Founded in 1858, Shattuck-St. Mary’s School (SSM) is an Episcopal, co-educational, college preparatory, independent boarding/day school serving 500 students in grades 6th-postgraduate from 37 states and over 30 countries. Set on a beautiful 250 acre campus south of Minneapolis/St. Paul in Minnesota, SSM offers a mix of traditional and progressive education, combining classroom and online learning to best prepare students for college and beyond. By cultivating creative and independent thinking, SSM fosters the transformation of its students to become citizens of integrity for an ever-changing world.
Shattuck-St. Mary’s School is searching for a Director of Drama and Theater Teacher to join the Performing and Visual Arts Department. As the theater teacher, he/she will teach all levels of theater from Middle School to Advanced upper school levels. As Director of Drama, this teacher will spearhead all theatrical pursuits at Shattuck-St. Mary’s School. The person in this position will direct two productions per year and oversee other productions. Producing requires the Director to help in hiring guest directors and coordinating all production activities with the director. In addition, we are seeking an individual who will work collaboratively with members of the PAVA department to encourage development and growth and to support the work and performances of the department. Finally, ideal candidates will have the flexibility to teach in other departments.
Shattuck St. Mary’s School is a boarding/day school and faculty members are expected to be involved with both co-curricular activities and standard residential life duties involved with a residential school setting.
Candidate will be comfortable instructing in an innovative educational environment, familiar with technology in the classroom, and open to blended teaching.
Further, this individual should be qualified and able to teach all levels of Theater and have experience directing and producing theatrical performances with students. In addition, because we typically teach 3-4 sections of Theater each term, and a full-time teaching load is 5 classes, candidates must be able to teach in another discipline.
Candidate will participate in residential life duty, including serving as an adjunct or live-in dorm parent as needed; serve as a student advisor; and lead co-curricular activities.
Candidates should have at least 2-4 years’ experience teaching; however, we will consider first year teaching candidates.
Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field; Master’s Degree or relevant coursework preferred
Email resume and cover letter to: Linda Laughlin, Human Resources Director, HR@s-sm.org. (507)333-1613. Application materials will be received thru 4:00 p.m Monday, May 1st, 2017 or until position is filled.
Founded in 1858, Shattuck-St. Mary’s School is an Episcopal, co-educational college preparatory, independent boarding/day school serving 475 students in grades 6 through postgraduate from 37 states and over 30 countries. Set on a beautiful 250 acre campus south of Minneapolis/St. Paul in Minnesota, SSM offers a mix of traditional and progressive education, combining classroom and online learning ...to best prepare students for college and beyond. Students benefit from a rich educational experience that guides them to be strong in character, mind, body, and spirit for a life of learning and service.