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+ Education Associate

TITLE: Education Associate

REPORTS TO: Education Director

STATUS: Part-time/Hourly/Non-exempt

HOURS: 18 – 24 hours/week

COMPENSATION: $20/hour

PURPOSE OF POSITION: To support all Education programs at Studio East in conjunction with the Education team, including Education Director, SchoolStage Coordinator, and Summer Camp Coordinator.

STUDIO EAST MISSION: Studio East works to create confident, compassionate, responsible young people through training in the art and craft of theater.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in theatre, arts education or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with, and knowledge of, elements of teaching and theater production
  • Strong passion for arts education, young people, & Studio East’s mission
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills on the phone and in person
  • Excellent written communication skills – spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity of language
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, work independently, take initiative, and exercise discretion in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment
  • Positive attitude, flexibility, and dedication to teamwork
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Publisher preferred

SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES:

  • After School, Home School Classes, & Camps
    • Maintain and keep track of tasks in the Education Associate calendar
    • Assist in the creation of schedules for year-round after-school classes, homeschool classes, workshops, & camps
    • Write and edit class descriptions
    • Coordinate communication between teaching artists, parents, and administrators to ensure smooth class process
    • Create contracts for teaching artists
    • Assist with maintaining Education page of the website
    • Manage CourseStorm registration webpage
    • Maintain cleanliness and organize classrooms, cubbies, and storage areas
    • Gather supplies & create class folders, & digital resources for classes
    • Create, update and distribute class letters, flyers, programs, calendars and other documents
    • Create, manage and compile results for online surveys
    • Alert Education Director to any comments that need to be addressed
    • Be available as an onsite admin and on-call substitute teacher 2-3 days/week
    • Other duties as assigned by the Education Director
  • Outreach Classes, Residencies
    • Make supply deliveries to Outreach and SchoolStage schools
    • Be available as an on-call substitute teacher 2-3 days/week
    • Gather supplies & create supply bags, class folders, & digital resources
  • Administrative Duties
    • Research, create and maintain Arts Education bulletin board and Instructor Spotlight articles
    • Maintain class/camp script & audio recording database
    • Update comparative analyses annually
    • Update school district contact information annually
  • Summer Camps
    • Create, edit, duplicate, and distribute Summer Camp scripts, scores, and rehearsal recordings
    • Research and compile venue information for offsite programs
    • Assist with putting together teacher binders & resources
    • Act as first day registrar as needed on Monday mornings
    • Be available as an on-site admin/on-call substitute for summer camps
    • Design programs & write curtain speeches
    • Assist with load in and strike
    • Create, manage and compile results for online surveys
    • Alert Education Director to any comments that need to be addressed
    • Assist Summer Camp Coordinator with other summer tasks as needed

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have access to a vehicle
  • Some evenings and weekends required
  • Must be comfortable driving company van
  • CPR & First Aid certification required upon hire
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Will require proof of COVID-19 Vaccination upon hire
  • Must pass background check
  • This job will require onsite work at Studio East and offsite work at local schools

Studio East is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We seek employees with a commitment to diversity, equity, & inclusion.

TO APPLY

Please email resume and cover letter to [email protected] with subject “Education Associate.” Include in your cover letter what unique skills you’d to bring to this job and your connection to Studio East’s mission.

Applications Due 1/22.

Ideal Start Date 2/12

 

We are also hiring another role on our Education team:

The Summer Camp Coordinator is a part-time seasonal position that starts slowly in February and then ramps up to 20 hours/week during our Summer Camp season.  Learn more about it below.

+ Summer Camp Coordinator

TITLE: Summer Camp Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Education Director

STATUS: Part-time/Seasonal/Hourly/Non-exempt

HOURS:

February – June 23rd: flexible schedule to be set with supervisor.

  • February – April: 1-2 hours/week
  • May: 5 – 10 hours/week
  • June 1st – 23rd: 10-15 hours/week

June 24th – August 30th: exact schedule

  • Mondays: 8am -12pm
  • Tuesdays: 8am – 12pm
  • Wednesdays: Off
  • Thursdays: 8am – 12pm
  • Fridays: 8am – 4pm

COMPENSATION: $20/hour

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Summer Camp Coordinator oversees our large Summer Camp Program and ensures a smooth summer camp process for teachers, students, parents, venues, and administrators.

STUDIO EAST MISSION: Studio East works to create confident, compassionate, responsible young people through training in the art and craft of theater.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in theatre, arts education or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with, and knowledge of, elements of teaching and theater production
  • Strong passion for arts education, young people, & Studio East’s mission
  • Great people skills to build and maintain relationships with students, parents, community partners and co-workers
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills on the phone and in person
  • Excellent written communication skills – spelling, grammar, punctuation, clarity of language
  • Experience with project management and creating/maintaining structure.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, work independently, take initiative, and exercise discretion in a fast paced, collaborative work environment
  • Positive attitude, flexibility, and dedication to teamwork
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Publisher preferred

SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES:

  • Attend summer camp meetings.
  • Assist with putting together teacher binders & resources for teaching team.
  • Coordinate weekly camp preparation including roster creation, emergency binders, and more.
  • Coordinate creation of supply boxes
  • Coordinate load in and strike with external camp venues for all camps.
  • Order supplies as needed and make deliveries to off-site venues.
  • Send reminder e-mails to families about camp starting, final performance reminders, casting notices, and more.
  • Act as first day registrar on Monday mornings
  • Be the contact point for summer camp venues and the teachers that work those camps.
  • Coordinate communication as needed between teaching artists, parents, and administrators.
  • Resolve customer needs including refund requests, transfers, cancellations, and complaints via phone and e-mail.
  • Assist with waitlist phone calls.
  • Alert Education Director to any comments that need to be addressed or escalated.
  • Be available as an on-call substitute in case of teacher illness or emergency
  • Design programs & write curtain speeches
  • Other duties as assigned by the Education Director

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have access to a vehicle
  • Some evenings and weekends required
  • Must be comfortable driving company van
  • CPR & First Aid certification required upon hire
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Will require proof of COVID-19 Vaccination upon hire
  • Must pass background check
  • This job will require onsite work at Studio East and offsite work at local camp venues. • Willing to pitch in cross departments as needed

TO APPLY

Please email resume and cover letter to [email protected] with subject “Summer Camp Coordinator.” Include in your cover letter what unique skills you’d to bring to this job and your connection to Studio East’s mission.

Applications Due 1/29

We are also hiring another role on our Education team:

Education Associate is a year-round part-time position that is 18-24 hours/week. Learn more about it above.

+ Mainstage Music Director

Mainstage Music Director

Studio East is looking to expand our pool of fun and fresh music directors going into our exciting 2023-2024 season. Please send your resume and 2 references to [email protected].

  • Teach the music for the production to the actors.
  • Provide check ins as needed in production meetings.
  • Watch audition and callback materials as needed and assist the artistic team with casting.
  • Work collaboratively with the artistic team to create weekly rehearsal schedules that fall within schedule guidelines given by the Production Manager and best serve the students time and production needs.
  • Accompany all performances
  • Hire other musicians, if needed.

+ Theater Teachers and Directors

Theater Teachers and Directors

Studio East welcomes resumes from Teaching Artists who are interested in joining our faculty. We hire energetic, responsible theater arts educators who have teaching, directing, choreographing, and/or music directing experience with young people ages 4-19. We are interested in Teaching Artists with several years of teaching/directing experience who love sharing their skills and experience with kids. Trained educators, actors with teaching experience, and pianists are encouraged to apply.

Projects include:

  • Instructors for daytime and after school/evening classes, both on site at Studio East and at eastside area schools
  • Directors/Musical Directors/Choreographers for after school/evening productions, both on site at Studio East and at eastside area schools
  • Directors/Musical Directors for school break camps in April at Studio East and during the summer months at various eastside locations

Please email a letter and resume to Kaysy Ostrom, Education Director.

Studio East also has Class and Camp Assistant Opportunities for teens.

+ Interns & Volunteers

Interns & Volunteers

Ongoing opportunities are available to help out at Studio East! Contact the main office to be directed to the staff person who might best be able to use your skills: 425.820.1800

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