The Madeira School is seeking a skilled and experienced Theater Teacher starting in August 2022. The position involves teaching Upper School Acting, Film and Directing classes using student-centered methodologies as well as directing the fall play and winter musical. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: teaching classes, serving as an advisor, and participating in residential life and school activities. A desire to collaborate with colleagues and a commitment to encouraging the potential in every student is essential.
Our Arts Department:
Believes that every artistic endeavor encourages and celebrates excellence in each student
Prepares students for the ever-evolving world by bolstering creativity, collaboration, curiosity, diversity and resilience
Puts the students at the center of the learning
Organizes units and gradebooks with a multiple standards-based grading approach
Incorporates technology strategically into lessons
Our Ideal Candidate:
Holds a degree in theater, acting, directing, technical theater or a related field
Has at least 3 years of professional experience in their specialized field or has taught at the secondary level
Has a desire to grow their teaching practice
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:
Organizing rich, student-centered lessons and units
Developing a classroom culture that is inclusive, safe and inclusive for all students
Creating thoughtful and challenging assessments for your courses
Mentoring a group of students as an advisor
Committing to ongoing professional development
The Madeira School is an educational community that supports and challenges young women to unlock their curiosity and realize their true potential. Serving 334 girls in grades 9-12, Madeira’s joyful learning environment is based on research about 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.
About Madeira School
Founded in 1906, The Madeira School is one of the nations’ top secondary schools for girls. Located just outside Washington DC, Madeira enrolls approximately 315 boarding and daygirls in grades 9-12. The school has a long tradition of rigorous academics and one of the country’s oldest Experiential Learning programs, currently known as Co-Curriculum.
As an all-girls college preparatory boarding and day school, The Madeira School is dedicated to providing girls with a top-notch education and the skills to lead lives of their own making. At Madeira, you will find an extraordinary faculty that engage and challenge the minds of our students.
Lucy Madeira founded her school with the belief that it is our duty and privilege to help young women to understand their changing world and to have the confidence to live lives of their own making, their own passions, their own dreams.
Launching women who change the world.
Leading innovation in girls’ education.
Our Strategic Goals:
Make Madeira the 21st century leader in girls’ education.
Bring the world to Madeira and Madeira to the world?
Advance our inclusive culture that flourishes in diversity.
Protect and enhance Madeira’s environment and facilities.
Assure Madeira’s financial sustainability.