Theater Director

Faculty / Full-Time

Pingree School, Hamilton, MA

Pingree School is a dynamic and aspirational, independent, all-gender day school on the North Shore of Boston, located on a beautiful 100-acre campus in South Hamilton, where approximately 385 students in grades 9 through 12 solve problems, build community, and learn how to learn.  Pingree School empowers every community member to pursue knowledge with courage and imagination, thrive in joy and challenge, and create a more just and equitable world. Committed to developing global citizens, Pingree actively seeks faculty, staff and students of character and intelligence from diverse social, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Pingree is currently seeking applicants for a full-time position as Theater Director in the Art Department. We are looking for energetic and versatile candidates who possess a passion for and broad experience in the field of theater as well as a desire to work collaboratively in a dynamic and collegial department of artist-teachers. This position includes teaching four credits per trimester to include ninth grade arts survey course, full-credit and half-credit theater arts and technical theater electives, public speaking, as well as theater-adjacent senior electives in the English department. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the Theater Director will lead the faculty production team for Pingree’s after school Fall Theater and Winter Musical Theater Productions. Full-time faculty also serve as an advisor and participate in the life of the school. 

The ideal candidate will be passionate about exploring social justice through the arts, and will be committed to creating equitable, inclusive, anti-racist spaces in their teaching. Experience with technical theater design and production is preferred. The successful candidate will be deeply invested in a student-centered and process-intensive approach to theater pedagogy, will have enthusiasm and appreciation for working with adolescents of a wide range of arts experience, and will desire to take imaginative risks and to innovate in their artistic work and their teaching. 

Potential candidates should have experience teaching theater to students at the secondary school level. A B.F.A. in Theater or Theater Education is preferred. Applicants should be familiar with recent scholarship in theater as well as current teaching practices including the application of new methodologies and technologies in the classroom. 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, links or attachments (PDFs preferred) to examples of personal and student art work, and contact information for two professional references.

Pingree School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Pingree does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, sex, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, color, religion, national origin, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran or active military status, genetics, natural or protective hairstyle, or any other category protected by state, federal or local law.

Pingree School

Hamilton, MA
High School
All Gender