Teaching Artist

Akron, OH, USA

Job Type

Part Time

About the Role

The primary purpose of the Teaching Artist is to provide direction and leadership and serve as a teacher with K-12 students for Genesis' Afterschool Theatre program. The Teaching Artist provides evaluations and curriculum for assessments and social-emotional learning. Communicates with Education Coordinator in joining in all meetings of partners and communication with school leadership.


1.Bachelor’s degree required in Theatre or related field

2.Minimum of 3 years’ experience in theatre and/or education administration

3.Experience teaching K-12 students in an underserved neighborhood preferred 

4.Strong presentation skills in a public setting 

5.Ability and passion to work inclusively with all ages and diverse populations

6.Commitment to anti-racism and a diverse, inclusive workplace

7.Excellent written and verbal communication skills

8.Comfortable with reasonable risk and an entrepreneurial approach to business

9.Collaborate with diverse populations and across disciplines

10.Must be a leader and strategic-minded person who can support the theatre’s vision

11.Willing to participate in trauma informed training and social-emotional learning

12.Self-starter, highly motivated with a high productivity level

13.Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and strong decision-making abilities

About the Company

Genesis Experience Theatre is a 501(c)3 nonprofit in Akron, Ohio. Genesis specializes in three areas- faith, theatre and mental wellness to cultivate diverse audiences & performers through faith-centered theatre experiences.