TEACHING ARTISTS AUDITIONS:
Our College & Adult Program (CAP) is holding auditions/artistic reviews on Tuesday, August 20th, in hour-long appointments from 10am-1pm.
Who we are looking for?
The CAP team is looking for strong, experienced actors, facilitators, and performers who work well collaboratively with other teaching artists and the various populations we serve. CAT Actor-Teachers work with participants using the power of interactive drama to explore social and academic issues while creating a platform that allows participants to think and problem solve using their life skills critically. All positions are part-time, beginning September 2019, and span most of the 2019-2020 school year. Men of color strongly encouraged to apply.
To apply, please email your cover letter, current resume and headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org , on the subject line write ATTN: Priscilla Flores and Temesgen Tocruray-Call for Teaching Artists
Upon review, we will invite applicants to audition by appointment via email.
Please identify at least two appointment slots that best fit your schedule.
NOW HIRING COUNSELOR ADVOCATE:
Literacy Through Drama (NDA) is looking for a Part Time Counselor Advocate
Overview of Counselor Advocate Role within Literacy through Drama program:
The Literacy through Drama High School team is made up of 6 Actor-Teachers who work in 6 schools around New York City. Working in duos, the Actor-Teachers partner with English teachers to create drama-based curriculum that supports higher order literacy skills and explores issues of importance to the young people. These issues have included college readiness, gentrification, social protest, sexual consent, and racism. Focus is placed on social and emotional learning as well as practical problem solving. Counselor Advocates work one-on-one with particular young people to offer additional support wherever they may need it.
Responsibilities will include:
- Identifying participant issues and facilitate access to relevant supports, both inside and outside of school.
- Provide a holistic assessment of the participant’s strengths and needs and development in an Individual Service Plan (ISP).
- Ensure the implementation of the ISP.
- Regularly review the ISP to assess whether goals have been met or need to be changed.
- Follow-up to insure that the participant has received requested services.
- Counselor Advocate will meet with participants biweekly and more frequently if needed during the period of service.
- Each meeting will be documented with written progress notes. Progress notes would present an assessment of the needs and strengths of the participant, an objective account of the interaction, and a plan for meeting the specific goals in the ISP.
Managing School Relationships:
- The Counselor Advocate will maintain regular contact with school personnel and will work with agency-identified linkage partners and other appropriate organizations and refer participants as needed.
- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college and two years of work experience in the required fields. MSW or working toward an MSW a plus.
- Bilingual (Spanish) required.
Click here for more information and to apply.
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