Accepting Resumes for Teaching Artists

Come join our team! CTWS is seeking Teaching Artists for our Spring 2019 semester (and beyond!). We offer everything for kids Kdg-12th. To see our current line-up, check out our classes here. We have been in our community for over 70+ years with a history of excellence in education. Classes are held in our working theatre spaces. We offer resources, teaching tools and paid monthly faculty meetings. Pay is competitive, per hour DOE in the range of $25-35 per hour.
Especially seeking teachers in:
• K-2 Drama/Musical Theatre
• Spoken Word/ Poetry
• Storytelling/Standup
• Physical Comedy

Responsibilities:
• Teach weekly classes for a semester (Jan 14-May 7)
• Develop and execute syllabus & curriculum planning
• Communicate issues/needs with Children’s Director
• Ensure a safe working environment
• Create a positive, nurturing environment for students
• Participate in faculty meetings

Skills & Qualifications:
• BA degree in theatre, education or related field
• 2+ years teaching experience as artist/educator/youth worker
• Transportation to the suburbs in Western Springs
• Strong classroom management
• Enthusiasm & passion for specialty
• Ability to create curriculum ties to the “theme” of the class
• Personable, collaborative and creative
• Responsible and reliable

To Apply:
• Email cd@theatrewesternsprings.com with interest along with
o Areas of specialization/expertise(musical theatre, acting, singing, improv etc)
o Preferred ages or ages willing to work with
o HS/resume
o Tentative availability on Mon, Tues, Thurs after school beginning in Jan-May

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