Program Coordinator - Creative and Performing Arts: COLOURS

College Park, MD, US
Aug 13, 2019
Job Title:
Program Coordinator - Creative and Performing Arts: COLOURS (10-Month)

College Park, MD, US

Organization Name:
Paint Branch Elementary School

Department Description:


The Creative and Performing Arts Coordinator will monitor and assist with all aspects of the Creative and Performing Arts (CPA) program, including the staff members in the program, the students, the many activities, and business and community partnerships. The program accepts students upon successful completion of auditions and is a popular and integral part of the school itself. The hallmark of the program is the integration of the arts and the academics resulting in a creative and performing arts program of quality that strongly supports the core instructional program. The CPA Coordinator reports directly to the Principal of the school and works closely with the Supervisor of the Creative Arts Department.

Brief Description:

This is a PGCEA, Unit I, Table A, 10-Month Position

Salary Range: $48,498 - $108,538

CLOSING DATE: August 26, 2019

Detailed Description:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Coordinate all activities of the CPA program and advise Principal as needed;
  • Organize and hold the annual auditions of students for entrance into the program;
  • Assist the CPA staff in choosing the students from the auditions and notifying them of the outcome, also informing the Department of Creative Arts of the results;
  • Assist in the grouping and scheduling of students;
  • Provide assistance in acquiring transportation for students in the program who live outside of the school boundaries;
  • Meet quarterly with parents of the CPA students to share information about the program and its activities;
  • Participate as a member of the Attendance Committee and follow up with CPA students who are experiencing problems in the area of attendance;
  • Review the grades of the CPA students received for progress reports and report cards, assisting the individual CPA teachers in conferencing with the targeted students from their program and their parents;
  • Collaborate with the academic teachers, administrators, and counselors in reference to concerns about CPA students in the areas of attendance, academics, and/or behavior, attend Team SIT and SSST as needed;
  • Provide staff development opportunities that emphasize the integration of the arts and the academics;
  • Liaison with the Department of Creative Arts;
  • Supervise and monitor the progress of the CPA Students in their acquisition of skills applicable to their chosen majors;
  • Forge new partnerships and support existing partnerships between the individual CPA programs and local schools and universities, community organizations, and other entities within the local arts community;
  • Monitor after school rehearsals, activities;
  • Secure the arts groups that perform for the students in support of the Multicultural Initiative;
  • Serve as moderator/emcee for CPA and multicultural programs;
  • Supervise all fundraising activities of the various CPA programs;
  • Monitor all financial accounts associated with the CPA programs;
  • Assist the CPA staff members in designing and preparing performances, exhibits, publications, etc., that are required of each CPA group quarterly;
  • Provide demonstration lessons; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Principal.

  • Job Requirements:


    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Three (3) years of successful teaching experience is required;
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative competency;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize the many aspects of the position;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships;
  • Effective human relations skills; and
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.


    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree preferred.


    Holds or is eligible for a Maryland Professional Teaching Certificate; APC preferred.


    No direct supervisory responsibilities.


    The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.


    The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.



    Additional Details:

    Direct Deposit is expected as a condition of new hire employment.

    Based on the settlement agreement reached in Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor v. Prince George's County Board of Education, OALJ Case No. 2011-LCA-00026, PGCPS is ineligible to sponsor foreign nationals for U.S. employment under any temporary or permanent visa program. As a condition of employment, all applicants for employment must be qualified to work in the United States without sponsorship by PGCPS. If you are not work-authorized and would require PGCPS to sponsor you for a work visa you will not be considered for employment.

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