Education Manager

TADA! Youth Theater / New York, NY


September 2023 - May 2024 - 29 hrs/wk at $20/hr May-August 2024 - 40 hrs/wk at $20/hr

TADA! Youth Theater Seeks Education Manager

Part-time, in-person

September 2023 – May 2024 – 29 hrs/wk at $20/hr

May-August 2024 – 40 hrs/wk at $20/hr


Hours/Rate: (Part-time, in-person)

School Year – September 2023 – May 2024: part-time (29 hrs/wk at $20/hr)
Mondays: 10:45AM-5:45PM
Tuesdays: OFF
Wednesdays: 11AM-6PM
Thursdays: OFF
Fridays: 10:45AM-5:45PM
Saturdays: 9AM-5PM
Sundays: OFF
Summer – June 2024 – August 2024: full-time (40 hrs/wk at $20/hr)
Monday – Friday, 8AM-5:30PM (w/ a daily 1.5 hour unpaid break)

Reports to: Director of Education


  • Monitor, manage, and prepare all administrative needs for onsite classes, camps, workshops, and open houses (e.g., emails, attendance sheet, health forms, final sharing/performance videos, registrations, temporary contacts, refunds, waitlists, cancellations, credits,  etc.)
  • Manage Education Department phone, voicemail, and email which includes all correspondence with families
  • Manage and supervise all onsite classes, camps, workshops, and open houses (e.g., opening and closing the building, check-in & check-out, complete daily onsite reports, manage student and parent questions/issues, support Teaching Artists, assist Teaching Artists with snack and lunch, lobby maintenance and safety, etc.)
  • Oversee and manage our Arts for All and Financial Aid programs
  • Oversee Teaching Assistant program (e.g., post job descriptions, interview, hire, train, manage, etc.)
    Teaching Artist Payroll (with Assistant Director of Education)
  • Various administrative tasks (e.g., maintain TA contact sheet & emails, oversee auction requests & gift certificates, schedule piano tuning, maintain department google calendar, run errands, weekly financial reports, etc.)
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Education and Assistant Director of Education that support the smooth operation of the department


  • Deep appreciation and enthusiasm for the organization’s mission, vision, and values
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in arts administration and experience as a Teaching Artist or arts educator
  • Detail oriented and organized with outstanding interpersonal skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Customer service oriented and committed to closing loops and getting answers
  • Strong listening skills, compassion and intercultural sensitivity towards people of various identity markers and life experiences
  • An ability to handle multiple deadlines, manage competing priorities, be proactive, and work effectively with a sense of humor
  • An empathetic listener and solution-oriented problem solver
  • Willingness to continuously challenge norms and embrace new ideas and ways of working
  • Proficient in Google Suite – Google docs, sheets, calendar, etc.; familiarity with Salesforce a plus
  • A commitment and deep interest in diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of TADA!’s programming and initiatives

TADA! Youth Theater is committed to building and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of our vastly diverse youth in our Ensemble program and school programs. Priority will be given to candidates who are dedicated to anti-racism and share our mission and vision above. Candidates from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ individuals are encouraged to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or veteran status. COVID-19 Vaccination required.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to and include the words Education Manager in the subject line.

Deadline: Monday, August 7th
Interviews: Thursday, August 10th & Friday, August 11th
Anticipated Training Start Date: Monday, August 21st – Friday, August 25th

All Employment offers are contingent based upon the successful completion of a background check.


TADA! Youth Theater’s mission since 1984 has been to provide young people from different social, racial, economic, and cultural backgrounds with musical theater programs that inspire them to learn, be creative, and think differently through high-quality productions, positive youth development, and education programs.

TADA!’s vision is that all young people grow up feeling successful, creative, confident, accepted, and accepting of themselves. Through the ability of people learning to express themselves well we can break down barriers of racism and inequality and create positive, active citizens.


To provide innovative, engaging, accessible, and high-quality musical theater programming that educates, inspires, and empowers students regardless of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ability, nationality, and immigration status.

A leader in the arts education field for over 35 years with innovative and responsive programming that adapts to the evolving landscape of our community and world
Specializing in musical theater training and co-creating original work
Team-taught model with two Professional Teaching Artists in each class
Student-centered learning at the heart of our pedagogical practices
Commitment to develop, build, and foster social-emotional life skills
Offering year-round programming onsite and online for students of all ages and abilities
Providing in-school residencies and after-school programs where we integrate the arts with academic subjects or school core values for students pre-k through high school
Supporting, growing, and funding the mission of TADA! Youth Theater

Artistic Excellence
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice (DEIJ)
Nurture Creativity
Student Voice
Culture of Growth
Innovative & Responsive Programming