Teaching Artist for Windy City Performs

Chicago's fastest growing youth theater is hiring Lead and Assitant Teaching Artists for an IMMEDIATE START!! 

 JOB DESCRIPTION: 

Windy City Performs  believes that young artists can command their own audiences, so we prepare and produce musicals at our school sites.  These teachers will direct a group of students through a partially produced Musical. This Fall we are doing Peter Pan! 
We have various schoolsites throughout Chicago's North Side. Peter Pan/Peter and the Starcatcher will be a 12 week program with one rehearsal a week after school lasting 1.5-2 hours (depending on the age group.) Overall it would be 40 contact hours total. Schoolsite students are anywhere from 6-14 years of age. Our teaching artists are expected to have excellent positive classroom management, professionally prepared lesson plans and a passion for youth theatre. 

COMPENSATION: 

A stipend based upon a per hour rate of $17.25 for Lead Teachers 
A stipend based upon a per hour rate of $13.50 for Assistant Teachers

 

 

Check out more information here: http://windycityperforms.org/

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 
Windy City Performs' Teaching Artists are professional, positive, and passionate about theatre.  They should have experience working with young artists, ages 4-18, in a teaching role.  They should be able to collaborate with co-teachers and designers, and be open and welcome to professional development from a teaching coach.
 
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Ideal Candidates will possess:
-Excellent Communication Skills
-Theatrical Leadership experience
- A background in Musical Theatre performance and/or education
- Experience working with Young People
- Ability to learn quickly
- Flexibility
- Professionalism
- Positive and Upbeat attitude

 

 
To Apply: 
To Apply: 

To apply, email our Education Programs Manager Anna Sciaccotta, your cover letter and resume to the following address:

1. anna@windycityperforms.org

 

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Anna Sciaccotta
Contact Phone Number: 
3123243700
Organization: 
Teaching Artist for Windy City Performs | Chicago Artists Resource

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