11 Mar 2024

Full-Time

Theatre Director

American Heritage Schools  →   Delray Beach, FL

 

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Job Description

American Heritage Schools of Palm Beach County is currently accepting applications for a Theatre Director for the 2024-2025 school year.
**Must be proficient in directing both musicals and dramas** 

 

Benefits Include:

  • 100% free tuition for all employees’ eligible children *
  • 50% discount for Summer Education for employees’ eligible children
  • Free Summer Day Camp for employees’ eligible children while working over the summer.
  • Free early care & after-care for employees’ eligible children while working
  • Yearly cash bonuses
  • 401K with partial employer match after a year of employment
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance plans available through Lincoln Financial
  • Pet Insurance options
  • Short-term & Long-term Disability options
  • Life Insurance at no cost to the employee
  • Affordable Company housing when available
  • Additional earnings available through Tutoring Department and Summer Education Programs
  • Free Continuing Education available
    * This benefit is based on space availability and child acceptance to the school.

 

American Heritage School is a nationally recognized college preparatory school for students in PK3-12th grades with two campuses in South Florida. The rigorous and well-rounded curriculum includes over 300-course offerings with 133 honors classes, 29 Advanced Placement (AP) classes, a Pre-Professional Program with Pre-Med, Pre-Law, Pre-Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Business, and Computer Science, a Science Research Institute, and 75 fine arts courses. American Heritage is ranked #1 private school in the nation and #1 high school in Florida for the highest number of nationally recognized scholars, #1 private school in the U.S. in math, #1 in Florida in science fair, and #1 mock trial and moot court teams in Florida.

 

AMERICAN LEARNING SYSTEMS

  • JOB TITLE:  Classroom Teacher
  • LOCATION: Palm Beach Campus
  • REPORTS TO: Principal
  • EXEMPTION STATUS: Teacher Contract, Exempt

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The classroom teacher is responsible for educating and supporting students to help them reach learning targets.  Teachers must be content area experts who make sound instructional decisions, create and maintain a learning environment where positive relationships are built and routines and procedures are in place to create collective responsibility.  Teachers are responsible for providing rich learning tasks for intellectual engagement, assessing formatively and summatively, and providing feedback to students for their academic achievement.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Demonstrate mastery of content knowledge
  • Ensure a high-quality learning experience; plan and implement learning tasks with purpose and innovation:
    • Follow the AHS curriculum framework/scope and sequence
    • Articulate instructional purpose and learning outcomes
    • Design structured lessons and activities with a focus on student engagement and critical thinking
    • Curate and design resources and incorporate instructional technologies aligned with learning outcomes
    • Provide clear expectations for learning, clear explanations of content, and use academic language
    • Align activities, assignments, questions, and discussions with learning outcomes
    • Enter all lesson activities, assignments, and assessments into the school’s learning management system one week in advance by each Friday afternoon; include due dates for all assignments and assessments so that they are visible in student and parent calendars
  • Ensure learning by all students by frequently monitoring student understanding
    • Assess learning in a variety of ways, using formative and summative measures including but not limited to traditional and alternative assessments; prepare and administer semester and/or final exams and standardized tests
    • Provide timely and relevant feedback to students and parents; enter grades into the school learning management/student information systems weekly
    • Use assessment data to inform instructional decisions
  • Differentiate and modify learning tasks according to student need; implement accommodations as directed
  • Demonstrate caring and respect in interactions with students
  • Establish routines and procedures for a productive physical environment
  • Monitor student behavior so that students take ownership and contribute to a positive, productive learning environment
    • Maintain standards of appropriate discipline in accordance with school rules and the student handbook
    • Provide for students’ safety and general welfare
  • Proactively communicate with parents, principals, and academic advisors
    • Prepare progress reports and provide comments as needed
    • Conduct parent/teacher conferences quarterly and as needed
  • Be an active contributor to the school’s curriculum; provide feedback and share resources with colleagues
  • Contribute to team-planning; attend and engage in professional learning communities (formal cross-campus meetings for collaboration and intensive reflection upon instructional practices and desired student outcomes); attend team, department, and staff meetings
  • Demonstrate a commitment to professional learning
  • Prepare for and attend required events including but not limited to Back to School Night, Meet and Greets, Conference Days, and Professional Development Days
  • Provide required weekly extra help after school

 

SECONDARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • If teaching in the Academy Program, provide expert differentiated instruction and demonstrate strategies for meeting the needs of students with mild learning differences
  • Manage facility and equipment for specialized instructional areas such as Science, Engineering, etc. as warranted. Examples include Science and Engineering labs, Environmental Education Center, Dance rooms, Theaters, Gymnasium, Weight Room, etc.
  • Coordinate and attend events for specialized instructional areas as warranted including but not limited to Open House, Pre-Professional Education Night, Fine Arts Festival, Theater Productions, Band and Orchestra Concerts, School Fairs/Contests, District and State Competitions
  • Ensure the effective and efficient deployment of classroom support from teaching assistants; evaluate teacher assistants annually

 

QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Preferred minimum three years teaching experience in a K-12 instructional setting
  • Valid Florida State Teaching License or single subject teaching credential, certification and/or experience in a specialized subject; ESOL endorsed, ESE certification preferred
  • B.A./B.S. in education from an accredited institution or B.F.A. for fine arts instructors
  • Professional experience in related field

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; ability to facilitate and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to utilize educational technologies such as iPads, learning software, and basic word processing software
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Flexibility, organization, decision-making, and problem-solving skills

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Classroom

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prolonged standing/ sitting
  • Stooping and/or kneeling

 

BENEFITS

  • 100% free tuition for all employees’ eligible children *
  • 50% discount for Summer Education for employees’ eligible children
  • Free Summer Day Camp for employees’ eligible children while working over the summer.
  • Free early care & after-care for employees’ eligible children while working
  • Yearly cash bonuses
  • 401K with partial employer match after a year of employment
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance plans available through Lincoln Financial
  • Pet Insurance options
  • Short-term & Long-term Disability options
  • Life Insurance at no cost to the employee
  • Affordable Company housing when available
  • Additional earnings available through Tutoring Department and Summer Education Programs
  • Free Continuing Education available
    • * This benefit is based on space availability and child acceptance to the school.

 

Employee understands that other tasks or duties may be added or assigned from time to time, in the discretion of the administration. The School reserves the right to modify, change, or amend this job description at any time. This is not a contract of employment. If you are employed under a contract with the School, you should refer to your contract regarding specific terms outlined therein concerning the duration of your employment. This job description supplements your duties and responsibilities. This job description does not alter your “at-will” status.

AHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourage both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

 

How to Apply:

Click here to apply online

 

Full-Time Job in Education:
Theatre Director
American Heritage Schools
 Delray Beach, FL
https://artjobs.artsearch.us/job/theatre-director/

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: director, management, teaching, and theatre. States: Florida.
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