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DC/Northern VA - Hiring 'Drama Instructors' for Seasonal/Part-Time Performing Arts Kids Camps & Classes

ABOUT

Moonlit Wings Productions is the leading producer of theater-for-youth in Fairfax County, VA, right outside of Washington DC, with award-winning Performing Arts programs for kids ages 7-14 and teens ages 14-18.

 

"Best Arts Program" voted by "Washington Magazine" readers!

Our Drama Instructors work seasonally and part-time to teach at various venues in Fairfax County. Classes run up to 7 weeks and meet once a week with a presentation for family and friends on the final class. Seasonal camps focus to put on a play and are offered during student holidays (winter break, spring break and summer).

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

  • Develop and implement plans for the curriculum program assigned using provided materials and program framework.

  • Prepare lessons in acting, improvisation, and theatre arts.

  • Plan and use appropriate instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflects accommodation for individual needs of students assigned.

  • Present a positive role model for students that supports the mission of the student code.

  • Create a classroom environment conducive to learning.

  • Manage student behavior in the classroom and administer discipline according to board policies, regulations, and IEP.

  • Establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their parents.

  • Maintain a professional relationship with all colleagues, students, parents, and community members.

  • Participate in the district staff development program.

  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.

 

 

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Job Type: Contract (1099).

  • Program materials/scripts will be provided.

  • Must be able to commute and self-transport to programs in Fairfax County, VA.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • teaching or childcare: 1 year min. (Required)

  • performing arts or theatre: 1 year min. (Required)

We will be celebrating our 15th season!

Watch this short documentary produced

during our 5-Year anniversary in 2012.

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POSITION DATES & TIMES

HIRING FOR WEEKLY CLASSES AND FOR SEASONAL CAMPS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA.

*CLASS* HOURS

Various dates and times year-around, please email info@moonlitwings.org to request drama instructor class openings.

 

Classes meet once a week for 90-minutes and run for 7-weeks with lessons in acting and putting on a short play for ages 7-14. Instructors often teach up to two classes back to back (for a total of three hours) during the week.

 

 


*CAMP* HOURS

9am to 4pm EST Monday-Friday

Camps meet weekdays from Monday to Friday and run one or two weeks. Camps meet over winter break, spring break and run all summer from June to August.

 

 


*CAMP* DATES

Submit for any/all dates available, all camps are in Fairfax County, VA:

  2022 Winter Break Camps

     Dec. 19-22 and Dec. 27-30
 

  2023 Spring Break Camps

     April 3 to 7, 2023
 

  2023 Summer Camps

      June to August

SALARY/RATES

  • Camps pay $450 to $525 per week

  • Classes pay $20 to $30 per hour

  • Pay based on experience and budget per program
     

 


Internships for college credit and volunteer opportunities also available. 

For Press articles and more information from previous programs please click here.

To Apply

Submit ASAP, applicants accepted on a rolling-basis till all positions are filled.

 

Please email: info@moonlitwings.org

In the subject line write:
“Drama Instructor Applicant - Your Name”
(example: Drama Instructor Applicant - John Smith)

In your email provide the following info:

 Include the season/all dates you are available
 Attach your resume with contact info

 Mention experiences teaching and working with kids