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Assistant Technical Director, 7-12, Part-Time

  • 23 Jun 2020 5:08 PM
    Message # 9055919

    Oakwood School is a K-12 coeducational day school in North Hollywood, California that opened its doors in 1951.  The school has remained faithful to its original mission ever since: to create a diverse educational environment where young people are partners with the adults who teach them and learn from them; where the best means of preparing students for the future is to immerse them in the present; where a healthy learning environment requires joy and humor as well as rigorous intensity; and where students’ intellectual and aesthetic depth – along with their capacity for empathy and moral courage – emerge out of authentic engagement with their teachers, one another, and the world around them.  

    The Opportunity 

    Oakwood School is currently seeking a part-time Assistant Technical Director to collaborate with the Technical Director and theatre arts teachers and students to support productions, events, and curriculum within the Performing Arts Department for the 2020-21 school year.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Supervises set construction, scenic painting, hand and focus lights, and operating sound equipment;
    • Maintains storage area organization and ensures that equipment and materials are stored properly;
    •  Attends all technical rehearsals and productions for High School Musical, High School Play, Winter Concert, Dance Shows, Spring Concert, Showcases, Arts Festival and other events;
    • Maintains facilities in an orderly, clean, safe and secure manner by coordinating facility services;
    • Partners with the Technical Director, Drama Instructors, Advisors, and Administrators in continuing to build a robust High School performing arts program for students.

    Qualifications  

    • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of college or post high school experience in stagecraft and technical theatre required.  Experience teaching desired. Basic knowledge operating lighting and digital sound equipment.  Must be able to safe up to 75 lbs.

    Please forward your resume and letter of interest to:

     Brian Walsh, Department Chair, Performing Arts at Oakwood School: bwalsh@oakwoodschool.org.  No phone calls, please.

    Oakwood School is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in our workforce.  www.oakwoodschool.org   


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