Teaching Artists

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Teaching Artists

Roundabout Theatre Company, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit theatres, seeks dynamic professional artists and technicians with expertise in the following theatrical disciplines for programming in Spring 2017:
  • Electrician
  • Lighting Design
  • Scenic Design
  • Sound Design
  • Sound Engineering
  • Stage Carpentry
  • Technical Direction
All other artistic and technical disciplines are encouraged to apply for the 2017–18 academic year (September–June).
 
Summary
Roundabout Theatre Company Teaching Artists are placed in residencies across the 5 boroughs, sometimes to teach their craft, but more frequently to use their craft to teach the skills or content of another academic subject. Artists and technicians with professional experience and an interest in working with NYC Public School students ages 12–18 are strongly encouraged to apply.  
 
Education at Roundabout, through its education initiatives, strives to enhance teacher practice and deepen student learning.  We are dedicated to using our resources as a professional theatre to transform the classrooms of New York City schools by creating learning opportunities across all disciplines through the exploration of theatre and by collaborating with teachers and teaching artists to infuse theatrical teaching strategies into their curriculum.
 
Required Qualifications:
  • Professional skills, training and experience in one or more theatrical disciplines
  • Experience or interest in teaching diverse populations
  • Available for assignments in the winter and spring of 2017 (January–June)   
  • A commitment to mandatory training sessions (see dates below)
  • Flexibility to work occasional evening and weekend hours
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior Teaching or Teaching Artist Experience
  • Experience partnering with NYC public schools
  • A Bachelors or Masters Degree
  • Ability to teach in languages other than English
  • Experience with special education populations
To apply:
Electricians, Lighting Designers, Scenic Designers, Sound Designers, Sound Engineers, Stage Carpenters, and Technical Directors should submit applications for Winter and Spring 2017 by December 23, 2016.
 
General Applications for the 2017–18 academic year should be submitted by Friday, June 2, 2017. 
 
Applicants chosen for consideration will be asked to interview, followed by an "audition" of a teaching sample.
 
To apply for a teaching artist position, please fill out our online application.
 
Applicants should note that the scheduling of work is flexible and is based on departmental need. Roundabout Teaching Artists facilitate for a variety of populations including students in grades 6–12, educators, families, subscribers and other audiences as needed. Work is primarily distributed through in-school residencies, on-site workshops, and subscriber events.
 
Roundabout Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Part-time/seasonal position.  No phone calls, please.