Part time, with potential for Full time in 2019-20
Instructs students in 5-12th grade theatre classes. Directs three-four shows annually including a 5th and 6th Grade play, 7 th and 8 th Grade play, designs and executes the summer theatre program, in conjunction with other Faculty. Coordinates events and productions that take place in the Treiber Theater. Ensures the safe operation, storage and organization, and maintenance of all theatrical systems in the complex, including lighting, sound, construction, and house management.
Position requires a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts or education. A master’s degree in related field is preferred. Three years teaching and/or directing is desired. Experience in theatre administration and/and or management is also highly desired.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Effective oral, written, and presentation skills are essential for success in the position. Must be highly organized, detail oriented, and able to work on multiple projects within specific timeframes with varying deadlines. The ability to take the initiative with projects and to work both independently and as part of a group is required. Must be able to delegate work to volunteers and students. Dedication to teaching the whole child, differentiating learning for all students. Proficient computer skills with experience using MS Office software and Google, the internet, and email is required. Budget experience is preferred.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Promotes and models a commitment to our mission by encouraging original thinking, character through service, personal integrity, and intellectual curiosity.
As a member of the Fine Arts Teaching faculty, teaches 5th and 6th grade theatre in the fall semester, 7th and 8th grade theatre in the spring semester, Upper School Intro to Theatre Performance year-round odd days, Advanced Acting and Intro to Technical Theatre according to demand year-round even days.
Utilize existing curriculum, while developing and documenting classroom instructional resources that serve the particular grade level group.
Identifies opportunities to coordinate Middle and Upper School class activities to support ULS extracurricular Theatre performances.
Coordinates the final production of the all-school assemblies each month, coaching students on their presentation skills, working with the advising teacher and their class in the final stages of assembly rehearsal and performance.
Directs and coordinates all aspects of each Middle School production.
Oversees aspects of theatre management including coordinating scheduling on the Treiber stage, operations of theatre equipment, ticketing and box office operations. Maintains the appearance of the facility and organization of the storage areas including construction materials, supplies and costumes.
Working within a budget, provides adequate support and direction for the productions
Develops a marketing and advertising plan for each Middle School show and Theater performance in conjunction with the marketing manager. Facilitates marketing materials and planning.
Collaborates with the Fine Arts Society in conjunction with the fine arts faculty.
11. Develops budget for each show. The goal is for the season to, at minimum, break even.
Develops fundraising plan for season to supplement budget for show needs.
Customary faculty duties, such as but not limited to: attend Faculty meetings, Parent- teacher conferences, report cards and progress reports, Fine Arts Society Meetings.
Completes other duties as assigned.
About University Lake School
University Lake School is a college preparatory school that delivers an incomparable education driven by high standards and a unique approach to learning. Our dynamic and rigorous curriculum challenges the whole student by integrating innovative academic, leadership, athletic, artistic and service learning experiences within a vibrant and joyful community.
Throughout the ULS community, we focus on the following character traits:
-Character through Service