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Currently Seeking: Lead and Assistant Summer Teaching Artists


Treasure Trunk Theatre is seeking enthusiastic, creative and dedicated teaching artists to complete our 2021 Summer Camp Team.

We are currently hiring both lead and assistant teaching artists. Candidates with extensive experience will be considered immediately for our lead teacher training process. We promote from within, so those hired as assistants will be given the opportunity to apply in the future for the lead training process as well.

Our Mission: ​At Treasure Trunk Theatre, we create a nurturing space for children to develop their imagination, confidence, and creativity through the magic of storytelling. We encourage self-expression and celebrate individuality. We use the power of dramatic play to inspire each child to be their unique self, to connect with others, and to see the world in an empathic way.

Those who will best succeed in this role:

●  have experience working on a collaborative team, as well as experience working with children in a ​childcare, babysitting, family, classroom, camp and/or arts setting​.

●  are ​engaging​ and able to ​adapt quickly​ and creatively to meet the needs of the outdoor classroom.

●  ensure the ​highest level of safety ​throughout our camp day.

●  display ​confidence​ and a willingness to be playful​. 

Locations​: All summer camps will be held in outdoor parks around Brooklyn.

Dates:​ Camps begin June 7th and run every week, Monday – Friday until September 10.

Hours:​ Camp runs 9:00 am – 3:00 pm every day. Shift is typically 8:30 am – 3:15 pm. Limited shifts may be available 8:30 am -12:15 pm & 11:45 am – 3:15 pm, but we are ideally seeking individuals with full-day availability.

Shift Frequency:​ We are looking for Team Members with maximum availability throughout the summer. Treasure Trunk Theatre is following all guidelines and safety protocol as directed by the CDC and DOH (including ​mask requirements and social distancing guidelines ​for all staff and participants in the Camp.)

Pay:​ Assistants – $60-70/half day & $130/full day.​ ​Leads – $85-100/half day & $185/full day. This is a seasonal position. Continuing into our Fall 2021 Team is possible but not guaranteed.

To Apply: ​Please click here to submit your application.

Candidates will be notified via email to set up a Zoom interview. We will ask all who are chosen for an interview to prepare a short, theatrical warm-up game of their choice (3-5 minutes for ages 3-6) to teach to our interview staff.

Please note in your application if you play ukulele or guitar, as we are also seeking teaching artists for our Sing-Along classes this summer.

Treasure Trunk Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and is cultivating a truly equitable and anti-oppressive work environment that embraces teachers with a diversity of backgrounds, identities and experiences. We particularly encourage applicants from marginalized communities, including those who identify as Black, Indigenous, people of color, queer, transgender, gender non-conforming, and disabled.

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We look forward to hearing from you!