Summer Camp Teaching Assistant

Category: Internship Deadline: February 20, 2018 Contact: Human Resources Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Summer 2018

Des Moines Performing Arts has an exciting opportunity for current college students interested in arts and theater education to serve as a Teaching Assistant.

The Teaching Assistant’s primary responsibilities include supporting summer camp faculty in the execution of musical theater-based performance camps for young artists in grades 3-8. The Teaching Assistant will assist in the rehearsal process, facilitate skill-building workshops outside of rehearsals, supply general assistance in technical areas of theater, and provide additional support to create a safe and supportive environment for participating youth.

This position is ideal for students majoring in theater, music, or education and who have a passion for working with young people.

Excellent communication and organizational skills required. Experience in event management and a passion for the arts is highly desirable.

This position will begin early June 2018. Applicants must be available 40 hours per week, with more hours during peak programming times. This position is a seasonal-based temporary position and will conclude early August. Stipend provided.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and online application.

Applications will be reviewed beginning March 1, 2018.

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Des Moines Performing Arts is an equal employment opportunity employer. In accordance with state and federal law, all personnel actions such as compensation rates, benefits, job changes, company-supported training, educational tuition assistance, screening and interviewing processes will be administered without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected class.

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