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DAVID DOUGLAS SD 40Costumer- Hours Vary- High School

DAVID DOUGLAS SD 40

Costumer- Hours Vary- High School (1692)

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TitleCostumer- Hours Vary- High School
Posting ID1692
Description

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

2018 - 2019 SCHOOL YEAR

 

DATE:                     MAY 22, 2018

TO:                          ALL DISTRICT PERSONNEL

FROM:                    CANDY WALLACE, ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT

RE:                         JOB OPENING – DAVID DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL

 

Open until Filled

 

COSTUMER

 

Schedule:              Varied hours / 9 months per year

Class:                    Extra Duty Level 9, .85 Assistant Drama Coach Position, Annual Stipend $3,179

Starting Date:       September 6, 2018

 

 

POSITION PURPOSE:

To design, rent, build and alter costume pieces for musicals and plays while assisting high school aged children as a mentor.

 

David Douglas High School has three full time theatre teachers that run a program that includes three main stage productions a year as well as ten theatre classes that serve over 150 students. We strive to maintain a level of production far beyond a typical high school theatre and employ professionals to help enhance our shows.

 

Company’s Process:

  • Director selects show
  • Production Meetings
  • Develop cohesive vision as a team
  • Solidify design and production elements; period, tone, color, etc.
  • Periodic check-in meetings
  • Implementation of vision and performances

 

Rehearsals occur after school anytime between 3pm and 6om Monday - Friday. Students work hard and are well behaved and focused on a strong performance. Stagecraft and advanced stagecraft classes will be available to assist this position during class and during afterschool work times on smaller jobs and organization.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Design, rent, build and alteration of costume pieces for musical and play
  • Measurements and fittings as needed
  • Repairs throughout rehearsals and performances
  • Laundry between dress rehearsal week and performance weekends
  • Strike following the run of the show
  • Budget keeping and communication
  • Organization and maintenance of costume shop and stock
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

 

SPECIFIC PRODUCTION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mentoring student directors with their costume design.
  • Help with pull, re-pull and strike
  • No budget
  • No alterations
  • Performance Dates: 5/10 -13
  • Production Dates:
    • Mentoring Meetings: 4/11*
    • Costume Pull: 4/18*
    • Costume Re-pull: 4/25*
    • Strike: 5/15*

 

* Dates denote flexibility in the schedule

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Must pass background check.
  • Must complete school trainings.
  • Proficient costume construction and design
  • Basic stage makeup and hair design
  • Communication and collegial collaboration

  

 

About David Douglas High School Theatre

 

  • Average Cast Size: 10-18 (with potential for multiple costumes)
  • Average Costume Budget:$1000
  • Spring One Act Festival (Student Directed/Student Designed)
  • Average Play Count: 6-7
  • AverageCast:5-10

 

Facilities Available:

  • Spacious costume shop
  • Domestic and over lock sewing machines
  • Laundry Machines (1 washer, 2 dryers)
  • Large existing costume stock
  • Small fabric and notions stock

 

Description of 2018-19 Productions:

  • Fall Musical: Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • Average Cast Size: 40–60 (with potential for multiple costumes)
  • Average Costume Budget: $2000-$4000
  • Performance Dates: 11/11-13 & 17-20
  • Winter Play: TBD

 

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Moderate degree of physical stamina, with frequent lifting of up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds required in the physical assistance of students with special needs. Ability to move freely to various locations within the theatre. Frequent standing, walking, sitting, and bending. Exposure to noise and activity of a theatre setting.

 

Classified Instructions:

If you are a  Classified Permanent, Temporary or Substitute employee you will click on the word “Internal”, which is located on the top right of the screen. You will be taken to a section where you will fill out minimal basic personal information. The minimal basic personal section is a one-time only registration. You will then be taken to the Classified Transfer Request Form. In the future, if your personal information (name, address, phone number, or location) changes, it is your responsibility to update those changes in the system.

 

Apply at: https://daviddouglas.schoolrecruiter.net

 

External Applicant Instructions:

If you are an External Applicant applying for a Temporary or Permanent position, you will complete the EXTERNAL TalentEd application.  Please see link above.

 

Any interested applicant should complete a district application form available through Human Resources. Must include resume with portfolio / website if applicable, references, budge paperwork and any additional support materials.

 

Open Until Filled

 

David Douglas School District Drug Testing and Criminal Background check

Per district policy all offers of employment shall be contingent upon the successful passing of a district required drug test and criminal background check.  David Douglas School District’s Human Resources will designate where and when the testing will be conducted.  The offer of employment will be withdrawn from candidates who test positive for drugs.

Shift TypePermanent
Salary RangeAnnual
LocationDAVID DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL

Applications Accepted

Start Date05/25/2018