The Pike School is seeking a Drama Teacher for Grades 6-9, to begin as an interim position for the 2018-2019 school year.
Specific responsibilities of the position include: teaching drama courses for grades 6-9, directing two performances: a self-scripted grade 8 play in the fall and a grade 9 production in the winter; writing student reports; effective communication and collaboration with students, colleagues, and families; attendance at meetings; and collaboration with Arts colleagues in the Middle School and other divisions. The successful candidate will be excited about working with Upper School students, possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and have experience with all elements of theater productions. In particular, the candidate will have experience leading students through a playmaking project.
A Bachelor’s degree in Theater or Theater Education. A Master’s degree (or higher) is preferred, as is 3-5 years of experience teaching and directing drama in a school setting. This is a one year position with the possibility of it being renewed for more than a year.
About The Pike School
The Pike School in Andover, Massachusetts, is an independent day school of 440 students in grades Pre-kindergarten through Grade Nine. The Pike School community represents culturally and socio-economically diverse families from 38 communities. Pike seeks candidates who possess skills in multicultural teaching and leadership practices and a dedication to working in a diverse community. Candidates must also have demonstrated a commitment to collaboration and lifelong learning, as well as an expertise in best practices in elementary education.