HAM’s In Transition: Media program provides students with video production skills to give young people the tools to tell their stories as they engage in critical investigations of self and society. Participating students will range from ages 14-25 and will vary in levels of expertise and interest in filmmaking. The ideal Tik Tok video teaching artist candidate will have experience and/or interest in building community and motivation amongst students.
In spring 2021, HAM will be offering a four-week session focusing on the creation Tik Tok videos with youth-centered social justice commentary. It will run from March 2nd through March 27, Tuesdays 4-5:30 and Saturday 1-2:30. Workshops will be taught remotely using students’ cell phones and some audio equipment made available to students to use at home.
HAM seeks an instructor with experience in Tik Tok video production,
The ideal candidates will have significant experience (3+ years) facilitating media curricula for teens in public school settings or community-based media programs. Strong classroom management skills, a sense of humor and previous experience teaching on Zoom preferred.
Pay is commensurate with experience and starts at $65/hour.
Positions available starting in February 2021.
Apply via the application on the website, or send a resume with at least 2 references and cover letter to Maria@hookarts.org.
About Hook Arts Media
Originally known as Dance Theatre Etcetera, DTE achieved national acclaim for making the arts a critical component of urban renewal as well as its recovery efforts in Red Hook, Brooklyn. As the organization evolved, DTE rebranded as Hook Arts Media. This new identity reflects its focus on creative learning for community change, incorporating 21st-century technology into its arts education programs. Hook Arts Media’s in-school multidisciplinary media and arts programs primarily serve NYC transfer high schools. Its community programs focus on digital media and computer literacy, preparing young people with college and/or career-readiness skills.