Performing Arts Teacher for Acting Program in Chicago



Location: Chicago IL

Type: General Performers


Broadway Break Thru is seeking teachers for their performing arts After School Care Programs. The BBT After School Programming takes place after school Mondays – Fridays, generally between the hours of 3pm to 6pm. BBT is with multiple schools across Chicagoland and its surrounding suburb.

Our After School Teachers will be responsible for all aspects of developing, planning, operating and assessing each of their classes. Our teachers are responsible for building and operating the program in alignment with the mission and vision BBT and each of our school partners.

Seeking teachers skilled in musical theatre, acting, dance, improv and sketch comedy, stage combat, basic circus and clowning, arts and crafts, directing, film, stage management, costumes, makeup, props and many other performing arts focused classes.

Positions are well paid.

A successful candidate must:

Must commit to the full 7-9 week session
Must complete BBT Teacher training and attend a current After School Programming Session
Arrives punctually to meet responsibilities in site start up and assignments
Maintains close communication with school’s site coordinator regarding planned or emergency absences for the same reason
Be energetic, trustworthy, and committed to your students
Enjoy and have experience working with school-aged children
Be an independent and innovative thinker and problem solver who thrives in a team environment, is willing to tackle new challenges, and can manage multiple assignments while meeting specific deadlines with minimal supervision
Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to communicate with parents, school staff, community members
Have a basic understanding of child development and age-appropriate behaviors and skills
Undergo a comprehensive background check
Have a Bachelor’s degree, be working toward a degree in a related field, or have two years’ professional experience in youth programs
Ensure an appropriately safe, caring and enriching environment for the students enrolled
Serve as a positive adult role model for children in the program through appropriate dress, speech, and attitude
Create an engaging environment that fosters a sense of belonging where kids are enthusiastic to participate
Support students in making positive behavior choices and take disciplinary measures when appropriate
Maintain student safety by taking roll and reviewing sign-in/ sign-outs for students and volunteers
Identify student needs and communicate to Site Coordinator, teachers, school administration, parents, and volunteers as appropriate
Reliable car transportation is a plus

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Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Chicago IL
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This casting notice was posted by: Broadway Break Thru

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