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Job title
Teacher Educators and Accomplished Teachers

Location

Online, work from home

Job description
Pearson is in need of Performing Arts educators to score edTPA!
edTPA is a subject-specific assessment of pedagogy, available in 27 teaching fields, that requires pre-service candidates to document and demonstrate that they can plan, teach, and assess major learning outcomes within their field of expertise.
Pearson is hiring teacher educators and accomplished teachers to score edTPA from a secure, private location such as a home or office. Qualified candidates will complete training, pass a qualification and then score edTPA assessments.

Qualifications
All scorers are recruited and selected because of their documented experience both with beginning teachers and with subject-matter content. The criteria for selecting and training scorers are rigorous and include:
– expertise in the subject matter or developmental level of the teaching field (degree and/or professional experience);
– teaching experience in that field (or experience teaching methods courses or supervising student teachers in that field); and
– experience mentoring or supervising beginning teachers, or administering programs that prepare them.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Scorers must complete a training curriculum that includes about 19 to 24 hours of online modules, interactive web-based sessions, and scoring of several qualification portfolios. Face-to-face training opportunities are also being developed for some fields.
In addition to completing the training, scorers are expected to score a minimum of 8 edTPA portfolios within a month depending on the number of submissions. The total number of edTPA portfolios available to each scorer will vary based on the volume of candidate submissions.
Scorers are also carefully monitored by trained scoring supervisors during scoring activities to maintain high quality.

About hiring institution

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) and the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity (SCALE) invite you to become a scorer for edTPA™ with Pearson. Designed for the profession by the profession to support candidate learning and preparation program growth and renewal, edTPA was developed by teachers and teacher educators from across the nation in collaboration with faculty and staff from Stanford University. Aligned with the Common Core State Standards and InTASC Standards, edTPA assesses teaching that promotes student learning in diverse contexts.

How to apply
Please join our professional learning community of committed educators at: www.scoreedtpa.pearson.com

Contact name: Pearson Human Resources

Contact email: ScoreedTPA@pearson.com

Closing date for applications: 09/30/2014

Job title
High School Drama Coach - Part Time

Location

The King's Academy, Sunnyvale, CA

Job description
It is the primary responsibility of the drama coach to provide theatre instruction to the students of The King’s Academy, as well as being a positive role model to them. Coaches 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

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

Qualifications
•Commitment to serving Christ
•Bachelor’s degree in Theatre, or equivalent Directing/Acting experience
•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 working with parent/volunteer committees

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Varies

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: 07/31/2014

Job title
High School Drama Teacher - Part Time

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.

Duties and Responsibilities

•Teach a variety of Drama classes which may include:
- Beginning Drama Fundamentals class(es)
- Advanced Drama Class
- Technical Theatre Class

•Prepare detailed lesson plans, using the school’s ESLRs in planning and preparing them.
•Clearly instruct the students in the classroom.
•Choose, direct, and/or facilitate Advanced Drama class production(s)
•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
•Commitment to serving Christ
•Bachelor’s degree in Theatre, or equivalent Directing/Acting experience
•Experience teaching Drama fundamentals and Acting techniques

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Varies

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: 07/31/2014

Job title
Technical Theatre Teacher

Location

Shorewood High School

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. This position is not fully developed and may or may not include teaching additional subjects to students in grades 7-12 based on the candidate pool and their certification/s.

Shorewood High School puts on three major drama performances a year and a talent show. Recent productions include: West Side Story, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Godspell, Spring Awakening, Aida, Avenue Q, Cabaret, Urinetown, Rent and Ragtime. A part-time costumer is on staff to teach one costuming class and to design and build costume plots for the major productions.

Three of our last four 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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•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.
•Trains students and other persons for the purpose of ensuring proper and safe use of stage 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.
•Coordinates with box office and other authorized personnel for the purpose of supporting the presentation of productions to the public, or similar circumstances in which others are patrons or users of the facility.
•Maintains inventory records for the purpose of providing for such technical assets, including projected use and schedules of depreciation.
•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/or in compliance with established accounting procedures.
•Repairs equipment for the purpose of ensuring that items are available and in safe working condition.
•Ensures that costume storage areas are kept neat and organized.
•Shows an interest in extracurricular activities.
•Works with the Shorewood Recreation and Community Services Assistant to ensure facility use needs are met.
•Participates and collaborates as a member of the school faculty by assuming duties required of all teachers.
•Maintains professional skills by attending professional development activities.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
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 theatre experience a must - professional/educational theatre background preferred. Wisconsin Certification or the ability to receive Wisconsin Certification in Theatre (400) is necessary. Applicants with a 400 Theatre and a 220 Technology Education and Language Arts certification would be ideal.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Position is predominately school year only, August - June. Work schedule includes day, evening and weekend availability. Shorewood teacher pay ranges from $40,157 to $80,153 annually.

About hiring institution

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
Applications must be submitted through WECAN at: services.education.wisc.edu/wecan please use the "File Attachment" link on the WECAN main menu to attach additional materials including your cover letter, current resume, three letter(s) of professional reference, college transcripts and your Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction license. Please do not send hard copies or e-mail these items.

Contact name: Kim Grady

Contact email: kgrady@shorewood.k12.wi.us

Closing date for applications: 08/15/2014

Job title
Technical Teacher

Location

Coppell High School

Job description
Technical Arts Teacher who will work closely with students and faculty to produce full production season, 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 full-length production within the school year.

Qualifications
Must be able to work with multiple grade levels (9-12);
Ability to provide hands-on training to students;
Strong organizational skills;
Exemplary oral and written communication skills;
Lighting, sound and set design/construction background;
Strong knowledge of make up design and application;
Skills to direct full-length production;
Skills to teach acting courses if necessary.

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Would need to check with the Principal for specifics on benefits and pay schedule. Would teach 5 classes of Technical Theatre I, plus direct one show a year. Also required to help with other shows within the season.

About hiring institution

Coppell High School is a great place to work. The kids are wonderful and everyone from the Superintendent down to the parents support the arts.

How to apply
Contact the Principal:
Mike Jasso (pronounce the "J" like an "H")
mjasso@coppellisd.com

Contact name: Lisa Tabor

Contact email: ltabor@coppellisd.com

Closing date for applications: 08/01/2014

Job title
Actor/Educator

Location

Boston

Job description
The actors/educators work in a creative and collaborative ensemble. They develop and present songs and scenes that are relevant to the lives of the elementary, middle and high school students in our program. A true passion for the mission and understanding of the community we serve are vital. Our actor/educators are invested in the youth they work with and strive to achieve the goals and mission of the program.

Qualifications
• Excellent theatrical acting and improvisational skills
• Previous experience working with children ages 8-16
• Previous singing experience
• Experience working with a diverse population
• Excellent collaborative skills and all-around team player
• Spanish fluency a plus

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
Urban Improv is an equal opportunity employer and has competitive compensation and benefits.

About hiring institution

Urban Improv is an educational and youth development program that uses structured theater improvisation to teach decision-making, conflict resolution, impulse control, and values clarification. Founded in 1993, Urban Improv provides interactive workshops that challenge students to deal creatively with major issues in their lives. Improvisational themes include violence and conflict resolution, racism and discrimination, bullying and cyber bullying, substance abuse, peer pressure, harassment, homophobia, teen pregnancy, and stereotyping.

How to apply
Email Resume and Cover Letter to: Jamie Ullrich, Program Coordinator: jullrich@urbanimprov.org

Contact name: Jamie Ullrich

Contact email: jullrich@urbanimprov.org

Closing date for applications: 07/31/2014

Job title
Theatre Arts Teacher

Location

Teague High School

Job description
Primary Purpose:

Effectively prepare students for UIL (OAP) competition; manage a classroom in a way that is conductive to student learning.
Provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences in the core academic subject area assigned to help them fulfill their potential for intellectual, emotional, physical, and social growth. Enable students to develop competencies and skills to function successfully in society.

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of core academic subject assigned
Knowledge of curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience:
One year student teaching or approved internship

Qualifications
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required endorsements or training for subject and level assigned
Demonstrated competency in the core academic subject area assigned

Pay, benefits, and work schedule
TISD Pay Scale

About hiring institution
Class 3A High School

How to apply
Resume to Chris Skinner

Contact name: Chris Skinner

Contact email: Cskinner@teagueisd.org

Closing date for applications: 08/30/2014

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
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