About the Job:
The Performing Arts Department Head is responsible for: (1) oversight of curricular and extra-curricular performing arts programs, from kindergarten through twelfth grade; (2) oversight of performing arts teachers’ teaching and professional growth; (3) coordination of the performing arts calendar and programs with other programs within the school, including the school’s robust Chapel and Community Time programming; (4) communication about and promotion of the program, both formal and informal, with various individuals and groups within the school and beyond; (5) supervision of departmental curriculum, staffing, scheduling, budget, and other departmental policies and procedures; (6) collaboration with Principals, the Assistant Head of School, and the Head of School in hiring and mentoring new teachers within the department; and (7) oversight of the school’s audio-visual staff, in partnership with the school’s technology staff.
The school seeks candidates who have demonstrated excellence as teachers and as educational leaders, who are eager to advocate for the arts as integral to Trinity’s mission, and who will support a multi-faceted educational program designed to address the needs of the “whole
person.” Successful candidates will also possess those rarest and best of leadership skills: an innate capacity for caretaking and collaboration and a robust sense of humor.
Interested candidates should contact Marilyn Messer.