The Madeira School is seeking a part-time Production Manager (approximately 25 hours/week) to join its faculty for the 2018-2019 school year. The successful candidate will support and achieve the School's mission and vision by effectively overseeing the schedule, maintenance, space usage and technical support for the arts department.
Have the organizational and management skills to coordinate the schedules, technical resources, crew requirements, equipment and selected budgets for arts-related programming throughout the school year
Co-teach the evening Stagecraft course
Have the content knowledge and specialization to teach a range of students in technical theater disciplines that may include: lighting design, sound design, costume design, and/or props design
Designs one area of design for the fall play and winter musical: Lighting, Props, Costumes or Sound
Collaborate with the Theater Teacher, Stagecraft Teacher, and contractors in all work pertaining to theater productions
Assist the students in the creation of the student-centered One Acts Festival
Collaborate with the Theater and Stagecraft teachers to recruit, train, and oversee the student stage management team
Coordinate with internal departments and outside vendors in arranging for necessary maintenance on all theatrical equipment, including but not limited to lighting equipment, sound equipment, fly system and projector, as requested by the Arts Chair
Coordinate space needs or inquiries, and provides and/or supervises technical support for Auxiliary Programs
Coordinate in conjunction with the arts faculty, the technical and design aspects (scenery, props, light, sound) for all Arts events throughout the school year
Supervise and teach students to set up, run and strike lighting and sound equipment for Community Meeting Time, All School Meetings, special events and/or rental events, as part of the Tech Events Crew activity
Thorough understanding of technical aspects required to mount arts productions including but not limited to carpentry, lighting, sound, costume design, and stage management
Maintain a regular weekly work schedule that includes attendance of facilitating CMTs, ASMs, calendar meetings, and classes (Tech Week hours will differ)
Ability to demonstrate growth mindset, optimism, and belief that all students can learn required
Ability to innovate and think creatively
Ability to make contribution to the School outside one's department, including to activities program, residential program, and interdisciplinary offerings
Ability to use and adapt to a wide-array of technology as tools to support and deepen student learning and instruction
Ability to be a practitioner of diversity, equity and inclusion
About Madeira School
Founded in 1906, The Madeira School is one of the nations’ top secondary schools for girls. Located just outside Washington DC, Madeira enrolls approximately 315 boarding and daygirls in grades 9-12. The school has a long tradition of rigorous academics and one of the country’s oldest Experiential Learning programs, currently known as Co-Curriculum.
As an all-girls college preparatory boarding and day school, The Madeira School is dedicated to providing girls with a top-notch education and the skills to lead lives of their own making. At Madeira, you will find an extraordinary faculty that engage and challenge the minds of our students.
Lucy Madeira founded her school with the belief that it is our duty and privilege to help young women to understand their changing world and to have the confidence to live lives of their own making, their own passions, their own dreams.
Launching women who change the world.
Leading innovation in girls’ education.
Our Strategic Goals:
Make Madeira the 21st century leader in girls’ education.
Bring the world to Madeira and Madeira to the world?
Advance our inclusive culture that flourishes in diversity.
Protect and enhance Madeira’s environment and facilities.
Assure Madeira’s financial sustainability.