Position: Teaching Artist
Reports to: Director of Education and Public Programs
Hours: Part-time/Seasonal on a contract basis
Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts (FCCA), DBA Flushing Town Hall, presents multi-disciplinary
global arts that engage and educate the global communities of Queens, New York and New York City,
New York, in order to foster mutual appreciation. As advocates of arts equity since 1979, we support
local, immigrant, national, and international artists, developing partnerships and collaborations that
enhance our efforts. As a member of New York City’s Cultural Institutions Group (CIG), we serve as
stewards of Flushing Town Hall, restoring, managing and programming the historic 1862 landmark on
behalf of the City of New York. FCCA celebrates the history of Queens as the home of Jazz, by presenting
the finest in Jazz performance. We are committed to arts education and hands-on learning, for the arts-
curious, arts enthusiasts, and professional artists. We serve one of the most diverse communities in the
world, and strive to uphold the legacy of inclusiveness that has defined our community since the Flushing
Remonstrance of 1657.
Our current hiring needs include:
A general dance teaching artist with a background in most of the following: hip-hop, line dance,
African Dance, salsa, jive, jazz, and/or stepping.
BFA/BA in Arts, Education or related field (Master’s preferred).
Teaching experience, especially in NYC schools.
Familiarity with the Common Core, NYS Learning Standards and NYC Blueprints for Teaching
and Learning in the Arts.
Ability to commit to length of a residency (at least one full day of teaching each week plus
planning sessions, reflection meetings, and organizational meetings).
Proactive about personal development and open to evaluation and feedback.
Organized with strong time-management skills.
Curriculum development experience.
Engages students effectively with varying learning styles and knowledge levels.
Strong classroom management skills.
Skilled in assessing and documenting student work.
For consideration, send an email to: email@example.com with “Teaching Artist” in the
subject line. No phone calls or mail submissions. Include the following attached to your email:
A cover letter.
A resume(s) that highlights your professional artistic and teaching experience.
A lesson plan of a 45 minute class with the goals and, objectives, and activities you would use if
you were the teaching artist in one of the above teaching artist positions.
Contact information and relationship for 3 references
This is a part-time independent contractor position. For more information, browse Flushing Town Hall’s
website at www.flushingtownhall.org.
FCCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer: FCCA provides equal access and equal opportunity in
employment and services and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry,
national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, or