- Proof of vaccination is required for all Teaching Artists.
- Candidates must demonstrate experience in vocal music, theater or dance and be passionate about teaching school-aged children in both public school and non-school settings. A bachelor’s degree in a related arts field or an equivalent level of professional experience related to this position are required.
- Maintain a high level of flexibility and professionalism at all times.
- An ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
- Bilingual and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
- Paid as independent contractor.
Potential positions include, but are not limited to, those listed below.
Teaching Artist for the De George Academy for Performing Arts
- Available on Saturdays for 3-hour classes for 8 weeks in the fall and 8 weeks in the spring, in the morning and/or in the afternoon.
- Plan skill-building classes that help enable students to prepare for auditions and classes in performing arts schools, culminating in an informal demonstration for parents to watch.
- Experience teaching 3-5 or 6-8 grade students.
Teaching Artist for Disney Musicals in Schools
- Available for at least one 90-minute rehearsal a week during after school hours for 17 weeks.
- Work collaboratively with teaching artist partner, classroom teachers and arts specialists in under-resourced public (Title-I) elementary schools.
- Plan activities and content aligned with the DMIS strategy and culture.
- Experience as a director, choreographer, music director and/or stage manager for a musical.
- Experience teaching 3-5 grade students.
- Familiarity with the public school system is a plus.
ArtsCamp at the Kravis Center
- Demonstrated professional experience in dance, musical theater, drama, vocal music, visual art or technical theater.
- A minimum of two years teaching school age children in an arts area.
- Available Monday-Friday from 9 am – 4 pm for three weeks over the summer.
- Work collaboratively as a team of Teaching Artists to guide seventy 9-11 year old youth in conceptualizing, creating, and performing their own original thematic showcase performance.
- Plan developmentally appropriate and creative content for each class.
- Professional experience in dance, vocal music, or visual art.
- Experience teaching school age children in one of the arts areas listed above.
- Availability for a 10 week residency at a Palm Beach County school.
- Lead creation of dance/vocal performance, or visual art piece(s) relating to a Kravis On Broadway Culminates in a showcase in the Dreyfoos Hall lobby.
- Collaborate with SDPBC teacher(s) and external evaluator to implement Social & Emotional Learning objectives into residency.