Are you someone who believes in the power of the creative arts to uplift the hearts and minds of young people? Do you have experience teaching young people through your creative skills? If so, you might be a good fit for our company.
Creative Action serves 20,000+ youth annually in seven area school districts. As the largest provider of creative learning programs in Central Texas area, we use the arts to activate the academic, social and emotional development of young people. Through interactive classroom performances, after school residencies and community based programs, our team of professional teaching artists inspire youth to be creative artists, courageous allies, critical thinkers and confident leaders in their community—we believe when youth develop these skills + build meaningful connections with peers and positive role-models, they become successful adults who contribute to their communities and thrive in their careers and relationships.
Creative Action is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and equity in the workplace. We value experience in addition to education when hiring. We strongly encourage those who reflect the communities we serve to apply, including bilingual individuals and/or people of color.
Out-of-School Time Teaching Artists
Teaching Artists are responsible for creating and leading arts-based after school classes and will work with students to develop a culminating project or performance at the end of the program. Candidates must have general availability 2:00 – 6:30 PM Monday–Friday and experience in at least one of the following: theatre, dance, visual art, creative drama, puppetry, music, film, digital media, photography, spoken word, creative writing or theatre-in-education. Experience facilitating an artistic discipline and/or working with elementary-age youth preferred. Bilingual (Spanish/English) applicants and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a part-time position, approximately 10 – 30 hours per week throughout the school year; summer teaching may be available.
Site Coordinators are responsible for managing a Creative Action after school program located at an Austin campus and providing critical leadership to the program’s team of teaching artists. The Site Coordinator upholds excellent communication with all stakeholders, supports family engagement efforts, and maintains the highest level of program quality. Some teaching may be required as part of the position, so teaching experience is desired. Bilingual (Spanish/English) applicants and/or people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a full time, 10-month position from August 7th to June 7th.
Our highly successful interactive residency programs use theatre and dialogue activities in PreK-8th grade classrooms to activate social and emotional development, creative thinking, and problem-solving skills, reaching 11,000 students each year. Inspired by Theatre of the Oppressed and Theatre in Education philosophies and methods. Must be available M-F, 7am-2pm