Community Theater Academy Instructor
Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Natick, MA
Walnut Hill School for the Arts’ Community Theater Academy (CTA) is seeking enthusiastic and talented triple-threat theater instructors with experience teaching theater, musical theater, and improvisation to start in September 2023. Knowledge of acting in film is a plus. Candidates should have comfort working with all primary and secondary grade levels (ages 4 – 17). Classes are held Monday – Friday starting at 4 PM. Part-time schedule is flexible.
As an extension of Walnut Hill School for the Arts, the Community Academy at Walnut Hill provides school year and summer session learning opportunities that engage aspiring artists pre-k to adult. The Community Theater Academy develops confident, innovative, and expressive performers in an environment that is fun, creative, and energized. The Community Theater Academy develops confident, innovative, and expressive performers in an environment that is fun, creative, and energized!
- Teaching theater classes (50, 110, or 170 minutes);
- Teaching Private Lessons (60 minutes);
- Preparing students for recorded or live performances;
- Teaching workshops when available;
- Aiding students with vocal requirements of assigned roles;
- Participation in outreach events;
- Participation in school day programs when available; and
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
- Two years teaching experience required;
- Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience;
- Must be reliable, professional, flexible, and open-minded;
- Demonstrated excellence when working with young performers;
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
- Must be willing and ready to teach in various music styles;
- Ability and willingness to adapt lessons to individual students and their needs;
- Demonstrated commitment to fostering an inclusive community; and
- Ability to play piano a plus.
Physical demands include dexterity for department specific tools and equipment, and office machine and supply operation including but not limited to: writing, typing, using electronic devices, computer, phone, calculator, copy machine, fax machine, and printers. Ability and dexterity to practice and demonstrate your artistic discipline. Stooping, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, and sitting or standing for extended periods of time are common. Ability to communicate effectively and clearly through language and physical demonstration required.
To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter through the Walnut Hill School for the Arts online Career Center.
Note: All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of state and federal background checks. Walnut Hill does not provide visa sponsorship.