Position Title: Teaching Artist Instructor (TAI)
Status: Part-time, Independent Contractor position; one-hour session after-school, one day per week for 10 weeks; multiple classroom positions available per week
Start Date: Apporx early February 2018 for 10 weeks
Stipend: $400 + $50 one time research grant for TAI curriculum
Description: Teaching Artist Instructors will lead weekly art classes for Imagine Studio's youth participants in elementary and middle schools in Northeast Los Angeles, with Title 1 status.
Flexibility and creativity are central to this position as well as the ability to create visual arts projects that can be produced within the one-hour time frame of the class each week. TAI will have one Teaching Artists Assistant (TAA) to assist with classroom set up and project management, as well as documenting weekly classroom projects through photography and video. Both Teaching Artist Instructors and Teaching Assistants are required to complete a training session and end of semester recap and evaluation survey.
Proposed Curriculum should:
About Center for the Arts Eagle Rock:
The mission of Center for the Arts Eagle Rock (CFAER) is to be innovative in providing multidisciplinary, arts-inclusive programming and arts education to the diverse communities of northeast Los Angeles and beyond.
Imagine Studio, our signature after school arts enrichment program, is offered free to elementary and middle schools throughout Northeast Los Angeles, many with Title 1 status. By bringing the arts back to LAUSD, we are investing in our youth and our community. All of our teaching artist instructors build their classes into a small community, where freedom of expression feels safe and positive. Our classes are highly student-motivated and project-oriented.
Please send resume, curriculum sample, references, and brief cover letter to: Erika Sorondo, Director of Education at [email protected].
Subject Line: “Imagine Studio Teaching Artist Instructor” – Your Name