Job Opportunities 

SMARTS Summer Job Opportunities

Opening:   Teen Ensemble Director/Coach

Where:     Wamsutta Middle School, Attleboro, MA  

Dates: July 6–31, 2020  Monday-Friday 

            July 30, 2020 Final presentation, 6:30 PM

Hours:  8:15 – 3:45 PM

Salary: TBD (on experience)   

 

The SMARTS Teen Ensemble is seeking a director/coach with extensive teen ensemble directing  experience, highly organized, energetic, self-directed and collaboration-minded. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic teaching artist with strong director/coaching and group management skills and the ability to plan and implement an engaging Teen Ensemble for young people grades 9-12. Energy, enthusiasm, a sense of humor, versatility, creativity in repertoire and style, and a commitment to equitable access to creative youth development, is a must! 

The SMARTS Teen Ensemble is a new, innovative four week program dedicated to the creative and technical aspects of “making your voice visible” using any or all forms of creative expression. The Ensemble will work as a team to create a weekly 45 minute presentation using a variety of expressive disciplines and techniques– brainstorming, writing, improvisation, games, movement, music, text, visual mediums, voice, sound, and adapted or original material - to be presented on Fridays on site and in the community.

 

Specific requirements include:

  • Arts professional with experience directing/coaching high school performance/presentations

  • Exceptional organizational skills, with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Interest in and comfort working with teens

  • Demonstrated ability to set and achieve goals

  • Demonstrated skill and confidence communicating with various stakeholders including ensemble members, parents, administrators and community organizations

  • Ability to serve as an articulate, passionate, and visible spokesperson for SMARTS

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, creative problem solver and strong collaborator

  • Demonstrated history of working with young people from diverse cultures, backgrounds and economic and social strata

  • Responsible for maintaining a safe environment that meets the diverse needs of ensemble members

  • maintain readiness and cleanliness of space, implement and manage systems for youth to clean and reset spaces after use

  • Serve as a resource for ensemble members – connect, build community and collaborate 

  • Stay in communication and when needed, collaborate with SMARTS administration and staff to plan around and respond to the needs of young people (in crisis, including mental health and other medical emergencies).

Send/Email cover letter and resume by December 15, 2019: info@smartscollab.com

SMARTS, P.O. Box 356, Attleboro, MA 02703

 

VOCAL/MUSICAL THEATRE TEACHER

 

Opening:   Vocal/Musical Theatre Teacher

Where:     Wamsutta Middle School, Attleboro, MA  

Dates: July 6–31, 2020  Monday-Friday 

            July 31 Final presentation, 6:30 PM

Hours:  8:15 – 3:45 PM

Salary: TBD (on experience)

 

The 2020 SMARTS Summer Institute is looking for a dynamic Vocal/Musical Theatre teacher with musical skills, training and solid vocal/musical theatre experience working with children. Creativity in repertoire, style, energy, and a love working with young people is a must.  Since 1986 the SMARTS Summer Institute has provided young people with an exciting, fun summer arts experience. The Vocal/Musical Theatre component is part of a multi-arts program for students grades K-12 with the focus on skill development and process. Divided in age/grade level groups, every student takes singing 4 times a week. Group size is 15-20 students. Every day there will be 4, 50-minute vocal classes, one prep period and an elective period. The vocal/musical theatre teacher will have a student assistant and work collaboratively with all other SMARTS faculty to develop a unique final presentation. A theme provides a focus for creative inspiration. The 2020 theme is “2020 VISION”. Go to www.smartscollab.org to view past summer program pics/videos.

 

Send/Email cover letter and resume to: info@smartscollab.com

SMARTS, P.O. Box 356, Attleboro, MA 02703

 

Volunteer Opportunities 



February Vacation Program Assistants

February 18-21, 2020 8:45-2:15PM Tuesday-Friday, Wamsutta Middle School. Attleboro

We are currently seeking multiple assistants for our 2020 Kid Explorers Program offered to students grades K-4. Kid Explorers offers students a chance to learn about our world through visual arts, music, dance, and more! We are looking for multiple student assistants to help with daily duties during this 4 day program. Some duties include helping the instructor to set up and clean up, assisting students with projects one on one.

How To Apply: Send a resume or letter of interest outlining your experience/interest and what excites you about working with children and the arts to info@smartscollab.org

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