Songwriting Teaching Artist for Literature at Play program- New York City Children’s Theater

Songwriting Teaching Artist for Literature at Play program- New York City Children’s Theater

In the Literature at Play curriculum, Teaching Artists lead Pre-K through 5th grade students in exploring children’s literature through theatre and songwriting activities in elementary school classrooms, community centers and homeless shelters. Teaching Artists will be trained in our Literature at Play curriculum and participate in one-on-one lesson planning, reflection, and feedback sessions. They will also participate in further paid professional development hours in the areas of trauma-informed and racial justice training. New York City Children’s Theater is committed to serving ALL New York City students in all five boroughs, including English as a New Language (ENL)  students and students with disabilities in District 75.  

  • :   Necessary experience and qualifications:
    • Specialize in teaching students in grades Pre-K through 5th
    • Have 2-3 years of experience creating lesson plans and teaching songwriting to students
    • Have a dynamic presence in the classroom and can engage and inspire students
    • Play the guitar, ukulele, or keyboard 
    Desired experience and qualifications:
    • Have experience in teaching theatre to students 
    • Strong knowledge/experience of the NYC DOE Public School system
    • Are fingerprinted and cleared through the NYC DOE
    • Are bilingual  
  • : To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Sara Morgulis, Director of Education, at education@nycchildrenstheater.org  and specify in the subject line “Songwriting Teaching Artist”. Interviews will take place during the month of August.    New York City Children’s Theater aims to create a diverse teaching artist roster and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.   New York City Children’s Theater’s mission is to promote children’s literacy and social development through professional theater productions and arts-in-education programs.To learn more about our education programs, please visithttps://nycchildrenstheater.org/education/
  • : 09/15/2019
  • : Part-time
  • : Performing Arts
  • : Education
  • : New York City Children's Theater
  • 340 E 46th St
  • New York
  • NY
  • 10017
  • : Sara Morgulis
  • : 2125738791
  • : education@nycchildrenstheater.org