Location: Huntsville, Alabama
Type: Full Time
4 Year Degree
MIDDLE SCHOOL THEATRE/UPPER SCHOOL TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Randolph School is seeking a talented and enthusiastic performing arts/theatre teacher for the Middle School (grades 5-8) beginning August 2023. Responsibilities will include teaching one course in dramatic arts, planning, designing, and directing the 7th/8th grade production in the Fall and the 5th/6th grade production in the Spring, and teaching the Upper School (grades 9-12) stagecraft course throughout the year combined with planning, designing, and directing theatre productions.
Candidates should bring experience teaching drama/directing theatre with school-aged students, instructing, building, and running the technical needs for the school’s productions, and should demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills with students, colleagues, and the parent community. The successful candidate should have the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, and colleagues, and a desire to be part of an independent school community. This teacher will participate collaboratively and professionally with the Upper School Theatre Director and other faculty and staff members to promote the general well-being of the school community in a manner that supports and promotes the mission of the school.
The ideal candidate will be able to perform the following essential duties:
- Teach Performing Arts and Drama including planning and preparing courses and lessons; and assessing, recording, and reporting on progress
- Use a variety of teaching methods such as play readings, demonstrations, role-play, performances, and discussions.
- Organize and direct plays, musicals, recordings, and videos encouraging self-expression in students
- Design and construct theatrical sets for various productions throughout the year including basic set design, lighting design, sound design and scene shop procedures
- Develop and deliver Technical Theatre curriculum leading students toward mastery of essential skills and techniques.
- Instructing students on the effective, responsible, and safe use of the scene shop and theatrical spaces, including equipment and tools.
- Desire to work in a school setting and to maintain high expectations for student work.
- Maintain safe and clean work and storage spaces.
- Work as a collaborative member in the Fine Arts Department
Educational requirements include a minimum requirement of an undergraduate degree in theatre or dramatic arts (acting, drama, or BFA in performance, technical theatre, or stage management) or theatre education, along with experience performing and directing plays. Expertise in other performing arts fields (choral, dance, etc.) and experience in professional theater will be given additional consideration.
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As a member institution, Randolph School is committed to the principles of diversity as stated by the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). In that spirit, Randolph School does not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, age, physical challenge, nation of origin, gender, or any other characteristic.
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About Randolph School
Randolph School is a co-educational, independent day school of 1000 students located in Huntsville, Alabama. Founded in 1959, Randolph operates on two campuses, and offers a comprehensive K-12 education experience.