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Summer YTU Teacher

University of Utah
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 9, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Performing Arts
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Summer YTU Teacher

Job Summary

Prepare for the best summer of your life by joining the Youth Theatre at the U team! Deliver interesting and creative drama classes here at the University of Utah to make a positive difference in the lives of young theatre artists. Guide students to create entertaining performances for their families and friends to enjoy!

Grow as a leader and help our program inspire the next generation of artists by leading by example. Prepare to make a difference in your community while having an outrageously wonderful time. We invite you to join our program and be your authentic self while assisting our staff in delivering the most incredible summer ever!

1. Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of young students in their groups throughout the session in order to meet the intended outcomes.
  • Assures Youth Theatre students are properly supervised at all times.
  • Apply basic youth development principles such as relationship development, respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth while working with student actos.
  • Be aware of and implement safety guidelines.

2. Develop and implement activities for Youth Theatre students in accordance with the Youth Theatre mission.
  • Teach session electives and activities.
  • Actively participate in all program areas as assigned.
  • Consider activities appropriate for individual and group interests and abilities.
3. Maintain high standards of health and safety for Youth Theatre students and staff.
  • Provide care for each Youth Theatre student within your supervision, including recognition of one’s own personal health needs.
  • Be alert to Youth Theatre students and staff needs and assist them with personal and/or health problems; discuss with the Youth Theatre director when appropriate.
  • Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure proper utilization, care, and maintenance is adhered to; report necessary repairs promptly to the Youth Theatre director.
  • Provide opportunities for discussion of individual or group problems or concerns.
4. Be a role model to Youth Theatre students and staff in your attitude and behavior.
  • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
  • Set a good example for Youth Theatre students and others including cleanliness, punctuality, personal language, appearance, health habits, and manners.
5. Represent the Youth Theatre when interacting with parents or community members.
  • Provide parents with appropriate feedback and information as needed for their Youth Theatre students to have a successful Youth Theatre experience.
  • Follow safety and security protocols when Youth Theatre students are in public while presenting a positive image of the Youth Theatre

Minimum Qualifications

  • Be physically able to accompany the Youth Theatre students to any of the Youth Theatre electives and activities.
  • Be able to communicate verbally with Youth Theatre students and provide instructions.
  • Have visual ability to recognize hazards in any of our buildings as well as physical symptoms of Youth Theatre student injury or illness.
  • Have auditory ability to respond appropriately to hazards and any Youth Theatre student concerns.
  • Be able to observe Youth Theatre student behavior in daily life, to respond verbally to health and safety concerns, and to deal appropriately with any improper behavior.

  • Previous experience as a group counselor or staff member in a children’s theatre or other youth settings.
  • Desire and ability to work with children in the classroom, rehearsal studio, and on stage..
  • Ability to relate to one’s peer group.
  • Ability to accept supervision and guidance.
  • Ability to assist in or teach an activity.
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control.
  • College Sophomore or equivalent, or at least 18 years of age.
  • Experience working with children as a leader or assistant leader.

Special Instructions

Requisition Number: PRN14706N
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Work Schedule Summary: Dates for this summer are:June 10 - 28; Monday - Friday; 8:45 am - 4 pmJuly 8 - 26; Monday - Friday; 8:45 am - 4 pmWith some evening commitments for student performances.
Department: 00079 - Theatre Department
Location: Campus
Pay Rate Range: $12+ based on experience
Close Date:
Open Until Filled:

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