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Education Manager
TADA! Youth Theater

Website: http://www.tadatheater.com/

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.

WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE?

  • A leader in the arts education field for over 35 years with innovative and responsive programming that adapts to the evolving
    landscape of our community and world
  • Specializing in musical theater training and co-creating original work
  • Team-taught model with two Professional Teaching Artists in each class
  • Student-centered learning at the heart of our pedagogical practices
  • Commitment to develop, build, and foster social-emotional life skills
  • Offering year-round programming onsite and online for students of all ages and abilities
  • Providing in-school residencies and after-school programs where we integrate the arts with academic subjects or school core values
    for students pre-k through high school
  • Supporting, growing, and funding the mission of TADA! Youth Theater

OUR VALUES:

  • Artistic Excellence: We value creating high-quality, innovative, professional musical theater programs that inspire, transform,
    empower, challenge, and engage students from all over the world.
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ): We value and commit to providing every interested child regardless of race,
    ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ability, nationality, and immigration status, an affordable way to experience the
    joy of musical theater.
  • Nurture Creativity: We value creating an environment that encourages and supports creativity. Through supportive methodology
    rooted in imagination, we see growth in students’ self-expression, risk-taking, and self-confidence.
  • Ensemble: We value an ensemble-based environment where students collaborate as a team and work together respectfully and
    creatively. We want every student to feel safe to explore and express themselves and their identity. By exploring the depths of
    others and cultivating empathy, students find space for their true selves to shine.
  • Student Voice: We value and encourage students to share their voice and be heard. We want our students to feel seen, heard, and
    learn to advocate for themselves.
  • Culture of Growth: We value creating a safe and supportive culture of growth where students feel empowered to take risks and
    explore their interests and identities at their own pace in order to grow into kind, empathetic human beings.
  • Innovative & Responsive Programming: We value creating responsive programs that serve the changing needs of our students,
    families, and partners. We serve all ages and abilities, and engage our students with innovative, relevant, and authentic learning
    and programming.
  • Fun: We value sharing the joy and fun of musical theater with our students every day.

EDUCATION MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION:

Hours/Rate: (IN-PERSON)

  • School Year – October – June: part-time (20 hrs/wk at $18/hr)
    • Mondays: 2PM-6PM, Tuesdays: 4PM-7PM, Wednesdays: 3PM-6PM, Fridays: 2PM-5PM (hours flexible), and Saturdays:
      9AM-4PM
  • Summer – July – August: full-time (40 hrs/wk at $18/hr)
    • Monday – Friday, 9:30AM-5:30PM

Reports to: Director of Education and Associate Director of Education

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee all onsite classes, camps, workshops, and open houses (e.g., opening and closing the building, check-in &
    check-out, complete daily onsite reports, manage students and parent questions/issues, lobby maintenance and safety, etc.)
  • Oversee Education Department phone, voicemail, and email which includes all correspondence with families regarding onsite class,
    camp, and workshop information
  • Handle comments/concerns from onsite programming parents
  • Oversee and prep all onsite classes, camps, workshops, and open houses (e.g., emails, attendance sheet, health forms, certificates,
    final performance videos, etc.)
  • Manage, monitor, and oversee all registrations, temporary contacts, refunds, waitlists, cancellations, credits, etc.
  • Assist Associate Director of Education with Arts for All and financial aid for onsite classes, camps, and workshops
  • Oversee Teaching Assistant program (e.g., post job descriptions, interview, hire, train, manage, etc.)
  • Create Salesforce & C&P build for all onsite programs, and discount codes
  • With Education Staff, assist with creating and revising education department paperwork for the new fiscal year
  • Teaching Artist Payroll
  • Various administrative tasks (e.g., maintain TA contact sheet & emails, oversee auction requests & gift certificates, order
    department supplies, schedule piano tuning, maintain department google calendar, run errands, weekly financial reports, etc.)
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Education and Associate Director of Education that support the smooth operation
    of the department

Qualifications:

  • Deep appreciation and enthusiasm for the organization’s mission, vision, and values
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in arts administration with an emphasis in management and leadership
  • Experience as a Teaching Artist or arts educator
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer service oriented and committed to closing loops and getting answers
  • Strong listening skills, compassion and intercultural sensitivity towards people of various identity markers and life experiences
  • An ability to handle multiple deadlines, manage competing priorities, be proactive, and work effectively with a sense of humor
  • An empathetic listener and solution-oriented problem solver
  • Willingness to continuously challenge norms and embrace new ideas and ways of working
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and Zoom; familiarity with Salesforce a plus
  • A commitment and deep interest in diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of TADA!’s programming and initiatives

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.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to education@tadatheater.com and include the words Education Manager in the
subject line.

Deadline: Wednesday, September 8th.
Review of Cover letters & Resumes: Thursday, September 9th & Friday, September 10th
Interviews: Monday, September 13-Thursday, September 16th
Anticipated Training Start Date: Monday, September 20th
All Employment offers are contingent based upon a successful completion of background check

Date posted:

August 23

Expire date

September 8

Contact email:

education@tadatheater.com
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