Assistant Teacher
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Arlington, VA, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Assistant Teacher

CARE Actor’s mission is to AWAKEN CREATIVITY while building confidence, courage & character in youth ages 2-15 years old, through theater arts education classes. We aim to inspire young artists to embrace their imaginations and talents. We believe that creativity is the gateway to a child's greatness, and to their ability to gain self-confidence. Our hope is that each child who joins our program will build confidence, courage, and character one “act” at a time.

We are seeking college students who specialize in education, theater, and/or who enjoy arts education to serve as Assistant Teaching Artists for our summer camps in Northern Virginia for 3 weeks from August 2nd - 20th. These camps are full-day camps from 9 am to 3/4 pm primarily serving elementary aged students 6-11 years old.

This is a temporary, contract position that will be compensated as follows:

For full-day camps that run 9 am to 3 pm, assistant teachers receive $540 per week
For full-day camps that run 9 am to 4 pm; assistant teachers receive $630 per week

Duties include assisting the camp’s lead teacher with:

-Assisting lead teacher in music, movement, and improvisational theater games
-Reading storybooks
-Assisting lead teacher in rehearsals for final presentations
-Provide age-appropriate guidance to students in the aspects of theater and art
-Attend mandatory training

-1+ years of early childhood education experience
-Knowledge and/or experience in character education
-Passion for arts education
-At least 18 years old

Our ideal candidate:
-is willing to work at various sites (within 15-20 miles outside of preferred location)
-has a reliable car
-successfully completes a “mini-training” prior to official hire date
-must be willing to follow all COVID-19 safety protocols