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Theatre Teacher (Flintridge Sacred Heart)

  • 08 Oct 2021 4:24 PM
    Message # 11210402

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is a Catholic, Dominican, independent, college-preparatory, day and boarding school, which educates young women for a life of faith, integrity, and truth. We are currently seeking a full-time high school theatre teacher/director to start immediately who is collaborative, adaptive, creative and passionate about education in the arts. The position is a temporary position for the 2021-2022 school year. The Theatre Teacher will teach 3 classes and work on one show during the school year (second semester).

    The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic and skillful teacher/director who is excited to maintain and continue a vision that supports and highlights our talented students, and our new art center and theatre. They must possess strong interpersonal skills in order to create cohesive performance communities that are collaborative and nurturing, while also maintaining high, yet achievable, standards. The candidate should be eager to work collaboratively to create meaningful interdisciplinary experiences and work closely with other members of the department and school community to meet the goals and needs of all stakeholders.  
    Responsibilities and expectations:
    Teach three theatre performance classes:  beginning, intermediate and advanced.
    Directs two major productions per year, fall play and spring musical, which includes rehearsals 4 days/week (M, T, Th, F) from 3:15-5:30 and Saturday mornings.
    Manages theatre class and production budgets
    Evening and weekend work required
    Selects materials to be produced, schedules and runs auditions, rehearsals and productions
    Responsible for advertising and gathering photos and information for programs
    Maintains effective communication with parents and students
    Attends all faculty and department meetings, along with other related events
    Creates a variety of student-centered learning experiences using a variety of instructional methods, reflective of best teaching and theatre practices
    Plans, revises, and develops course content, and develops new courses and curriculum that reflect the mission and curricular goals of the school and department 
    This position requires: 
    Bachelor’s degree in theatre; advanced degree(s) and/or teaching credential preferred
    5+ years of teaching experience required; preferably at the high school level
    Previous professional experience directing high-quality plays and musicals
    Flexibility with work schedule is necessary as day, evening and weekend hours will be periodically required 
    Ability to work closely with the technical director 
    Hire and manage design personnel
    Proficiency with technology and a willingness to integrate technology within the classroom 
    Familiarity with a broad range of theatrical styles and pedagogies
    Commitment to excellent teaching and lifelong learning through ongoing participation in professional development 

    We seek educators who are able and eager to collaborate with colleagues and students on interdisciplinary research projects and have experience with instructional technology and innovative teaching strategies.  All faculty are involved in co-curricular programs and should share in a commitment to a holistic approach to educating our young women.

    We offer a rich and supportive environment, and a chance to make a difference in this important position.  To learn more about Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, visit our website at 
    www.fsha.org.  If this sounds like the position you’ve been looking for, send your cover letter and resume to humanresources@fsha.org.  Please put the job title in the subject line. 

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage minorities, females, disabled and qualified veterans to apply.  We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.    

Cal-ISBOA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org

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