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TEACHING ARTISTS

TEACHING ASSISTANT VOLUNTEERS

PROGRAM MANAGER, CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

IT HELPDESK SPECIALIST

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PROGRAM MANAGER, CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

ACCEPTING APPLICATION THROUGH AUGUST 7, 2017

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, Exempt-Admin

BASIC FUNCTION: Work closely with the Education Director and team to oversee curriculum and instruction in all areas of Flynn Education: youth camps and classes, adult classes, in-school programs and teacher professional development, community settings, and teaching artist development.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Participate in the recruitment and development of the Flynn’s 75+ teaching faculty

    • Facilitate professional development workshops for teaching artists on the topics of arts integration, youth development, adult learning, and other relevant contexts.
    • Review and provide feedback on teaching artists’ lesson plans and class outlines.
    • Support ongoing teaching artist development by observing the teaching in all contexts and providing feedback to ensure alignment with the Flynn’s pedagogical philosophy, standards, and practice.
    • Participate in program design and development
      • Collaboratively design and deliver programs that advance the Flynn’s mission to remove barriers to participation and to provide relevant and cutting-edge programs and classes for all members of our community in keeping with the Flynn’s values for and commitment to diversity and inclusion.
      • Support the Flynn Youth Theater Company Artistic Director in aligning program curricula to the Flynn’s youth development values and pedagogical practices.

Manage the Words Come Alive curriculum and partnerships

    • Make changes and updates to the curriculum as needed.
    • Advance and develop its use across Vermont and around the country.
    • Conduct workshops for teachers and teaching artists in its implementation.
    • Teach in select pre-K-12 settings to advance the Flynn’s programmatic innovations
      • Current innovations include Head Start partnerships, English Language Learner programs, and community and school partnerships in support of Act 77.

SUPERVISORY EXPECTATIONS:

  • Direct supervision of the Flynn Youth Theater Company’s Artistic Director; supervision of teaching faculty in certain settings; support staff, interns, and volunteers as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience teaching in formal and informal settings across a range of ages and abilities.
  • Experience supervising and/or mentoring teaching artists or other instructors.
  • Master’s degree in Education or the Performing Arts preferred, plus 5+ years of experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
  • Very strong communication and inter-personal skills, both written and oral.
  • A creative, collaborative individual who is highly engaged in ensuring that the Flynn impacts our local community by providing diverse and inclusive opportunities for all and in creating models for advancing arts education in formal and informal settings across the state the and country.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to : Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Human Resources, 153 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401. Email to: HResources@flynncenter.org

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IT HELPDESK SPECIALIST

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS THROUGH AUGUST 7, 2017

JOB CLASSIFICATION: Part-time, Non-Exempt-Admin

BASIC FUNCTION:  Serve as the primary contact for technical support for the organization.  

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 
  • Desktop deploys and rebuilds
  • Basic software support (Office, installations, Outlook, etc.)
  • New user setup; create accounts and configure workstation hardware
  • Printer support
  • Help keep the helpdesk system up-to-date; record ticket resolutions and statuses
  • Review system logs (Windows, backup, virus logs, etc.)
  • Software patch deployment using IT software (Desktop Central)
  • Assist with basic network troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Other duties as assigned

 Position reports to the Director of Information Systems

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Solid base of technical knowledge and skills in computer hardware and software installation and operation
  • Advanced hardware and software troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge and experience with Windows Server network administration with an emphasis on Active Directory
  • General understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Familiarity with web-related technologies (Web applications, Web Services) and of network/web-related protocols is a plus
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Exchange administration preferred
  • Quality customer service skills, a strong work ethic, and ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Must possess above average organization skills, excellent communication skills, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to address continuous task reprioritization
  • Ability to practice good judgment with regards to disseminating and accessing confidential information
  • Prior help desk experience is a plus

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to : Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Human Resources, 153 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401. Email to: HResources@flynncenter.org

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This general outline illustrates the type of work that characterizes the Job Classification.  It is not an all-encompassing statement of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of individual positions assigned to the classification.

TEACHING ARTISTS

The Flynn Center is always interested in learning about the skills and interests of local Teaching Artists in Dance, Theater, and Music. On an annual basis we employ approximately 70 highly skilled and empathic Teaching Artists, and accept resumes on a rolling basis for current and future openings on our teaching faculty. We offer performing arts classes at the Flynn Center for community members (all ages), and we also lead arts-integration workshops in schools through our School Programs.

CURRENT OPENINGS:

FlynnArts Classes

  • Fall 2016: We are actively seeking Theater Teaching Artists with availability for Summer 2017 camps, experienced with any of the following age groups: 4-5, 6-8. 8-10, 11-15. 
  • Fall 2016: We are also seeking vocal coaches/music directors who can self-accompany on the piano, experienced with youth musical theater, for ongoing subbing and future openings.
  • Rolling: We accept resumes for teachers of any performing arts genre and any age group, for review when positions open up.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

FlynnArts Classes
• Planning and leading classes
• Collaborating with other instructors and administrators
• Evaluating and refining courses

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Several years of relevant teaching experience
• Familiarity with youth and child development and classroom management
• Strong communication skills
• Team player who is responsive to deadlines

New openings arise regularly, and we go through submitted resumes before posting positions. It is to the benefit of an interested teaching artist to submit a resume and example descriptions of genres/courses taught at any time so we have your information on file.

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter & resumé to:
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Education Department
153 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: education@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

TEACHING ASSISTANT VOLUNTEERS

The Flynn Center seeks Teaching Assistant Volunteers for our classes and summer camps. We're looking for bright, kind, efficient, and attentive individuals for current and future openings as summer camp or after school class assistants. This is a great way to obtain college credit or high school volunteer credit hours.

CURRENT OPENINGS:

• Classes
• Summer Camps 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Helping Teaching Artist to lead class/camp activities
• Redirecting disengaged students
• Modeling enthusiastic participation
• Monitoring lunch
• Leading after-camp-care activities
• Set-up/clean-up

QUALIFICATIONS:

• An affinity for and experience working with children
• Interest and experience in the performing arts (dance, theater, music, puppetry, film, etc.)

TO APPLY:

Download Application for Summer Camp Teaching Assistants

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Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Education Department
153 Main Street, Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: education@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

 

 

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