Jun 21, 2010

Middle School Drama Instructor (full-time)

Middle School Drama Instructor (full-time):

Mayfield Junior School, a catholic independent school in Pasadena, is looking for candidates with experience in teaching drama to middle school students. Candidate should be experienced in putting on plays/musicals. This individual will teach middle school drama to multiple grades (3-8), be a student advisor, produce and direct the culminating middle school play/musical in addition to other institutional needs.

We are seeking an individual who is a team player capable of collaboration, curriculum design, and organization. Problem-solving ability, adaptation skills, and creativity are key components for success in this position.

Candidates for employment should be familiar and comfortable with our mission statement that drives our school:

Mayfield Junior School, a Catholic independent school founded and sponsored by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, implements the philosophy of the Holy Child Schools which is based on trust and reverence for the dignity of every person. We are committed to the religious and educational development of each child and to maintaining a sense of community and family spirit that welcomes people of diverse backgrounds. At Mayfield each child is challenged to reach his or her potential. We encourage our students to respond to the needs of our time with compassion, integrity and confidence in God and in their own gifts.

Job Requirements:

Education and Training: Bachelor’s in Theater Arts/Drama or equivalent; California credential and/or Master’s in education recommended.

Experience: Five or more years of experience of teaching drama and/or stagecraft, and related subjects.

Please address your cover letter and resume to Bridget Kelley-Lossada, Head of Middle School and send electronically to bklossada@mayfieldjs.org

*Development Associate*

*Education Through Music - Los Angeles (ETM-LA, Inc.)*

*Development Associate*

*Education Through Music - Los Angeles (ETM-LA)* is a 501c(3)
independent non-profit
organization which makes comprehensive, in-school music education a reality
for thousands of children who would otherwise have limited or no exposure to
the arts; uses music instruction to strengthen students' ability to learn in
all areas; and works to build schools' capacity to sustain programs. Founded
in 2006, Education Through Music-Los Angeles is based on the ETM program,
which has successfully served New York City schools since 1991. Education
Through Music-Los Angeles' mission is to promote and provide music in the
curricula of schools with at-risk populations as a means of enhancing
students' academic performance and general development.

ETM-LA forms long-term partnerships with elementary public and parochial
schools that serve disadvantaged children and lack sufficient resources for
school-wide music education and currently partners with 9 Los Angeles
schools, serving over 2,000 schoolchildren. Typically, over 90% of the
students are minorities, over 80% qualify for the Federal Free Lunch Program
(determined by family income), and approximately 10% are disabled.

The *Development Associate* will work with all core staff members of
Education Through Music-LA, performing duties in a variety of areas, but
will primarily assist the Executive Director with the following:


* Grant proposal research and writing

* Tracking gifts, maintaining donor correspondence

* Corresponding with government offices to schedule site visits and
submit proposals

* Preparing reports to foundations

* Providing support for fundraising events

* Assisting on budgets for proposals and reports

* Improve documentation of development procedures


* Communicating regularly with program staff in order to prepare
accurate proposals, reports and newsletters

* Collecting and tracking Program Assessments and Data

* Program Evaluations and Surveys


* Assisting with gathering and analysis of information


* Maintaining the office, answering the phone

* Maintaining the foundational and contact databases and suggesting


* Creating and producing ETM-LA's Newsletter

* Assisting with mailings and appeals

* Updating information on website

Other duties as assigned.


* Bachelor's Degree. (*Writing background required*)

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent
organizational skills. Ability to conduct research online, to meet
deadlines, to write and edit in response to guidelines (when provided), as
well as to write and edit independently.

* Computer literate (fluent in Microsoft Word, familiar with Microsoft
Excel, ability to learn new software, such as database and publishing).

* Ability to work in a collaborative environment and be a team player,
as well as to take initiative. Ability to multi-task.

* Mission-driven. (Background and/or interest in music, other arts and
education a plus.)

Salary dependent upon qualifications. *Full-time position.*

Candidate should submit cover letter, current resume, and names and contact
information of two professional references.

Submit to info@etmla.org with "ETM-LA Development Associate Position" in the
subject line. No calls please.

Victoria Lanier
Executive Director

Education Through Music-Los Angeles
2501 W. Burbank Blvd. Suite 305
Burbank, CA 91505
Office: 818.433.7600
Fax: 818.433.7601

Giving children hope and success through a well-rounded education, one that
includes quality music and arts instruction. Join Education Through
Music-Los Angeles to keep music in schools!

Jun 9, 2010

Job Opportunity at LA Opera - Education & Community Programs Coord

Los Angeles Opera has an outstanding opportunity for an Education and Community Programs Coordinator.

This position is responsible for providing support to the Associate Director of Education and Community Programs and the Community Programs Tour Manager. Responsibilities include coordinating logistics for a variety of productions, events and programs, including auditions, scheduling and community partner communications. This position will also organize department payroll, run technical support for teacher training programs, schedule artists for costume fittings, aid in organization of department storage areas, assemble and distribute scores and tour books, coordinate tour mileage and petty cash reimbursements, provide rehearsal and event set-up, assist with contracting of production crews and oversee changes to and circulation of department calendar.

Qualified candidates will have a BA/BS or equivalent experience in production and/or arts management. Knowledge of classical music, particularly opera, and theater is highly desired. Proficiency in MS office and filing systems is required. Must be available to work night and weekend hours as needed. Clean driving record, valid current driver's license and use of personal vehicle required.

Please send résumé along with salary history and requirements to:

Email: jobs@laopera.com
Principals only

Street Beat Seeks Company Manager

Street Beat, a Producer of California’s Best Drum & Dance Shows seeks a Company Manager for a 19 day run at the California State Fair this July.


The Company manager will engage in following 3 activities: Advancing, Stage Management and On-the-Road.


Advancing with the venue to ensure the entire artist's technical and hospitality demands will be met. Check contact names and addresses, arrival times, equipment load-in times, sound check and performance times, any supporting/opening acts and live music curfews. This information will be collated in a 'tour book' which will be issued to all the travelling cast and crew.

Stage Management:

Calling the show, as well as acting as communications hub for the cast and crew. After the show opens, the stage manager is also responsible for calling brush-up, put in and understudy rehearsals to make sure that the show's quality is maintained. The stage manager is also responsible for seeing that the director's vision is carried out when he or she is no longer attending the shows and giving notes.


The Company manager will travel with the cast and be responsible for the following duties:

• Overseeing hotel departures on time

• Overseeing travel arrangements; i.e. cast and crew onto the bus or to the airport in good time

• Paying per diems to cast and crew

• Overseeing venue arrival - double-checking hospitality and technical arrangements

• Arranging up-to-date running order with venue and promoter

• Overseeing promotional activities; i.e. TV, radio and press interviews at the venue

• Supervising any support or opening acts

• Ensuring venue is ready to open on time by supervising sound check times

• Ensuring all acts perform on time and for the allotted time

• Ensuring all touring equipment is re-packed and loaded back onto tour transport

• Preparing band and crew schedule sheets for the next day

• Overseeing band and crew on to appropriate overnight transport or to next hotel

• Reporting this show's attendance figures to Director

• Overseeing and handling merchandise sales after each performance

Essential Job Functions:

Knowledge of Drumming & Percussion, Urban Dance and Parkour, Sound and Light technicalities, Performing Arts, Fair Entertainment traditions etc…

Candidate must have a sense of humor and the ability to work in a frenetic and upbeat atmosphere. Ideal candidate will be a quick thinking self-starter who has a global view of the department and its relevance to the rest of the company. Ability to take initiative, exercise good judgment, providing guidance to other staff.

To Apply:

To apply, e-mail cover letter, resume, salary history, and three references to mail@streetbeat.biz.

No phone calls please.

Street Beat:

For more information about Street Beat visit www.streetbeat.biz.

Jun 1, 2010

High School Digital Media Arts Teacher/Digital Media Program Head in Hawaii

High School Digital Media Arts Teacher/Digital Media Program Head, full-time, 2010-2011 school year. Administer all aspects of the Digital Media program. Teach Video Film Making, Digital Media Arts, and Fundamentals of Digital Media Arts classes. Applicant should have strong administrative skills, including curriculum and program development. Applicant should also have strong film making/video editing skills. BFA (Master's degree preferred) in relevant graphic arts/design or information technology discipline or equivalent required. Minimum of 3 years related industry and/or academic experience. Prior teaching experience is required. Must have required subject matter expertise (web, graphics, multimedia, media arts, digital animation, publishing, etc.); outstanding oral and written communication skills; excellent motivational and instructional skills; and able to facilitate diverse groups. Candidates need to be able to teach in an online and classroom learning environment. The successful candidate must have the ability to assist students in the design, development, implementation, and management of small to mid-sized team projects. Working artist preferred. For a job description, please email aroberts@midpac.edu or call 973-5015.

For more information regarding this position check out this link: http://www.midpac.edu/about/employment.php