Mount Pisgah Christian School (MPCS) is seeking a high energy educator to teach upper and middle school Drama courses beginning August 2017. The ideal candidate will cultivate in students a rich medley of characteristics including self-expression, oration, poise, and creativity. The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills and an educational philosophy and Christian worldview consistent with the mission of MPCS. He or she must demonstrate proficiency with technology and a willingness to integrate technology into the classroom. Importantly, he or she should have the desire to contribute to school life beyond the classroom. All teachers serve as advisors and participate in the school’s annual spiritual retreat. Many also coach or play a supportive role in the arts program.
The Instructor of Drama will have:
- Experience teaching in a college, university or Christian independent school setting
- Experience working as part of an academic team and facilitating a collaborative, trusting atmosphere among teaching colleagues
- Strong references that convey your teaching abilities, connection with students, and dramatic abilities
- Additional theatre-related skills and work experience that can enrich the school community. For example: Leading improv workshops, advising small student productions, supervising a Shakespeare club, teaching a dance elective, etc.
- A demonstrated history of being committed to professional development and lifelong learning
- A Master’s Degree (preferred) or Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre, Drama, or Technical Theatre
- Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience
- High energy, career ambition, and a genuine ability to “connect” with Upper and Middle School aged students
- Those eager to serve in a faith-based learning environment, modeling diligence, perseverance, resilience, patience, courage, and Christian discipleship
Founded in 1986, Pisgah is an accredited, college-preparatory independent Christian school with a rich history of nurturing and inspiring students in preschool through 12th grade. Compensation and benefits are competitive and will be based on the candidate’s experience and potential to make an immediate contribution to the life of the school. The school requires employees to attest to and sign an ecumenical Statement of Faith.
Please mail or email a resume, cover letter detailing interest and qualifications, and list of references to:
Mrs. Andrea Medford, Human Resources Director
9820 Nesbit Ferry Road. Alpharetta, GA 30022.
MPCS does not discriminate in admission, educational programs, or employment against anyone on the basis of gender, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, or age.