Downey Elementary PTO

250 Downey Street
Westwood , MA 02090

Date Posted:
October 12, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Elementary Play Director


The Downey PTO is seeking a Play Director for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Play Director will work closely with a co-Director to share responsibilities.

Qualified candidates will have experience with running elementary school productions, including grades K-5.  Major responsibilities include:

· running biweekly (or as needed) rehearsals (e.g., after school from 3:30-4:30/5:00), and four performances (i.e., including two matinees (Saturday/Sunday) and two evening shows (Friday/Saturday)

· selecting an appropriate play with enough parts for up to 50 students

· ordering and distributing scripts to students

· conducting auditions for grades 3-5

· coordinating all rehearsals and schedules, and working closely with the Downey Administrative Assistant on dismissal lists

· determining AV needs and overseeing a student-based “crew” and stage manager

· coordinating costumes with parents/play committee

· managing sets for the stage

· coordinating ticket purchases and program creation in collaboration with PTO

How To Apply:

To apply, please contact Sarah Young-Hong ( with a resume and letter of interest.

Apply by:
October 31, 2018
About this Organization:
The Downey PTO is a nonprofit parent/teacher organization whose membership includes all parents, legal guardians and staff at Downey Elementary School. The PTO’s mission is to promote open communication and understanding between parents and staff of Downey Elementary School. Our efforts serve to enhance and maximize the education of our children while aiding the principal and staff in achieving their highest potential and helping to make Downey School the best that it can be.