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Chief Relationship Officer, the Educational Theatre Association, Cincinnati, Ohio

Job description

Summary:
EdTA seeks a Chief Relationship Officer (CRO) who develops member, chapter, and industry partnerships by working to create and promote resources of value for stakeholders; communicates these resources to the appropriate constituents; listens and acts on stakeholder needs; and ensures that all members and supporting organizations have easy access to all things EdTA.

The CRO provides strategic and operational oversight for EdTA’s membership initiatives including the engagement, expansion, and retention of the member base and the development and implementation of member benefits and services.

The CRO oversees Chapter Relations and volunteer management to provide support and resources to enable volunteers to deliver a large part of the Association’s mission.

The CRO is responsible for the Association’s business development activities, oversees the operations of the business development function and monitors all member and industry relationship activities through coordination with staff, appropriate committees and the Board of Directors.

The CRO will mine the intrinsic value in relationships for, between and among individuals, divisions of the organization and the associated industry partners to facilitate win-win solutions.

The CRO also provides consistent leadership needed to facilitate the cultural changes that are necessary to achieve strategic growth outcomes and improve EdTA’s future growth prospects.

The Chief Relationship Officer serves as a member of the Senior Executive Team with the Executive Director, Deputy Executive Director, and Chief Operating Officer and has responsibility for supervision of two direct reports and eight total staff members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Membership and Chapter Relations
• Oversee and manage the work of the Director of Membership and Director of Chapter Relations, and coach the managers and support staff to personal growth.
• Develop a high-level strategy for establishing the Association’s relationship ecosystem and plans for growth.
• Guide the building of member engagement.
• Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy to engage Thespian Alumni in the organization and leverage their talent and resources to grow the Association.
• Oversee Alumni events
• Create a plan for forging and building specific relationships, for example college professors as ambassadors.
• Partner with the Deputy Executive Director to conduct research and market assessments for the launch of new programs, products and services to existing member constituencies and entirely new audiences. Build on the significant work invested in surveys to transform membership recognition of the value of EdTA.
• Nurture a culture of stakeholder engagement and investment throughout the Association, ensuring that all team members participate in and support member volunteerism and revenue-generating initiatives and goals.
• Collaborate with Human Resources to create the most effective organizational structure and volunteer structure to support membership.
• Formulate, implement and enforce proper member data collection policies and procedures.
• Partner with IT to define and develop tools and technology for Chapters to enable their success.
• Evaluate dues structure and increased infrastructure required to support growth in the chapters.
• Develop international expansion models and oversee the new chapter in China.
• Develop structure for leveraging influencers, celebrities, and VIPs -- stakeholders that can promote school theatre and connect EdTA to resources

Industry Business Development
• Design and implement strategies that support revenue generation and programmatic goals.
• Partner with the Business Development Manager to create sponsor, advertiser, and exhibitor strategies, relationships and plans.
• Research, target, and network with potential prospect companies.
• Identify and direct the implementation of activities that generate non-dues revenue, such as a re-envisioned store with Thespian gear.
• Formulate and implement policies as they affect the administration of sponsorships and royalty agreements, e.g. stewardship procedures.

Additional Insights: Upside opportunities in the next 5 years for CRO
• Member growth – develop strategies and plans to reach the 80% white space in the high school market, 96% white space in the middle school market, thousands of individual educators, teaching artists, acting coaches, private academies, after school programs, and elementary schools
o Sales funnel – create a process for generating leads, delivering content, converting to membership, growing involvement, securing donations, lifetime value of a member growing along the engagement curve. Help EdTA staff leverage our database tools for analysis and decisions.
• Alumni – formulate strategy and organization of Thespian alumni, leading to local events and fundraising to support the Foundation
• Stakeholders beyond alumni – structure the tracking and opportunities with celebrities, influencers, VIPs, etc to promote school theatre and connect EdTA to resources
• Volunteer engagement – grow involvement beyond chapter boards and International Thespian Festival, define roles and structure, committees, launch Volunteer Central on website with database of job descriptions, contact person, time commitment etc.
• Support for chapters – partner with Infrastructure team to build resources required to support growth in chapters, e.g. new tools and technology, new dues structure, paid employees in chapters
• International expansion – ensure success in China and reapply learning to other regions e.g. Japan, Taiwan, Australia, UK
• Define goals for scholarships and awards to build stature and outreach, and redesign structure of these programs to meet external goals
• Relaunch the store, making it friendly like Amazon and expanding offerings in Thespian gear e.g. clothing, backpacks, blankets, coolers, etc. to build revenue and an iconic brand

Qualifications

KEY SKILLS DESIRED:
Proactive, strategic thinker and problem-solver with excellent team building skills.
Ability to build member and corporate relationships across multiple generations; and connect, build, trust and inspire members and industry to view their investments in the Association, economic or volunteerism, as expressions of their values.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
• 10 years of relevant membership, development, and volunteer cultivation experience.
• Experience in a membership-driven trade or professional association, or national nonprofit organization ideal.
• Track record for successful corporate development initiatives.
• Self-motivation and discipline to regularly set and achieve goals.
• Clear understanding of membership and industry relationships and engagement building.
• A strong business orientation and the ability to make data-driven decisions.
• Superb written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
• Strong commitment to, and passion for, the mission of the Association and ability to articulate the importance of the organization’s work to prospective and current members and industry partners
• Passion for or experience in theatre preferred
• Ability to travel as required.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Full-time, exempt

About hiring institution

The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) is a professional organization for theatre education with over 100,000 members nationwide. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education by: Honoring student achievement in theatre and enriching their theatre education experience; Supporting teachers by providing professional development, networking opportunities, resources, and recognition; and Influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA operates the International Thespian Society (ITS), an honorary organization that has inducted more than 2 million theatre students since its founding in 1929.

How to apply

Please submit cover letter and résumé by email (Subject Line: EdTA CRO) to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org. Include desired salary.

First consideration will be given to applications received by April 14.

No phone calls, please.

Date of posting:

03/31/2017

Theater Teacher, PA Leadership Charter School's Center for Performing & Fine Arts, 211 Carter Drive, Suite C, West Chester, Penn., 19382

Job description

Unique audition-only performing and fine arts program for middle and high school students seeks Acting and Musical Theatre teacher beginning 2017-2018 school year.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Ability to teach musical theatre and acting
• Experience with creating and teaching musical theatre choreography
• Experience in vocal pedagogy
• Technical theatre knowledge a plus (set, lighting, and sound design)
• Strong and inspirational teaching skills, empathy, high standards
• Superior organization, administrative skills, and time management
• Excellent communication skills, ability to work with children (adolescents), parents, teaching staff, and the community at large
• Availability to direct 1-2 productions per year

Qualifications

Educational Requirement:
• Degree in theatre required (Advanced degree preferred)
• Degree or background in education a plus
• Knowledge of curriculum, pedagogy, contemporary theory, theatre history and performance required
• Directing experience with Musical Theatre and classical/contemporary plays required
• Clearances will be required

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Pay: Commensurate with experience

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Retirement available

About hiring institution

About PA Leadership:
Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School is a state-wide, public (tuition-free) K-12 cyber charter school with over 2,000 students. Our teachers are part of an educational team whose innovative approach to education is providing a dynamic learning experience for students across the state of Pennsylvania through cyber education. All teachers report in person each work day to either our West Chester or Pittsburgh locations. Visit www.palcs.org for additional information about our school.

The Center for Performing and Fine Arts (CPFA), located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, is a pre-professional, audition-only program of The Pennsylvania Leadership Charter School. CPFA offers programming in theatre, dance, music, and fine arts. Our students are accepted to some of the top post-secondary schools in the country.

How to apply

Please send cover letter/resume outlining all areas of educational and professional theatre experience. Please also specify any additional theatre teaching specialties (voice, speech, choreography, playwriting, stage combat, movement, improvisation, design, etc.).

Please send the required documents to Jason Greenfield (Theatre Department Chair) at jgreenfield@palcs.org.

Application deadline is June 15th, 2017 or until the position is filled

PA Leadership Charter School is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Date of posting:

05/24/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/15/2017

Musical Theatre Teacher, Dreyfoos School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Job description

Minimum Duties:
• Teach five classes in musical theatre performance technique (grades 9-12)
• Direct, musical direct, and/or accompany department productions, showcases, and competition pieces
• Adjudicate annual jury exams and freshman admission auditions
• Mentor, encourage, and nurture young talent at varying stages of development
• Work collaboratively with faculty in production and curriculum processes

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
• BFA in musical theatre; candidates with extensive professional training/experience in musical theatre but no degree also considered; AEA membership preferred
• Significant experience teaching student actor/singers; high school teaching preferred
• Ability to teach “acting the song” storytelling skills & techniques in solo and scene study
• Ability to teach group/individual vocal production
• Ability to teach basic music theory/sight-singing
• Ability to teach musical theatre history
• Ability to teach musical theatre audition techniques including building an audition book, cutting/presenting songs, and monologue performance
• Extensive knowledge of musical theatre repertoire and styles
• Ability and desire to work with teenagers in a fast-paced and rigorous theatre program
Preferred Qualifications:
• Excellent pianist/accompanist/sight reading abilities
• Experience as a musical director including rehearsing/conducting student pit orchestras
• Experience as a director of musical/non-musical theatre at the professional and educational level

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Standard teacher contract through the School District of Palm Beach County, all productions are rehearsed after school and on weekends with a small stipend provided.

About hiring institution

Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts is a premier Arts Magnet High School in the School District of Palm Beach County.

How to apply

Please submit the following to Michelle Petrucci, michelle.petrucci@palmbeachschools.org:

1) Letter of intent outlining skills and appropriateness for the position
2) Current CV including teaching and professional musical theatre experience
3) Contact information for three references who can speak to your professional expertise and ability to teach theatre students

Date of posting:

05/24/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/15/2017

Drama Teacher Middle and Upper School, Columbia, S.C.

Job description

Heathwood Hall Episcopal School believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to its success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

POSITION SUMMARY

Heathwood Hall Episcopal School is a seeking a full-time drama teacher. The primary teaching responsibility is middle and upper school drama.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Teaches drama classes to students in grades 5-12
• Directs Upper School plays/musicals, Middle School plays/musicals and competition plays
• Collaborates with Performing Arts department on all-school assemblies
• Manage auditorium space, as well as lighting and sound equipment
• Develops and records drama curriculum
• Collaborates with other teachers on developing interdisciplinary curriculum and/or supporting drama work in other subject areas
• Effectively monitors and manages student learning using a variety of methods to evaluate student progress.
• Differentiates instruction to meet the needs of various learners.
• Identifies and responds to individual students learning differences and creates enrichment opportunities
• Creates a supportive and inclusive environment and to develop respectful relationships with students by using conflict resolution and problem-solving techniques within the classroom.

Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS

• A minimum of three years teaching experience
• Minimum Bachelor's Degree from a four year accredited college; Masters and/or credential preferred
• Musical theater experience and/or teaching skills a plus
• Music accompaniment skills (on piano, guitar, etc.) a plus strong collaboration skills

WORKING CONDITIONS

• Primarily indoor classroom teaching with occasional field trips
• Some evening and weekend commitments
• Outside travel is required
• Ability to lift 50lbs.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Pay: negotiable
10 month work calendar

About hiring institution

Heathwood Hall Episcopal School is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Heathwood Hall Episcopal School participates in E-Verify, as mandated by South Carolina law. This position will require a Criminal Background Check.

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit resume, list of references, a statement of educational philosophy and a cover letter to:

Heathwood Hall Episcopal School
Suzanne Nagy
Middle School Head
FAX 803-748-4755
Email: nagys@heathwood.org

No phone calls please.

Date of posting:

05/23/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/30/2017

Technical Theater Director, Shorewood (Wis.) School District

Job description

The School District of Shorewood is seeking a highly qualified Technical Theater teacher to work in partnership with the drama curriculum to teach high school students set design, construction, sound, and lighting while designing and building sets for four major productions and several small productions annually. The teacher in this position will teach technical education with an emphasis on safe practices when using machinery, equipment, and tools.

Candidates should be highly organized and have a wide range of skills for facilitating the curricular and performing arts use of the auditorium. Background in technical theater experience a must, professional/educational theatre background preferred. Wisconsin Certification or the ability to receive Wisconsin Certification in Theater (1325) is necessary. Applicants with a 1325 Theater and a 1220 Technology Education would be ideal.

Qualifications

• Conveys a positive attitude when working with students, endeavors to develop a positive self image in each child, strives to develop rapport with the student as an individual for the purpose of improving the quality of student outcomes.
• Supervises all technical aspects related to stage production (e.g. scenic construction lighting, sound systems, technical rehearsals, etc.) for the purpose of supporting the productions on a per show basis.
• Supports the performing arts Music Department (Orchestra, Band and Choir) in set-up, performances and tear down.
• Trains students and other persons for the purpose of ensuring proper and safe use of facilities, tools, equipment, etc. in furtherance of curricula and stage productions.
• Utilizes specialized instructional skills (e.g. recognizing learning styles of individual students, evaluating students, selecting instructional materials, etc.) for the purpose of implementing the District’s prescribed curriculum.
• Approves various activities (e.g. schedules for use of auditorium, hires all additional theater technicians, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring availability facility required by school and non-school users.
• Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
• Attends meetings for the purpose of providing general oversight of the Performing Arts Department, its activities and its personnel.
• Collaborates with school personnel or other users of auditorium facility as needed or requested for the purpose of providing scenic, lighting design, and sound on a per show basis.
• Maintains inventory records for the purpose of providing for such technical assets, including projected use and schedules of depreciation.
users of auditorium facility as needed or requested design, and sound on a per show basis.
• Maintains stage and media equipment (e.g. lighting, sound, scenic and other production equipment, tools, supplies, materials, physical assets, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability and functioning of required tools and equipment within a safe work area.
• Develops safety procedures for all activities conducted onstage, backstage, and related areas for the purpose of providing the necessary support to drama activities that are considered as part of school curricula or in furtherance of stage production.
• Oversees general use of stage and related areas (e.g. for rehearsals, auditions, meetings, etc.) for the purpose of providing necessary support to productions and facility as appropriate.
• Prepares various documents (e.g. budgets for purchases, rental of technical assets, technical production budget, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring that items are within district budget requirements and in compliance with established accounting practices.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

8 Hr/Day, 5 Day/Week, 1.0 FTE

About hiring institution

Shorewood High School puts on three major drama performances a year and a talent show. Recent productions include: West Side Story, American Idiot, Godspell, Spring Awakening, South Pacific, Avenue Q, Cabaret, Urinetown, Rent, Sweeney Todd, Ragtime and Secret Garden. A part time costumer is on staff to teach one costuming class and to design and build costume plots for the major productions.

Four of our last five musicals have earned “Most Outstanding Musical” Tommy Awards. The Tommy Awards program honors outstanding High School Musical Theatre in Southern Wisconsin. In 2013-2014, Shorewood was the first school in the history of the program to be named “Most Outstanding Musical” twice in one year.

The Drama Program has the full and enthusiastic support of the school community, including administration, parents, faculty, students, and the community at-large. Learn more about our program at www.shorewooddrama.org and our district at www.shorewoodschools.org

How to apply

Please create an Applicant Account using the Wisconsin Education Career Access Network (WECAN) and search for Vacancy ID 10163.

Date of posting:

05/23/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/16/2017

Technical Director, Roseville, Minn.

Job description

Manage technical production elements (including set building, light and sound production) of 3 mainstage shows per year. Design set and/or lights for 1-2 shows per year. Provide advice and assistance to student projects and productions. Hold student workshops to teach technical theater skills.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have formal training or significant experience in technical directing as well as experience working with students in a school setting and creating a learning environment in the after-school activity process.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

After school from 2:45-5:30 2-3 days a week leading up to each show and Saturday mornings or afternoons leading up to each show. Stipend varies based on experience.

About hiring institution

Roseville Area High School is a diverse suburban high school serving apx 2,500 students.

How to apply

Email letter of interest, resume, and list of references to erik.lane@isd623.org. Applications will be reviewed on June 1st.

Date of posting:

05/19/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/01/2017

Production Manager/Resident Designer, Magnolia, Ark.

Job description

Manage the production budget for SAU Theatre’s 2017-2018 season (two musicals and two plays); coordinate event scheduling for Harton theatre on campus; oversee design and execution of all technical elements for departmental productions; supervise student technical workers in shop and production technical rehearsals; lead box office/front-of-house duties for performance and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s in Theatre Management, Design, or closely related field; professional or previous university experience preferred; ability to teach fundamental design classes and /or Theatre Appreciation greatly desired.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Salary commensurate with experience.

About hiring institution

SAU Theatre is part of the Department of Performing Art and Mass Communication is NASM accredited and offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with concentrations in Theatre and Musical Theatre. All SAU faculty and staff demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and diversity of the University community and excellence in interpersonal behaviors and effective collaboration with colleagues. Joining the SAU family requires a commitment to our culture of Continuous Quality Improvement. AA/EOE.

How to apply

Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, link to online design/management portfolio and/or photos of recent work, and three letters of recommendation to HR@saumag.edu or the Office of Human Resources, Southern Arkansas University, 100 E. University, MSC 9288, Magnolia, AR 71753

Date of posting:

05/17/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/15/2017

Technical Theatre Director, Pearland, Texas

Job description

This theatre opening is for Pearland High School, which is a 6A 9-12 grade campus, located in the suburbs south of Houston. The ideal candidate would possess strong technical theatre pedagogy, strong ability to design and build sets for main stage and black box shows, the ability to design lights for all types of programs, and the ability to recruit and retain theatre students. Interested applicants should apply on line at pearlandisd.org or may follow this link. winoc.pearlandisd.org/Jobpost/Jobpost.exe

Resumes can be emailed to bellt@pearlandisd.org

Qualifications

Bachelors (minimum) in Theatre Education (emphases in Tech) or Tech Theatre with a valid and current Texas Teacher Certificate.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

please email below for information

About hiring institution

Pearland High School is a 6A High School with a very strong arts department.

How to apply

Interested applicants should apply on line at pearlandisd.org or may follow this link. winoc.pearlandisd.org/Jobpost/Jobpost.exe

Resumes can be emailed to bellt@pearlandisd.org

Date of posting:

05/16/2017

Closing date for applications:

08/31/2017

Theatre Production Technician, Indian River High School, Philadelphia, N.Y.

Job description

Skills and Experiences include but are not limited to:
▪ Overseeing formation of student production crews and instructing them on proper procedures and methods on their assigned functional area;
▪ Coordinating and participating in the set-up and dismantling of equipment for all functions in the theater;
▪ Designing, installing, and operating audio-visual equipment and lighting fixtures;
▪ Operating control room equipment to regulate lights and sound for productions;
▪ Arranging for theater equipment repair and preventative maintenance;
▪ Maintaining inventory of theater equipment;
▪ Serving as a resource for all aspects of theater usage.

Qualifications

THIS IS A CSEA COMPETITIVE POSITION (Passage of Civil Service Competitive Exam Required)
Qualifications:
▪ Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York state registered college or university with a bachelor’s degree in theater arts, theater production, or closely-related field; or
▪ Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York state registered college or university with an associate’s degree in theater arts, theater production, or closely-related field, and two years of full-time paid experience or its part-time equivalent in stage production either in a commercial or educational operation; or
▪ An equivalent combination of training and experience as defined within the limits of the above qualifications.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Initial Assignment is 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM w/ 30 minute paid lunch
(Flex schedule during concert and other production seasons)
Rate of Pay: $19.82 per hour

About hiring institution

www.ircsd.org/domain/47

How to apply

Send a Letter of Intent, Resume, and Reference list, copy of degree and transcripts addressed to:
Donna Kennedy, PhD, Human Resources Administrator
Indian River Central School District
32735B County Route 29
Philadelphia, NY 13673
Or fax: (315) 642-3441
Email: HR@ircsd.org

Date of posting:

05/16/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/02/2017

Drama Teacher, Canadian International School of Hefei, China

Job description

The Canadian International School of Hefei is looking to hire a Middle/High School Drama Teacher. We will have approximately 125 students in Middle High for 2017-2018.

Qualifications

The successful applicant should have a degree in DRAMA. It would be beneficial also to have a teacher's license but other candidates will be considered. Besides teaching Drama you will be responsible for having at least two productions during the year.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Depends on your qualifications and years of experience teaching. Beginning salary is between $20000-$50000 Canadian after taxes. Your one bedroom rent free apartment is furnished, with free electricity. You are given a laptop to use when you arrive. You are given so much for medical benefits. You must teach 20 fifty-five minute periods per week plus you are responsible for at least two productions per year. Your flight in August and in June is covered by the company. We follow the usual teaching calendar but we open August 12, 2017 and close June 16, 2018. We have five weeks of holidays during the school year at various times.

About hiring institution

We have a school which has one large theatre, one small theatre and a practice theatre. Our classrooms are large and modern. All students use laptops . AKD runs three International IB schools in China and we are one of these schools.

How to apply

Please send your resume with the names of three references to Peggy Gorman-Mitchell, peggy.mitch@yahoo.com. With your references be sure to include the position the referee holds and his/her email address.

Date of posting:

05/14/2017

Closing date for applications:

05/28/2017

Drama Director, Seattle, Wash.

Job description

Seeking our next Drama Director to Produce and Direct our Spring Musical

Overview of responsibilities:

The Drama Director is responsible to the Principal and promotes excellence in the performing arts by producing and directing our spring musical and provides leadership to faculty, staff and students engaged in creative expression of their talents and gifts.

Essential functions of the position:

Produce and Direct Spring Musical
• Peruse possible musicals and present to Principal for approval
• Work with staff at the Moore Theatre to secure venue and dates
• Develop and manage the musical budget in collaboration with the Business Office
• Hire and develop contracts for stipend positions supporting the musical
• Schedule weekly production meetings with staff
• Schedule auditions and interviews for crews
• Pre- production meetings with design staff on overall design concept for musical
• Pre- production artist work on producing/directing/choreography
• Oversee interviews for all crews
• Working with parent volunteers on tech/performance week work and musical dinners
• Marketing and public relations
• Musical dinner-thespian event coordination
• Rehearsals for musical
• Tech/performance week
• Reconciling budget

Qualifications

Essential professional qualities:

• Mission oriented, exemplifying the core values of Bishop Blanchet
• Highly collaborative, working closely with the Principal, performing arts team, faculty, staff, students, and parents
• Experience with producing and directing musicals with adolescent cast and crew members
• Working knowledge of musical theatre canons
• Excellent communication skills including writing, public speaking, presentations and small group meetings
• Available for evening and weekend activities

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Contractual Term: The Director of Drama is a part time position focused on producing and directing the musical with the potential for full time employment based on teaching experience and/or ability to support additional areas of the performing arts program.

Compensation: The Drama Director is a contract position and compensation will be determined based on experience and part or full time availability.

About hiring institution

Bishop Blanchet is a Catholic, college preparatory high school in Seattle, Washington serving a co-ed population of approximately 850 students in grades 9-12. Founded in 1954, Bishop Blanchet is a prominent Archdiocesan high school committed to serving a diverse student body with the most comprehensive Catholic high school experience in the greater Seattle area. We inspire our students to transform the world around them through a life-long commitment to faith, scholarship and service.

How to apply

Application Materials due on or before May 23, 2017:

• Letter of Interest
• Current Resume/CV

Please EMAIL electronic copies of application materials to:

pskinner@bishopblanchet.org

Attention:
Polly Skinner
Interim Principal
206-527-7701

To complete your application, you must also fill out the online application through the Seattle Archdiocese at:

www.applitrack.com/seattlearch/onlineapp/default.aspx?all=1

Date of posting:

05/11/2017

Closing date for applications:

05/23/2017

Drama Teacher, China, Various Locations

Job description

Use your creative skills to inspire China’s top students to reach their education goals and immerse yourself in one of China’s major cities. Enjoy an international work environment, paid vacation, Chinese national holidays, and an average salary package starting at 20,500 RMB per month.

ENREACH is seeking energetic teachers to lead China’s top students in their drama education. In-class responsibilities include teaching the basics of drama, acting skills, stage design, overseeing costume creation, and running theatre productions. This is a unique opportunity to make an impact on the liberal arts education that helps prepare Chinese students for their college experience in the USA. Syllabi is based on the American National Core Arts Theatre Standards and we participate in EdTA’s national and international festivals.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in any discipline (drama or education preferred).
• At least two years teaching experience.
• The ability to live and work in China for two years.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Benefits Include:
• Competitive benefits package including 20,500 RMB + per month, Chinese holidays, paid vacation, and fully covered health insurance.
• Flight reimbursement and contract renewal bonus.
• Sponsored legal Z visa.
• Airport pick up, initial hotel stay, apartment hunting assistance and cash advance
• Cultural immersion in a major Chinese city and the experience of being part of a diverse expatriate community.
• Creativity to adapt curriculum to the needs of each class.
• High profile participation in local and national competitions.
• Development and participation in drama festivals.
• Significant contribution to a growing company and program.

About hiring institution

ENREACH’s educational mission is to provide Chinese students aged between 9 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. ENREACH is a division of Dipont Education, a leading education management group in China and pioneer in the development and customization of international education programs for students since the 1990s.

How to apply

email Emily Richardson at emily.richardson@enreachedu.com

Date of posting:

05/09/2017

Closing date for applications:

07/31/2017

Theater Teacher, Lexington, Texas

Job description

Full time teaching position with middle school and high school classroom responsibilities. Produce two plays for competition (1 MS and 1 HS).

Qualifications

Degree and Texas Theater Arts certification or enrollment in alternative certification program with certification completed by the end of the school year.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Posted on district website, commensurate with experience, stipend for competition productions

About hiring institution

Lexington High is a small 3A high school with 260 students. We are located 55 miles East of Austin and 70 miles West of Bryan/College Station.

How to apply

www.lexingtonisd.net/

phlaptweb23.applitrack.com/region13/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?FromAdmin=true&AppliTrackJobId=1599

Date of posting:

05/09/2017

Closing date for applications:

05/31/2017

Teacher - Technical Theatre (2017-18), League City, Texas (between Houston and Galveston)

Job description

Technical Theatre Director for an award winning program.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Valid Texas certificate for the subject and level assigned

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Teacher salary schedule per year.
beginning teacher 0-4 yrs. 51,500
5-9 yrs. 54,106; additional stipends may apply. For the rest of the salary schedule past 9 yrs. click on link below.

www.ccisd.net/UserFiles/Servers/Server_645402/File/Departments/Human%20Resources/salary%20schedules/2016-17%20Approved%20Teacher%20Salary%20Schedule.pdf

About hiring institution

The Clear Creek Independent School District is home to explorers and adventurers! Nestled along the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston and the boating waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Clear Creek ISD proudly serves the educational growth of more than 41,000 students and continues to be one of the most desirable places to raise a family in the Greater Houston area.

Clear Creek ISD is the 29th largest school district in Texas, out of 1,031 districts. Our district spans 103 square miles, 13 municipalities, and two counties (Harris and Galveston). We are governed by a high performing Board of Trustees, seven elected community members representing areas of the district. We pride ourselves on involving our stakeholders in making curriculum, finance, and policy decisions, and all of our decisions are made with the best interest of children in mind.

How to apply

clearcreekisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=2324

Date of posting:

05/09/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/30/2017

Drama Teacher, Palm Desert, Calif.

Job description

See description on Xavierprep.org website

Qualifications

BA or higher; Preferred Masters

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

See description on Xavierprep.org website

About hiring institution

Xavier College Prep High School is a Jesuit Catholic High School located in Palm Desert, CA. The Drama Teacher is responsible for Directing and Producing the School Productions.

How to apply

See application information on Xavierprep.org website

Date of posting:

05/08/2017

Closing date for applications:

05/31/2017

Lower School Theatre Teacher, Coconut Creek, Fla.

Job description

North Broward Preparatory School is now accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Lower School Theatre Teacher to begin in the 2017-2018 academic school year. The Lower School Theatre Teacher is responsible for teaching PK3-5th grade theatre classes, directing lower school musical productions, and fostering a positive theatre community. This position works collaboratively with the Theatre Team Leader, Fine Arts faculty and staff, and reports to the Director of Fine Arts.

Qualifications

Requirements:
• Passionate drive for excellence in theatre education
• Strong desire to foster a positive environment and motivate advancing theatre students
• Excellent communication skills
• Highly effective organizational skills
• Strong work ethic
• Bachelor's degree in theatre or musical theatre
• Experience instructing lower school theatre students
• After school, evening or weekend hours will be necessary
• Contribution to the life of the school outside the classroom is expected

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

North Broward Preparatory School, Coconut Creek, FL, is an international community committed to accelerating each student's academic achievement and personal growth. www.nbps.org
A member of the Nord Anglia Education Family of Schools, www.nordangliaeducation.com/

About hiring institution

North Broward Preparatory School is part of the Juilliard - Nord Anglia Performing Arts Program, a unique collaboration with The Juilliard School, one of the world's leading performing arts schools. The North Broward Preparatory School is deeply committed to arts education. Our Theatre Program is an important part of our curricula, school culture, and plays a critical role in our students' academic growth.

How to apply

For consideration, applicants should submit the following materials:
• Resume with references
• Philosophy of education
• Video of teaching middle school aged student in group theatre class
• Sample parent communication

Please send all materials to Chris Petruzzi at petruzzic@nbps.org

Date of posting:

05/04/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/07/2017

English Drama Teacher, Taipei

Job description

Helen O’Grady Drama Academy Teacher is responsible for implementing and promoting the Drama program in conformity with our international Teaching System and the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy operating standards. Training, lesson plans, curriculum and scripts are ALL provided.

*Working hours: 40 hours per week, including 26 hours teaching. Two days off per week.
*Prepare for classes at least one day before scheduled class.
*Prepare necessary teaching aids or props for each class where necessary.
*Review your student observations before preparing for the end of term evaluations.
*When necessary, be ready to substitute another teacher in classes where called upon by the supervisor.
*Maintain excellent communication with parents and students before and after class.
*Prepare and Assist in Event Days and Theme Days activities.
*Conduct and/or assist in demo classes
*Contribute suggestions and improvements in the marketing and/or field activities to increase the new student enrollments.
*Contribute and assist during productions where able whether or not it is your class performing. This includes, but not limited to, props, stage sets, costumes, makeup, music, sound, etc.

Qualifications

*Bachelor’s degree
*Native English speaker
*You should have clear speech without strong accent, vibrant dynamic personality, outgoing nature with lots of vocal and physical energy.
*Teaching children or drama/theatre experience

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Salary base on experience and qualification. We also like to know your expectations.

ARC and health insurance are provided,
Housing allowance,
Retention bonus,
Training opportunities

About hiring institution

Helen O'Grady Drama Academy is an international company established in 1979 and headquartered in the U.K. With more than 60,000 students attending classes weekly, it's the largest children's organization of its kind in the world. Our aim is to develop children through drama, building confidence, creativity, and communication skills.

How to apply

Please send your cover letter and CV to info@helenogrady.com.tw.

Date of posting:

05/02/2017

Closing date for applications:

12/31/2017

Musical Theatre Director, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Job description

Musical Theater Director 15261 - 2017-2018
Center for Creative Arts
Certified - Middle/High School - Music - Vocal
Grades 6-12
Job Number 4000015261
Start Date
Open Date 03/31/2017
Closing Date

Duties include teaching musical theatre classes for students in grades 6-12 (both majors and non-majors), directing, and producing annual middle and high school musicals,directing a high school musical theatre troupe, planning and implementing showcase performances each semester, and coaching students for college, regional and professional auditions.

Other duties include the daily routines of entering grades into a computer based program, attending in-service at the school and district level, attending activities and events sponsored by the school, and working closely with the Dean of Fine Arts to promote our theme.

Qualifications

The candidate must possess talent,creativity, and energy at the highest levels, combined with a passion for teaching and performing. A background in musical theatre style and repertoire is required. Experience in vocal production, stage direction, vocal coaching and choreography are also essential characteristics. The ability to play piano accompaniments is an additional requirement.

Must have a Tennessee teaching liscense or be willing to follow the state requirement to secure a license.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Other Position Type Theater Director with music concentration
Duty Days 201
Endorsement Code {240} VOCAL/GENERAL MUSIC, {405} THEATRE K-12

About hiring institution

Fine Arts Magnet- Center for the Creative Arts in Chattanooga, TN

How to apply

jobs.hcde.org/ats/job_board?APPLICANT_TYPE_ID=00000001&COMPANY_ID=00007807

Date of posting:

04/27/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/17/2017

Full Time Technical Theatre Teaching Artist, Phoenix, Ariz.

Job description

ASA seeks a passionate, skilled, and experienced teaching artist with a specialization in technical theatre, stage management, design, and technical direction. This is a full time teaching position. The position is a part of the Theatre Arts Department, and the instructor works alongside four other part time and full time teaching artists and one department chair/team leader. The Theatre Arts Department encourages candidates from a diversity of races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, and theatrical training styles to apply.

Major Job Responsibilities:
• Teaching responsibilities as assigned: 4 classes daily in design, production studies, and theatre foundations
• Developing course content and curriculum in collaboration with the team leader and arts director
• Participating in team meetings, faculty meetings, and trainings
• Creating and sustaining a rigorous, positive, student-driven classroom environment
• Technical direction of four productions per school year—two middle school and two high school productions
• Technical direction of ASA Showcase at the end of the school year
• Supervise Stage Managers throughout the school year on all ASA shows
• Supervise and mentor student designers for all productions
• Participation in various collaborative projects within and outside of the Theatre Arts Department

Class load will include 4 periods of work with middle and high school students.

This position begins on August 1st. This is a full-time position with primary work responsibilities from August to mid June with preparation work often done during summer months. Classes are held on the ASA campus. The instructor will also be required to attend a weekly department meeting. Time is set with other theatre arts faculty members. The instructor is required to be on campus from 7:30am-4:00pm and present at rehearsals after school as scheduled.

Production Responsibilities: After hours time will be required for auditions, rehearsals and production preparation. Evening department sharing event and Showcase (end of year performance) will also require after hours commitment. Other outside time and performances may be requested as needed for school outreach events and Thespian events.

Qualifications

• Proven experience working with students of varying ages and experience. Minimum of 3 years of experience in theatre arts field including teaching at the middle school and high school level including experience with school productions
• Bachelor’s degree in Theatre required. MFA preferred but not required
• Valid Arizona fingerprint card
• Solid problem-solving skills
• Demonstrates good judgment aligned with organization value and mission.
• Strong planning and organizational skills
• Flexibility and ability to adapt to shifting duties while maintaining focus and follow-through
• Work professionally in a deadline-driven environment displaying excellent time management skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships
• Ability to multi-task with a positive attitude and a sense of humor
• Ability to excel in a highly collaborative environment
• An interest in the connection between theatre, community, youth, education, and civic engagement

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Salary and benefits: Commensurate with experience. ASA offers full medical, dental, vision and retirement.

About hiring institution

Established in 1995, Arizona School for the Arts (ASA) is a non-profit, public charter school serving grades 5-12 in downtown Phoenix. ASA offers a dual focused college preparatory academic and performing arts curriculum and has graduates now attending some of the most prestigious universities and conservatories in the country. The school has been continuously ranked as one of the top three schools in the state.

Students work closely with a high caliber of academic faculty and performing artists in a collegial and creative environment. ASA’s mission is to prepare students to attend a four-year college, a conservatory, or join a professional arts organization upon graduation from high school.

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit the following via e-mail to apperson@goasa.org:
• Application (form listed on the employment page)
• Cover letter
• Resume or CV
• Three letters of recommendation
• Copy of valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card

Date of posting:

04/27/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/09/2017

Theater Arts and Drama Teacher, Bethesda, Md.

Job description

Landon School, an independent day school for boys (grades 3–12) in Bethesda, Maryland, seeks a Theater Arts and Drama Teacher for the 2017–18 school year. The ideal candidate will exhibit an enthusiasm for working with boys in grades 6-12, have experience teaching drama and managing the technical aspects of performances, demonstrate flexibility and a warm sense of humor, be eager to collaborate with colleagues, and express a desire to be actively involved in the school community. The position entails teaching four – three Middle School (grades 6-8) and one Upper School – theatrical arts classes, directing two plays/musicals (one in each division), managing the tech booth during school-day events, and serving as an advisor to a small group of Middle School students. A bachelor’s degree and experience teaching theatrical arts are required. Please submit cover letter with resume by email to Hans Farnstrom at hans_farnstrom@landon.net (no telephone inquiries please).

Qualifications

B.A. required; M.A. preferred in Theater or Acting
Candidate should also have a strong background in the tech side of theater and a few years of teaching experience

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

T.B.D

About hiring institution

Landon is an all-boys private day school in Bethesda, Maryland with a student population of approximately 640, 3rd grade through 12th. Landon, a strong academic institution, attracts talented students from the greater Washington D.C. area. Arts and athletics are co-curricular

How to apply

Send resumes and references to hans_farnstrom@landon.net
No phone calls, please

Date of posting:

04/26/2017

Closing date for applications:

05/26/2017

Education and Community Programs Fellow, Cambridge, Mass., United States, 02138

Job description

Harvard University
School/Unit
American Repertory Theater
Sub-Unit
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Job Function
Arts
Time Status
Full-time
Department
Marketing and Communications
Salary Grade
090
Union
00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Duties & Responsibilities
Under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Quinn, the American Repertory Theater aims to expand the boundaries of theater and engage thousands of theatergoers at more than 300 performances and events each season. The A.R.T. is also dedicated to providing high-quality arts education and community programming in the Greater Boston area. As the A.R.T.'s education and community programs expand, the theater is looking to augment its education and community programs staff with a fellow position.

The Marketing and Communications department is responsible for building the organizational brand and implementing sales strategies that result in more than $5MM in annual ticket revenue. Reporting to the Education and Community Programs Manager, the Education and Community Programs Fellow is a core member of the team and a key stakeholder in supporting the department strategies and solutions surrounding artistic, community, and education programs. This position will assist the Education and Community Programs Manager in the development and administration of enrichment activities (both on- and off-site), student and community group visits to the A.R.T., and partnerships with local nonprofit organizations and schools. The Education and Community Programs Fellow will also work closely with the Marketing and Artistic Departments to facilitate audience engagement and assessment strategies throughout the season.

Day-to-day duties will include:
• Administration of A.R.T. Education and Community Connections partnerships with local K-12 schools and nonprofit organizations in the Greater Boston Area; includes managing partner database, serving as primary contact at the theater for local educators, managing group visits to the theater by partner organizations, composing bi-monthly newsletters, researching new partnerships, and occasionally traveling to schools and/or partner organizations for on-site programing and meetings.
• Assisting in the development of show-specific curriculum programs, including:
o A.R.T. Toolkit development and distribution; includes curriculum development linking A.R.T. productions to broader educational outcomes, facilitating the creation of a magazine-style study guide for teachers and students.
o A.R.T. Lobby Experiences; includes facilitating on-site audience engagement experiences, working with production dramaturgs to compile research, and executing community-integrated activities, art installations, and galleries.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
Candidate MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role.

Bachelor's degree, with a strong background in the arts and/or community engagement in a nonprofit organization.
Pre-Employment Screening
Identity

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply Here: www.Click2apply.net/7g9c2prdwt5s36bh

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About hiring institution

Harvard University

How to apply

Apply Online

Date of posting:

04/26/2017

Closing date for applications:

05/26/2017

Theatre Technical Specialist / Designer, Lincolnshire, Ill.

Job description

Adlai E Stevenson High School District 125 is seeking a full time Theatre Technical Specialist / Designer for the 2017-18 school year. Our Theatre Technical Specialist / Designer works collaboratively with our faculty, staff, and students to ensure our five main stage Theatre Department Productions, Theatre Class Workshops, and a few other events are successful. The Theatre Technical Specialist / Designer provides support to our Theatre Design & Stagecraft class and serves as the lead sponsor to our StageCrafters student crew.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Design and construct all sets for all of the performances sponsored by the Theatre Department: Fall Play (Sept), Musical (Nov), Frosh/Soph Play (Feb), Winter Play (Mar), and Spring Play: One Acts (May). Depending on course offerings: Acting 3 (Dec), Musical Theatre Revue (May), Director’s Workshop (May).
-Provide support to a semester class Theatre Design & StageCraft.
-Recruit, train, supervise, and mentor StageCrafters student crews.
-Assist with planning production calendar and budget.
-Design, purchase, and organize props and special effects.
-Design, organize, and install sound equipment.
-Coordinate equipment maintenance, usage, and inventory.
-Operate complex lighting and sound systems.

Qualifications

A degree in technical theater and design is preferred, along with professional experience working in the field.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Compensation will be determined by the existing contractual categories and commensurate with the selected candidate's skills and experience. Due to the nature of our Theatre Production rehearsals and performances the job responsibilities take place on afternoons, evenings, and weekends.

About hiring institution

We are a public high school located in Lincolnshire, IL that is recognized as a National School of Distinction in Arts Education. We have robust Fine Arts curricular and co-curricular programs with five different theaters and an extensive Theatre Production Team.

How to apply

Online applications are required (www.d125.org). Applicants should complete the electronic application process and upload all requested materials.

Date of posting:

04/20/2017

Closing date for applications:

07/01/2017

Technical Production Supervisor, Yuma, Ariz.

Job description

THE POSITION

*** This position is open until filled with a first review date of April 17, 2017. ***

Under general supervision, plans, coordinates, and supervises a variety of technical and operational theater production activities for the Yuma Art Center, and related facilities, assets and infrastructure. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
•Manages, operates, maintains, and safeguards the technical operations of the Yuma Art Center including maintenance, and set up of a variety of lighting, sounds, projection, communications and performance recording equipment and verifies that public facilities meet state and Federal safety regulations and City quality standards.
•Meets with clients to assist with technical planning of facility setup and resource utilization; assists in event planning, rental agreements, ticketing, and explains City policies and procedures; identifies available resources for rental, and reviews equipment and services to be provided by the Yuma Art Center.
•Manages bar and concessions, maintains inventory and orders specialized supplies, and serves as a house shift manager for special events and theater productions.
•Monitors program operations, identifies problems and solutions, and analyzes operational information and trends; creates summary reports, and recommendations for improvements and new programs.
•Manages operational and administrative issues; coordinates with other City departments to assure customers are in compliance with technical requirements for facility events.
•Supervises staff, and assigns priorities and projects; mentors, coaches and evaluates performance; assures that goals are defined and achieved; develops staff skills and training plans; meets regularly with staff to discuss and resolve priorities, workload, resource allocation, budgets, and technical issues.
•Designs, installs, operates, and maintains lighting, sound, projection, and other technical equipment for clients; assists community groups with planning and execution of local theater productions and events.
•Purchases technical equipment and materials, and supplies required for the concession operations.
•Promotes the P&R Division of Arts and Culture programs, and encourages participation in City programs and events; answers questions on the use of facilities, and coordinates work with historic and cultural organizations, community groups, business and service clubs, and regional government associations.
•Exercises independent judgment within broad policy guidelines; evaluates and analyzes issues, and recommends and implements solutions; provides leadership, direction and guidance in strategies, planning, asset development, priorities, and customer service issues.
•Supports the relationship between the City of Yuma and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; promotes the City goals and priorities, and complies with all City policies and procedures.
•Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines
Bachelor's Degree in Theater, Fine Arts, Engineering, Computer Science, Business or Public Administration, or related field; AND two years of theater and arts program experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge of:
•City policies and procedures.
•State and Federal laws governing public facilities, including OSHA requirements.
•Methods and practices of theater set production.
•Techniques and equipment used in set construction, and lighting and sound design.
•Techniques for presentation, selection, and evaluation of arts and cultural programs.
•Techniques and practices for efficient and cost effective management of resources.
•Box office operation practices and procedures.

Skill in:
•Directing and coordinating arts and culture programs and operations.
•Designing and constructing sets, lighting and sound for theater productions.
•Installing, operating and troubleshooting sophisticated electronic theater systems and equipment.
•Analyzing problems, resolving disputes and grievances, and developing effective solutions.
•Supervising staff, delegating tasks and authority, and coaching to improve staff performance.
•Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
•Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
•Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software.
•Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with clients.
•Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
A valid Arizona State Driver's License is required. Technical training and certifications may be required. Food Handler's permit / County Health Department Certificate and Arizona Liquor Law title 4 training may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed in a standard office environment and public facilities. May occasionally be required to bend, reach, stoop, and lift objects.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

$23.25 - $32.55 Hourly

About hiring institution

Yuma Art Center

How to apply

To view full job description or to submit an application online, please visit our website at www.yumaaz.gov/jobs.

Date of posting:

04/10/2017

Closing date for applications:

05/28/2017

Technical Theater Director, Santa Barbara, Calif.

Job description

The Technical Theater Director’s responsibilities include supervising our beautiful 300-seat theater, overseeing 4-6 school productions per year, managing the student Tech Crew, setting up sound and lighting for school events, and maintaining theater equipment. While this is not a teaching position, the Technical Theater Director interacts with our students on a daily basis.

Qualifications

-Teaching or theater experience
-Ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, and faculty
-Experience with a variety of technical equipment
-High energy level and a positive attitude

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

-Full-time, year-round position
-An average of 16 weeks of paid breaks and holidays per year
-Competitive salary commensurate with education, skills, and experience
-Crane Country Day School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About hiring institution

Crane Country Day School is an independent K-8 coeducational day school located on a beautiful 11-acre campus in the seaside town of Montecito, California. We thrive as a community that builds character and confidence, while celebrating the joy of learning. Crane is a supportive place to work—a rich environment where you will find enthusiastic cooperation, healthy relationships with colleagues, and active professional development. Visit us at: www.craneschool.org

How to apply

Apply at the link below:
Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Shelby DeGroot, Assistant to the Head of School, via email at sdegroot@craneschool.org

Date of posting:

03/31/2017

Closing date for applications:

07/01/2017

Musical Theater Teacher, Putnam County High School, Eatonton, Ga.

Job description

Come join our wonderful award winning team. Supportive district, parents and administrators. Looking for a competitive person to work closely with students and faculty to direct our One Act, Spring Musical, and Literary events while teaching several Dance, Drama, and Musical Theatre courses. Teacher will work mainly in directing, acting, and choreography. However, strong carpentry and set design skills are a huge bonus. This position will work alongside a music teacher who teaches music to students, while this position focuses on the direction, design, and choreography of the production. This position also works alongside an Entertainment Technology Teacher who is in charge of the lights and sound for the productions. The Fine Arts program works together as a whole to constantly provide an outstanding program for deserving students who are looking to show off and grow their artistic talents.

Qualifications

Qualifications are listed in the Job Description. Those being interviewed are asked to electronically submit a portfolio before the interview will be scheduled. The position may be applied for through Applitrack at (tinyurl.com/PCHSDrama)

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Please contact Human Resources for pay and benefits. We are on a 4 x 4 Block schedule. This position will teach a total of 3 blocks each semester. It is expected of any theatre teacher position to work as a team on the full season of shows which includes the following:
1) a one act show
2) a UIL One Act Competition – Region winners in 3 of the last 5 years and one State Championship during that time
3) a spring musical
4) two children’s shows for the drama class
5) the UIL Literary Competition which includes dramatic, humorous, and duo oral interpretations.
6) Weekend and evening work is expected as needed with these shows.

About hiring institution

We are a 2A school, with a versatile black box theater, which has won numerous awards for our musicals and advanced to State in UIL One Act Play for several years. We have a thespian troupe, and eager to learn, incredibly talented students. The parents and administration are very supportive.

How to apply

Apply at the link below:
tinyurl.com/PCHSDrama

The job will be posted until filled.

Date of posting:

03/31/2017

Closing date for applications:

07/28/2017

Technical Theater Teacher, Coppell (Texas) High School/Coppell ISD

Job description

Come join our wonderful award winning team. Supportive district, parents and administrators. Looking for an administratively minded person to work closely with students and faculty to produce full season of shows and teach several Technical Theatre courses. Will work mostly in technical fields (lights, sound, set, costumes, make up), but will also produce and direct a production during the year. Strong carpentry and set design skills are a must.

Qualifications

Qualifications are listed in the Job Description. You must be Certified in Secondary Education and have a Theater Certification, as well. Those being interviewed will be asked to electronically submit a portfolio of set design work before the interview.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Please contact Human Resources for pay and benefits. We are on a Modified Block schedule. This position will Teach a total of 5 Tech I classes and co-teach a Freshman Select Theater I course. It is expected of any theater teacher position that we work as a team on the full season of shows which includes 1 musical, 2 straight plays and the UIL One Act competition play. Weekend and evening work is expected as needed with these shows.

About hiring institution

We are a 6A school with 2 other Theater Teachers on staff (total of 3). We have a proscenium arch stage and a black box theater. We have won numerous awards for our musical and advanced to Area in UIL One Act play. We have a Booster Club, Drama Club and officers in each. The parents and administration are very supportive.
Link to our website:
www.coppellHStheatre.com

How to apply

Apply at the link below:
coppell.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx
which is located on the Coppell ISD website.

Date of posting:

03/29/2017

Closing date for applications:

07/31/2017

Technical Theatre Instructor/Designer, Pasadena, Calif.

Job description

Polytechnic School’s Performing Arts Department is currently looking for an experienced and collaborative teacher. The position’s responsibilities involve teaching (or co-teaching) technical theatre classes and/or design classes and supporting performing arts productions. The school is looking to showcase its strong and vibrant Performing Arts Department while increasing and modernizing production value. We are seeking a joyful, collaborative theatre designer whose past work experience shows strength in professional theatre and the private school culture. There is great opportunity in this position to grow the technical theatre program through both investments in equipment/infrastructure and creating student opportunities in the classroom and a variety of venues.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree(s) preferred, although professional theatre experience may substitute for academic degrees. Three to five years of teaching and/or professional theatre experience.

Ability to manage competing demands and adapt to frequent or unexpected changes.
Ability to work collaboratively and methodically with students, parents, faculty, and staff on a regular basis.
Ability to use effective class management techniques.
Experience with a variety of equipment, for example: digital ETC light console, digital sound console, intelligent lighting fixtures, mixing live sound, large equipment rentals, CAD rendering, Midi, Qlab, etc.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Part-time position.
School is on a six-day rotation.

About hiring institution

An independent, coeducational college-preparatory school in Pasadena, Calif., Polytechnic School offers a broad curriculum in the liberal arts for students in kindergarten through grade 12. Founded in 1907, the school enrolls approximately 860 students from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds.
The mission of Polytechnic School is to develop the intellect, talents, and character of each student in a community of learning dedicated to principles of academic excellence that values the uniqueness and dignity of each member and fosters personal responsibility and service to others. We are committed to honesty, justice, charity, and the pursuit of knowledge. We respect the dignity and worth of all human beings — their thoughts, their feelings, and their individuality. We seek to celebrate the joy, the love, and the creativity that emanate from the human spirit. We strive to be responsible and contributing members of our families, our school community, and the world. The Poly community appreciates the cultural, ethnic, and economic diversity present in the Pasadena area and strives to reflect it. Members of the Poly community appreciate and learn from individual differences, foster the ability to disagree with civility, and embody courtesy and compassion.

How to apply

Applicants should submit a résumé and cover letter to Cheryl Flores via email at cflores@polytechnic.org or via mail at Polytechnic School, c/o Cheryl Flores, 1030 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106.

Date of posting:

03/18/2017

Closing date for applications:

05/31/2017

Theatre Department Head, The Chicago High School for the Arts

Job description

Job responsibilities:

Supervise all theatre related staff and ensure that the department meets the goals and mission of the school
Instruct conservatory theatre course(s), serving students with various levels of previous training, learning styles, abilities and needs
Work with Production Manager to produce all theatre department performances and projects, both curricular based and extracurricular
Interview and hire all theatre staff
Oversee training and evaluation of Theatre instructors and staff, conducting formal and informal class observations, providing feedback on teaching practice
Track and report departmental data
Regularly assess student achievement, skill mastery and career development skills
Serve as an advisor to all theatre students
Oversee communication with students, parents and other ChiArts staff to share artistic progress, encourage positive behavior, and resolve behavioral and artistic problems
Assist school administration in recruitment and selection of students
Create an outstanding environment for teaching and learning
Work with academic staff to ensure all student’s overall success at ChiArts
Manage classroom administration and record keeping including: grades, attendance records, and student progress
Manage departmental budget
Work with Finance Department to manage departmental payroll
Collaborate with other ChiArts artistic and academic faculty and the larger arts community
Identify resources, ideas and strategies to ensure student achievement professionally in the world of theatre
Adopt all curricular models and philosophies that are followed in the academic program and work with the principal to integrate these standards in the theatre department
Oversee vertical alignment of the ChiArts Theatre curriculum
Continuously engage theatre arts partners in the school
Build relationships with organizations including theatre companies, conservatories, university and college programs, and directors, casting agents, and master teachers not only in Chicago but also nationally in order to provide opportunities for students and alumni of ChiArts.
Attend and participate in faculty and administrative meetings, parent conferences, open house, performances, community meetings, in-service professional development sessions, and other school functions.
Lead and provide data and information in meetings with faculty, staff, and the community.
Supervise student performances and events
Assist Principal and Executive Director with tasks as assigned

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities/Attributes:

Minimum (5) years previous teaching experience in theatre at a pre-professional or professional level
Minimum (5) years professional experience in theatre (e.g., performer, director, master teacher, producer, artistic director, playwright, designer, theatre school administrator, etc.)
Minimum (3) years supervisory experience
Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
Secondary School experience required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent classroom management skills
Experience in lesson planning utilizing Understanding by Design
Familiarity in Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching
Comfort working in a high-accountability school culture
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven organizational skills
Proven ability to work with a diverse population
Working understanding of educational law
A high regard for student potential and an ability to provide opportunities for students to develop and succeed
Willingness to be bold and creative in pursuit of what is best for students
Able to adapt and improve in changing situations

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Acting and Musical Theatre instructors
Theatre substitutes
Theatre Department Assistant

Working Conditions:
Job Hazards: This position requires a fingerprint and background check conducted by Chicago Public Schools.
Job Tasks: Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.
Personal Protective Equipment Needed: N/A
Ergonomic Concerns: This position requires daily use of computers including typing.
Travel Requirements: This position does not require travel as part of the job responsibilities however travel may be required to attend professional development/conferences.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Salary and Benefits:
Full time position (12 months)
Salary starting at $65,000
Benefit package included

About hiring institution

The Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts ®) develops the next generation of artistically gifted, diverse scholar artists through intensive pre-professional training in the arts, combined with a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum. The school approaches the development of students through a whole-student approach and through a continuous learning environment for all staff to continuously develop their understanding of our scholar-artists. We strive to build upon, and improve our practices to make sure we are always serving all of our students to the best of our abilities.

The Theatre Department Head supports the mission of the school by fostering a safe, healthy, and inspiring learning community for students and teachers. The Theatre Department Head supports and supervises department staff and curriculum. This supervisory role includes aspects of teacher evaluations and budgetary responsibilities. The theatre department includes two distinct programs: acting and musical theatre.

How to apply

Application Process
Please review ChiArts' Theatre information and faculty bios before applying.Qualified applicants should apply online at www.chiarts.org and upload the following documents:
Cover Letter
Resume
Salary History and Requirements
Contact Information for 3-5 Professional References; do not include letters of recommendation.

No phone calls, please. Applicants who do not follow the submission directions will not be considered. Please be aware that every item listed on a resume is subject to verification, and that any offer of employment is contingent on a successful background check.

Please visit www.chiarts.org for more information.

Date of posting:

03/15/2017

Closing date for applications:

05/31/2017

Bilingual Arts Teacher, Washington, DC

Job description

DCI is hiring full time Bilingual Arts Teacher. We are building an exciting bilingual arts program that will eventually grow to include IB Diploma Program Theatre courses. This will be the first year in our new building, with a new performance space.

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. Experience with 1:1 technology a plus.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

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 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

District of Columbia International School (DCI) is a public charter middle and high school in DC. We aim to provide our students with a world-class education that empowers them to follow their passions and change the world. DCI’s education centers on the:
International Baccalaureate curriculum framework;
Advanced language learning in Chinese, Spanish and French; and
A culture focused on student agency supported by 1:1 technology.

We currently serve 520 racially and economically diverse students in grades 6-9. We will move to the Walter Reed campus in 2017 where we will grow into a 6-12 middle and high school and serve 1500 students.

While only in our third year DCI has become IB World School and has been rated Tier 1, the highest rating by our authorizer the Public Charter School Board. We are dramatically increasing our staff in 2017-18 and look forward to receiving your application. Come join a great team building a great school!

How to apply

Email cover letter and resume to resume@dcinternationalschool.org

Date of posting:

02/23/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/01/2017

Theater/Technical Theater Teacher, Shafter, Calif.

Job description

Teaching 5 classes combined of beginning theater (with a small film element), technical theater, and directing at least two productions (Fall or Winter and Spring) after school. Also acts as auditorium manager.

Qualifications

Minimum requirements: Bachelors degree and appropriate credential.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Salary starts at $40,302. Benefits: health, dental, vision, life insurance.
Additional theater teacher stipend and auditorium manager stipend.

About hiring institution

Kern High School District is the largest in the state of California with 18 campuses having full Performing Arts departments with auditoriums.

How to apply

Through the Kern High School District website, www.kernhigh.org.

Date of posting:

02/16/2017

Closing date for applications:

06/02/2017

Assistant/Associate Professor in Creative Technology, The College of Performing Arts at The New School

Job description

The College of Performing Arts (CoPA) at The New School (consisting of the Mannes School of Music, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, and The School of Drama) invites applications for a full-time Renewable Term Appointment (RTA) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Creative Technology. This is a key faculty position to help establish creative technologies as a core part of the curricula for all CoPA students.

Responsibilities include leading the advancement of technology-infused creative practice across The College of Performing Arts and the larger New School campus. This practice encompasses performance-based project development, curation, teaching, and curriculum development. The successful candidate will appreciate the opportunity and challenge of bringing together disparate strands of technology-inflected teaching and learning across the three performing arts schools of CoPA. While principal faculty are generally expected to teach five courses or their equivalent annually, the specific teaching load for this position will depend on service obligations in consultation with the Executive Dean.

The ideal candidate will be an artist-teacher with exemplary knowledge and experience in the use of technology in creative performance and arts education. Demonstrated achievement in the fields of media, new visual practice, and/or media performance will be a plus. Candidates should be facile in the field of audio/visual culture and other relevant fields and disciplines.

The candidate will be inspired by the broad range of disciplines across CoPA and The New School, including design, social sciences, liberal arts, visual arts, and of course, the performing arts.

Qualifications

While we recognize that no single candidate will possess all of the following, the ideal candidate will have:
-A graduate degree in directly related field
-An emerging international recognition as a practicing artist
-A minimum of three years of experience teaching in higher education
-Broad-based understanding of creative technologies used in the creation of live and recorded music, and theater performances and productions
-A significant interest in transdisciplinary collaboration
-A track record of performing and/or publishing in conventional and non-traditional forums
-An interest in building a core technology-based curriculum in a conservatory and near-conservatory like programs
-Experience in mentoring students for careers in performing arts fields
-Knowledge of the current trends and transformations in the professional landscape and industries
-An openness to sharing ideas, experience and knowledge with others
-Excellent organizational and communication skills
-Administrative experience in an academic or arts institution

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

This position is full-time Renewable Term Appointment (RTA) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with an initial term of 3 years

About hiring institution

About The College of Performing Arts and its three schools: The Mannes School of Music, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, and The New School for Drama
The New School’s College of Performing Arts (CoPA), formed in the fall of 2015, brings together Mannes School of Music, the iconic 100-year-old conservatory; the legendary New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, and the innovative and ground-breaking School of Drama. With each school contributing its unique culture of excellence, the College of Performing Arts creates opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, innovative education, and world-class performances. As part of the formation of The College, Mannes has moved into the newly renovated Arnhold Hall in Greenwich Village, a state-of-the-art facility designed especially for the performing arts. Also housed in Arnhold Hall are The School of Jazz and the School of Drama’s BFA program. As a part of The New School, students and faculty across the College of Performing Arts experience a supportive and rigorous environment with enhanced opportunities to collaborate with colleagues in a wide array of disciplines, from the visual arts and fashion design, to the social sciences, to public policy and advocacy, and more. CoPA has over 900 degree and diploma seeking students, including a variety of programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as a Preparatory program with 400 students.
For more information about The College of Performing Arts and its three schools: www.newschool.edu/performing-arts/

About The New School
Imagine a university where scholars, artists, and designers find the support they need to challenge convention and fearlessly create positive change in the world. Imagine a community where walls between disciplines are dissolved, so journalists collaborate with designers, architects with social researchers, media specialists with activists, poets with musicians. Imagine an intellectual and creative haven that never has and never will settle for status quo. In 1919, a few great minds imagined a school that would rethink the purpose of higher learning. The New School was the result. Today, it is the only comprehensive university housing a world-famous design school, a premier liberal arts college, a renowned performing arts college, a legendary social research school, and many more schools and programs designed for students of every age and stage of life. No other university offers a more creatively inspired, rigorously relevant education. Their academic centers in New York City, Paris, Shanghai, and Mumbai offer more than 10,000 students more than 135 undergraduate and graduate degree programs
For more information about The New School: www.newschool.edu

How to apply

To apply, please visit: careers.newschool.edu/postings/13818

Applications must be submitted online. Email submissions will not be accepted. Submissions will not be returned to applicant. Included with materials should be:
-Curriculum Vitae
-Cover letter
-Concise statement of pedagogical approach and teaching philosophy, summarizing past teaching experience
-Well-organized selection of artistic work in an easily accessible format (for example: website, Adobe pdf, YouTube or Vimeo)
-Names and contact information for at least four references
-Other supporting material such as a selection of applicant’s writing (writings, interviews, statements, course evaluations) and critical reviews of applicant’s work by others

Date of posting:

01/02/2017

Closing date for applications:

07/01/2017

Assistant Professor of Arts Management and Entrepreneurship, The College of Performing Arts at The New School

Job description

The College of Performing Arts (CoPA) at The New School invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Arts Management and Entrepreneurship at 50% proportional full time faculty on a Renewable Term Appointment to begin July 1, 2017. This faculty position plays a key role in the implementation and development of a new Master of Arts Management and Entrepreneurship degree, which is also available in combination with CoPA undergraduate performance degrees so that both degrees can be completed in five years (BM or BFA plus MA).

Officially launching in the fall of 2017, the Master of Arts Management and Entrepreneurship program is one of the first graduate programs designed specifically to help performing artists develop the critical skill sets they need to excel as independent artists, reinvent existing cultural organizations, and launch their own arts-related enterprises. The program is provided in partnership with the Non-Profit Management program at The New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy. About one-third of the course work comes from Milano non-profit management courses. Additional information about the program, including the curriculum can be found at newschool.edu/performing-arts/ma-arts-management.

Faculty duties include teaching up to two courses at the graduate level per academic year, conducting active research, collaborating with relevant course and curriculum development, mentoring part-time faculty and students, as well as providing service to the program, college, and the university.

The New School is committed to actively recruiting from a diverse pool of applicants. We encourage candidates from groups underrepresented in US higher education to apply.

The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including gender identity and expression), pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

The position will begin on July 1, 2017 with an initial three-year renewable term appointment and the possibility of renewal following a successful reappointment review. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be an arts management professional with experience in arts industry management as well a professional performance background. Considering the centrality of entrepreneurship within this program, experience and interest in the creation of new arts business ventures is a plus. A related Master’s degree and minimum of three years of executive level management in the arts management field or equivalent experience are required. Evidence of university-level teaching excellence preferred.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

50% proportional full time position on a Renewable Term Appointment (3-year contract)

About hiring institution

Management at The New School
At The New School, we are reinventing management education to prepare the next generation of leaders who will shape a new, inclusive economy. We seek faculty candidates interested in joining our imaginative trans-disciplinary faculty who embrace design, social research, and the performing arts. Our progressive programs are situated in the Parsons School of Design; the School of Media Studies; the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy; the College of Performing Arts; and the Bachelor’s Program for Adults and Transfer Students. We believe that design-focused management education promotes the emergence of more just, sustainable, and equitable systems while catalyzing new problem-solving for thriving organizations and societies.

About The College of Performing Arts and its three schools: The Mannes School of Music, The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, and The New School for Drama
The New School’s College of Performing Arts (CoPA), formed in the fall of 2015, brings together Mannes School of Music, the iconic 100-year-old conservatory; the legendary New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, and the innovative and ground-breaking School of Drama. With each school contributing its unique culture of excellence, the College of Performing Arts creates opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, innovative education, and world-class performances. As part of the formation of The College, Mannes has moved into the newly renovated Arnhold Hall in Greenwich Village, a state-of-the-art facility designed especially for the performing arts. Also housed in Arnhold Hall are The School of Jazz and the School of Drama’s BFA program. As a part of The New School, students and faculty across the College of Performing Arts experience a supportive and rigorous environment with enhanced opportunities to collaborate with colleagues in a wide array of disciplines, from the visual arts and fashion design, to the social sciences, to public policy and advocacy, and more. CoPA has over 900 degree and diploma seeking students, including a variety of programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as a Preparatory program with 400 students.
For more information about The College of Performing Arts and its three schools: www.newschool.edu/performing-arts/

About The New School
Imagine a university where scholars, artists, and designers find the support they need to challenge convention and fearlessly create positive change in the world. Imagine a community where walls between disciplines are dissolved, so journalists collaborate with designers, architects with social researchers, media specialists with activists, poets with musicians. Imagine an intellectual and creative haven that never has and never will settle for status quo. In 1919, a few great minds imagined a school that would rethink the purpose of higher learning. The New School was the result. Today, it is the only comprehensive university housing a world-famous design school, a premier liberal arts college, a renowned performing arts college, a legendary social research school, and many more schools and programs designed for students of every age and stage of life. No other university offers a more creatively inspired, rigorously relevant education. Their academic centers in New York City, Paris, Shanghai, and Mumbai offer more than 10,000 students more than 135 undergraduate and graduate degree programs
For more information about The New School: www.newschool.edu

How to apply

To apply, please visit: careers.newschool.edu/postings/13819

Applications must be submitted online. Email submissions will not be accepted. Submissions will not be returned to applicant. Included with materials should be:
-Curriculum Vitae
-Cover letter
-Statement of pedagogical approach and teaching philosophy, summarizing past teaching experience
-Names and contact information for at least three references
-Other supporting material such as a selection of applicant’s writing (writings, interviews, statements) and critical reviews of applicant’s work by others

Date of posting:

01/02/2017

Closing date for applications:

07/01/2017