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Technical Theatre Director and Design Teacher

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Rolling Hills Preparatory School

Duties and Responsibilities:
● In collaboration with show directors, oversee the design and execution of all technical aspects of all major Arts productions in the Adam Z. Rice Theater (ART) and off-site locations
● Manage pre- and post-production services: Work with show directors to create checklists, plans, and timelines for design, build, and strike for all Arts productions
● Management of the booth, stage, prop storage unit, costume storage unit and set storage units
● Mentor and instruct students with an interest in technical theatre including work in the following areas: scenic design and construction, lighting design and rigging, sound design, projection design and realization, stage management and rehearsal etiquette
● Teach Technical Theatre courses and Design classes as assigned
● Supervise and maintain positive relationships with contracted labor, volunteer parents and student crews
● Train applicable Visual and Performing Arts Department faculty and Technology Department staff to be sound and lighting operators
● Use of personal tools, and the purchasing of supplies, equipment & tools to be used for work on school productions Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
● Awareness of own identity markers and how these cause bias
● Celebrate and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the classroom and community in alignment with the schools’ Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging stance

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
● The candidate must be able to manipulate objects and tools and repair pieces of equipment
● This job is performed in a multi-building school environment with stairways
● Able to carry, move, and push or lift heavy objects and equipment
● Must pass a federal and state fingerprinting and background check and provide a recent negative TB test or assessment
● Must provide proof Covid 19 Vaccination

Other Considerations:
● Pay Range $30.00 p/h – $35.00 p/h

Key Qualifications:
● Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre, Technical Theatre, Theatre Design, or a related field of study preferred
● Minimum 2 years teaching experience in Middle and/or High School preferred
● Familiarity with current Theater software programs such as Creston Systems, EOS and ETC Ion family lighting consoles, Qlab, Isadora, as well as Vectorworks, Google Apps and Mac OS X. Experience with Creston Systems is highly desired
● Experience with set design, set construction, lighting design, sound design, and sound operation
● Commitment to ongoing professional development in both subject matter and pedagogy
● Strong written and oral communication skills
● Experience coordinating multiple ongoing projects with a clear head and grace under pressure.
● Has a valid driver’s license
● Able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: No person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability/handicap, or religion, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination, harassment, or retaliation in the school’s employment opportunities.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, your resume, a one page Technical Director philosophy, and three current professional references to: Yolanda Holguin, Human Resources Manager, [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to yholguin@rollinghillsprep.org

Technical Theatre Director and Design Teacher
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