Middle School Theatre, Isaac Middle School


Position:
Middle School Theatre

Type:
Public


Location:
Urban


Job ID:
123565

County:
Southwest Maricopa


Posted:
May 23, 2024




Contact Information:
Isaac Middle School
3402 W McDowell Rd
phoenix, arizona 85009
District Website

Contact:
Kevin Sotomayor
Phone: 6024556800
Fax:
District Email


Job Description:

Job Title: Middle School Drama Teacher

Location: Isaac Middle School

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Summary: Isaac Middle School is seeking a passionate and dedicated Middle School Drama Teacher to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in theater arts, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to fostering a love of drama in students. The Middle School Drama Teacher will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive drama curriculum, directing school productions, and encouraging student creativity and confidence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement an engaging and inclusive drama curriculum for middle school students (grades 6-8).
  • Plan and conduct drama classes that include acting, directing, scriptwriting, and theater history.
  • Direct and produce school theater productions, including plays, musicals, and other performance projects.
  • Foster a positive and supportive classroom environment that encourages student participation and creativity.
  • Provide individualized support and feedback to students to help them improve their skills and confidence.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and staff to integrate drama activities into the broader school curriculum.
  • Organize and supervise extracurricular drama activities, such as drama clubs and workshops.
  • Maintain and manage drama equipment, costumes, and set materials.
  • Communicate regularly with parents and guardians about student progress and upcoming events.
  • Attend staff meetings, professional development sessions, and other school-related activities as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Theater Arts, Drama Education, or a related field.
  • Valid teaching certification/license for middle school drama or theater arts.
  • Previous teaching experience in drama or theater, preferably at the middle school level.
  • Strong knowledge of drama techniques, theater history, and production processes.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and classroom management skills.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate students of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
  • Passion for drama and a commitment to promoting the arts in education.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience directing school or community theater productions.
  • Knowledge of current educational best practices and teaching methodologies.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, parents, and the wider school community.
  • Proficiency in using technology to enhance instruction and student engagement.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to ksotomayor@isaacschools.org. Please include any relevant portfolio materials, such as lesson plans, production photos, or videos of previous work.

Isaac Middle School is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.



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