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•Health insurance, to which CPH contributes 85% of the employee’s premium (Health insurance available for employee’s family at employee cost)
•Employee life and long-term disability insurance
•10 vacation days, 9 paid-time off days, 7 company holidays, and 2 discretionary holidays
•Optional enrollment in a 401(k) plan (not matched by CPH)
•Parking available at employee cost
Internal Number: 1
Location: Cleveland, OH
Start Date: Immediately
Schedule: This position will primarily work Monday-Friday, 9:30-6:00pm with periodic evening/weekend/early morning hours connected to Cleveland Play House (CPH) CARE Program
Reports to: Co-reports to Director of Education and Artistic Strategy and National Director of CARE
Supervises: Manager of Teaching Artist Development, Lead Cohort Teaching Artists, Teaching Artists and associated staff.
CARE is a nationally recognized, replicable curriculum developed in partnership with the US Department of Education and Cleveland Metropolitan School District. CARE improves school culture and safety through the use of high-quality digital tools, teacher and teaching artist training and instruction that integrates Theatre, English Language Arts and SEL (what is SEL) in trauma-informed classrooms. CARE drama-based, differentiated SEL curriculum that intentionally incorporates evidence-based literacy activities such as instructional conversations, oral reading, and interactive shared reading and culturally relevant literature for students experiencing multiple adverse childhood experiences or chronic trauma leading to Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (EBD).
The Director of CARE- Cleveland leads all efforts to sustain and replicate CARE in Cuyahoga County OH. In addition, the Director of CARE is works closely with both the Director of Education and Artistic Strategy and National Director of CARE to strategically market, fund and sustain the CARE line of products, including the development of a teaching artist graduate certificate, to expand the market into Northeast Ohio. This position collaborates with the Director of Community Development and Director of OST in planning and achieving the mission of CPH’s CARE program, CARE-EBD, “CARE-ing Communities: Theatre and Resilience” and Classroom Matinee program.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Master’s Degree in Theatre, Education, Community Development required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to collaborate with staff across the organization and with external partners
Thorough understanding of best practices and current trends in theatre education
Working knowledge of current best practices and current in general education
Culturally aware and experienced incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion best practices across all platforms
Must be a strong visionary, with ability to take programs from inception to completion.
Ability to collect and analyze information, solve problems, and make decisions
Comfortable working with marketing and development departments to collaborate in promoting and raise funds for programs.
Cleveland Play House, founded in 1915 and recipient of the 2015 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is America's first professional regional theatre. Throughout its rich history, CPH has remained dedicated to its mission to inspire, stimulate and entertain diverse audiences in Northeast Ohio by producing plays and theatre education programs of the highest professional standards. CPH has produced more than 100 world and/or American premieres, and over its long history more than 12 million people have attended over 1,600 productions. Today, Cleveland Play House celebrates the beginning of its second century of service while performing in three state-of-the art venues at Playhouse Square in downtown Cleveland.
To inspire, stimulate and entertain diverse audiences across Northeast Ohio by producing plays and theatre education programs of the highest professional standards.
To be a premier American regional theatre that is welcoming, diverse, distinctive, bold, thrilling and essential to our community.