Vermont Arts Council

Theater Educator Director for children and youth camps summer 2024

Spruce Peak Arts Center Foundation is seeking individuals with experience teaching theatre, improvisation, and creating with elementary, middle and high school students. Recent graduates with an educational theatre degree are encouraged to apply. Choreography and musical theatre a plus!

Director/Assistant director/stage manager for workshops and camps at Spruce Peak Arts and partnering agencies, days and times will vary. Pay range starting at $18+hr. depending on experience.

Reports to:

Julianne Nickerson, Director of Education

Primary duties include:

  • Provide a safe and fun environment for youth attending theater classes & camps
  • Collaborate with Director of Education to design and develop classes & camps
  • Implement enriching and well-organized educational theater classes & camps
  • Creatively engage all students, promote growth in students’ theatrical skills
  • Communicate positively with parents at all points of contact including at drop off and pick up


  • Ideally 2+ years’ experience teaching theater to children
  • Specialized training in theater education
  • An affinity for and experience working with children
  • Patient, caring, and able to have fun with kids
  • Ability to build strong relationships and work well with others
  • Flexible, able to quickly adapt under changing conditions
  • Reliable, timely, and able to fully commit for the time hired
  • Reliable transportation required
  • Ability to lift 25+ lbs. and to interact with children in all manner of play- bending, squatting, running etc.

To apply email/mail a cover letter, resume and 3 work references (No phone calls please) to

Julianne Nickerson, Director of Education
122 Hourglass Drive
Stowe, VT 05762
[email protected], subject: Theater Educator{last name}

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