasks:
• Collaborate and create with a team of fellow professionals for the enhancement of common artistic goals and educational experiences
• Teach one or more courses in set design and construction and /or sound and lighting design
• Communicate effectively verbally, in writing and in person to foster a collegial relationship with all production coordinators and school personnel involved in events, programs and productions.
• Attend after school meetings
• Maintain safety features of all equipment i.e.: stage rigging, construction area, catwalk.
• Works with Administration to establish and enforce rules, policies and procedures that promote safety, security and effectiveness of the program.
• Operate, maintain and safeguard the technical assets of the main theatre, amphitheater and black box theater including supervising the use of lighting, sound, communications equipment, and the use and maintenance of stage facilities.
• Determine the necessary technical supports, such as lighting, sound, staging, and special needs, necessary for events and performances presented at the facility in advance of production dates.
• Design, set up, maintain, and operate lighting and sound systems for theatre, dance, music, and other productions and projects; assists guest designers and arts with technical matters.
• Work with students who have a range of academic levels to develop individual skills as well as a group work ethic within a student tech team.
• Advise production managers, lighting and sound designers, on the technical specifications, costs and usage of technical equipment required for the individual show, and supervise the implementations of approved technical designs.
• Supervise and assist with set and stage construction and management.
• Assist in recruiting, training and assignment of volunteer or paid technical staff for individual shows. Orient facility renters and visiting productions to safety, technical characteristics and other areas of facility operations; facilitate the use of the technical facilities by the faculty, students and staff of Miami Country Day School and others engaged by or renting the facility.
• Monitor the condition of equipment including lighting, sound, and rigging equipment; arranges for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints; performs preventive maintenance on equipment.
• Assist with the preparation of production budgets; maintains inventory.
• Attend technical Week rehearsals, in order to supervise and assist in the technical aspects of the mounting the show.
• Coordinate post-production strike and clean- up of all facilities after production.
• Work schedule during production may include evenings, weekends and/or long days.
• Make recommendations to the Director of Arts Education regarding capital purchases of technical equipment.
• Must be able to sit, stand for long periods of time
• Must be able to bend, stretch and reach as necessary.
• May require lifting/pushing/pulling an item up to 100 pounds using appropriate tools.
• Must have a desire to engage in continual professional growth and to be a member of a dynamic community of learners and artists: Miami Country Day School

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Year round position beginning July 1, 2016. Pay is commensurate with experience.

About hiring institution
Miami Country Day School seeks a skilled and collaborative artist to fill the role of CFA Technical Director and Stagecraft Teacher to begin July, 2016. The Arts Program at Miami Country Day School is well-respected in our community and nationally. We are currently in the midst of building a new 35,000 square foot Center for the Arts (CFA) with 600+ seats theater/concert hall and Arts classrooms all under one roof! This venue will enable the Miami Country Day community to showcase its award winning artists, musicians, dancers and thespians. In addition we have an amphitheater for outdoor performances. Target opening date is December 2016.

Miami Country Day School is a PK3-12th grade college preparatory learning community committed to educating the whole child. Through the core values of honor, respect, wisdom and compassion, we prepare students to be lifelong learners. We inspire our children to develop their intellectual, physical, aesthetic, social, emotional and spiritual potentials by valuing every student every day.

We seek a dynamic Technical Director who embodies our mission and who is passionate about working with our students and faculty.

The school is accredited by FKC, FCIS and SACS; active membership is maintained in SACAC, NACAC, NAIS, SAIS, CASE, CRIS, ERB, American Library Association and the College Board.

How to apply

If interested, please submit a cover letter and current resume to the Dean of Faculty, Ms. Ria Maxwell at maxwellr@miamicountryday.org. Please be able to provide transcripts for most recent degree earned.

Contact name:
 Ria Maxwell
Contact email: maxwellr@miamicountryday.org
Closing date for applications: 04/29/2016




 

 

Job title
Theatre Technologies/Technical Theatre Instructor

Location
Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, Las Vegas, NV

Job description
Las Vegas Academy Theatre, a part of the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts in the Clark County School District in Las Vegas, Nevada, is seeking a vital, talented individual to teach theatre technologies and design elements to an engaged student body in this performing arts magnet high school. Responsibilities include teaching technical theatre, basic design elements, set design and construction and lighting design basics. Co-curricular responsibilities include designing a three-show mainstage season and assisting advanced students with the set and lighting needs of our studio season, maintaining stock, and managing the operations, materials flow and principal design duties for our scene shop. Experience with theatrical properties is a plus. This individual would be a part of a six-member teaching team within the whole theatre department, and one of two full-time theatre technologies teachers.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts or related field, with requisite teaching credentials in the State of Nevada, or equivalent education and experience to qualify for a Business and Industry teaching license in the State of Nevada.

A complete job description is available upon request.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
CCSD has one of the best salary packages in the western U.S. Salary scale can be found at www.ccsd.net. In addition, retirement is provided through Nevada Public Employees Retirement System, which is one of the most solvent and forward thinking retirement plans in the country.

About hiring institution
Academy Theatre has had an ambitious community theatre subscription season for the last 16 years. We are active in the Educational Theatre Association, and have toured seven shows to the International Thespian Festival, in addition to producing the 75th International Thespian Festival premiere production of Ragtime, School Edition. We have a reputation among college theatre programs as having a solid preparatory program in acting, musical theatre and theatre technologies, and have placed hundreds of students in programs across the country. We foster an environment that promotes excellence in both academics and the arts, and strive to nurture the whole student. We ask a great deal of our students, but also offer great performance and behind-the-scenes opportunities in the theatrical arts. You can find out more about our theatre program at lvacademytheatre.org or about our school at lasvegasacademy.net.

How to apply
Visit www.ccsd.net to start the application process. Please express your interest to: John Morris, Technical Director, at jrmorris@interact.ccsd.net, or Scott Walker, Principal, at swalker@interact.ccsd.net, as soon as possible.

Contact name:
 Scott Walker
Contact email: swalker@interact.ccsd.net
Closing date for applications: 07/01/2016




 

 

Job title
Improv teacher for kids

Location
Jersey City, NJ

Job description
The Jersey City Children’s Theatre is looking for part time teachers to teach classes to 3 -5 year olds and 6-9 year olds.

Qualifications
Candidates need to have a thorough understanding of improv acting, ideally also with some experience teaching. Experience in Story Theater and the Spolin techniques are preferred. Above all, JCCT is eager to be joined by an actor educator with a proven track record for successfully collaborating with colleagues to further advance performing arts education.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Depending on experience.

About hiring institution
Jersey City Children’s Theater (JCCT) is a not-for-profit production and educational theater company that enriches the community by engaging them physically, intellectually, and intuitively through play based in the theater arts:
• creating and presenting original theater productions for children and youth performed by a professional company of adult actors and theater professionals
• offering theater arts-based classes for children and youth in schools, in home school programs, in after school programs, as summer camp sessions, and as outreach activities throughout Jersey City
• offering scholarships for children and youth to participate in JCCT educational programming
• collaborating with other Jersey City arts and social-change organizations (Nimbus Dance Works, New City Kids, Jersey City Parks Coalition and more!) to build a stronger community.

How to apply
Please email resume and direct further questions to Interim Executive Director Cordis Heard.

Contact name:
 Cordis Heard
Contact email: cordis@jcchildrenstheater.org
Closing date for applications: 05/31/2016




 

 

Job title
Area Coordinator

Location
Mid-Atlantic region

Job description
Join a Creative Crafting Camp Caboodle!

This is an exciting opportunity to join our "Tight Knit" team mostly across the Mid-Atlantic region! With over 40 locations, The Handwork Studio Summer Day Camps are held in ten states. The Handwork Studio's summer camp program is a unique, creative, fun and educational way for children to learn the tradition of needle arts and machine sewing in a positive and nurturing environment.

We are looking for an Area Coordinator who is a passionate and hardworking multi-tasker. So get ready to roll up your sleeves and jump in! With high expectations for quality work, together we will empower a new generation of needle arts crafters and staff alike.

You will work with the Executive Camp Director and the Human Resources Manager to coordinate and operate multi-camp locations in your specific region. This is a part-time position January-May (5-10 hours per week) and full-time from June-August (40-50 hours per week) with required trainings.  

Qualifications
· Experience working with children in a camp or classroom setting
· Classroom management and teaching skills
· Crafting skill level: Competent crafter in any of the following needle arts but not limited to hand and machine sewing, knitting, crocheting, weaving, etc.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Compensation is based on location and experience. Part-time spring 2016, full-time summer 2016.

About hiring institution
Passing Down the Tradition of Handwork

The Handwork Studio LLC is a kids' needle arts and fashion studio and camp. Our purpose is to pass down the tradition of teaching practical arts such as knitting, crocheting, hand and machine sewing, embroidery, quilting, fashion and crafts in a fun and relaxed environment.Our staff is comprised of skilled teachers, instructors, and professional artists dedicated to making each student feel special. Our teaching philosophy is one that focuses on the students’ accomplishments. We will never criticize the student's work but praise his or her efforts.

The Handwork Studio is designed to nurture its students in a positive social environment with a "Can Do" attitude that fosters creativity while learning lifetime skills. The result: Making really cool projects with new friends while having Fun! Fun! Fun!

How to apply
For more information about joining our "Tight Knit" team and to apply, visit our website: www.thehandworkstudio.com/jobs/area-coordinator.

Contact name:
 Carrie Metz
Contact email: hiring@thehandworkstudio.com
Closing date for applications: 05/31/2016




 

 

Job title
Theatre Teacher

Location
The Kauffman School, Kansas City, MO

Job description
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Curriculum Design, Instruction, and Student Assessment
Develop curriculum aligned with state and common core standards
Plan and teach varied content area curriculum
Teach skills in theater appreciation to build students’ understanding of various performance styles
Emphasis shall be on understanding the processes, social, and cultural context of theater as well as on the traditional emphasis on performing theater
Plan a balanced program, and organize daily class time so that preparation, rehearsal and instruction can be effectively accomplished within the allotted time
Utilize repertoire of all types of performance styles that are appropriate for the ages and skill levels of students
Establish and maintain standards of student behavior to provide an orderly, productive environment during practice, group rehearsals, and theater performances
Organize and supervise approved field trips to enhance classroom learning
Design assessments and use data to refine curriculum and inform instructional practices
Approach practice with a sense of urgency, maximizing every minute with students
Collaborate with content and grade-level teams to promote an environment of critical thinking and academic rigor
Differentiate plans for individual students based on their unique learning profiles so that all students are engaged and challenged
Deliver content and instruction to students with purpose, passion, and a willingness to do “whatever it takes” to help students succeed
Prepare orders for any supplies, equipment, music scores, instruments, etc. within approved budget, following established purchasing procedures, and maintain and store such in safe and approved fashion and to minimize time required for distribution and collection
Instruct students in proper care and use of supplies, equipment, music scores, instruments, etc.
Provide and supervise opportunities for students to demonstrate individually and in large groups the skills and talents developed in the theater program, bringing pride of accomplishment to students and to the school. These opportunities may be in music, drama, and dance, and may occasionally be outside of the normal work day for teachers, including evenings and weekends
Maintain an inventory and in proper working order all theater props, materials and costumes
Assumes other responsibilities as assigned by the Principal

Qualifications
A bachelor’s degree is required, a master’s degree with major/minor in theater is preferred
An ability to meet all state and federal guidelines in order to be fully licensed and "Highly Qualified" according to NCLB
Proven track record of high achievement in the classroom
Mastery of, and enthusiasm for, academic subject matter
Relentless focus on student results
Able and willing to work a longer school day and school year
Able to build positive relationships with students, families, and colleagues

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
The Kauffman School offers a competitive compensation package commensurate with anticipated duties and responsibilities, including comprehensive health benefits.

About hiring institution
The Ewing Marion Kauffman School (Kauffman School) is a three-school campus of mission-driven college preparatory schools in Kansas City, MO unrelentingly focused on student achievement. The school’s mission is summarized in three words: create college graduates. The school design is based on inspiring examples of charter schools throughout the country that are helping urban students achieve at high academic levels. The Kauffman School has a longer school day and a longer school year. Students receive two periods of math and three periods of reading instruction each day. The school has a talented and dedicated staff and an intentional set of structures and systems—all of which focus on student achievement.

By 2018, the Kauffman School will grow to two middle schools and one high school, serving more than 1,100 students. The Kauffman School looks to its dedicated staff to support this growth.

The Kauffman School is currently recruiting special teachers for its fifth through eighth grade middle school and its ninth grade high school classes. The specials classes will focus on art, music, dance, and performing arts. The Kauffman School is seeking a dedicated and inspirational Theater Teacher. The Theater Teacher is an integral part of the total school program and will be responsible for developing in each student an appreciation of the art of theater as part of general culture; teaching techniques of vocal and body expression; teaching onstage and backstage production; and for discovering and developing talents of students in the field of theater.

Teachers in the Kauffman Schools are not classroom teachers, but rather subject teachers in accordance with a high school model. Because we are a growing charter network, our application and interview process identifies candidates who would be great teachers, no matter the content or grade level. Know that your grade-level preferences will be a point of discussion in future conversations and interviews, and we value teachers being flexible in both content and grade preferences

How to apply
Interested applicants should complete a formal application through the Kauffman School Careers page at www.kauffmanschool.org/. Your cover letter should address your interest in working at the Kauffman School and prior experiences that make you a uniquely qualified candidate:
Share any significant academic gains you have achieved with students, citing specific evidence and/or data
Highlight your experience working with low-income, minority, or historically underachieving students
Provide specific evidence of your alignment with the Kauffman School’s missions of “creating college graduates” and/or the Kauffman School’s PREP Values

Contact name:
 Cescily Turner
Contact email: cescilyturner@gmail.com
Closing date for applications: 08/13/2016