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POSITION TITLE: Theatre Instructor
LOCATION/DEPT: Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
REPORTS TO (TITLE): Performance & Visual Arts Manager
The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center of Chicago exists to express the mission and ministry of The Salvation Army through a safe, enriching and sacred environment where all individuals have access to opportunities to reach their physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential. The Vision of the Chicago Kroc Center is to impact individuals, families and seniors of the Southside while building community, promoting excellence, motivating wellness, teaching character, and encouraging faith.
The Theatre Instructor is responsible for educating his or her students in different acting styles, methods, and techniques. Students must learn how to communicate, control and project their voices, and present themselves on stage and/or in front of audiences. The Theatre Instructor works directly with the Performance & Visual Arts Manager & Director of Arts & Education in developing course syllabi consistent with the mission of The Salvation Army.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for teaching enunciation, diction, voice development, and dialects, using voice exercises, speech drills, explanation, lectures, and improvisation.
Under general supervision of the Performance and Visual Arts Manager with some freedom to plan, schedule and carry out responsibilities within established policies and guidelines.
This individual will be evaluated on how effectively the outcomes of this position are achieved by classroom observation, participant & parent surveys.
Timeliness and accuracy of accomplishing assigned goals will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.
Experience in curriculum development and be prepared to provide evidence of such.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is required to do light to moderate physical work. In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to use standard office equipment and a PC or for executing educational programs. The work environment for this position includes high levels of noise and flexibility in a constant changing environment. Must be able to lift and carry 40 lbs.