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Derby Recreation Commission

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Derby , KS
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Art Jobs: Youth Art Instructor, Stage Manager, Ballet and/or Hip Hop Instructor

Derby Recreation Commission
Derby, KS Full time
Posted on February 14, 2018

Summer Youth Art Instructor

Position Summary: Responsible for organizing and instructing the designated DRC art programs.

Essential Job Functions (listing most important first):

1. Maintain program folders with proper documentation of classes.

2. Conduct proper preparation prior to class to be sure projects can be finished properly. 3. Ensure proper supplies are ready prior to the beginning of a class.

4. Arrive to class at least 10 to 15 minutes early for set up. 

5. Work with volunteers and aides in larger classes.

6. Ensure class area is clean after class is complete.

7. Help to advertise class or others by word of mouth to friends, neighbors, church groups, scouts and help to distribute fliers to your classes when available.

8. Communicate with Director on any concerns or needs that you may have. 

9.If unable to show up for your class on time or at all for any reason, call ahead as soon as possible so arrangements can be made for someone to begin your class, substitute your class or cancellation arrangements made.

10. Inform youth of behavior expectations and mange inappropriate behavior as needed.

11. Ensure youth are picked up after class of have appropriate transportation.

Qualifications

Qualifications: Responsible person with a genuine interest in the promotion of an arts program. Must enjoy working and directing younger people. Must be at least 18 years of age. Ability to manage time effectively, take initiative, communicate and be organized. Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

 

Theater Camp Stage Manager

Position Summary:  Responsible for assisting the Theatre Camp Director in the organization, instruction and promotion of a summer theater program for the DRC. June and July.

Essential Job Functions (listing most important first:

1. Assist the Theatre Camp Director in the organization and supervision of a theater program which introduces students to prop and costume design, line memorization, casting, etc.

2. Keep accurate attendance reports monthly and turn in to the Art Director.

3. Be responsible for all props and equipment checked out for usage from other theater groups.

4. Work all dates pertaining to the program.

5. Perform all duties assigned by the Theatre Camp Director and/or Art Director relating to the program.

6. Assist with publicity (i.e. posters, T-shirts, program.)

7. Make recommendations for the improvement of the program to the Theatre Camp Director and/or Art Director.

8. Insure that all facilities and equipment are properly maintained and in order after every class.

9. Coordinate snacks, practice schedule and field trip presentations with parents. 

10. Incident report completed at the time of any injury accident.

 

Youth Dance Instructor Summer Ballet and/or Hip Hop

Position Summary: Responsible for organizing and instructing designated DRC Youth Dance programs. Currently looking for someone to teach basic ballet and tap courses. Other forms of dance may be an option in the future.

Essential Job Functions (listing most important first):

1. Maintain program folders with proper documentation of classes. 

2. Ensure proper supplies are ready prior to the beginning of a class.

3. Arrive to class early enough for set up.  

4. Work with volunteers and aides in larger classes.

5. Ensure class area is clean after class is complete. 

6. Help to advertise class or others by word of mouth to friends, neighbors, church groups, scouts and help to distribute fliers to your classes when available.

7. Communicate with Director on any concerns or needs that you may have.  

8. If unable to show up for your class on time or at all for any reason, call ahead as soon as possible so arrangements can be made for someone to begin your class, substitute your class or cancellation arrangements made.

9. Inform youth of behavior expectations and mange inappropriate behavior as needed.

10. Ensure youth are picked up after class of have appropriate transportation. 

EDUCATION: Some expertise in area of instruction

EXPERIENCE: Previous instruction experience desirable.