Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, diversity statement, and references in a single PDF document to email@example.com. Please reference the position being applied for in the subject line. Onsite interviews may be required. Background checks are performed on all new hires. Oldfields School offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a generous benefits package. On-campus housing may be available (but not required) for this position. Oldfields School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Report: Director of Academics
Oldfields School, an all-girls international boarding and day school, grades 8-12, located in northern Baltimore County, is seeking an experienced Dance/Performing Arts teacher. This is a full-time, exempt position with an August 2022 start date. The position requires an educator with the versatility to teach multiple subjects within performing arts. This is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced performing arts teacher who seeks a broad degree of autonomy in course development, possesses a high degree of integrity, and holds a keen interest and deep commitment to the value of single-sex independent school education.
Teach up to five classes per semester. For the 2022-2023 school year, this will include Introductory and Advanced levels of dance including Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Choreography.
Actively engage and support the School’s commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community as defined by the School’s Diversity Statement and strategic plans and initiatives.
Develop and lead weekend, Winter Program, and May Program experiential learning activities and programs. Winter Program and May Program are one and two-week annual experiential programs. These programs range from on-campus offerings to international travel programs.
Maintain regular communication about student academic progress with students, parents, advisors, the Arts Department Chair, and Director of Academics. This includes effective use of the School’s online learning management system.
Adhere to and assist in enforcing all School policies and procedures.
Promote the mission of the School.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Academics.
Other Required Duties:
Serve as an advisor for 3-5 students and perform other duties supporting the School community.
Serve on weekend and weekday duty team rotations.
Coordinate the School’s co-curricular dance program.
A. or M.A. in Dance/Dance education is preferred.
Understanding of and desire to work with high school students.
Energy, enthusiasm, and curiosity.
A passion for creative expression with a willingness to inspire and support all kinds of learners.
Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion and a high degree of cultural competency.
Familiarity with or ability to quickly learn G-Suite applications.
At Oldfields, each girl’s success is enhanced as we celebrate the personal experiences that often are informed by socio-economic status, race, age, nationality, ideology, sexual orientation, gender identity, expression and ethnicity. We honor and respect the opportunity to learn and grow from the multitude of valuable life experiences and personal beliefs from every member of our community. The community is committed to a continuously active and innovative process of creating a welcoming, inclusive, and safe environment for everyone.