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Single Carrot Theatre seeks Teaching Theatre Artist

SINGLE CARROT THEATRE SEEKS FULL TIME TEACHING ARTIST

Single Carrot Theatre (SCT) is committed to creating 21st century learners and an increased desire for learning through ensemble building and collaboratively creating a performance. To that end, SCT has created a year-long program in collaboration with Margaret Brent Elementary Middle School: The World Of Theatre.

The World Of Theatre will be taught M-F in the 2015/16 school year, excluding days with no school. Each grade level will have the class at least once a week, and the entire program will culminate in a performance in the spring developed by the teaching artist and Single Carrot Theatre. The class schedule is between 8am-2:30pm each day. Each lesson plan will focus on collaboration, vocabulary introduction, story retention, public speaking and self-confidence through theatre techniques.

SCT teaching artists have open communication with teachers and staff at Margaret Brent to build curriculum connections between our work and the work of other teachers. SCT will hold students to a high standard of excellence and will create a classroom culture of high expectations.

Expectations:

  • The teaching artist is expected to teach up to 25 theatre classes a week for grade levels pre k though 8 at Margaret Brent Elementary / Middle School.
  • The teaching artist is expected to create grade-appropriate lesson plans for the classes, which comply with STEAM requirements.
  • The school year will culminate in a final production to be created, organized, and structured by the teaching artist.
  • The teaching artist will be expected to arrive 25 minutes prior to the first scheduled class of the day, set up the classroom, as well as clean up the classroom at the end of the day.
  • He or she will adhere to the lesson plan, but must be able to think creatively and be able to respond to unexpected and last minute changes.
  • Should the teaching artist be unable to teach any of the classes, it is his or her responsibility to procure a substitute from the substitute list provided by Single Carrot.
  • The teaching artist is expected to attend planning and/or staff meetings at Single Carrot Theatre. The teaching artist reports to the Artistic Director.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in theatre or education, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in Arts Education, specifically in theatre or performance.
  • 2+ years teaching experience, all elementary and middle school grade levels preferred.
  • 2+ years theatre experience, performance or direction preferred.
  • Experience working within a city school system preferred.
  • Instructor must be able to pass a fingerprint test and criminal background test.

Salary & Benefits Package:

  • $23,000-26,000
  • This is a 10 month position through the 2015/16 school year
  • Healthcare benefits available

Single Carrot Theatre is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

ABOUT SINGLE CARROT THEATRE

Mission:

The Single Carrot Theatre ensemble is a driving force for theatrical innovation in Baltimore—championing new, diverse, and socially significant works; reinvigorating the classics; creating vibrant theatrical experiences; and fiercely supporting the growth of artists.

Brief History:

Formed at the University of Colorado in 2005, Single Carrot Theatre moved to Baltimore in 2006. Now entering its 9th full season, Single Carrot theatre has produced 36 mainstage productions, participated in numerous collaborative endeavors with area nonprofits, offered extensive educational programming for both children and adults and engaged in international exchanges with theatre artists from Russia and Bulgaria. Single Carrot Theatre moved to a permanent home in January 2014. Firmly planted in Baltimore, Single Carrot Theatre has made it a priority to be a part of the community and to engage and empower Baltimore’s residents through theatre.

Structure:

Single Carrot Theatre is an ensemble based theatre company where the artists of the organization also function as the administrative staff. Each ensemble member has voting rights and is actively involved in any big picture decisions and creation of new policy.

Employer Name:
Single Carrot Theatre
Job Title:
Teaching Theatre Artist
Employer Website:
http://singlecarrot.com
Employer Contact Information:
[email protected]
Job Submission Requirements:
To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with references to [email protected] No phone calls please.

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