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Job title
Director of Development

Location

Cincinnati, OH

Job description
EdTA seeks a Director of Development who will oversee all aspects of the Association’s fundraising. This position will lead and execute fundraising events, campaigns, sponsor programs and grant proposals. The Director of Development will report to the Executive Director, but will interact extensively with volunteer leaders and multiple departments, including Membership, Marketing, Chapter Relations and Educational Events.
  • Designs and implements fundraising programs in the individual, corporate, foundation, and public sectors
  • Cultivates and manages event sponsorships
  • Plans and executes fundraising events
  • Identifies, researches and cultivates individual donor prospects
  • Researches, prepares and submits grant proposals
  • Coordinates with staff in defining fundraising needs and priorities
  • Trains Board of Directors, committee members and staff in fundraising approaches
  • Coordinates with financial staff regarding accounting procedures for donations
  • Achieves development revenue and expense goals as specified in annual budgets
  • Hires and manages a direct report
  • Responsible for other duties as directed by the Executive Director
Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and as a part of a team with a strong relationship-building, goal-oriented personality. Attention to detail, follow through, strategic thinking and initiative are a must. The position will involve some travel, including the Association’s week-long Thespian Festival in June and professional conference in September. Prior experience in non-profit fundraising is preferred. Passion for theatre education or the arts is a plus.

About hiring institution
(EdTA) is a national nonprofit organization with approximately 90,000 student and professional members. 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 two million theatre students since its founding in 1929. EdTA also publishes Dramatics, a monthly magazine for high school theatre students, and Teaching Theatre, a quarterly journal for theatre education professionals.

How to apply
Please submit cover letter, resume, salary history and/or requirements to: Jim Flanagan Director of Operations, jflanagan@schooltheatre.org. No phone calls, please.

Contact name: Jim Flanagan

Contact email: jflanagan@schooltheatre.org

Closing date for applications: Until filled

Job title
Teacher/Director

Location

Houston, Texas

Job description
Third theatre teacher in an established program. Will likely teach mostly Tech I classes. Looking for someone to share the responsibilities for directing and participate in a busy after school program.

Qualifications

Texas Teaching Certification

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

See Cfisd.net for pay scale and work schedule. One of the highest paid districts in Texas.

About hiring institution
Cypress Creek High School is in Cypress Fairbanks ISD in the Northwest Houston area. A strong suburb with 10 high schools.

How to apply
visit www.cfisd.net and apply under "classroom teacher". Position is not specifically listed, but applications are being accepted. Email your resume to michelle.smith@cfisd.net

Contact name: Michelle Smith

Contact email: michelle.smith@cfisd.net

Closing date for applications: 08/01/2014

Job title
High School Drama Teacher

Location

The King's Academy, Sunnyvale, Ca.

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities

Drama Specific
•Teach a variety of Drama classes which may include:
o Beginning Drama Fundamentals class(es)
o Advanced Drama Class
o Technical Theatre Class
•Direct Fall Play
•Direct Spring Musical along with production team of Musical Director and Choreographer
o Work with the Musical Director to select musical and cast vision of the show
•Choose, Direct and/or facilitate Advanced Drama class production(s)
•Provide technical support (sound, lighting, stage crew) for all VPA concerts and productions
•Possibly assist Jr. High Drama teacher with tech requirements for Jr. High productions

Classroom/Teacher Specific
•Prepare detailed lesson plans, using the school’s ESLRs in planning and preparing them.
•Clearly instruct the students in the classroom.
•Grade all assignments, tests, quizzes, and projects in a timely manner, using the grading scale provided by the school.
•Keep an accurate record of all grades for each student, submitting them to the Registrar in a timely manner.
•Keep an accurate record of all attendance and tardies for each student.
•Communicate with parents on an “as needed” basis regarding their student’s academic or behavioral status in the class.
•Check voice messages and emails daily, at a minimum.
•Return phone calls and emails within 24 hours.
•Keep an accurate record of all communications with parents.
•Record the day’s or week’s homework on Veracross for access by students and parents.
•Coordinate field trips and special events, as needed.
•Maintain discipline in the classroom to insure maximum learning.
•Attend Grade Level and Department meetings, as scheduled.
•Provide an uncluttered, healthy, and neat area that promotes a good learning and working environment.
•Always keep an emergency lesson plan and current substitute folder in case of an unexpected absence.
•Advise the Department Lead as soon as plans to be away from the classroom are being considered.
•Lead a daily student homegroup.
•Attend the Staff Retreat every year, as scheduled by the Administration.
•Perform any other duties that may be assigned.

Qualifications

Key Desired Qualifications

•Commitment to serving Christ
•Bachelor’s degree in Theatre, or equivalent Directing/Acting experience
•Experience teaching Drama fundamentals and Acting techniques
•Experience directing large, double cast plays and musicals
•Experience working with a production team on large scale musicals alongside musical director and choreographer
•Experience with technical theatre: set design and production, lighting and sound design
•Experience with working with parent/volunteer committees

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

The King’s Academy offers excellent benefits to employees and their families. Please check our website for more information at www.tkabenefits.com.

About hiring institution
The King's Academy is dedicated to the philosophy that Christian education is the best education. Since God is the source of all truth, all education is spiritual in nature, and true education must be administered in a spiritual atmosphere that recognizes God as the supreme source of all knowledge and wisdom. We seek to minister to students' spiritual needs and help them grow in their faith, moving towards maturity and owning their faith. This ministry is primarily incarnational in nature, based on interpersonal relationships between staff and students. We employ teachers who are called to this ministry, who will also provide a strong academic education, and have a love for young people. - See more at www.tka.org

How to apply
To apply for this position, please include a cover letter explaining why you feel called to Christian education, along with TKA Employment Application and a signed Statement of Faith (linked to our website at www.tka.org)

Contact name: Glee Balvanz

Contact email: glee.balvanz@tka.org

Closing date for applications: 05/09/2014

Job title
Technical Theatre / Film Studies

Location

Green Valley High School, Henderson, NV

Job description
Strong theatre program with an emphasis on "Commitment to Excellence"! Teach Technical theatre and film studies courses as well as produce 6-8 shows per year. Opportunities to direct as well as technical direct if desired.

Qualifications

BA Theatre or Technical Theatre Education with an emphasis is construction and/or design.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Currently Two Technical Theatre Classes and Three Film Studies.

More information at www.ccsd.net

About hiring institution
The Clark County school district is the 4th largest school district in the nation. Green Valley High school is located in Henderson, NV just outside Las Vegas.

How to apply
If interested email me and I'll get you in touch with our principal.

Contact name: Jennifer Hemme

Contact email: jlhemme@interact.ccsd.net

Closing date for applications: 06/02/2014

Job title
Upper School Theatre Teacher

Location

Annapolis Area Christian School, Severn, MD

Job description
Full time high school theatre teacher

Qualifications

The most qualified applicant will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Theatre or Theatre Education, and be certified to teach. The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching, producing, and/or directing theatrical classes and performances including experience with sound, lighting, and video technologies. Three or more years of teaching experience at the upper school level are preferred.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

For more information contact Lisa Boss at lboss@aacsonline.org

About hiring institution
Annapolis Area Christian School, (AACS) has been serving Maryland families for 40 years, providing an excellent, distinctly Christian education from PreK through 12th grade.

AACS is an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not, and will not, discriminate against any qualified applicant on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, disability or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws unless a particular status protected by federal, state, or local laws contradicts the deeply held religious convictions of Annapolis Area Christian School.

How to apply
Go to www.aacsonline.org and click on the "Employment" tab. Under "AACS Employment Opportunities" click "To Apply."

Contact name: Lisa Boss

Contact email: lboss@aacsonline.org

Closing date for applications: 06/06/2014

Job title
District Theatre Technical Director

Location

Windsor-Severance, Colorado

Job description
The Weld RE-4 School District, serving the Windsor/Severence area, is hiring a new Auditorium Technical Director for the 2014-2015 school year. While some of the requirements and responsibilities are listed in the official posting, the ideal candidate would also be certified in Drama (either K-12 or 7-12) as a position teaching a technical theatre class could be negotiated. Regardless of the potential teaching opportunity, the Tech Director would be working with students after school on events that include the fall musical, spring play, student directed shows, talent shows, band and choir concerts and miscellaneous other events. As of right now, no events are scheduled in the Auditorium on Sundays and by and large events happen after school Monday-Thursday's.

In addition, a Scenic Designer position & stipend will also be available for the Fall Musical and Spring Play. In the past the Technical Director has performed this role too.


Please feel free to email corey.hallwachs@weldre4.k12.co.us if you have any questions about the position.

Qualifications

See website for information under Employment tab.
www.weldre4.k12.co.us

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Approx. $13-$17 an hour

About hiring institution
Weld RE-4 School District currently has one high school and two middle schools including a charter school. Nestled in between two university towns and 60 miles north of Denver the Windsor-Severance area is developing quickly and is currently looking into developing plans for a second high school.

How to apply
Interested applicants should apply at: www.weldre4.k12.co.us click on District and Employment Opportunities. The job is titled "Auditorium Production Technician".

Contact name: Julie Estrada

Contact email: julie.estrada@weldre4.k12.co.us

Closing date for applications: 04/25/2014

Job title
Artistic Director

Location

Marietta, GA

Job description
The Artistic Director is responsible for developing and implementing the artistic vision of Curtain Call Youth Players. The AD reports to and works with the Board of Directors to ensure that CCYP is guided by its mission and core values. This is a part time position with a stipend.

Qualifications

  • Develop, implement and evaluate all programs for the season (August to September). Current programs include Summer Stock, Players, Troupe and Summer Camps.
  • Select a season of plays and production schedules for all programs to be submitted to the Board for approval
  • Obtain and secure royalties, production rights, performance location and rehearsal materials for each production
  • Hire all contracted staff. (including soliciting and evaluating resumes, conducting interviews, running background checks, and negotiating and distributing contracts)
  • Oversee Production Manager who directly supervises the production staff
  • Lead initial production meetings and post production meetings for all programs
  • Ensure the quality of productions by advising all production teams on casting, artistic vision, conduct policy, resources, etc.
  • Work with the Treasurer to develop the individual production budgets. Provide input to the Treasurer regarding the development of the annual operating budget.
  • Act as the face of CCYP to parents and the immediate CCYP community
  • Facilitate Parent/Actor Kick Off meetings
  • Attend Parent Meetings to assist the Production Manager and serve as an additional resource to parents
  • Provide updates on all programming for monthly Board meetings
  • Attend board meetings on a quarterly basis to report on artistic activity

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate various events designed to encourage the sense of community within CCYP (game nights, parties, field trips, etc.)
  • Attend at least one performance for each production.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Part time position with stipend

About hiring institution
Mission:

CCYP seeks to fulfill a community need to educate youth in all aspects of performing and producing live theatre and to nurture the love of live theatre in persons of all ages.
Values:

Striving for Excellence: We strive for excellence in all we do.
Artistry: We focus on the creative process and creating a positive learning environment.
Inclusion: We strive to create a supportive learning environment that nurtures all types of learners and skill levels.
Educational Power of Theatre: We use the production of live theatre to develop life skills such as communication, research and self-management, and social skills such as teamwork, cooperation and leadership.
Respect: We treat each other with respect.
Fiscal Responsibility: We are fiscally responsible and effective managers of our resources to support short term needs and long term sustainability.
Integrity: We do the right thing because we are an organization of integrity.

How to apply
Email resume and cover letter to info@ccyp.org

Contact name: Shannon Lindsay

Contact email: info@ccyp.org

Closing date for applications: 08/31/2014

Job title
Drama Teacher

Location

Shanghai, China

Job description
Dipont Education Management Group is seeking drama instructors for primary, middle and high school levels. Part-time and full-time positions available. The drama teacher will be responsible for teaching the Dipont drama curriculum, adding his/her own expertise. The teacher will be expected to use an activity-based approach that improves students’ English speaking and pronunciation, creative problem solving, confidence, collaboration, socialization, and leadership. The teacher will prepare the students to participate in various festivals by directing them in plays and helping them to prepare monologues, scenes, and staged readings. The drama teacher may be asked to help promote the program by travelling to various schools and teaching demo classes or workshops. He/She may be asked t! o help coordinate festivals or special events for his/her students. The teacher may be asked to teach camps over the winter and summer holidays, but additional compensation is negotiable.

Qualifications

Bachelors or Masters degree in Theatre or Theatre Education; two years full-time teaching experience at primary, middle or high school level. International teaching experience and experience developing drama curriculum preferred.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule

Generous. Negotiable, depending on experience
Heath insurance (international plan)
Visa fees and transportation/accommodation fees associated with acquiring visas
Housing stipend to cover most or all of rent
One annual round-trip ticket to home country
Overage baggage stipend at onset of employment
Transportation and accommodation fees on business travel

Most classes will take place on late afternoon, evenings and weekends. The teacher’s schedule may be irregular, but teachers will not be asked to work more than 40 hours per week without additional compensation.

About hiring institution
Dipont Education Management Group is a leading Chinese educational services company with a particular focus on the delivery of overseas curricula to Chinese students. In affiliation with highly regarded public high schools, Dipont currently manages 14 A Level Centers (UK curriculum) and 7 AP Centers (US curriculum) in a range of locations across China. Dipont also co-ordinates international educational exchange programs, summer programs and provides emigration and study abroad consultation in China.

How to apply
Please submit cover letter and resume to contact listed. If interested, the company will ask for references and a skype interview.

Contact name: Elise Lammers

Contact email: elise.lammers@dipont-edu.com

Closing date for applications: 07/01/2014

Job title
High School theater Teacher

Location
Colleyville, TX

Job description
We are a small private Classical Christian school looking for qualified candidates to teach high school level Theater classes beginning in the Fall of 2014. Teachers who are also capable of teaching in other academic areas are desirable.

Qualifications
A passionate faith in Jesus Christ
A BA or BFA in Theater
A thorough knowledge of Classical theater repertoire, acting pedagogy, and technical theater
Classroom teaching experience is preferred

Skills needed to be successful-
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent organizational skills and project management skills
Ability to multi-task several large projects at one time
Ability to connect with and inspire students
Flexibility and good problem solving skills

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Classes M-F between 8-4 (3 Theater classes at max)
Some Evening rehearsals
Pay will be based on number of classes taught which will determine full-time or part-time status

About hiring institution
Small Private Classical Christian School located in Colleyville, TX. Approximate enrollment of 700 in grades PK- 12th grade.

www.covenantchristian.net

How to apply
Contact the Human Resources Director- Becky Hyde

Contact name: Becky Hyde

Contact email: hr@covenantchristian.net

Closing date for applications: 07/01/2014

Job title
High School theater Teacher

Location
Memphis, TN

Job description
Briarcrest Christian School, a co-educational, non-denominational private school outside of Memphis, TN, is seeking an energetic, experienced, and highly qualified candidate to serve as the High School Theatre Director. In this role, applicants would teach introduction to theatre, technical theatre, acting, and communication courses. In addition to these curricular offerings, the Theatre Director is responsible for directing and producing two large-scale shows — a Fall Play and a Spring Musical. Considerable resources are provided by the school, including a brand new, 7 million dollar state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center with set workshop, dressing rooms, and theatre and dance studio.

Qualifications
A Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) degree is preferred, but a Bachelors of Fine Arts is required.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Pay is commensurate with experience and education. Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and life.

About hiring institution
Briarcrest Christian School seeks distinguished faculty who demonstrate outstanding ability in the classroom and a sincere love of teaching. The Briarcrest faculty averages 16 years of teaching experience. Fifty percent of our faculty members hold post-graduate degrees.

How to apply
Fill out application here: briarcrest.com/page.aspx?pid=437

And contact J.D. Frizzell, Fine Arts Director, at jdfrizzell@briarcrest.com

Contact name: J.D. Frizzell

Contact email: jdfrizzell@briarcrest.com

Closing date for applications: 04/30/2014

Job title
High School theater Teacher

Location
Colleyville, TX

Job description
We are a small private Classical Christian school looking for qualified candidates to teach high school level Theater classes beginning in the Fall of 2014. Teachers who are also capable of teaching in other academic areas are desirable.

Qualifications
A passionate faith in Jesus Christ
A BA or BFA in Theater
A thorough knowledge of Classical theater repertoire, acting pedagogy, and technical theater
Classroom teaching experience is preferred

Skills needed to be successful-
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent organizational skills and project management skills
Ability to multi-task several large projects at one time
Ability to connect with and inspire students
Flexibility and good problem solving skills

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Classes M-F between 8-4 (3 Theater classes at max)
Some Evening rehearsals
Pay will be based on number of classes taught which will determine full-time or part-time status

About hiring institution
Small Private Classical Christian School located in Colleyville, TX. Approximate enrollment of 700 in grades PK- 12th grade.

www.covenantchristian.net

How to apply
Contact the Human Resources Director- Becky Hyde

Contact name: Becky Hyde

Contact email: hr@covenantchristian.net

Closing date for applications: 07/01/2014

Job title
Theatre teacher

Location
Maine

Job description
Lead theater program at boy's camp in South Central Maine. Individual in accordance with one other teacher will direct plays with boys from 8-15 years old.

Qualifications
Be at least 19 years of age
Ability to work with Boys ages 8 to 15
Good communication skills
Leadership ability
Flexibility
Willingness to have fun

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Contract commensurate with experience. Room and board and travel expenses included in contract.

About hiring institution
Founded in 1919, Winnebago is located on 400 acres with two miles of shorefront on pristine Echo Lake. 150 campers come each summer to enjoy the best summer of their lives. We enjoy a 90% return rate, which is proof of how much fun camp is and how much campers get from the Winnebago experience

How to apply
winnebago.campintouch.com/v1/staff/application/app0.aspx

Contact name: E.J. Kerwin

Contact email: ejkerwin@campwinnebago.com

Closing date for applications: 5/31/2014

Job title
Director of Upper School Theatre

Location
Baltimore, MD

Job description
Institution: Roland Park Country School
Location: Baltimore, MD
Category: Faculty - Performing Arts - Director of Upper School Theatre
Posted: January 14, 2014
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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Each semester the Director of Upper School Theatre teaches one or two sections of Theatre Appreciation (Introduction to Theatre/History [Ancient Greece to the rise of Realism]), one or two sections of Acting; and teaches/directs the Footlights Theatre Ensemble (FTE), an advanced co-educational theatre ensemble of juniors and seniors (including seniors from Gilman and Bryn Mawr School.) The teacher/director of FTE has some flexibility in exactly what is focused on each semester, often basing curriculum on productions the class attends. FTE takes up to 6 field trips to see productions, throughout the year, some during school and some on weekends. Historically, during the first semester, students write and produce their own one acts and second semester a play is produced. Both of these FTE productions take place in the Tyler Studio Theatre (black box.)
The position also requires the direction of an Upper School mainstage musical in the fall and play in the spring. Recent productions have included And a Child Shall Lead, The Laramie Project, Much Ado About Nothing, Hairspray, Hello Dolly, Madwoman of Chaillot and Nunsense.In addition, the Director of Upper School Theatre serves as an advisor to a small group of students.
We seek a very collaborative colleague with a strong commitment to secondary education and a record of successful production work. The position will work closely with the Directors of Upper School Music and Dance, the Sinex Theatre Technical Director and the Director of Middle School Theatre.

Qualifications
An MA or MFA in Acting, Directing or Theatre Education (or equivalent professional) is preferred.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Full time. Full benefits.

About hiring institution
Roland Park Country School (www.rpcs.org) is a college preparatory school for girls dedicated to the intellectual, aesthetic, physical and moral development of its students while maintaining high academic standards. The school has a 100 year history of quality theatre education and production with a state of the art 425 seat proscenium mainstage theater, a black box studio theater and a full time Technical Director/Scenic Designer.

How to apply
Email cover letter, vitae or resume and references to Carla Spawn-van Berkum (vanberkumc@rpcs.org).

Contact name : Carla Spawn-van Berkum

Contact email : vanberkumc@rpcs.org

Closing date for applications : 6/14/2014