RuckusRoots is an LA-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides sustainable arts programs to underrepresented communities throughout Los Angeles. Our interactive approach fosters positive experiences centered on intersectional environmentalism and artistic expression. The result is stronger communities and citizens empowered to build creative, sustainable futures.
This position is for an independent contractor paid on an hourly or day-rate basis (dependent on experience)
Expected Hours of Work:
Teaching time will be 1/hr week for 10 weeks and additional 1-2 hrs of planning/prep time per week, plus planning and attendance of final exhibition.
The Teaching Artist will collaborate with the Programs and Executive Directors of RuckusRoots to design and lead a 10-week holistic arts program for youth aged 6-12 focused on creative reuse, plastic waste diversion and food access, in partnership with FEAST for All Los Angeles. Working within a loosely established framework, Teaching Artist should be able to contribute creatively to designing the curriculum, sessions and final exhibition (held virtually or in person), be comfortable using recycled materials to create art and passionate about teaching. Teaching Artist will be responsible for planning, preparation, activity guidance, classroom management while successfully working alongside RuckusRoots and FEAST supervisors and/or staff.
Please respond with a resume, letter of interest, and two references to [email protected] Incomplete applications will not be considered.