Teaching Artist/Lead Instructor with Start-Up Experience

Type of Position:   Part-time

Salary:   $46-65/hr

Job Type:    In-person

Application Post Date:   December 13, 2021

Application Deadline:   December 28, 2021

About Our Organization

LEAP provides educational arts programs that promote access and equity for New York City students underserved in the arts. We inspire diverse school communities to love learning and build their creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking skills.

Job Position Summary

LEAP is looking for a seasoned teaching artist for an onsite, innovative limited Saturday intergenerational program for entrepreneurs. Candidates will have both creative and business experience. Hiring is immediate.
A Manhattan Cornerstone Program at a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) site.
To help seniors and youth start or expand their own business from both a creative and business perspective. This ranges from T-shirts to home catering.
Time Commitment
Five consecutive Saturdays starting January 2022 – Jan. 8, Jan. 15, Jan. 22. Jan. 29 and Feb. 5.
Hours: 11:00 am to 1:15 pm.


Roles & Responsibilities

. Creative and business background.
. Demonstrated intergenerational teaching experience.
. Proven branding, marketing and social media experience.
. Basic experience writing business and marketing plans.
. Working experience with fundamentals of  start-up finance.
. Ability to design and implement a workshop curriculum.

How to Apply

Application Process
Please email a current resume, work samples and three references.
Subject Line – Teaching Artist with Start-Up Experience
Contact: Lili Oliveira @ lilian@leapnyc.org

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING Pre-employment screening is required for this position, including but not limited to criminal history check by the NYC Department of Education, and other regulating agencies as needed per placement. WE ARE AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER LEAP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.