Drama Instructor

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-715426
    • Job Location: Littleton, CO
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: January 13, 2020
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About this Opportunity!

Drama Instructor Part-Time
Littleton - Buck Recreation Center

$12.25 - $18.00 per hour

Do you have a passion for teaching? Are you an exemplary teacher who loves enriching the lives of others? Then this is the opportunity for you! As part of the Arts & Enrichment program, the Drama Instructor will work with students to learn the art of age appropriate theater performance using voice, movement, characterization and improvisation in a variety of classes and productions for youth ages 5-16 years. Must be prepared, creative and energized while providing a safe learning environment.

Our Ideal Candidate
* Prior experience teaching art and/or enrichment is highly preferred.
* Current AED/CPR and First Aid certifications preferred.
* Ability to develop and maintain a positive work relationship with program participants, parents of children, and staff.
* Will be able to communicate effectively with children, parents of children, and staff.
* Must have the ability to visually and audibly supervise children in a variety of situations.
* Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
* Will have knowledge of child care programming; recreation and its application; safety and emergency first-aid procedures; program management; and customer service principles.

Minimum Qualifications
Arts & Enrichment Instructor I
(Rate: $12.25 - $15.93 per hour)
Must be at least twenty one (21) years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent.
One (1) year experience in theater instruction. Prefer theater degree.
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License or the ability to obtain one within thirty (30) days of employment. Must be insurable by the District carrier at the onset and for the duration of employment.

Arts & Enrichment Instructor II
(Rate: $13.84 - $18.00 per hour)
Must be at least twenty one (21) years old with a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must have at least three (3) years of teaching experience.
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License or the ability to obtain one within thirty (30) days of employment. Must be insurable by the District carrier at the onset and for the duration of employment.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of stage performance, stage directing experience, ability to successfully work with youth and a repertoire of skits and play performances.
Able to appropriately engage youth with skill building activities and promote fun in a recreation setting.
Communicate effectively with Arts and Enrichment Coordinator.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and patrons.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be flexible and able to handle multiple tasks and conflicting priorities.

The ability to successfully complete a background check including but not limited to criminal history search is required.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Perks of Employment at South Suburban
* FREE use of our recreation/fitness centers, swimming pools, and ice arena
* Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
* Opportunities for training and promotion from within
* Flexible schedules

About Us
Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.