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Performing Arts Musical Theatre Teacher

Uncommon Schools Camden Prep Copewood Elementary School

Post Date: Nov 10, 2022

Full time position Monday through Friday, 7 AM-usually 5 PM
The Performing Arts teacher’s responsibilities fall under 3 categories: teaching, producing theatrical and community events and supporting/building the school culture.
• Teach Uncommon School’s Performing Arts musical theatre curriculum which involves music, acting and movement (at Uncommon Schools this curriculum is already planned and written, so teacher is responsible to implement it)
• Implement curricula and activities to meet grade level performing arts standards
• Collaborate with our Performing Arts Team in curriculum development process.
• Direct and produce school productions annually (Community Circle, Latinx & Hispanic Show, Black History Show, Spring Musical and Moving Up Ceremony for every grade level annually)
• Adapt scripts annually
• Create or order costumes, sets, props when needed, assign costumes/adapt annually
• Supervise and craft production elements such as lights, sound, set.
School Culture and Daily School Activities:
• Produce and oversee the school’s Community Circle. This involves organizing all traffic patterns, chants, cheers, drummers, mascots, flags, working with principal to rehearse and prepare all students.
• Oversee breakfast for students daily, greeting students, visitors and assisting with the start of the day.
• Assisting around the school when not teaching if needed
• Share responsibility for grade-level and school-wide activities
• Commit to continual professional growth, participating actively in department meetings, faculty meetings, and other meetings if requested
• Participate in an annual three-week staff orientation and training in August
• Occasionally crafting new performance content with PA team and Dean to add to shows, sharing across program.
• Supporting with creation of curriculum materials to be shared across program.

How To Apply

Please send resume to:
Connie Graham
Performing Arts Director for Uncommon Schools Camden Prep and North Star Academy K-8
[email protected]


Competitive salary and excellent benefits
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