Life s Too Short to Not Work Someplace AWESOME!Join a Program that Changes Lives!Drama Kids is looking for PART-TIME, caring, fun, and motivated people who are passionate about developing children to manage and teach our growing after school drama program. Our teachers believe in what they do and that they can affect positive change every day. Their energy and enthusiasm encourage kids to become the best communicators they can be! Our goal is to develop kids and enable them to strive and thrive as the 21st century unfolds.Drama Kids is a Creative Drama & Literacy Enrichment Program where kids Act Up with a purpose! We work with our students imagination and creativity to develop literacy skills, public speaking, leadership/teamwork and acting abilities, while building their confidence, essential life skills learned in a fun and professional atmosphere.As a member of our great team you will:* Work 11-16 hours per week in the afternoon and early evening (MUST be available to teach 3:00-5:30pm, M-Th)* Teach and mentor students from 5 to 11 years of age* Manage and teach our after-school drama classes that run in the East Greenbush Central School District* Manage and direct a team of co-teachers* Follow provided world-renowned lesson plans on speech, movement & acting* Build relationships with parents and students* Foster relationships with local schools* Direct plays* Deliver presentations* Attend training and monthly staff meetings* Perform additional administrative and marketing work/projects outside of classroom timeQualifications:* Have a heart for kids!* Have managerial experience* Have extensive teaching experience* Are looking for a part-time, fun & rewarding opportunity* Have excellent communication and organizational skills* Have HIGH ENERGY and flexibility* Have afternoons available* Have reliable transportation* Are willing to commute to various schools and locations through East Greenbush and the Greater Albany area* Are willing and able to commit for one school year* Theater experience a plus, but not requiredBenefits:* We care about you!* Where else can you get paid to jump up and down, make funny faces, pretend to be a caterpillar or an alien, etc.?* We love kids, and kids and their parents love us!* You will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the lives of children helping them develop communication, creativity, collaboration, and other skills that will help them succeed in life.* Great compensation: $50 per class taught (once spring training is complete).* You get to be part of a super fun team with a great boss!* Pride you will be a part of the largest drama-related organization in the world!* Excellent and thorough training provided.* You will enjoy the pride of being able to witness the fruits of your labor as you see ALL students perform in front of family and friends.
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