School Programs Manager | Playbill

School Programs Manager

CATEGORY: Academic/Instructor

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Job Details


The Shakespeare Theatre Company, in Washington D.C., seeks a School Programs Manager (SPM). This position creates, manages and teaches school programming that deepens the connection between STC and all schools throughout the DC region, currently serving over 15,000 students a year. Programs currently include District Shakespeare, student matinees, Text Alive!, School Shows, and Artist in the Classroom. This position’s primary responsibilities include program management, school contracts, and relationship building with educators and students. The SPM will teach a variety of classes when the schedule allows and also onboard and train our part-time Teaching Artists for School Programs. The SPM will collaborate with the Education Team to build new programming, refine programming currently in place, and assist in special events. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits and an annual salary of $58,000.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the public school and classroom systems, enjoy working with a creative team and training in theatre. A Bachelor’s degree in Theatre, Theatre Management, Education or a related field is needed, or similar job experience. Ideally, three years of arts administration and/or arts education experience or three years’ experience in public or private schools, with three years as a supervisor is preferred. Skills with accounting, sales, and Outlook, Excel and Tessitura (or similar ticketing/database programs) are a plus. Please note that STC has a mandatory vaccination policy, along with other safety requirements due to COVID-19.

Shakespeare Theatre Company is committed to building an inclusive, equitable, and anti-racist organization that better reflects the community where we reside and work. To learn more about our on-going efforts and to read our Anti-Racist Action Plan, please visit If you are interested in this position, please apply on our website at, or you may send a cover letter, resume, and references to


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