Performing Arts Teaching Artist

Location US-KS-Overland Park
ID 2023-2019
Recreation, Culture, and Libraries
Benefits Category
Part Time - No Benefits
Salary Min
USD $20.00/Hr.
Salary Max
USD $25.00/Hr.
Organizational Unit
Park & Recreation


Make a positive impact on the community by joining the Johnson County Park and Recreation District team and help us enhance the lives of thousands through excellence in parks, recreation, culture, education, and public service. As a JCPRD employee, you'll be part of a locally, regionally, and nationally acclaimed organization that annually hosts nearly 7 million park visitors and engages nearly 3 million participants in 4,000+ programs. With excellent benefits, retirement plans, employee incentives, and a great organizational culture, JCPRD is building a thriving park and recreation system that inspires play, culture, and education, supporting healthy and fulfilling lives for all. Come work where you play!


Job Description

Are you passionate about the performing arts and arts education? We are seeking dynamic teaching artists for our Performing Arts programs, catering to a diverse age range. Your role will involve creating and implementing engaging lesson plans for theater, dance, or music programs, preparing necessary materials, managing program supplies, assisting in administrative tasks as needed, and maintaining cleanliness and order in the performance spaces.


Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.  Scheduling and shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Job Requirements

Experience in a performing arts discipline (theater, dance, music, etc.) is required. Previous experience as a teaching artist, drama/music/dance instructor, classroom teacher, or similar role is highly desirable. Strong organizational and communication skills.


JCPRD requires reference/background screening for all positions.  Specified criteria may vary by Department.


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