Founded in 1879, Saint Mary’s Hall is an independent co-ed day school serving students and families of all faiths. Since its founding, Saint Mary’s Hall has called four campuses home. Though the faces and structures change over time, the heart of Saint Mary’s Hall endures from generation to generation.
Situated on a picturesque, tree-covered 60-acre bluff above Salado Creek in Northeast San Antonio since 1968, the campus, located at 9401 Starcrest Drive, serves all students in a beautiful state-of-the-art facility. Saint Mary’s Hall is a special place built on strong community bonds, rich traditions, and a culture of belonging for all students. Graduates leave Saint Mary’s Hall confidently armed with the skills, knowledge, study habits, and self-awareness needed to thrive in college and find fulfillment in life.
Saint Mary’s Hall seeks an outstanding Assistant Technical Director to support school operations and Fine Arts Department productions.
To support the Technical Director in all technical aspects of creating and presenting Fine Arts performances
To assist in Upper School Technical Theater classes
To work sound, lighting, and/or backstage for productions and events
To design for theater productions and musicals, according to areas of expertise
To assist in the upkeep and organization of all off stage spaces including scene shop, storage areas, dressing rooms, etc.
To work in a collegial and supportive partnership with faculty, staff and administration.
To attend staff meetings, parent meetings, and any special meeting(s) requested by the administration, as well as school and department events
To attend conferences and other professional development opportunities to ensure that practices remain current
To protect the privacy and working environment with students at all times
To assist with other projects, programs, and planning as assigned by the Administration
To understand and exhibit a professional manner at all times including after-school and weekend functions
Working knowledge of all aspects of technical theater including lighting, sound, and scenic construction is required
Experience in theater design is required
Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Theater, Theater Design, or a related field is preferred
Costume design experience a plus
Student-centered, collaborative, and transparent professional who is accessible to students, parents, and colleagues, is adept at building relationships, and supports Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in practice
Academic leader with extraordinarily high expectations of themselves and the ability to inspire and motivate others
Character above reproach and unparalleled integrity
Dynamic New Leadership
Len Miller joined Saint Mary’s Hall as the 25th Head of School in July of 2020. Len comes to San Antonio after a 25-year career in independent schools. He served previously at some of our nation’s top schools, including The Hill School, The Lawrenceville School, and The Shipley School. His tenure has been hallmarked by a deep commitment to the quality of the academic program, the student experience, and the long-term sustainability and growth of the institution. He has been at the forefront of developing innovative academic programs and recruiting and retaining dynamic teachers. Robust, intentional, student wellness programs are the result of his collaborative leadership.
Len’s forward-thinking efforts in strategic planning, enrollment, advancement, and fiscal matters have underpinned the overall strength and quality of the schools he has served. As a leader, he strives to empower his leadership team to build programs, effect change, and make significant and meaningful impacts on the students, faculty, staff, and School culture. Len is committed to educating the whole student with a deep focus on connection and belonging among the student body.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Work in a classroom environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines, and a varied and diverse array of contacts
Repetative bending, stooping, and squatting
May occasionally climb ladders and perform overhead reaching
Be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Use of fine motor skills to operate sound and lighting technical equipment
May work at a desk and computer for extended periods of time
Work primarily in a traditional climate-controlled environment
Work intermittently in outside weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. If you are interested in joining our dynamic professional and learning environment that encourages innovation, send us a cover letter, resume, and complete our SMH employment application. Please email your documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can download our employment application by visiting www.smhall.org/about/employment-opportunities. Applications will be processed as they are received.