Position Title: Visual Art Instructor
Reports to: Sheyna Ferraro, Community Programs Director
Department: Texas Art Conservatory
Position Summary: Texas Art Conservatory offers intensive eight-week courses of study for students in grades 3-12, designed to develop foundations in technical visual art skills in both 2D and 3D media processes. Over the eight-week course, students will build their personal portfolios with 5-6 completed art works. A progressive curriculum allows students to continue to grow and develop their skills year round as additional courses continue to be added to the schedule.
Essential Job Function:
Provide instruction for visual arts classes in grades 3-12
Implement effective lesson plans that promote the highest levels of artistic scholarship, problem solving, and creative expression
Create and maintain positive communication with administration, staff, faculty, students, parents, and community members
Create a positive, safe working environment, and be a role model and mentor for students
Others as assigned
Essential Job Requirements:
Education: BFA in Visual/Studio Arts
Experience: ideally a minimum of three (3) years teaching visual arts and actively producing art
Required Skills and Capabilities: artistic skills commensurate with an experienced visual artist/teacher, excellent verbal and written communication
Preferred Skills and Capabilities: strong classroom management; experience collaborating with others
Class Schedule: classes begin the week of August 26, 2019. Classes will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays starting at 4:15pm each afternoon. Class schedule can be split between multiple instructors if desired.
Physical Requirements: ability to carry up to 25 lbs.; valid driver license
Position Category: Contract / Salary $37.5 per hour
An Equal Opportunity Employer
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This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.
All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.