Summer Camp Instructor/Teaching Artist Sought by Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

PIP_logoCincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply. 

Job Title: Summer Camp Instructor/Teaching Artist 

Pay: $750 Weekly

($18.75 an hour for planning and training prior to weekly employment)

Position Overview: (Seasonal)

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks Summer Camp Instructors for our 2022 Summer Theatre Day Camp. Instructors will teach from one to eight weeks, on dates which include June 6 – July 1, and July 11 – August 5, 2022. Camp hours are 9:00 – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday.

We are looking for candidates with experience in the following:

  • Music Theater
  • Singing
  • Dance
  • Artistic Directing
  • Movement
  • Playwrighting

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for teaching participants, implementing curriculum, and directing
  • Teach any one-off, but not limited to, acting, improvisation, crafts, rehearsal and performance, character creation, writing, and other specialties at any camp location.
  • Collaborate with Playhouse Education Staff and other professional artists.
  • Mentor Teaching Artist Fellows during the course of the camp day by co-teaching, observing teaching and providing feedback.
  • Instructors may direct Performance Academies
  • Responsible for following lesson plans and maintaining a positive and exciting camp environment.
  • Trouble shoot challenges as they come up
  • Attend meetings conferences and training session
  • Other duties as assigned

Instructors may be assigned to any of our locations over the course of the summer including Mason Community Center, Mason High School, Evendale Cultural Arts Center, Wyoming Civic Center, Wyoming Fine Arts Center, and Downtown Cincinnati Area (Location TBA).

Ideal Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Experience in teaching acting, improvisation, crafts, rehearsal and performance, writing, character creation, and other specialties
  • Experience teaching children and/or teenagers
  • Energetic, responsive, flexible, creative
  • Attentive to details, ability to work independently
  • College graduate, or relevant experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Organized and able to solve problems quickly and positively 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
  • This employee must have reliable means of transportation

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park continues to monitor the pandemic situation. Qualified candidates will be expected to comply with Playhouse’s health and safety plan – while at work and outside work – that continues to be updated per latest state and Federal guidelines. 

The physical demands and safe working expectations described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

While this description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, it is not necessarily exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties, requirements, or expectations of this position. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park reserves the right to revise or amend this description based on business needs or changes to the work environment.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. 

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Ariana Moses, Education Director, at Ariana.Moses@cincyplay.com and cc Amy Stier at Amy.Stier@cincyplay.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the positions will be filled as soon as the successful candidates are identified.

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