Teaching Artist - 826LA @ The Hammer Museum
- 1 month ago
- Employment type
- One-off workshop
- Los Angeles
- Closing date
About this organization
826LA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Learn more at 826LA.org.
About 826LA's Workshops Program
Through our Workshops program, 826LA builds community amongst our students, volunteers, and other stakeholders by exploring new and creative ways to use the written word to help discover themselves and tell their stories, while also honing their writing and critical thinking skills.
About this job
826LA @ The Hammer
For over 10 years, 826LA has partnered with the Hammer Museum to bring our unique brand of programming to students in Westwood and its surrounding communities. One Sunday morning a month, 826LA hosts a workshop at the Hammer Museum, inviting our teaching artist partners to lead 2 hour workshops in which students engage with new kinds of writing or with writing in new way, and leave with a written creation they can be proud of.
Roles & responsibilities
Create a lesson plan for and lead a 2 hour writing workshop at the Hammer Museum.
Curriculum must include a writing component and be appropriate for students 8-14 years old.
The workshop must result in a written product the student will take home with them.
This is a paid opportunity! Teaching artists will receive an honorarium of $250 dollars per workshop from the Hammer for their participation in this program.
- Comfort working with students ages 8-14.
- Past lesson planning experience.
- Past teaching/workshop experience.
- Clear and timely communicator.
- Ability to meet deadlines.
To apply, please complete a workshop proposal submission form: https://forms.gle/dhpejV5S1jXWQGYP7
For questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (310)915-0200 Ext. 842.
Deadline to apply is Friday, October 21.