The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) Art & Design Department is looking to hire teachers for the Spring 2019 semester (Feb. 1 – June 8, 2019) with possibilities to continue teaching through the summer session and next school year. **Some classes need to be filled ASAP before Feb. 1
HSA is a not for profit, community-based arts school that provides quality arts instruction in four disciplines (music, dance, theatre, and art & design), to young people ages 2 – 18 and adults, in the historic Hamilton Heights section of West Harlem. HSA is an equal opportunity employer. Because HSA is an art center and not a regular academic school, most student activity happens after school and on Saturdays.
The Art & Design Department seeks individuals experienced in teaching students in the artforms and age groups listed below. Compensation is $50 per teaching hour.
Hiring for the following classes:
Intro to Animation (8 – 12)* – Saturdays from 1 – 2:30 pm Learn to make your images move. This class will introduce you to basic animation concepts and techniques. A perfect class to learn to bring your stories and comics to life!
Animation 2 (11 – 18)* – Tuesdays from 4:30 – 6:30 pm For students who already have some experience and skills in animation, this class will introduce more advanced Animation programs and concepts.
Kid Coding (8 – 12) – Saturdays from 11:00 AM – 12 pm Become a video game designer! This introduction to the basics of coding will have students creating graphics and animations used in video games and web programs!
Intro to Coding (16 + Adults)* – Wednesdays from 6:30 – 8:30 pm Learn to create programs, games, and web applications. This class will introduce you to coding languages and demystify the programming world.
Explore 3D (8 – 12) – Saturdays from 12 – 1 pm Learn to make art in 3D! Explore techniques such as Digital Imaging and 3D Printing as well as hands-on sculpting and construction of 3D sculpture!
Art in 3D: Digital and Physical Sculpture (11 – 18) – Saturdays from 2:30 – 4pm Design 3D sculptures out of cardboard, clay, paper and more, then turn your designs into digital 3D sculptures and toys you can 3D-print and take home.
To apply: Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume/CV and 5-10 work samples as jpeg files OR a professional portfolio website to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please indicate your regular availability, whether interested in teaching multiple classes, mediums of expertise, and previous teaching experience.