Groton School

282 Farmers Row
GROTON, MA 01450

Date Posted:
April 11, 2021

Eastern Massachusetts



Teaching Fellow: Theater


Groton School is seeking a fellow to teach theater classes and assist in production for the school’s Theatre Department projects. The fellow’s responsibilities will include teaching/co-teaching 2 classes under the supervision of an experienced member of the department and will offer the opportunity to observe classes in other disciplines. In the Afternoon Program, responsibilities will include assisting with direction of the mainstage and studio performances as well as bringing expertise to one or more of the following areas: costume design, scenic design, lighting design, dance/choreography, sound design, and/or musical direction. In all arenas the fellow will be expected to play a role in creating an environment conducive to exploration, where students are encouraged to experiment and learn from failures as well as successes. The fellow will work closely with the Director of Theatre as well as the technical direction team. Hands-on experience with multiple aspects of theatre is preferred, but more important is the ability and willingness to learn. 

Groton School requires faculty members to contribute to the extracurricular life of the school and share some dormitory and residential school responsibilities. 

Teaching fellow appointments are one-year, salaried positions. Teachers are provided with living quarters, meals in the school Dining Hall, utilities (except for telephone), and medical insurance.

Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree in Theatre or Theatre Education or equivalent professional experience in the field. Candidates with skills and experience in theatre design and/or technical theatre are strongly encouraged to apply. Qualifications also include a demonstrated interest in coordinating extracurricular activities and a willingness to fulfill evening and weekend duties.
Groton School is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity and seeks employees who reflect and support our mission-driven commitment to a diverse school community. The school complies with all government regulations regarding non-discriminating employment practices and, beyond that, provides an atmosphere that ensures all have the opportunity to succeed on their own merit, qualifications, and abilities. Groton School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any characteristics protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.
How To Apply:
Recent graduates and early career theater educators should submit a cover letter; a resume indicating previous employment, education, and specific theatre experience; their college transcript; and three letters of recommendation to, or Teaching Fellow Program, Groton School, 282 Farmers Row, P.O. Box 991, Groton, Massachusetts 01450-0991. Questions may be directed to Andy Anderson, Associate Head of School at or 978-448-7503.
Apply by:
April 30, 2021
$27,000 - $35,000
About this Organization:
Groton School Mission: To inspire lives of character, scholarship, leadership, and service within a diverse, inclusive, and close-knit community. Groton’s theater program is full of variety and opportunity. We experiment with a wide range of theatrical styles and techniques and hopefully provide a unique creative outlet and a warm, nurturing environment.