Location: Promise Academy Spring Hill 3796 Frayser-Raleigh Road Memphis, TN 38128

Job Description – Performing Arts Teacher (Dance or Theatre)
We are seeking an experienced and innovative dance or theatre teacher who is excited to work in a
blossoming charter school environment and who has a deep appreciation for exposing students to the

Specific Responsibilities:
 Develop and follow an appropriate curriculum that aligns to the TN Fine Arts Standards while
establishing a safe learning environment for the students to strengthen their technique, build their
confidence and enhance their creativity.
 Engaging in ongoing assessment of student progress using a variety of means(videotape,
portfolios, oral/written feedback), maintaining accurate records, and using assessment data to
tailor instruction to individual student needs
 Maintaining frequent communication with students, students’ families, colleagues, and other
school stakeholders
 Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops in order
to maintain and improve professional competence.
 Design and direct student productions and oversee creative aspects of all in school and after
school performances and events.
Required Skills:
 Experience organizing and managing a student-centered classroom that includes age-appropriate,
culturally responsive classroom management practices.
 Working knowledge and experience teaching all levels of Dance or Theatre
 Excellent verbal communication skills demonstrating the ability and willingness to connect with
students and staff
  Classroom management and organizational skills
 A passionate belief in Promise Academy’s mission, values, and educational model.
 B.F.A. or minor in Performing Arts from an accredited institution of higher learning or in the
process of fulfilling licensure requirements for K-5 certification.
 Minimum of one year of experience teaching fine arts to early elementary grades or active
membership in a performing company.

To Apply:
1. Email your resume and a letter of interest to greatjobs@promiseacademy.com no later than May
4, 2018.
2. You may be contacted from a team member to schedule and interview if you matriculate to the
next phase of the hiring process.