Visual Arts teacher to work at our after school art program for children at the YAA ArtHouse.
The ArtHouse is a community initiative, in partnership with the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Lauderdale. It is a creative place making hub in Northwest Gardens (NWG) in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The ArtHouse features studios for ceramics, painting, drawing and printmaking, providing an array of creative art and educational programming for all ages, preschool children through seniors. Through instruction by museum art educators and community partners, and professional artists, residents of 33311 engage in year-round programs, exhibitions, events, community celebrations and public art projects that enhance their community. The ArtHouse is a resident-driven initiative that empowers residents to connect to each other and their community through programs that help them find a common ground and voice through art.
Write, implement and execute excellent fine art curriculum for ArtHouse programs
Maneuver social and behavioral needs with empathy and sound judgement
Serve as a liaison with community members, YAA and its neighborhood partners
Assist with additional ArtHouse programming as needed
Maintain the cleanliness and upkeep of the facility, indoors and outdoors
Participate in the operations of the Young At Art Museum as needed
Serve as an advocate for YAA within the community
Distribute flyers weekly to homes in the NWG community
Communicate frequently with residents the programs at the YAA ArtHouse
Help with preparing and facilitating events at the ArtHouse
Create examples and research music, drama, movement artists and artistic styles used as teaching tools for classes
Attend team meetings, workshops, special museum events, etc
Associate degree in art Bachelors Degree Art, Art Education Skills & Qualifications
Strong communication skills
Experience implementing curriculum
Strong customer service skills; positive and energetic attitude; collaborative work ethic
Must be available Tuesdays- Saturdays and evenings as needed.
Experience teaching art and/or community educational programs
Experience in addressing the needs of parents and young children of diverse ethnic and/or socio-economic backgrounds How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Subject line: ArtHouse Art Educator. No phone calls please.