Teaching Artist; Director/Choreographer

Type of Position:   Part-Time

Salary:   Average hourly rate is between $50-$65

Job Type:    In-person, Virtual, Hybrid

Application Post Date:   November 18, 2021

Application Deadline:   November 30, 2021

About Our Organization

OUR EDUCATION MISSION: To provide innovative, engaging, accessible, and high-quality musical theater
programming that educates, inspires, and empowers students regardless of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual
orientation, religion, ability, nationality, and immigration status.

OUR VALUES:
● Artistic Excellence
● Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ)
● Nurture Creativity
● Ensemble
● Student Voice
● Culture of Growth
● Innovative & Responsive Programming
● Fun

Please visit our website, for individual descriptions of our values and more information about our Education
Department.

Job Position Summary

TADA! seeks 10-12 Teaching Artists who align with our mission, vision, and values and have expertise in musical theater and arts education to teach our in-person classes, camps, and workshops as well as after-school programs and in-school residencies across all five boroughs.  We have high demand for TAs with availability during the day to teach our in-school residencies at schools in all five boroughs, and who have experience working with students pre-k – 5th grade.

For more information and how to apply, see job descriptions below:

Roles & Responsibilities

TEACHING ARTIST DUTIES:

  • Execute goals, expectations, and requirements laid out in your schedule and curriculum
  • Work collaboratively in and out of class with your co-teacher to plan active, engaging lessons based on the TADA! curriculum provided
  •  Provide excellent classroom management and support alongside your co-teacher
  • Select and facilitate all theater activities and warm-ups
  • Teach students a set of age-appropriate musical theater skills through daily physical and vocal warm-ups
  • Select and teach vocals and choreography to age appropriate material from Broadway or the TADA! canon
  • Guide, support, and prepare students throughout the program for a final sharing or performance
  • Depending on curriculum, guide and facilitate students through the co-creation process that culminates in the performance of an original mini-musical
  • Work collaboratively with the TADA! Education department staff through the duration of the program (meet deadlines, execute administrative responsibilities, complete lesson reports, attend required meetings, etc)
  • Provide supplemental materials for students (lyric sheets, recordings, videos, etc.)
  • Various other duties depending on the program, school, or requirements

How to Apply

For more information and how to apply, see job descriptions below:

TADA! Youth Theater is committed to building and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of our vastly diverse youth in our Ensemble program and school programs. Priority will be given to candidates who are dedicated to anti-racism and share our mission and vision above. Candidates from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ individuals are encouraged to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or veteran status.