High School Drama Teacher-Theater Director – 1.0 FTE

Durango High School in Southwest Colorado is seeking an experienced, creative Drama Teacher and Theater Director to continue the outstanding level of excellence in our theater program. This is a unique opportunity to lead a high school theater troupe that is respected interscholastically as well as within our local community. DHS theater is Durango theater. We invite you to join us. Please see https://durango.schoolrecruiter.net/ for more information and application details. You can also contact Diane Lashinsky, Principal Durango High School, 970-259-1630 ext 2300.

Minimum qualifications:
o Professional Colorado teaching license in drama. Multiple certifications in fine arts preferred
o Successful experience in teaching and leading acting, stage, and technical aspects of theater productions, including musicals, drama, comedy, and children’s theater.
o Willingness to work with students after school, evenings, weekends, and/or school vacations
o Desire to travel to theater competitions and special events
o Highly organized with ability to plan for and meet deadlines; attention to detail; self-directed
o Excellent communication and collaborative skills to work with staff, community and post-secondary partners, parents, and theater organizations
o Experience with community patronage and donor outreach

Additional information:
DHS is an excellent high school that provides small learning communities to serve our students. This position is part of our School of Creative, Innovative, and Artistic Learning (SOCIAL), where teachers work collaboratively to provide interdisciplinary experiences for students based on attributes of artistic thinking. Please address all minimum qualifications in your letter of interest with your application.

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