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Drama and Dance Teacher (Leave Replacement)

Rye Country Day School Rye, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Rye Country Day School is seeking a maternity leave replacement Upper and Middle School Drama and Dance Teacher beginning November 2020. Rye Country Day School is a coeducational, Prek-12, college preparatory school located in Westchester County, New York dedicated to providing students with an excellent education using both traditional and innovative approaches. We are actively committed to creating and sustaining a school community that is nurturing, supportive, diverse, and inclusive, one in which all students can participate fully and achieve their maximum potential through academic, athletic, creative, and social endeavors. We expect and promote moral responsibility and strive to develop strength of character within a respectful school community.

Specific responsibilities of the position include:

  • Teach two sections of Upper School Public Speaking
  • Teach two sections of Danceone section in the Upper School and one in the Middle School
  • Supervise two 12th Graders in Independent Studies in Dance
  • Grade student assignments and provide timely, constructive feedback of their work
  • Regularly write reports that evaluate student performance and demonstrate knowledge of students experiences
  • Participate in faculty and departmental meetings, special activities, and rotational duties
  • Seek out and participate in professional growth opportunities embracing a growth mindset
  • Serve as a Middle School academic advisor
  • Communicate effectively and in a timely manner with parents and guardians

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Drama & Dance or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience teaching preferred
  • Ability to teach dance remotely, if the need arises
  • Excitement for working with Middle and Upper School students
  • Excellent oral, written, and organizational skills
  • Ability to support the extracurricular life of the school

Rye Country Day School

Address

Rye, NY
USA