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ActUP Theatre Camp Instructor (PT/Temporary)

Morton College
Cicero, IL

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Job Title:

ActUP Theatre Camp Instructor (PT/Temporary)

Reports To and Evaluated by:

Associate Dean - LRCPAC

Required Qualifications:

BA degree in Elementary Education, Theatre or Associate degree with 3-5 years of relevant work experience. Experience working with children grades 4th – 8th in the areas of theatre and performance. The candidate must be willing to take direction, be dependable, flexible, punctual and show good judgment. Must be able to oversee service aides and model appropriate teaching strategies for hands-on learning.

Must be able to demonstrate the Morton College core values of compassion, fairness, respect, responsibility, tolerance and truth.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a community college and/or non-credit environment. Strong customer service skills. English-Spanish bilingual. First Aid certification.

Job Summary:

Develop lesson plans and activities for children grades 4th – 8th. Modeling educational and disciplinary strategies for service aides who act as “counselors” to the children.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Design the educational session to complement the lesson plans developed jointly with the ActUp Theatre Campu Coordinator.
  • Direct the service aides assigned to your children’s age group, including the preparation of session materials and clean-up of materials and instructional areas, and returning materials to the proper storage space.
  • Ensure proper paperwork is completed by parents and that the sign-in/sign-out procedures are followed.
  • Ensure student safety at all times.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

3 instructors openings


Morton College, the second oldest community college in Illinois, was founded in 1924 to meet the educational demands in the growing communities of Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other near western suburbs which were a national hub of economic activity.

As a comprehensive community college, recognized by the Illinois Community College Board, Morton College's mission is: To enhance the quality of life of our diverse community through exemplary teaching and learning opportunities, community service, and life long learning.


Maximize the College's resources to support student learning.

Conduct ongoing assessment of student learning to discover new ways to help students succeed.

Develop responsive curricula and programs to serve community needs.

Encourage community families to embrace the educational opportunities Morton College provides.

Employment at Morton

Morton College has the distinction of being the second oldest comprehensive community college in Illinois. The pioneering spirit that established this learning community continues to drive Morton today as a Hispanic Serving Institution for Berwyn, Cicero, Forest View, Lyons, McCook, Stickney and other communities.

Morton College is located in Cicero, a western border suburb of Chicago, only eight miles from the heart of the business and cultural center of this great midwestern city. Chicago offers a complete array of entertainment venues, including six major professional sports teams plus the beautiful Lake Michigan recreational area.

As an institution of higher education, Morton College is committed to the development of its employees and encourages them to participate in life-long learning activities.

Morton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or physical handicap in its educational, admissions, or employment practices.

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