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About Part Time Education Coordinator

New York City Children’s Theater seeks a part time Education Coordinator to start September 2022. This individual will be a crucial member of an innovative education department that uses theater and music to inspire and educate children in grades Pre-K-5th. Our programs, facilitated by a roster of over 40 talented Teaching Artists, annually reach an average of 85 elementary schools, community centers, and homeless shelters throughout New York City’s five boroughs. Current programs include an inclusive theater and music residency program, a bilingual, Spanish and English, multi-sensory touring musical designed for students with disabilities and the very young, theater and music programs correlating to our professional theater productions, and two interactive anti-bullying theater workshops.

The Education Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Education Department. The Education Coordinator Reports directly to the Director of Education and assists in managing a roster of 40 part-time teaching artists. The ideal candidate is an experienced and passionate arts administrator.

Work will begin in a remote setting and will transition to a hybrid model working in-person at the office at the start of the school year, pending safety guidelines.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Assist in planning and maintaining detailed program schedules for residencies and workshops in approx. 85 schools, community centers, and homeless shelters per year
  • Assist in assessment and grant writing duties with Director of Education and Development team
  • Create and maintain important education documents (i.e. stock language explaining education programs, letters to new schools, sample program breakdowns, invoice documents)
  • Provide support (on an as-needed basis) at mainstage shows and public programs
  • Administrative duties include tracking programming throughout the school year, upkeep of paperwork such as invoices and contracts
  • Organizes school field trips
  • Fields inquiries about partnerships
  • Liaison between schools when organizing field trips.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre or Related Field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience In arts administration
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Sense of humor and adaptability
  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility
  • Experience using PC based Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience using G-Suite
  • Experience using Dropbox
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, occasional nights and weekends required

Preferred but not required:

  • Experience as a Teaching Artist in educational settings (elementary school preferred) and non-traditional settings with diverse groups of young people
  • Interest in curriculum development
  • Experience working within the NYC Department of Education System
  • Experience working with students with disabilities
  • Bilingual

Salary: $30,000.00 annual salary for 24 hours/week. Position runs year-round, part-time, beginning September 2022.

At New York City Children’s Theater, it is important for our staff to be reflective of the student population we serve. Therefore, we strive to create a diverse workplace and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In addition, our organization values professional development, and fosters our community in order to create future leadership opportunities. Applicants from populations historically underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Part Time Education Coordinator Application


Please submit a resume, and cover letter OR short video that explains your relevant arts administration and/or Teaching Artist experience and interest in the position. Please send materials via email with the subject line “Education Coordinator” to Director of Education, Madeline Calandrillo, at [email protected]. Applications will be accepted through Friday, August 26th.


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