Watkinson School, offering inventive teaching and learning since 1881, seeks a full-time Creative Arts Program director to lead in two distinctive ways. First, the Director guides and administers Watkinson’s Creative Arts Program, which provides a dual diploma to successful students with demonstrated ability in the visual or performing arts through a range of personalized and collaborative artistic experiences in and beyond the school. The administration of the CAP includes supervisory and managerial responsibilities as well as teaching within the program. Secondly, the next Director will have an extensive theatre background including artistic direction and production management.
Successful candidates will demonstrate creative instructional approaches and a commitment to reaching all students. As leaders and colleagues, teachers must enjoy interacting with a diverse group of students and work to establish positive relationships with parents, faculty, administration, and staff. Applicants must possess an enthusiasm for working in a dynamic environment that encourages the design of student-centered work. A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years experience in arts/education are required.
Watkinson is an equal opportunity employer and an open and affirming community. We seek candidates of diverse backgrounds. This 10-month position begins mid- August, 2019. Interested candidates should send letter of application, resume and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org