The Archer School for Girls is seeking a skilled and experienced Theatre and Dance teacher starting in August 2021. The position involves teaching middle and upper school Theatre and Dance classes using a student-centered and studio approach and directing and choreographing multiple productions throughout the year. Responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching 4-5 classes; producing, directing and choreographing a fall show, spring show; choreographing for our annual dance production; serving as a mentor; and participating in co-curricular school activities. A desire to collaborate with colleagues and a commitment to encouraging the potential in every student is essential.
Our Arts Department:
Teaches artistic skills and techniques
Teaches students to think creatively and make connections
Develops aesthetic awareness
Offers opportunities for students to engage with the community
Creates a venue for students’ creative expression
Empowers students to develop their voice and expression
Has a demonstrated commitment to supporting equity and inclusion
Our Ideal Candidate:
Holds a degree in theatre, dance, or related field
Has taught at least 3 years at the middle or secondary level
Works to effectively differentiate for diverse learners
Collaborates well with colleagues within planning teams
Routinely reflects on their lessons and seeks feedback
Plans to work with teachers across disciplines for interdisciplinary projects
Our Expectations Include:
Designing student-centered lessons and units
Building and sustaining a warm and inclusive classroom culture
Having the skills to teach in a hybrid learning environment
Mentoring a group of students as an advisor
Committing to ongoing professional development
The Archer School for Girls is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to discover their passions and realize their true potential. Serving 500 girls in grades 6-12, Archer’s joyful and ambitious learning environment is based on the latest research on how girls learn best. Beyond competitive pay and benefits, faculty enjoy working in a collegial, growth-oriented, and joyful community. We seek faculty who will contribute to an equitable and just learning environment. Integral to its mission, Archer has remained passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically.
The Archer School for Girls, located in West Los Angeles, CA is an independent school that provides a highly collaborative, creative, and intellectual college preparatory program for girls in grades 6-12. The School’s founders established Archer based on a compelling vision to create an educational environment that explores and refines the ways girls learn best. Archer serves as a national model for modern single-sex education and is passionately committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive community where all students can thrive personally and academically.