Provide a comprehensive and robust drama program for beginning, intermediate and advanced students.
Teach curriculum supporting the school approved UC course guidelines.
Establish a classroom environment that allows every student the opportunity to learn and be safe (physically, socially, and emotionally)
Review and select scripts, monologues, and musicals.
Audition and cast shows.
Create rehearsal schedules directing and producing the fall drama production and the Spring Musical.
Working with the lower school drama instructor, maintain costumes, props, and sets, as well as build sets and procure props and costumes (collaborating with students and parents) as needed.
Provide regular evaluation of student knowledge of content.
Keep timely and accurate records of grades and citizenship via Veracross in order to apprise students and parents of progress.
Students focus on developing a sense of setting, character development, stage movement, and basic theatre production.
Basic teaching units include Learning from the Masters, Presentation styles & Production.
Students study a variety of scene styles; monologues, dialogues, comic scenes, dramatic scenes and apply this to performances.
Introduction to set, lighting, sound, and costume design.
Plan and attend associated field trips.
Participate in regularly scheduled yard duties and carpool duties.
Serve as a member of the in-house Substitute pool, if schedule permits.
Attend scheduled weekly staff meetings, department meetings, team meetings.
Participate in evening/weekend school programs such as Back-to-School Nights, Spring Open Houses, New Enrollment Open Houses, and other events as scheduled.
Serve as a positive role model and supportive team player in dealings with students, parents and colleagues.
About Oakwood School
Oakwood School is a top-rated independent school in the San Francisco Bay Area. Located in the beautiful Silicon Valley suburb of Morgan Hill, students in preschool through twelfth grade grow as disciplined, joyful learners, fully prepared for college life and beyond.