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Drama Teacher

David Chang
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Drama Teacher

Helen O'Grady Drama Academy is an international company established in 1979 and headquartered in the U.K. With more than 60,000 students attending classes weekly, it's the largest children's organization of its kind in the world. Our aim is to develop children through drama, building confidence, self-esteem, empowering them to achieve and excel in their dreams.

【Job summary】
Helen O’Grady Drama Academy Teacher is responsible for implementing and promoting the Drama program in conformity with our international Teaching System and the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy operating standards. Training, lesson plans, curriculum and scripts are ALL provided.

*You should have clear speech without strong accent, vibrant dynamic personality, outgoing nature with lots of vocal and physical energy, and get along well with other colleagues.
*You must be a strong communicator with parents, peers and fellow teaching staff.

*Greet students as they enter class; call them by name, and exhibit personal interest in them.
*Teach at least 26 hours of classes per week in all the classes.
*Prepare for classes at least one day before scheduled class.
*Prepare necessary teaching aids or props for each class where necessary.
*Teach all assigned classes.
*Praise and encourage students with sincere enthusiasm.
*Review your student observations before preparing for the end of term evaluations.
*When necessary, be ready to substitute another teacher in classes where called upon by the supervisor.

*Make sure you are punctual for all classes, meetings, and scheduled working hours. If you will be late or absent for any reason you must contact appropriate supervisor or administrator to inform them.
*Ensure that facilities are left in good condition at the end of each day, as defined by
the school/location whose facility is used for the Helen O’Grady Drama Program.
*Attend all meetings and training sessions as required by the supervisor and
*Keep an ongoing inventory of your given teaching materials and supplies and replenish them e.g. masking tapes, worksheets, etc. to ensure availability for use at each of your classes.

*Maintain excellent communication with parents and students before and after class.
*In event of students being absent from classes, conduct a follow-up through phone
*Update your supervisor of your follow up.
*Maintain recommended enrollment for each location through ongoing marketing
efforts as outlined by your supervisor.
*Prepare and Assist in Event Days and Theme Days activities.
*Conduct and/or assist in demos to attract new students to the classes when called upon by the Supervisor.
*Notify the supervisor promptly of challenges in the classroom / facility or other
problems related to the success of the program.
*Contribute suggestions and improvements in the marketing and/or field activities to
increase the new student enrollments.

*Prepare and conduct demo classes and other various promotional activities such as theme days and events in addition to teaching.
*Contribute and assist during productions where able whether or not it is your class performing. This includes, but not limited to, props, stage sets, costumes, makeup, music, sound, etc.

Working hours: 40 hours per week, including 26 hours teaching. Two days off per week.

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