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Santee Education Complex

Drama Teacher

Employment type
25 days ago
Los Angeles

SANTEE EDUCATION COMPLEX, a leader in education, empowers all students to graduate with the integrity, knowledge, and skills to pursue their goals after high school. Our staff collaborates with parents, community, and each other to engage all students in inclusive, rigorous, and relevant learning to develop innovative and self-determined leaders.  

Santee prepares all students for college and career success in the 21st century by providing diverse and effective academic and extracurricular programs. We work collaboratively in teams to monitor student learning and improve instruction.


Santee Education Complex is seeking a drama teacher to teach Classes for grades 9-12. The tentative classes for the 2019-2020 school year are Introduction to Theatre and Advanced Drama, and will cover all aspects of theatre arts. The courses will offer students training in the fundamental skills of theatre arts including improvisation techniques, body control, voice, diction, pantomime, learning of lines, creation of characters, projection of ideas and emotions, and acting of scenes in plays. These skills will help students become self-confident, self-aware, and self-expressed. In addition to preparing student in the fundamentals of theatre arts, the candidate will also produce professional quality theatre productions in the fall and spring of the academic year.  The Santee Drama Program fosters student growth through collaborative sequential, comprehensive, and standards aligned arts education. Santee has an excellent theatre classroom for black box productions, and is adjacent to a modern theatre with a capacity of 900 for larger internal and external productions. The candidate is expected to be an active member of the faculty.

The person in this position must be able to work with students of varied learning styles, have experience instructing diverse populations of students, and understand theatre pedagogy and technique as appropriate for students within these grades and abilities. Candidates must have the ability to develop a curriculum that cultivates an appreciation, interest and engagement in theatre for students at all levels of ability and interest.

The successful candidate will possess a credential in Secondary ELA. An ideal candidate will have experience developing and implementing an after-school program for advanced students and student productions. Experience in technical theatre is also ideal, but not required.


To apply

To indicate your interest and availability for the position, please send a letter of interest, a resume, and proof of a valid California K-12 Teaching Credential, in the area that you are applying, to Santee Education Complex Principal Susana Ansley-Gutierrez at [email protected].  All candidates must be cleared and processed for eligibility by LAUSD Human resources.