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Teaching Artists- Puppetry in Practice
Puppetry in Practice (PiP)


Puppetry in Practice (PiP) is currently seeking dynamic teaching artists for its Pre-K to 8th grade programs in various art forms.

Our arts and technology Initiative is seeking to infuse Middle School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum with hands-on, arts-based projects ranging from animation, filmmaking, puppetry and/or other digital art tools. Puppetry, performing arts and storytelling programs are designed to create meaningful and innovative works of art utilizing a broad range of mediums. Schools are located in all five boroughs.


Job Description:

  • Design and implement high-quality, arts-based programming and lesson plans for multi-week, in-school residencies.
  • Work directly with PiP’s Education Director as well as school staff to develop age-appropriate projects and activities.
  • Document the process and projects with photos and videos throughout the residency.
  • Responsible for transporting materials to and from the schools.
  • Conduct professional development and teacher training workshops.



  • BA required. BFA, MA or MFA preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years teaching experience or related experience
  • Experience working in public schools
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills
  • Strong classroom-management skills
  • Experience teaching multimedia art-making (animation, filmmaking) or visual arts, performance arts and puppetry
  • Experience working with English Language Learners a plus
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Flexible work schedule. Times based on school schedule. (8 am-4:30 pm)


Application Instructions:
E-mail letter of interest, resume and any work samples to
Please use the subject title: Teaching Artist Applicant

Date posted:

June 4

Expire date

Open Until Filled

Contact email:
NYC AiE Roundtable