Teaching Artist - After School Programs / The Stage School

Submitted by abanden on Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:21pm
The Stage School

The Stage School is now accepting applications for experienced Teaching Artists for our 2018 After School Programs beginning in January. We are primarily seeking instructors skilled in teaching drama to children between five and twelve years-old.

We are immediately seeking an instructor for classes that meet on Mondays from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Centennial Activity Center in Park Ridge. Additional days may become available as well.

Teachers are hired as independent contractors and are paid at the rate of $35 per teaching hour.

After School programs are primarily in the Park Ridge and Des Plaines communities.  Reliable transportation is required. 

The Stage School has provided top quality instruction in the performing arts to students in the Park Ridge community since 2008. We are committed to providing a fun, positive, and productive experience while teaching valuable life skills through the performing arts.

To learn more about us, please visit www.stageschoolchicago.com

Skills & Qualifications: 


1.       Bachelors degree or higher

2.       Minimum two years experience teaching drama/acting to young children

3.       Strong classroom management skills

4.       Fun, high energy personality and a love of theatre and children

5.       Teaching certification not required

6.       All new hired will be subject to an Illinois State Police Background Check.

To Apply: 

Please submit the following to parkridge@stageschoolchicago.com. No phone calls, please.

1.       Resume outlining all relevant teaching experience

2.       Cover letter outlining your classroom management and behavior management strategies

3.       References: Please include in your cover letter three references who can speak to your experience teaching theater arts to youth.

4.       Availability: Please include your availability for

a.       Phone/In person interview Please include your availability to interview Mon-Fri between 9am and 6 pm.

b.      Teaching availability Please indicate your availability to teach Mon-Fri between 3pm-5pm

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Amanda Banden
Contact Phone Number: