NEMPAC is seeking a Summer Music Theatre Lead Teacher for four weeks of full day, in-person workshops: July 12 – 16, July 19 – 23, July 26 – 30, and August 2 – 6 for a children’s program ages 5 – 9. Students enrolled commit to a full-day program from 9 am – 4 pm. The students rotate in smaller groups through music, dance, theatre, and arts programming during the day. The teacher will stage a short script to the song selections made by the Music Director and/or Choreographer. The teacher will also manage 2 interns who have the capabilities to assistant stage direct and/or stage manage. The teacher will be responsible for collaborating with the other staff, holding at least one pre-camp production meeting as well as communication with parents during the week. The teacher should love directing children, know how to keep the programming fun for all involved, work well with a large group of kids (maximum 22 children), be an excellent communicator, and have experience as a children’s stage director. This position is ideal for someone with excellent classroom management skills and an interest in working with younger students.
Monday – Thursday – 8:30a.m – 4:30p.m
Friday – 8:45a.m – 1:30p.m
Job Responsibilities Include:
- Communicate with parents which include: emails at least two weeks prior to camp with full details of the week’s activities, daily wrap-ups including pictures from the day and schedule for the next day, show reminders, activities of the day updates, etc.
- Run sign in and sign out each day, including COVID-19 guideline questions, tracking of registrar and rosters
- Stage and direct weekly musical shows
- Create programs and props for each weekly show.
- Meet and manage support staff and interns daily (1 morning music director, 1 afternoon choreographer, 2 high school interns)
- Delegate tasks and projects to interns as needed.
- Ensure Summer Workshop and COVID-19 Policies are always met and followed (masks, socially distanced, etc)
- Create and run daily schedules and oversee all activities & classroom management
- Ensure the safety of all students and staff (masks on, socially distanced, etc)
- Notify NEMPAC of any facility needs, concerns, or challenges
We are working to adapt safe and revised protocols for this upcoming summer 2020-21 and these will be released by May 1, 2021. They will include 6ft social distancing, required facial masks, smaller breakout groups, increased outdoor learning, larger indoor spaces, singing taking place outdoors only and socially distanced, and increased cleaning and sanitization of facilities, and equipment.
- Skilled in teaching students between the ages of 5-9, with excellent classroom management skills.
- Have prior musical theatre or theatre teaching/directing experience and be committed to promoting the growth of their students.
- Have exceptional communication and organizational skills.
- Passion for music, theatre, and arts education.
- A positive and fun attitude!
- Have flexibility to changes in schedule, can work in a fast-paced environment
- An undergraduate degree in education, music, theatre, musical theatre, theatre education, music education or arts education is preferred.
- Applicant must have received a COVID-19 vaccination by July 12, 2021. Exceptions due to disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs must be communicated in advance.
How To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to Education Programs Director, Allie Meek-Carufel at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 12th, 2021.