New Britain Youth Theater is hiring a teaching assistant for a homeschool program working with children ages 5 to 8 on Tuesday mornings from 9 to 10 a.m. The teaching assistant will also have the opportunity for additional hours working with programs brought into Hartford elementary schools. The position is open immediately.
Teaching Assistants assist with warm-ups, rehearsals, and other planned activities; support “share day” performances; and help to supervise program participants. No experience is required, but a background or interest in either theater or education is helpful.
All applicants must be reliable team players and be responsible for their own transportation. Hourly salary is dependent upon experience. College students and homeschooled teens age 16 and up are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please send an email firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone inquiries please.
About New Britain Youth Theater
Founded in 2010 and selected by Connecticut Magazine as Connecticut’s Best Children’s Theater in 2017, New Britain Youth Theater is a professionally-run community and educational theater for children and teens. NBYT produces a season of performances by and for children and young adults, provides educational programming to schools in and around New Britain, and offers drama classes and individual coaching and lessons. The theater reaches children and their families in Greater New Britain, Greater Hartford, the Farmington Valley, and throughout Connecticut. NBYT programs include “Kids on Stage!” and “Teen Company” productions, Performance Skills classes, in-school and after-school arts-integrated and arts-enrichment programming, community outreach programs, and more. NBYT is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and young adults by encouraging creative thinking and collaborative teamwork, fostering self-confidence and self-esteem, and developing social, emotional, and academic skills through involvement in high-quality, low-cost programs in the performing arts. NBYT operates its programs in community spaces and schools throughout Greater New Britain, and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.