PERFORMING ARTS SPECIALIST

Location
20148
Posted
May 16, 2017
Closes
May 31, 2017
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  05/16/2017 CLOSING DATE:   POSTING NUMBER:  P1712656INS LOCATION:  DEPT OF INSTRUCTION POSITION TITLE:  PERFORMING ARTS SPECIALIST QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Holds a Postgraduate Professional Certificate with an endorsement in the Arts;

  • Five years successful teaching experience in the Arts;

  • Demonstrated leadership in the field of fine or performing arts; and

  • Excellent leadership, management, communication, and interpersonal skills required.


ORGANIATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:


The Performing Arts Specialist reports through the Director for Teaching and Learning.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or tools; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or bend and may be required to lift up to approximately 25 pounds. Occasionally exposed to extreme temperatures.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

Under general supervision of the Director for Teaching and Learning, the position of Performing Arts Specialist works collaboratively with Division personnel, supervisors, specialists, and administrators to provide support in the organization, implementation and coordination of the Performing Arts Program in Loudoun County Public Schools. The Performing Arts Specialist will provide leadership in performing arts curriculum planning, development, revision and evaluation for K-12 programs with emphasis on middle and high school programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Provides guidance and leadership on matters specifically related to performing arts instruction for central office administrative personnel, teachers, parents, community members and other key stakeholders;

  • Consults and works with the Director for Teaching and Learning to coordinate and supervise curriculum development in the performing arts discipline to ensure alignment to division and department strategic priorities; review, revise, and advise on facility specifications, renovations and construction; review, revise, and advise on the equipment specifications and purchases; plan for and facilitate safety trainings for theatre and other performance spaces in schools;

  • Designs professional development opportunities that enhance the role of teachers as leaders in the performing arts; collaborate with other department members to plan and implement professional learning in the area of Theatre Arts, including Technical Theatre;

  • Coordinates special division wide programs and extra-curricular activities related to the performing arts;

  • Works with the Director for Teaching and Learning to develop and administer annual operating and school-based programs centrally managed budgets; maintains a budget to support curriculum development and professional growth for teachers and administrators; serves on committees as requested by the Director of Teaching and Learning; and

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

OTHER INFORMATION:  

ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTEREST AND UPDATED RESUME FOR EACH POSITION IN WHICH INTEREST IS EXPRESSED.  THE LETTER OF INTEREST MUST INCLUDE THE JOB NUMBER AND PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (PID).

APPLY TO:  

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT

SALARY:  

Administrative Position, Level 1

Salary Range: Refer to

12 Month Position, 8 hours per day

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