Careers

Careers

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Do you want to work in an environment where adventure is literally in the name? Where music is a way of life? Where children are laughing and active around every corner? Where you can make a difference? We want you.

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) celebrates the glorious richness of our world by cultivating Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity as they inspire the creativity that nurtures great art, artists, and audiences. ATMTC is committed to dismantling structures that may prevent ALL people from applying for employment with us.

Please submit by any means that you would like (letter, video, video letter, resume, portfolio, etc.) that best represents you and your work. Include and highlight any skills or experiences you think would be most crucial to this position. Feel free to mail, email or drop off your submission.

Education Director 

Position Status: Full-time Exempt
Reports to: Executive Director
Salary: $80,000 with exceptional benefits (see below)
Updated: July 8, 2021

The Education Director has a strong educational vision for the academy, an ability to find and train talented teachers, a commitment to racial equity, is equally excited about working with staff, parents, and student artists, brings a contagious excitement to the school, and believes in the importance of developing young performers.

The Education Director works with the Executive Director (EXEC) and Artistic Director (AD) to ensure the viability of the organization via programmatic excellence, operational integrity, financial viability, and strategic initiatives for institutional advancement and sustainability.

The Education Director primarily leads, oversees, and develops the vision, concept, and practical implementation of Adventure Theatre MTC’s Academy. The ED is responsible for growing and maintaining the educational value, quality and activities of ATMTC Academy programs.

The Education Director helps to advance the relationship between ATMTC and various local, regional and national organizations, including government agencies and advocacy groups, community groups and local business, foundations, arts and education organizations.

The Executive Director/Education Director/Artistic Director team presents the public face of the Theatre and may be called upon to speak to private/public organizations and the press. All three are expected to embody and be committed to the organizational values of Equity, Engagement, Innovation, Growth, and Wonder.

The Education Director reports to the Executive Director and supervises the Associate Education Director, Academy Program Manager, Conservatory Manager, and Heads of Dance, Music, Acting, and Elementary (when applicable), and oversees all Teaching Artists, Instructors, and Academy consultants.

The major responsibilities and duties of the ED include:

  • Educational Leadership
  • Leads, manages and executes upon the Academy’s vision, with special attention to race equity;
  • Oversees the recruitment and retention of students;
  • Oversees industry appropriate methods of tracking success of the students and the teachers;
  • Ensures regular training and continued education session opportunities for Teaching Artists and Instructors;
  • Stays current on local and national trends;
  • Stays actively involved and present in the artistic and education communities;
  • Oversees the hiring, supervising and evaluating of academy staff;
  • Oversees all student placement;
  • Oversees all scholarship award allocations;
  • Oversees all curriculum and program implementation;
  • Ensures compliance with county, state and federal regulations, accreditation rules, affecting educational programs;
  • Oversees each class, classroom observations, and working with the individual teachers and instructors as needed.

Leadership & Institutional Advancement

  • With EXEC, AD, and Board of Directors, develops and implements policies that support the mission of ATMTC;
  • With EXEC and AD, grows and maintains positive relationships with all stakeholders, including but not limited to staff, artists, donors, board members, the media, elected officials, patrons, students, parents, business/nonprofit leaders, and arts leaders;
  • With EXEC and AD, grows and maintains an active presence in the community, particularly the arts, business and nonprofit communities, in order to represent, advocate for, and advance ATMTC;
  • With EXEC and AD, ensures appropriate metrics that indicate the organization’s future successes are being set and tracked; 
  • Provides administrative support for the Board of Directors as needed

Fundraising

  • Assists with fundraising;
  • Builds a scholarship and financial aid program;
  • Assists the Board of Directors, Development staff and EXEC to identify and cultivate new funding sources;
  • Participates actively with Major gift cultivation and solicitation;
  • Supports special event entertainment, as needed.

Theatre

  • Oversees development of study guides, pre/post-show materials, and other companion educational materials;
  • Collaborates with AD on student productions and other joint programs for students, including but not limited to: Master Classes, Kid’s Open Call, exposure/introductions to other DC Theatre;
  • Collaborates with AD in creating a culture of professional growth of our theatre artists; and
  • Serves as a resource to the AD as needed.

Communications & Finance

  • Assists in developing the overall messaging used in the communications plan;
  • In coordination with the EXEC and the Director of Communications, creates strategies to meet enrollment goals, and advance the Academy;
  • Develops promotional partners to diversify the sources of students; and
  • Oversees the annual academy budget.

Qualifications

  • Have a love of working with children and on children’s programming;
  • Possesses a strong educational vision;
  • Ability to lead a collaborative team process;
  • Ability in theatre, dance, and/or vocal music;
  • Ability to oversee the development of a curriculum;
  • Ability to oversee the training and/or teach and provide direction in one or more of the three musical theater disciplines;
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive and productive working relationships with students, parents, artists, board members, donors, and administrators;
  • Excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to get CPR/First Aid certification;
  • Willingness to submit to a background check;
  • Previous Budget experience preferred;
  • Previous fundraising and/or Marketing experience preferred; and
  • Five (5) years in educational leadership preferred

This is a full-time salaried position with full benefits. Highlights of our benefits include:

  • 100% Individual Health Care Premium
  • 100% Individual Dental & Vision
  • 403 b Match
  • Unlimited Leave

To Apply: Please submit by any means that you would like (letter, video, video letter, resume, portfolio, etc.) that best represents you and your work. Include and highlight any skills or experiences you think would be most crucial to this position. Feel free to mail, email, or drop off your submission.

Email: Leon Seemann, Executive Director, Lseemann@adventuretheatre-mtc.org
Mail or Drop Off: 837-D Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852
No phone calls please. ATMTC is an EOE.

 

Teaching Artists/Master Instructors

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) celebrates the glorious richness of our world by cultivating Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity as they inspire the creativity that nurtures great art, artists, and audiences. ATMTC is committed to dismantling structures that may prevent ALL people from applying for employment with us.

Adventure Theatre MTC seeks motivated Teaching Artists and Master Instructors who are passionate about musical theatre and working with young people.

Candidates should possess:

  • Ability in theatre, dance, and/or vocal music.
  • Ability to plan a class and make it happen
  • Ability to engage a group of students for the entire class
  • Passion for working with young people

To apply: Please submit by any means that you would like (letter, video, video letter, resume, portfolio, etc.) that best represents you and your work. Include and highlight any skills or experiences you think would be most crucial to this position. Feel free to mail, email, or drop off (please email or call before dropping off your submission to ensure someone will be at the office).

Email: Margo Brenner Collins, Education Director mcollins@adventuretheatre-mtc.org
Mail or drop-off: 837-D Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

*Please note: We are always seeking resumes of qualified and passionate theatre educators for new programming that may come up throughout the year, but may not currently have immediate openings for teaching positions at the time you submit.

 

Non-Discrimination Clause

Adventure Theatre MTC is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation, and training. Adventure Theatre MTC seeks to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate discriminatory interference with the ability ofany of its employees to perform their job duties.

Adventure Theatre MTC makes decisions concerning employment based strictly on an individual’s qualifications and ability to perform the job under consideration, the comparative qualifications and abilities of other applicants or employees, and the individual’s past performance within Adventure Theatre MTC.

If you believe an employment decision has been made that is inconsistent with the Organization’s commitment to equal opportunity, alert your immediate supervisor, manager, or The Managing Director so that a prompt, thorough, and impartial investigation of the complaint can take place. Retaliation against individuals who file such complaints or participate in investigations concerning equal opportunity employment is unlawful and will not be tolerated by Adventure Theatre MTC.