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Visual Arts Portfolio Development Instructor
St. Nicks Alliance

Website: http://stnicksalliance.org/

Job Description

The Visual Arts Portfolio Development Instructor will be responsible for designing and delivering curricula for high school students to develop a competitive visual arts portfolio for application to specialized art high schools. The Portfolio class will meet 1-2 times a week at a high school in the Williamsburg area. The position requires a passionate, creative, energetic, team-building leader committed to providing the highest quality of programming for youth.

 

Responsibilities

  • Design and facilitate visual arts curriculum for high school students, including foundations, conception, and exposure to different artists and mediums.
  • Assist students in the application process
  • Plan and facilitate purposeful and engaging art activities catered to the age, stage and interests of participants
  • Serve as a positive role model for participants by demonstrating professional language and behavior
  • Utilize youth development principles to enhance program quality and support growth in young people
  • Collaborate with co-workers and program supervisors around effective programming
  • Actively participate in training and professional development to continuously improve on quality

 

Requirements

  • Degree in visual arts or related field
  • Experience developing a portfolio for application purposes
  • At least one year experience working youth and young teens highly preferred
  • A sound understanding of English including reading, writing and speaking; bilingual abilities a plus
  • Ability to connect and understand youth
  • A genuine enthusiasm for developing professional skills through training opportunities, observation, coaching, and feedback
  • Comply with School Age Child Care (SACC) requirements; including background check and medical clearances.
  • Must be empathetic, patient, understanding, and positive role model
  • Lots of energy and enthusiasm!

BENEFITS

paid sick time

LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

English, Spanish a plus

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL

None specified

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

4-year degree

HOW TO APPLY

tlin@stnicksalliance.org

http://www.stnicksalliance.org

Please send resume, and cover letter with relevant portfolio development/teaching experience to “tlin@stnicksalliance.org” with “Portfolio Instructor” in subject line. Please include examples of previous student work/lesson plan if possible.

Date posted:

12/1/2017

Expire date

12/17/2017

Contact email:

tlin@stnicksalliance.org
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