LA2050
Dramatic Results

Teaching Artist

Employment type
Part-Time
Posted
16 days ago
Location
Signal Hill, CA
Description

Job Title: Teaching Artist
Reports to: Curriculum & Instruction Specialist Tori-Ann Hampton
Compensation: Starting at $33/hour, opportunity for growth based on experience
Employment basis: Part-time employee on a per residency basis

About Us 
Dramatic Results® is an award-winning non-profit based in Long Beach, California, whose mission has been to solve educational challenges through the arts since 1992. The agency specializes in arts integration, the design thinking process, social and emotional learning competencies, and project-based curricula that are aligned to State and National Standards.

Description
Dramatic Results® is seeking innovative Teaching Artists with experience in the VAPA (dance, media, music, theatre, visual arts) content areas to teach integrated arts lessons to students of all levels and community members, using the design thinking process and sharing their unique perspectives on how Art is a pathway to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

Teaching Artist Culture

  • Design and facilitate programming for K-8th grade students from public schools, including Title I schools, as well as libraries, community centers, and various locations virtually (and on-site, post pandemic)
  • Use design thinking and 21st century skills (collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking) to lead virtual STEAM programming in a digital environment (i.e. make magic)
  • Develop culturally relevant resources to engage students 
  • Be ready with materials and lesson agenda prior to program delivery
  • Work directly with a co-teacher to conduct LIVE workshops
  • Facilitate established Dramatic Results® curriculum; use feedback to enhance the learning experience for students
  • Strong classroom management skills are key
  • Demonstrate mindfulness when working with students and educators
  • Be accountable for paperwork, scheduling, and meeting deadlines 
  • Seek opportunities for professional development through Dramatic Results®
  • Consciously build professional relationships with classroom teachers
  • Have an interest in developing STEAM content with Dramatic Results®

 

Qualifications

  • Have experience delivering arts-based STEAM curriculum in a structured learning environment (K-8)
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Be comfortable using office computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs, Google Drive, Dropbox, Zoom, and Slack
  • Mandarin, Spanish and/or Khmer speakers a plus
  • Must have a cell phone available for use during work hours and a computer for online programming
  • Must have reliable internet access
  • During non-pandemic times: Must have reliable transportation to travel to and from the office site and various schools / districts, including but not limited to: Long Beach
To apply

Submit your application to [email protected] and include a cover letter, resume, and two references. Examples, or portfolios of student art, and video clips of teaching is highly recommended. To learn more about Dramatic Results® visit the website at www.dramaticresults.org.