The master teacher should bring energy, curriculum development skills, and artistic expertise to the Dramatic Arts department. Other responsibilities and necessary competencies include:
Interest in collaboration with faculty for productions as needed in the theatre, black box and across campus
Demonstrating best practices in Technical Theater and Drama
Responsibility for providing instruction in a specialty area of drama, geared towards one's expertise (e.g., directing, set design/construction, lighting design, choreography, etc.)
Opportunities to collaborate on 2-3 productions each year i.e. plays and musical
Interacting effectively with parents, colleagues, and members of the administration
Exhibiting excellent facilitation skills appropriate for middle and upper school sections of drama and/or technical theater
Developing a passion for drama, stage management, and technical theater students and attracting students to curricular and extracurricular experiences on and behind the stage.
Working effectively with students of different artistic abilities and interests in the theatre
Collaborating and team teaching electives within dramatic arts
Teaching six sections or its equivalent in the theater
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a Dramatic Arts field or Bachelor of Fine Arts; Master of Fine Art highly desirable; previous teaching experience in an independent school setting preferred.
About Ravenscroft School
Ravenscroft School is an independent coeducational day school offering a broad curriculum in the liberal arts with numerous advanced classes and an emphasis on best-practices teaching methods at every level. Founded in 1862, the school enrolls 1160 students in grades pre-K through twelve who demonstrate high standards of conduct as well as the capability of achieving success in a rigorous academic program.
Ravenscroft School Mission Statement: "The Ravenscroft community, guided by our legacy of excellence, nurtures individual potential and prepares students to thrive in a complex and interdependent world."