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Teaching Artist – Visual Arts
Center for Educational Innovation (CEI)


Teaching Artists: VISUAL ART – WALLS4CHANGE Summer Mural Program

The Center for Educational Innovation (CEI) is a nationally recognized nonprofit educational organization based in New York City. CEI’s Arts Education program serves preK-12 public schools citywide, providing student arts residencies, professional learning workshops, coaching and modeling to teachers, and parent/family engagement activities. This summer, CEI’s PROJECT BOOST Arts Education has launched WALLS4CHANGE, a six-week onsite program for K-12 students to empower them to have a voice on social issues through creating school murals to effect change in their communities.

Job Summary:

CEI Arts Education is seeking experienced teaching artists in the visual arts to work at NYC K-12 public schools. Teaching artists will work with students directly on site at one assigned school using CEI’s social-action arts curriculum WALLS4CHANGE. This program is designed to create a school mural with a message for social change. Teaching artists will be responsible for teaching, pre and post- planning, paperwork, prep and clean up before and after each session.

  • Dates of Service: Late June – Mid August (as per school schedule and grant terms).
  • Hours: To be determined based on school schedule with a maximum of 38 sessions.
  • Rate of Pay: Competitive

Requirements for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience teaching art (paintings, murals) to groups of students in a classroom setting
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Fingerprint clearance with NYC DOE

Application Process:

Please submit a resume and cover letter in a single document saved with your last name and first name “TEACHING ARTIST” in the subject line. Apply on Indeed (linked above).

Employment is pending receipt of final official grant award.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CEI welcomes applications from all candidates and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity/expression, disability, religion age, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard public assistance, or socioeconomic class.

Date posted:

May 27

Expire date

Open Until Filled

Contact email:

NYC AiE Roundtable