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Join the team at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago!

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks candidates with demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion.

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POSITION TITLE: Teaching Artist, In-school Programs

DEPARTMENT: Education

REPORTS TO: Senior Manager of School and Community Programs

At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, we bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance.

We are seeking dynamic, results-oriented and mission-driven individuals to join our Education department as teaching artists and assistant teaching artists (part-time) for our in-school programs. Hubbard Street offers unique and innovative residencies that allow schools to incorporate dance into their classrooms and curricula. Hubbard Street teaching artists are responsible for leading these residencies, integrating dance with other subjects while introducing students to improvisation and choreography. Teaching artists are an integral part of all residencies’ curriculum planning and documentation, and will meet with classroom teachers prior to and throughout each residency. Hubbard Street teaching artists receive paid professional development and training. Classes are for students in Chicago and suburban schools in grades preK–12.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Develop, teach, and document arts-integrated curriculum that focuses on the creative process.
  • Attend all Teaching Artist professional development workshops and implement new learning in teaching practice.
  • Develop and implement assessment tools embedded within programming.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:  

  • Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equality, diversity and inclusion.
  • BA required, MA preferred for lead teaching artists.
  • Knowledge of state and national core arts standards.
  • Experience with arts integration.
  • Spanish language skills a plus.
  • Significant teaching experience in a school setting preferred.
  • Background in choreography and improvisation.
  • Professional demeanor when interacting with students, partner teachers and staff.
  • Ability to travel to various locations and schools in the Chicago area.

TO APPLY: Please fill out the linked form and upload resume. No phone calls, please.

POSITION TITLE: Summer Intensive Chaperone

DEPARTMENT: Summer Intensive Program (Ages 13-18)

REPORTS TO: Head Chaperone 

At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, we bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance.

This is a seasonal, full-time position for our Intermediate/Advanced and Advanced Level Summer Intensives held in Chicago, IL at Hubbard Street Dance Center, Columbia College, and the Chicago Academy for the Arts. We are seeking an experienced and responsible Chaperone to join Hubbard Street’s Summer Intensive Staff. Reporting to the Head Chaperone, the Summer Intensive Chaperone is responsible for supervising up to 15 students between the ages of 13 and 18, and works with the Head Chaperone to ensure that students are supervised during class times, lunch breaks, on activities, and in the dormitory. Chaperones ensure that students are safe at all times, eating responsibly, and respecting all rules laid out by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, University dorms, Colombia College Chicago, and the Chicago Academy.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Be available beginning Friday, June 12

· Effectively supervise students to assure student safety

· Effectively and fairly interpret and apply policies and procedures

· Prioritize work to reflect the needs of the students

· Maintain a professional chaperone-to-student relationship

QUALIFICATIONS:

Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion. Applicants for the Summer Intensive Chaperone also must:

· Possess strong communication skills

· Be highly organized

· Have previous experience with students 13-18 years of age

· Be able to physically assist an injured student

· Be able to live in the dormitory with students

DETAILS:

Chaperones will receive:

· Free Housing

· 15 Meals Per Week

· Reimbursement for travel-related activities

· A small stipend

· The opportunity to train with dancers and members of the Hubbard Street Artistic Staff

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three (3) references (.pdfs only) detailing your interest and qualifications to Krista Ellensohn, Financial and Administrative Manager of Artist Training, at kellensohn@hubbardstreetdance.com by FEBRUARY 15, 2020. Please include SUMMER INTENSIVE CHAPERONE in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas of the organization’s work.