Employment Opportunities

  • ACADEMY TEACHERS

  • MUSIC INSTRUCTORS

  • ART TEACHERS

  • PERFORMING ARTS INSTRUCTOR

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Part-time positions currently available...

About DaySpring
DaySpring Arts & Education is a fast growing non-profit arts organization located in Maryland Heights that provides quality arts education to the community.  DaySpring’s mission is to train our students in the creative arts and academics with excellence and to equip them to use the arts and their skills effectively in their lives, impacting the community.  DaySpring builds strong foundations in lives, young and old, to sustain their fully developed gifts, and for them to be enjoyed, celebrated and utilized in those lives for a lifetime. Communities will be enriched by the impact of those lives demonstrating how to live with excellent character and skill, enhanced creativity, critical thought, collaboration and passion for their calling.

ACADEMY TEACHING POSITIONS FOR 20-21

About the Academy

DaySpring is a university model school, which means we schedule classes at all levels like a university.  Our kindergarten through fourth grade students come to school only on Tuesdays and Thursdays; our fifth through twelfth graders come to school on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

 

The school embraces a progressive-project based approach to education. We focus on collaboration, critical thinking, effective communication and creativity in all content areas. Our teachers enjoy a light schedule where they can teach in a rewarding classroom and still have days off for other pursuits and family responsibilities.

 

Qualifications

DaySpring Academy only hires individuals with a degree and certification.

 

Teaching Positions Available

  • 1st & 2nd grade teachers - Teach Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8:45am to 2:30pm

  • 5th through 12th grade teachers - Teach Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays

    • Social Studies​

    • Literature

    • Math

    • Spanish Teacher 

If you are interested in finding out more information, please send a resume to angie@dayspringarts.org.​​

ARTS TEACHING POSITIONS 

VIOLIN INSTRUCTOR

Position Summary

Dayspring is seeking a qualified violin/viola instructor to join a collaborative and growing community. Duties include private lessons and coaching an after-school string ensemble.

 

A minimum of a bachelor's degree in music is required, masters preferred. Instructor must be comfortable adapting their lessons to DaySpring's Covid-19 guidelines. Compensation ranges from $33-39/hour, based upon qualification and experience.

Application Instructions

For more information, please send an email of inquiry with cover letter and resume attached to Betsey Karako, Music Department Head at betseykarako@dayspringarts.org 

GUITAR GROUP CLASS INSTRUCTOR

Position Summary

DaySpring is looking to fill a part-time guitar instructor position. The instructor will be responsible for developing in each student a basic technical foundation as well as an appreciation in and interest for creative expression through music. The instructor should be comfortable adapting their teaching style to the needs of the students and must be willing to follow Dayspring and CDC Covid-19 guidelines.

This position would begin September and extend through May.

Responsibilities will be approximately 3 hours per week, $25-30 per hour.

Friday morning availability is required.

Application Instructions

For more information, please send an email of inquiry with cover letter and resume attached to Betsey Karako, Music Department Head at betseykarako@dayspringarts.org 

CHILDREN'S CHOIR DIRECTOR

Position Summary

Dayspring is seeking a qualified, dedicated and enthusiastic instructor to direct a children’s choir. The instructor will be responsible for developing in each student a basic technical foundation as well as an appreciation in and interest for creative expression through music. The instructor should be comfortable adapting their teaching style to the needs of the students and must be willing to follow Dayspring and CDC Covid-19 guidelines.

This position would begin September and extend through May.

Responsibilities will be approximately 1.5 hours per week, $25-30 per hour.

Friday afternoon availability is required.

Application Instructions

For more information, please send an email of inquiry with cover letter and resume attached to Betsey Karako, Music Department Head at betseykarako@dayspringarts.org 

VOCAL MUSIC INSTRUCTOR

Position Summary

DaySpring is seeking an experienced and energetic instructor to join a collaborative and growing community. Duties include private lessons and coaching an acapella group. The instructor should be comfortable adapting their teaching style to the needs of the students and must be willing to follow Dayspring and CDC Covid-19 guidelines.

A minimum of a bachelor's degree in music is required. Compensation will range from $33-39/hour, based upon qualifications and experience.

For more information, please send an email of inquiry with cover letter and resume attached to Betsey Karako, Music Department Head at betseykarako@dayspringarts.org

Application Instructions

For more information, please send an email of inquiry with cover letter and resume attached to Betsey Karako, Music Department Head at betseykarako@dayspringarts.org 

PERFORMING ARTS TASTER INSTRUCTOR

Position Summary

DaySpring is seeking an experienced and energetic instructor to teach our Performing Arts Taster class for 5-6 year olds. This class introduces students to the performing arts by focusing on storytelling through acting, singing, and dancing! Through games, skits, and activities, students will explore movement, music basics, and using expressions with their bodies and voices to tell stories. Special topics include introductions to costumes, props, and basic circus skills. This class is designed to help students grow in confidence, communication, and cooperation all while having a lot of fun performing!

 

Instructor must be comfortable adapting their activities to adhere to DaySpring's Covid-19 guidelines. Position responsibilities will be 2.5 hours per week on Friday afternoons at $20-30/hour.

Application Instructions

For more information, please send an email of inquiry with cover letter and resume attached to Kaetlin Lamberson, Performing Arts Department Head at kaetlinlamberson@dayspringarts.org

ART TEACHERS

Position Summary

DaySpring is looking to fill part-time art teacher positions. Teachers will be responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability for creative expression in visual terms, using skills and techniques of artistic expression; to develop aesthetic understandings and appreciations; to discover and develop talents of students in the field of art; to be knowledgeable in multiple art mediums and comfortable teaching various mediums to students.

 

Must be comfortable teaching in person with students and following all CDC and DaySpring Covid-19 guidelines. 

Art Teacher Positions Available

These positions would begin September and extend through May.

 

  • Elementary Art Teacher -     Approx. 4 hours/week.      $25-$30/hour      Saturday morning availability needed

  • Ceramic Art Teacher -           Approx. 6 hours/week.      $25-$30/hour

  • Painting Art Teacher -           Approx. 4 hours/week.      $25-$30/hour      Wednesday evening availability needed

Application Instructions

For more information, please send an email of inquiry with cover letter and resume attached to Mariel Lanier, Art Department Head at mariellanier@dayspringarts.org

OFFICE HOURS

 

Monday - Friday 9am-5pm

The best way to contact us is through email, if you do not know who to send your email to please use office@dayspringarts.org.

 

We are accepting mail for payment or registration forms.  

DAYSPRING ARTS & EDUCATION

2500 Metro Blvd.

Maryland Heights, MO 63043

314-291-8878

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