Maret School seeks a dynamic Technical Theatre Director and Theatre Manager to join its performing arts faculty in the fall of 2022. Primary responsibilities include teaching technical theatre courses, building sets for productions, managing the during-school and after-school theatre schedule, and managing production design. This person is also responsible for ensuring that all related technical equipment is in excellent working condition and maintained through a regular maintenance review plan, as well as ensuring that all front and back of house spaces are maintained and regularly surveyed for upkeep and repair.
The ideal candidate will be an expert instructor of technical theatre, able to teach the many facets of stagecraft with an emphasis on safety. The ideal candidate will also know how to give students hands-on experience and organize technical crews for Maret concerts, productions, and events. A degree in technical theatre and/or a minimum of three years of successful teaching technical theatre are strongly preferred. The role includes serving as an advisor to six to eight students.
The performing arts are an integral part of Maret School’s culture, which deeply values connectedness, creativity, joy, and diversity. A collaborative spirit and a desire to work in concert with the mission of the Performing Arts Department and Maret School as a whole are essential.
Maret’s dynamic community and campus in the midst of Washington, DC, create a unique learning environment for students from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Expert teachers inspire students to think both creatively and analytically, seek out multiple perspectives, work hard, and make time for joy as they tackle our challenging curriculum or set out on a new artistic or athletic path. The School’s mission and core values guide all that we do and provide a strong foundation for lifelong learning, responsible citizenship, and achievement.
Our community strives for equity and inclusion in every aspect of school life. Maret School stands firmly behind the principle that the admission of students, the employment of faculty, the operation of programs, and the governance of the School be open to all who are qualified regardless of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, or creed. We believe that this principle is both firmly grounded in the spirit of American democracy and in keeping with the civil responsibilities of an independent school.
All adults on campus are role models for our students and are considered part of the faculty. Every Maret employee must abide by our code of conduct. All candidates must be fully vaccinated for COVID.
To apply, please send a cover letter and résumé BY EMAIL ONLY to Eser Ozdeger, Director of Theatre & Drama Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary range starts in the $60ks and is commensurate with experience.