Severn School seeks a Lower School Drama Director. The successful candidate will be passionate about sharing the dramatic arts with children and understands the relevance that the study of theatre has to a student's academic success.
Specific responsibilities include: • Teach students introductory and intermediate stagecraft; • Direct fourth and fifth grade students to perform a one-act play or musical in December and a full-length musical in May; • Collaborate with Music Director; • Oversee the vision and implementation of all aspects of production to include scheduling, choreography, designing sets, costumes, props, and all front of house requirements; • Maintain a congenial working relationship with parent volunteers, faculty and outside vendors; • Manage the prop, costume, set and equipment inventory; • Teach music class to preschool and prekindergarten students, and • Direct sixth and seventh grade students to perform a play in October.
A bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience in a relevant field and two or more years of teaching experience in a school setting are strongly preferred. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Cathy North, Lower School Head, at firstname.lastname@example.org.