2024 Summer Studio Instructor, Youth Visual Arts Education

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Job description

Summer Studio Instructors (1st-12th Grade) are responsible for the curriculum design and instruction for summer day camps within the Arts Center’s Youth Visual Arts Program. Camps are designed for ages 6-8, 9-12, and teens (13-18) and are held Monday-Friday, June 5-August 4, from either 9 am-noon or 1-4 pm.

 Instructors collaborate with members of the Youth Visual Arts Education team to create cohesive, innovative, and student-oriented curricula.

Summer Studio Instructors earn as much as $500 for each camp and one free enrollment in any Arts Center class.

Candidates should have previous experience as an educator, strong organization and communication skills, and a strong ability to problem-solve. Preferred candidates will have had experience teaching in a museum, arts center, traditional school setting, after-school program, or other community-based education environments. Candidates should possess advanced skills in various art forms, mediums, and techniques.


Additional information

Reports to: Director of Youth Education

Position requirements

  • Plan and develop dynamic, inclusive curricula based on selected themes to promote creative exploration, advanced artmaking techniques, personal expression, and interdisciplinary discovery.
  • Coordinate with the Director of Youth Education to communicate instructional plans and supply needs in advance of instruction.
  • Collaborate with partnering instructors to share project ideas and in a way that scaffolds student understanding and compliments the creative experience.
  • Create inclusive experiences that support the successes and students of diverse personal histories, artistic experiences, and abilities.
  • Delegate instructional needs and studio tasks to Studio Aids and Volunteers.
  • Share and maintain a clean and safe studio space.

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