MARSH YOUTH THEATER TEACHING ARTIST JOB DESCRIPTION
JOB TITLE: Teaching Artists, various Performing Arts (Theater, Storytelling, Music, Digital Storytelling, Circus Arts, Dance, etc.)
COMPENSATION: $64/hour plus prep
HOURS: Summer: Weeklong camps that meet daily and 10 week residencies with varied days/times
School year: Days & times vary, but mainly after school.
Interested applicants should send resume and email introduction to firstname.lastname@example.org
The ideal candidate is an experienced arts educator who is able to work a varied part-time schedule.
Teaching Artists are responsible for conducting high-quality, standards-based, culturally responsive Performing Arts education classes for Marsh Youth Theater. Teaching artists develop their own curriculum and deliver engaging, age appropriate instruction for Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade students in diverse educational settings.
Teaching assignments will be in-person at SFUSD after-school and OST sites primarily serving Pre-K-5th grade students throughout San Francisco. We are looking for dedicated Teaching Artists specializing in various genres of Performing Arts, including but not limited to Music, Theater, Clowning, Storytelling, and Dance. To better reflect the community we serve, we strive for diversity in our teaching staff.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach age appropriate, standards-based curriculum to students throughout SFUSD
Meet for orientations, workshops, and meetings held in-person and on Zoom.
Perform required administrative duties such as submitting time sheets, attendance, and other writeups, as needed. Regular communication with MYT Director regarding residencies and timely response to communications from supervisor.
Develop and maintain ongoing written and verbal communication with SFUSD school site administration, classroom teachers, and arts coordinators.
Performs other duties as required or assigned by supervisor.
Ability to support a safe classroom environment that allows students to explore and grow.
Experience as a Teaching Artist working in educational environments with diverse student populations, from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds, age groups, and abilities. Experience working in SFUSD schools with ELL, Special Education, Special Day Classes, and/or Bilingual classes preferred.
Ability to share age appropriate concepts through physically inclusive, culturally-responsive, and anti-racist teaching practices.
Ability to support a safe and inclusive classroom environment
Actively participate in professional development by attending trainings, educational activities,, and staff meetings.
Effectively communicate with MYT director, teaching artists, school staff, and students.
Utilize specialized knowledge to provide differentiated instruction, promoting creative development among various learning styles.
Knowledge of California VAPA Learning Standards, Common Core State Standards, and national standards.
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Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com.