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Performing Arts Teacher

Kreiva Academy

Kreiva Academy Public Charter School is a project-based, competency-based school that seeks to inspire students to become creative, critical thinkers and lifelong learners. This inspiration is achieved through a “hands-on” and active educational process where debate, discussion, dialogue and discourse are woven into the academic curriculum.

About our student body:

  • 170 students in grades 6-12 from across the state of New Hampshire
  • 20 different sending districts from Concord to Nashua
  • Majority (78%) come from the City of Manchester
  • Many students come to Kreiva after struggling in the traditional public school system
  • Over 60% of our student population qualifies for Free and Reduced Lunch
  • 26% of our student body are people of color
  • 30% of our student population have Individualized Education Plans
  • 15% of our student population identify as LGBTQ+
  • 5% of our student body are adjudicated through the courts and followed with case workers and parole officers

Through a school-wide culture that values the individual student, Kreiva has established a supportive and caring school community focused on meeting each student's academic and social emotional needs.



Interested in building and facilitation of an amazing new opportunity for our students?

Kreiva Academy Public Charter School is seeking a Performing Arts Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. We are seeking an individual with a desire to play a central role in designing and building a new performing arts program. The ideal candidate will have previous experience and background in music education, band, and/or music therapy, and/or choral direction, and/or theater and drama production.

As a project-based school, class curricula are centered around projects which teach students the essential skills and knowledge of a course. In addition to your performing arts classes, you may be an advisor in a Kreiva “Crew” class.

  • Ability to work effectively within an urban school setting, collaborate with colleagues, maintain effective classroom records using student data management systems, design project-based curriculum, implement competency-based assessment, and maintain a sense of humor and humility.
  • Bachelor’s degree in fine arts, music or theater education or relevant academic field is required.
  • Experience teaching middle and/or high school aged students required.
  • Current authorization to work in the United States. Candidates must have such authorization by their first day of employment.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Teach a variety of sections of performing arts courses based on your specific area of expertise.
  • Work with our special education team to design differentiated learning experiences.
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members to design and implement project-based curriculum and build school culture across the school.
  • Build positive classroom communities and maintain effective classroom management.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities upon hire.
  • Work with administration to uphold and support all school policies and procedures.
  • Other school duties assigned to help maintain a safe and orderly school environment such as lunch duty, hall duty, bus duty.
How to Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to

An application is available on our website:

Salary Type: Yearly
Salary Minimum: 40000.00
Salary Maximum 50000.00
Job Location:


Date Added: July 28, 2022

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