Performing Arts Teacher
Reports to, and receives assistance, from: Arts Programme Coordinator
Curriculum and Teaching:
Instruction in any and all phases of the school’s Drama program for all grade levels; develop IEP goals and educational reports to fit the needs of the individual child within a group learning milieu (narratives) for professionals and parents.
Development of the Drama program, teaching resources, and material.
Supporting the Drama and Music Program in driving Gateway’s performing arts program.
Curriculum design and implementation and adequate preparation, in advance, for a detailed lesson as may be scheduled as per the time table of the class. Writing yearly, unit, and weekly lesson plans in collaboration with other teachers’ to execute at the school premises each week.
Collaborate with other subject teachers when an Arts Integration is relevant and beneficial to the students in the multidisciplinary learning units (MLU).
Attend professional development workshops and teachers’ meetings; participate in arrangements for his/her further training and professional development as a performing arts teacher.
Reviewing from time to time his/her methods of teaching and programs of work.
Maintaining good order and discipline among the students in accordance with the policies of employing authorities and safeguarding their health and safety both when they are authorized to be on the school premises and when they are engaged in authorized school activities elsewhere.
Communicating and consulting with the parents of the students.
Student assessments and showcase:
Driving the annual performing arts showcase in collaboration with the team and helping the school organize various other events.
Assessing each student based on their strengths and needs in alignment with their Student Education Program (SEP) and Vision Statement.
Monitor and evaluate student progress and ensure that students complete class assignments.
Grading and evaluation of students and making relevant records and writing reports.
Understand the potential and skills of each student and guide individual students according to their skills.
Maintain student behavioral standards to ensure a productive and disciplined environment during group rehearsals, practices, and performances.
Maintain a safe and positive learning environment for students.
Stay up to date with the latest performance technology and incorporate the use of technology whenever suitable while keeping in mind the specific needs and abilities of the students.
Out-of-classroom activities, field trips for/with students.
Addition to the above, performing all those functions that might be necessary in order to ensure that the school’s services are of the nature and quality that will help fulfill its founding vision.
Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
Professional teaching experience of minimum 2 years is preferred.
Passionate about impacting Arts Education.
Theater and music skills (singing, acting, and moving) and ability to model all 3 content areas.
Production skills preferred such as producing, playwriting, directing, or technical support.
Evidence of self-motivation, high diligence, and willingness to be a team player.
Persistent and empathetic.
Performing Arts Teacher