Bay Ridge Prep, a progressive, student-centered, K-12 independent school located in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a full time Lower and Middle School Theater and Music Teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. The ideal candidate is a team player who will demonstrate creativity, a strong work ethic, solid organizational skills, and a passionate desire to have children experience the joy of theater and music.
Teach three grades of Lower School drama/music classes.
Teach 7th and 8th grade Middle School drama classes with culminating showcase productions.
Teach 6th grade drama as one of three arts rotations offered to that grade.
Lead a Middle School choir, glee club or other club offering once weekly.
Direct an annual 5th grade play or musical.
Advise and lead an established Jr. Thespian Troupe.
Serve as a Middle School homeroom advisor.
Work collaboratively within a team of teaching artists who support each other’s projects throughout the school year, coordinating arts events and sharing resources.
Participate in faculty and departmental meetings, special activities and rotational duties.
Communicate effectively with parents and guardians.
Desired qualifications include:
Masters degree in educational theatre.
Experience directing children’s theatre.
Strong music skills, preferably in voice and piano.
Passion and creative vision for working with Lower and Middle School children.
Strong time management and organizational skills.
Medical, Dental and Vision insurance coverage paid for by the school.
403B Retirement Plan with an annual contribution by the school equal to 3% of salary plus a matching contribution equal up to an additional 4% of salary based on the employee’s contribution.
Partial reimbursement via insurance plan for gym, fitness club/class membership (subject to the policies of and review by school insurance provider)
A commitment to ongoing professional development for faculty.
Qualified applicants should e-mail their résumé and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line “Theater & Music Teacher”. No phone calls or faxes, please.
Due to the high number of résumés received for each job posting, we are unable to respond directly to each inquiry. We appreciate your interest in Bay Ridge Preparatory School, an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on any basis protected by Federal, State or Local laws. To learn more about us please visit bayridgeprep.org.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Bay Ridge Prep
Bay Ridge Prep, a NYSAIS-accredited, independent, college preparatory school, is dedicated to enriching the intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence of each person.