“Poly’s mission is to prepare and inspire the next diverse generation of leaders and global citizens to act with intelligence, imagination, and—above all—character.”
Poly Prep seeks applicants for Scenic Designer/Builder for the 2019-2020 school year.
Poly Prep strives to provide a joyful, diverse, just and equitable education for our students. We seek a Scenic Designer/Builder to design and build sets in our fully functioning, 380-seat theatre. An ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred), hold a valid driver’s license, and have experience designing and building sets for plays and musicals, managing a budget, working with students and whose competence, integrity and collegiality will enrich our school and Performing Arts department.
Additionally, we seek a candidate who aspires to uphold our departmental mission statement: “The Performing Arts program at Poly Prep enables all students to explore the creative process through collaboration, developing confidence and empathy as they express themselves in the performance of dance, debate, drama and music, thus enriching their social, emotional, and intellectual growth.”
Designing and constructing sets for five productions during the academic school year:
Two High School Plays
One Middle School Play
One High School Musical
One Middle School Musical
Supervision, care and maintenance of the scenery shop
Collaboration with professional colleagues in design and direction
Oversee student tech crews and parent volunteers in the construction and painting of scenery
Design, organize, create and oversee show props.
Poly Prep is a community dedicated to providing a diverse, just, and equitable education for all of our students. We seek an individual who is committed to promoting these values, and whose personal integrity and collegiality will enrich a high-achieving department.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and current resume detailing their interest in the position and specific evidence of their qualifications to: Daniel Doughty, Chair of Performing Arts Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Poly Prep Country Day School
Brooklyn, New York
Nursery through Grade 12 Co-Ed Independent School. Founded in 1854