Middle School Teaching/Theatre Arts
Job Title: Theatre Teacher (MS)
Reports to: Director of Fine Arts
Terms: 187 days
Pay Grade: Teacher Scale
Dept./School: Collegiate Academy
Date Revised: May 8, 2018
Provide students with an opportunity to participate in curricular and extracurricular theatre activities and ensure
compliance with all state, University Interscholastic League (UIL), and district requirements. Plan activities to
achieve district, region, and state recognition, to coordinate theatre programs with the high school Theatre
Director and assist with district wide activities in theatre.
Bachelor’s degree in Theatre from an accredited university
Master’s degree in Theatre Education, preferred
Valid Texas teaching certificate for Theatre EC-12
Demonstrated competency in theatre pedagogy
Knowledge of acting techniques
Knowledge of directing
Knowledge technical theatre
Knowledge of UIL One Act Play (both rules and production)
General knowledge of theatre curriculum and instruction
Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to work well with other theatre professionals
Ability to integrate technology into content areas in theatre
Familiarity with theatre software preferred
Ability to implement policy and procedures
Ability to interpret data
Strong communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills
Three or more years of theatre teaching experience, preferred
? UIL One Act Play at school(s) assigned
? Responsible for understanding current UIL rules applicable to theatre
? All District Musical
? Middle School Plays and productions
? Recruitment/retention for Middle School Theatre connection to High School Theatre
? To coordinate theatre programs with the high school Theatre Director
1. Provide for OAP UIL production
2. Arrange transportation, lodging, and meals for out-of-town events
3. Verify student eligibility for UIL participation
4. Comply with federal and state laws, State Board of Education rules, UIL rules, and board policy in
instrumental music area.
5. Support Theatre Booster Club activities.
6. Obtain and use evaluative findings (including student achievement data) to determine program
effectiveness and ensure that program renewal is continuous and responds to student needs.
7. Recommend policies to improve programs.
Budget and Inventory:
8. Ensure that programs are cost effective and funds are managed wisely.
9. Compile budgets and cost estimates based on documented program needs.
10. Maintain current inventory of all fixed assets.
11. Oversee process of cleaning, repairing, and storing all Band materials (costumes, props, etc.)
12. Develop and implement plans for theatre within the framework of the curriculum provided by TEA
and CEDFA. Show written evidence of preparations as required.
13. Prepare lessons which reflect accommodations for individual student differences.
14. Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Classroom Management and Organization:
15. Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and
emotional development of students.
16. Manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
17. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
18. Accompany and supervise students on out-of-town trips.
19. Assist Director of Fine Arts in selection of books, equipment, software and other instructional
20. Establish and maintain open communication by conducting conferences with parents, students,
principals, teachers, the Director of Fine Arts and the community.
21. Maintain professional relationships with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent district and occasional statewide travel; prolonged and
irregular hours; outdoor and indoor work; exposure to sun, heat, cold, and inclement weather.
The Galveston ISD does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, or on any other basis prohibited by law.
The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive
list of responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.