ARTS is currently accepting applications from experienced Ceramic Teaching Artists for a part-time position on Wednesdays at a middle school in Mar Vista.
-Develop a sequential, standards-based curriculum in the arts
-Teach an arts discipline across multiple grade levels (6-8) for an entire school year
-Address the learning needs of diverse student populations
-Identify and plan cross curriculum connections in and across multiple subject areas
-Submit documentation of teaching practice, including curriculum and lesson plans
-Represent P.S. ARTS amongst multiple school community stakeholders, including classroom teachers, parents, administration, and donors
-Apply knowledge and skills through ongoing professional development into teaching practice
Skills, Qualifications, Requirements:
-Minimum three years of teaching experience. Experience teaching art, during the school day, within in a public school setting is preferred. Work with low-income communities is also preferred.
-Middle School experience preferred.
-BA degree in arts, education, community arts or relevant field of study. MA or MFA preferred.
-Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and expertise in a specific arts discipline
-Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of or a familiarity with the California Framework for the Visual and Performing Arts
-Ability to work collaboratively in a school environment and with various school community members
Please email a resume and cover letter to Elda Pineda, Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following email subject line:
"TEACHING ARTIST- Ceramics"
Hard copies will not be accepted. No phone calls please.
ARTS is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children by bringing arts education to underserved public schools and their communities. For more information, please visit our website at www.psarts.org.