Performing Arts

Job Description 

Department: Instruction               

Term of Employment: 2 years    

Band: Teaching Faculty                           

Reporting Accountability: Curriculum Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities
The Performing Arts teacher’s responsibilities fall under 3 categories: teaching, producing theatrical and community events and supporting/building the school culture.


  • Develop and teach Sisa IS’s Performing Arts musical theatre curriculum which involves music, acting and movement.
  • Implement curricula and activities to meet grade level performing arts standards.
  • Collaborate with our Performing Arts Team in curriculum development process.


  • Direct and produce school productions annually.
  • Adapt scripts annually.
  • Create or order costumes, sets, props when needed.
  • Assign and label all costumes for each performance, adapt costumes to each class (which changes annually and per show).
  • Supervise and craft production elements such as lights, sound, set.

School Culture and Daily School Activities:

  • Produce and oversee the school’s performances. This involves organizing all traffic patterns, chants, cheers, drummers, mascots, flags, working with principal to rehearse and prepare all students. 
  • Assist around the school when not teaching if needed.
  • Share responsibility for grade-level and school-wide activities.
  • Commit to continual professional growth, participating actively in department meetings, faculty meetings, and other meetings if requested. 


  • Musical theater skills (singing, acting and moving) and ability to model all 3 content areas
  • Some production skills preferred such as producing, playwriting, directing, or technical support.
  • Evidence of self-motivation and willingness to be a team player.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree and above is preferred. 
  • Professional experience on stage is preferred.
  • Strong desire to teach in an urban public school or charter school setting.
  • Willingness to collaborate and teach under Sias IS instructions guidance.


Belief in and alignment with Sias IS beliefs and educational philosophy is non-negotiable.


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