JOB DESCRIPTION

Position:  Lead Teaching Artist

Department:  Education

Reports to:  Director of Education

Summary of Position:

Red Mountain Theatre’s Lead Teaching Artist is responsible for teaching a wide variety of arts education programs in the community and on campus, assisting with curriculum development, and facilitating the success of RMT contract teachers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach arts education programs primarily within the community and occasionally on campus for students on a variety of skill levels, from introductory to advanced, and all ages
  • Assist the Community Education Manager, Academy Manager, and Director of Education in the creation of musical theatre and creative drama curriculum, taking lead as necessary
  • Assist in the maintenance of library of lesson plans
  • Train contract teaching artists
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in Theatre or Education
  • 3 years teaching and/or administration of arts programs for young people (or comparable experience)
  • Diverse expertise in the theatrical arts
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
  • Ability to prioritize, identify critical issues and work towards results
  • Ability to work with multiple curriculums, classes, and camps proactively and professionally
  • Valid Driver’s License and vehicle

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree or extended learning in theatre education
  • 5-8 years teaching and/or administration of arts programs for young people (or comparable experience)
  • Strong directing, choreographing, and music directing skills
  • Knowledge of state education standards and how to implement them
  • Proactive and assertive
  • Ability to instruct other teachers

To apply, email info@redmountaintheatre.org with “Lead Teaching Artist Position” in the subject line and include the following materials: resume, sample curriculum plan with at least 3 lessons. No phone calls please.