Art instructors are needed to teach classes and workshops to children, youth and adults. Days and times are flexible. Want to propose a class idea? We’d love to hear about it. We are currently accepting resumes for summer classes and programs, After School Art Clubs and for a lead art instructor to begin in the Fall 2017. Please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Teaching Artists are creative and engaging art educators who lead 3-18 week classes for students ages 4-18. Instructors must create a friendly, fun, and artistic environment that will welcome all students. The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience working with children, and excellent character and integrity.
WORK SCHEDULE: Varies according to candidates schedule
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Attends orientation and training workshop(s)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment and physical demands described here 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.
Art Assistants are an entry-level position for the individual who wants to combine his/her skills with our talented team in a challenging, rewarding environment. Reporting to the Programs Coordinator, this position is responsible to assist our art educators in the classroom. Art Assistants must have an interest in art and a passion for enhancing children and students’ lives through the arts, with a desire to understand and internalize the mission, purpose, values and goals of Jackson School of the Arts. We are also looking for people (ages 18 & up) to work in our art school art clubs, birthday parties and other special events. We will do the training and provide the projects.
Dance instructors in all genres are needed to teach classes to children, youth and adults.
We are currently accepting resumes for summer classes and programs and for the 2017-2018 Season. Days and times are flexible.
Candidates who live in or near Jackson preferred as well as the ability to commit to long term employment.
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Jackson School of the Arts
Job Title: Ballet Program Coordinator and Lead Instructor
Reports to: Artistic Director
Status: Full Time
The key function of this position is to grow the overall ballet to increase program quality and thereby support, sustain and grow revenue base at JSA.
Summary: Jackson School of the Arts seeks a dancer/educator/administrator of extraordinary depth, competence and vision for this key leadership position. The Ballet Coordinator is a teaching position with administrative responsibilities that include the development, long-term strategic planning and implementation of the Jackson School of the Arts ballet program. Responsible to work with the AD and ED for scheduling, curriculum development, hiring of program related guest artists and instructors, instruction, choreography and the management, direction and evaluation of other ballet instructors.
This full-time position includes an estimated 25 hours a week teaching classes (focus on ballet, with willingness to teach other genres as needed to support Jackson School of the Arts) (late August to June). Summer months ( June to mid-August) would include teaching a variety of summer workshops and creating and preparing for a Holiday Performance. It also includes 15 office hours a week on administration, management and programming.
REQUIRED CORE COMPETENCIES
Demonstrated ability to successfully staff and manage a team; leading by example with the highest level of professionalism and ethics.
Conveys thoughts and ideas effectively, listens for understanding and is able to give, and receive, constructive feedback.
Experience with establishing and maintaining positive, collaborative relationships with staff, artists, students and parents.
Demonstrated ability to create a positive and nurturing learning environment that inspires excellence and a commitment to achieving goals.
Ability to relate to, motivate and energize students.
Strong organization, assessment, planning and team building skills with the ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities to achieve a shared goal.
Demonstrated ability to put the best interest of the organization and needs of the student/customer at the forefront of all decisions.
Proven leadership in teaching, dance administration and production practices.
Professional performance experience and a strong knowledge of trends, practices and pedagogies of dance education and dance performance.
Experience with choreography is required.
Expertise in producing, choreographing and staging productions.
Program, Production & Curriculum
Teaches dance classes, coaches students and choreographs other dance productions.
Develops dance curriculum, oversees instructional content and provides resources for dance faculty.
With AD and ED prepares class schedules, calendars and curriculum changes.
In conjunction with the Executive Director, develops and oversees long range plans for the strategic development of the Jackson School of the Arts ballet program.
Other duties as assigned.
Business, Management & Administration
Oversees program budget.
Advises new and continuing students and holds regular office hours.
Performs tasks related to faculty, student and program assessment.
Serves as a liaison for parents, students and dance faculty, communicating pertinent information
With AD hires, supervises, mentors and evaluates all ballet program faculty and teaching assistants.
Develop program policies and maintain consistency in ballet program policies and procedures as they relate to overall JSA policies and procedures.
Prepares website, brochure and program content and updates as requested and collaborates with marketing staff (ED and Assit. Director) to ensure content accuracy.
Represents the ballet program and JSA at functions and for publicity purposes.
Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings.
Other duties as assigned.
Looking for hands on job experience? We are looking for a intern to assist our art program and special events coordinator.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
• Assist teachers at JSA and at off-site Outreach Programs.
• Arrive at JSA 15 minutes before class begins and stay until the end of class, materials are put away and the classroom is clean.
• Assist Instructors with materials prep before each class and assist with design/decorating at JSA.
• Provide assistance to students with the completion and generation of art projects.
• Help with maintaining a clean classroom, assisting with clean up at the end of class.
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
• Promote and support positive personal interaction with students, teachers, and administrative staff.
• Must be able to multi-task; be productive, focused, and flexible in a creative & sometimes chaotic environment.
• Have a natural ability to interact and communicate effectively with people of all ages and backgrounds.
• Ability to initiate games and interact with children in ways that are playful and energetic.
• Demonstrate a pleasant and professional manner.
• Ability to take direction from the artist/instructor as well as take initiative and help out where needed.
• Flexible schedule.
• Anyone 18 years of age or older must pass annual background check
• Give sufficient notice (24 hours) to your immediate supervisor if you are unable to make it to a scheduled shift.
This position begins in January and runs through the end of May, 2017.
Approximately 7 hours per week. Hours are flexible based on your schedule.
This is an un-paid internship.
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