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Afterschool Teaching Artist


Position Summary: Teaching Artists report to the Managing Director and are responsible for creating and teaching afterschool programming on site at area schools.


Attributes of Competitive Candidates: Competitive candidates should have at minimum a BA and two years of experience teaching within the 5-12 age range. Prior related experience in summer camping, teaching, or recreational leadership with children. Relevant experience (degree, course work, etc.) in teaching or leading theater arts. Candidates should be well-organized and comfortable, maintaining parent contact, communicating clearly with colleagues, and committing to a strong creative vision for each class.


Responsibilities: Develop programming to produce a final production over the course of 8-10 weeks.  Assist in developing and implementing age-appropriate lesson plans and theater arts curriculum for participants, perform all necessary technical preparations and backstage requirements. Serve as a role model, mentor, and leader for participants.



  • You regularly demonstrate strong self-motivation, strategic thinking, and the ability to work independently 

  • You have awesome project management skills, with a knack for working backwards from deadlines and can deal with curve balls thrown at your work plan 

  • You possess a high level of integrity and confidentiality and can manage sensitive information  

  • You are reliable and a friendly communicator who reaches out and follows-up with professional persistence  

  • You are a creative thinker and willing to test out new ideas

  • You are committed to MVCCT’s core values



  • Basic First Aid/CPR Certification (Adult/Children/Infant) or ability to obtain certification;

  • Background check

  • COVID vaccination & booster

  • 21 years old +

  • Reliable transportation, sites may not be easily accessible by public transportation


Pay: $25-$30/hr depending on experience.

Reports to: Managing Director

Please send application with cover letter to education(at)

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