2020 Employment

Texas Arts Project Application 2020

Residential Staff

Job Description
Counselors report to Residential Director and Camp Directors. Counselors are our front line and direct link to the campers. Counselors are direct­ly respon­si­ble for the super­vi­sion of their assigned campers, and are to par­tic­i­pate in the dai­ly camp activ­i­ties. Counselors gen­er­al­ly take on teach­ing, admin­is­tra­tive, pro­duc­tion and mar­ket­ing roles as well.

Description for Resident Counselors
Counselors pro­vide direct super­vi­sion to stu­dent campers who are enrolled in the Texas Arts Project Summer Camp pro­gram. All Counselors play a vital role in devel­op­ing a pos­i­tive, safe, and enrich­ing camp expe­ri­ence for every camper.


  • High school grad­u­ate or equiv­a­lent and at least one year of col­lege completed.
  • Must be in good phys­i­cal condition.
  • Should have expe­ri­ence work­ing with ages 9 – 18.
  • Should have the abil­i­ty to con­trol ages 9 – 18 with­out phys­i­cal con­tact or force.
  • Ability to relate to one’s peer group
  • Ability to accept super­vi­sion and guidance
  • Ability to assist in teach­ing and lead­ing activities
  • Good char­ac­ter, integri­ty, and adaptability
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control

Direct Responsibilities of all Residential Staff

  • Assist in plan­ning and con­duct­ing camp­ing pro­grams that have been devel­oped by the Residential Director.
  • Prepare cam­pus for check-in and assist with check-in
  • Keep the campers under con­stant supervision.
  • Be respon­si­ble for the care, upkeep, and stor­age of all camp equipment.
  • Assist in teach­ing or lead­ing activ­i­ties, as assigned.
  • Complete jobs request­ed by the Residential Director and Camp Directors.
  • Assist with check­ing campers out of their dorms
  • Assist with the strike the fol­low­ing camp

Additional Residential Staff Duties

Office Assistant

  • Maintain camper records; Create the show­case pro­grams; Type the show­case script
  • Take notes dur­ing staff and camper meet­ings; Create camper sched­ules; assist Camp Directors with all admin­is­tra­tive duties.

Teacher/Teacher Assistant

  • Assist teach­ers dur­ing class­es, rehearsals, and production
  • Teach class­es, give lec­tures, and con­duct forums
  • Lead warm-ups
  • Coach indi­vid­u­als on mono­logues and songs
  • Monitor campers as they work on indi­vid­ual projects or assignments.

Production Assistant

  • Assist Production Manager, Stage Manager, Technical Director and Artistic Director
  • Coördinate rehearsals for all majors
  • Create and upkeep of rehearsal reports
  • Act as leader dur­ing crew hours.

Marketing and PR Assistant

  • Edit film into a camper DVD and pro­mo­tion­al DVD
  • Upload pho­tos to web­site dur­ing camp
  • Send press releas­es for showcases
  • Create camper surveys
  • Update media lists
  • Create new and unique forms of mar­ket­ing and PR for TAP camp.

These state­ments on duties are not to be tak­en as the final and only work to be done by staff mem­bers. Frequently it is nec­es­sary for indi­vid­ual staff mem­bers to coöper­ate on a project, which is impor­tant for the con­tin­ued smooth oper­a­tion of the camp. Such duties will be under the direc­tion of the Residential and Artistic Directors.

Faculty Application

Instructor (various positions)

Title: Instructor
Job Location: St. Stephen’s Episcopal School
Hours of Work: Varies, depen­dent upon num­ber of class­es. Will include out­side prepa­ra­tion. Arrive at least 10 min­utes pri­or to start of class and be prepared.
Job Duties

  • Instruct class­es with a clear objec­tive and a pos­i­tive attitude.
  • Prepare and orga­nize syl­labus and class goals. Maintain class roll if applicable.
    Comply with and enforce all St. Stephen’s rules.
  • Maintain open dia­logue with camp direc­tors, fel­low instruc­tors, camp coun­selors and teach­ing assistants.
  • Evaluate stu­dents’ progress. Notify direc­tors of any indi­vid­ual concerns.
  • When deal­ing with an accompanist/​assistant, main­tain an open dia­logue regard­ing your class needs.

Criteria for Selection

  • B.A./B.F.A. or high­er (or equiv­a­lent tech­ni­cal train­ing and­ex­pe­ri­ence) in the field to be taught.
  • Experience with children.

Title: Accompanist
Job Location: St. Stephen’s Episcopal School
Hours of Work: varies, depen­dent upon num­ber of class­es or projects, may include out­side prepa­ra­tion (arrange­ments, etc.)

Job Duties

  • Arrive at each class/​performance on time and prepared.
  • Be aware of instruc­tors’ plans for each class.
  • Maintain an open dia­logue with your instruc­tor regard­ing his/​her needs.
  • Criteria for Selection
  • B.A./B.F.A. or high­er (or equiv­a­lent train­ing) in piano performance/​accompanying.
  • Large knowl­edge of musi­cal theatre.
  • Prefer expe­ri­ence with children.

If you wish to apply for any posi­tions with Texas Arts Project, please review the instruc­tor guide­lines and send in a com­plet­ed appli­ca­tion form. Faculty must attend pre and post camp ori­en­ta­tion, meet­ings and strike.

  • Acting Teachers
    • Contemporary Scenes and Monologues
    • Movement
    • Speech/​Dialects
    • History
    • Improvisation
    • Stage Combat
    • Film Acting
  • Dance Teachers
    • Tap
    • Ballet
    • Jazz
    • Modern
    • Hip Hop
  • Musical Theatre
    • Accompanists
    • Choreographers
    • Vocal Coaches
    • Broadway Dance
    • Acting
  • Filmmaking
    • Production
    • Direction
    • Editing
    • Animation
  • Theatre Tech/​Design
    • Lighting Design/​Construction
    • Scenery Design/​Construction
    • Costume Design/​Construction
    • Scenic Painting