Located six miles from Washington, D.C., St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School, a JK-12 Episcopal School, educates the whole child by tending to the academic, social, physical, and spiritual needs of each of our students. Named as the #1 mid-sized workplace in Washington, D.C. by the Washington Post, St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes is a positive and collegial community with a commitment to our mission to pursue goodness as well as knowledge and to honor the unique value of each of our members as a child of God in a caring community. SSSAS combines a rigorous academic program with outstanding opportunities in the arts, athletics and service learning for our students. SSSAS has a deep commitment to creating an inclusive community which values diversity and multiculturalism, and we seek candidates who have this same commitment. The diverse student body is 27% students of color, and 21% of our students receive financial aid to create a socioeconomically diverse community.
Positions: part-time staff member to serve as Supervising Carpenter for Theater.
As Supervising Carpenter for the Theater Department in the high school this person will oversee the construction requirements for the school’s productions. This person will work extensively with students and will acknowledge that students need freedom to create while prioritizing their need for a safe working environment. With regard to theater productions, this person will provide training and supervision of students and all implements in the scene shop. Work will be after school and some Saturdays. Finally, this person will serve as a liaison to the Information Technology staff, providing training to them and alerting them of modifications to the space.
The successful candidate will possess:
• MFA/BFA in Technical Theater or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience preferred
• Knowledge, training and skill in organizing and managing construction.
• Experience with work on managing and working on teams and committees, including work with project management software like Redbooth
• Ability to maintain a clean and safe working environment
• Facilitate the safe use and training of construction equipment and construction techniques in the scene shop
• Ability to read, understand and draft theatrical ground plans, construction drawings, lighting plots and schedules
• Documented experience and knowledge in all technical aspects of live theater
• Valid driver’s license to transport equipment for service or use
• Experience with basic electrical work is a plus
• Experience and skills in design are a plus
• Experience with the following software is a plus: ProTools, QLab, Vectorworks, Sketchup, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro
Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to:
Please also contact the Performing Arts Department Chair, Mr. Jim Marvin at 703-212-2749 with any questions.
*Please apply directly to Mr. Wade via email. Applications submitted via the AISGW website are not monitored.