TEACHING ARTIST – STAGES in the SCHOOLS
Reporting to: STAGES Director of Education
Posted: February 4, 2019 | Closes: when positions are filled
The STAGES in the Schools Teaching Artist supports the Education work of STAGES Youth Theater by leading or co-leading programming taking place in schools for two months. This work may take the form of a one-time class, a regular (weekly or monthly) class, or special/residency program of varying length.
Applicants should have broad availability between the hours of 8AM and 3PM from February 11 through March 29, 2019.
Responsibilities of this position include:
- Provide inspiration, encouragement, and motivation to students
- Participate in the design of the curriculum/lesson plans if asked to do so
- Collaborate and co-teach with other Teaching Artists on the STAGES team
- Communicate and collaborate with classroom teachers as needed to execute curriculum/lesson plans
- Joyfully embrace, employ and refine the teaching model best practices of STAGES, including but not limited to:
- Meeting students where they are at, and adapting the lessons to meet the needs of individual students if needed
- Being flexible and able to “go with the flow” of the classroom environment
- Learning and incorporating a variety of classroom management skills
- Demonstrate professional appearance and behavior in the classroom/workplace
- Arrive early enough for each day to allow time for teacher check-in, facility orientation, etc
- Ask for help and ask classroom teachers questions as needed!
- Communicate program progress with STAGES Director of Education
- Use best practices to maintain a safe environment in the classroom/workplace, and leave the classroom/workplace at least as tidy as it was upon arrival.
To apply for this position, email Managing Director, Stacey Koloski (firstname.lastname@example.org) and include your current resume, and a full list of weekday conflicts between February 11 and March 29, 2019. Applicants with some conflicts will be considered, but preference will be given to Applicants who can commit to the entire two-month time period.