National Presbyterian School, an independent co-educational elementary (Nursery-Grade 6) school located in Washington, DC, seeks a full-time Drama Teacher to begin in late November, 2021.
The ideal candidate will have experience implementing a drama curriculum for early childhood and elementary age students with a focus on teaching process drama, creative drama, acting, and playwriting. The NPS Drama Teacher will prepare grade level productions as well as lead the school musical. Arts integration experience is highly encouraged. The candidate should possess the skills and passion necessary to inspire learning and enhance the overall educational experience by fostering students’ academic, ethical, social, and emotional development in accordance with the National Presbyterian School mission, philosophy, and Core Values.
The Drama Teacher will participate fully in the life of the school. These duties and responsibilities include observing and assessing student progress, collaborating with homeroom teachers and specialists, attending full faculty meetings, serving on content area or school life committees, and duties related to the supervision of lunch, recess, and dismissal.
NPS faculty and staff are committed to providing an engaging academic program in a caring environment. Throughout the year, teachers are provided opportunities to participate in both school-based and off-site professional development. They also meet with administration to set long and short-term goals, and reflect on their progress and overall instructional practice.
Individuals interested in applying for this position should send a resume, cover letter, and references to Laura Ferrara, Executive Assistant to the Head of School, at email@example.com.
About National Presbyterian School
National Presbyterian School is an independent, co-educational 300+ student elementary (N-6th Grade) day school located in Washington, DC. Founded in 1969 as an educational mission of the National Presbyterian Church, National Presbyterian School is a traditional, elementary school dedicated to educational excellence in an ecumenical Christian environment. A loving and inclusive community, NPS strives to help children develop intellectual, spiritual, and personal foundations that will serve them throughout their lives.