Teaching Artist

Partnership With Children New York , NY 11251

Posted Yesterday

Partnership with Children (PWC) is a nonprofit organization committed to empowering students to reach their full potential and succeed in school, society, and life. We work to provide school-wide critical counseling services, as well as family and community outreach in New York City public schools most impacted by the effects of poverty and trauma. We are one of the citys largest providers of community school programs and school-based mental health services.
PWC recently merged with the Center for Arts Education (CAE), an organization that has delivered high-quality arts education programs that nurtures the development of social and emotional learning in NYC public school students as a core part of their pre-K to 12th grade education. PWC and CAEs programs and approach are rooted in an understanding of the impact of poverty and trauma on children, a steadfast commitment to antiracism, and expertise in childrens social-emotional wellbeing.Position Title: Teaching Artist
Start Date: Hiring on a rolling basis throughout the Spring of 2022.
Location: In-person at partnering schools across the five NYC boroughs.Program & Job Description:
PWC/CAE is looking for qualified Teaching Artists to work with students across a variety of programs. An ideal candidate will be experienced in teaching their respective art form and expertise such as Music, Movement, Visual Art, STEAM, etc.... to groups of children in a school setting and is either skilled in a variety of art forms or specializes in one art form or style. An ideal candidate is willing to work with CAE staff and schools administrations to help determine and design dance programming that will best fit the needs of the school communities we serve. This listing is not for a specific TA position, but rather for the opportunity to be added to PWC/CAEs Teaching Artist Database, meaning youd be on the short list of contacts for relevant opportunities as they arise.Qualifications:
CAE/PWC is seeking motivated, flexible, adaptable, and positive Teaching Artists to join us in facilitating Dance programming. The right candidate will:
  • Have at least 2 years' experience as a Teaching Artist in their respective art form and expertise, ideally in NYC public schools.
  • Hold a strong understanding of arts integration best practices and strategies.
  • Focus on the intersection of the arts and Social Emotional Learning/Competencies.
  • Possess strong collaboration skills with classroom teachers, other teaching artists, social workers, administrators, etc.
  • Have experience lesson planning/creating curriculum for K-12 students.
  • TA must be vaccinated and can provide proof upon request.
  • TA must be fingerprinted by the NYC Department of Education (PETS Certified) and currently eligible for work in NYC public schools.
  • TA must be willing and available to plan with partner teachers, partner social workers, and/or school staff members, as necessary.
  • TA must submit all paperwork, such as lesson plans, in accordance with programguidelines.
  • TA must attend and actively participate in all required orientations and Professional Learning workshops, and meetings.
  • TA must be respectful of teachers and school administrators timelimitations.
  • TA must maintain open communication with CAEs Teaching and LearningDepartment staff.
  • TA must clarify classroom management strategies with school partners and rely on teachers, social workers, and school personnel for disciplinary actions.
  • TA must utilize their artistry and pedagogical knowledge to implement an inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning that encourages students to engage, create and reflect.
How to Apply:
Please apply using this link and submit your resume and cover letter into one file.
icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Teaching Artist (PartTime/Temporary)

Friends Of The High Line

Posted 2 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 9/19/2022 12:00:00 AM 2022-12-18T00:00 <p>The High Line is both a nonprofit organization and a public park on the West Side of Manhattan. We're devoted to reimagining public spaces to create connected, healthy neighborhoods and cities through our work with communities on and off the High Line.</p><p>Built on a historic, elevated rail line, the High Line was always intended to be more than a park. You can walk through the gardens, view art, experience a performance, enjoy food or beverage, or connect with friends and neighbors while enjoying a unique perspective of New York City.</p><p>Nearly 100% of our annual budget comes through donations. The High Line is owned by the City of New York, and we operate under a license agreement with NYC Parks.</p><p><strong>Job Description</strong></p><p>The teaching artist will design an emergent curriculum founded on STEAM and inclusive pedagogical approaches that allow for open-ended experiential and virtual learning for youth shaped by student's voices. The teaching artist will also facilitate educational programming inspired by the High Line and, when possible, engage in team teaching and Collaborative Action Research to inform their practice and develop as facilitators. The High Line seeks candidates committed to welcoming diverse audiences and cultivating relationships with neighborhood families and schools.</p><p>This is a non-exempt, part-time, temporary position facilitating the High Line's Education and Youth Development programs during the school year and High Line Family programs in the summer months. . The expected start date is October 25, 2022. This position reports to the school and family programs manager.</p><p><strong>This position pays $52 per hour</strong><br></p><p><strong>Requirements</strong></p><p><em>School Programs</em></p><ul><li>Facilitate our in school and/or after school programs in partnerships with local public schools</li><li>Co-vision and plan in school, after school and/or virtual hybrid school program in partnerships with local public schools</li><li>Develop new and review existing curriculum for dissemination to the public </li><li>Provide administrative preparation for lessons and attend planning meetings with school collaborators and High Line staff </li><li>Program with the horticulture, design, operations and art departments to provide onsite, virtual and off-site programming for students</li><li>Balance the needs and aspirations of a variety of stakeholders including youth, families, school partners and the High Line’s larger mission</li><li>Support the planning of family events and end of year exhibition on the High Line as needed</li><li>Create a mission-aligned interdisciplinary curriculum that forges connections between civic engagement, public art, horticulture and engineering concepts. Curriculum will guide participants through youth driven projects that foster critical thinking and promote social consciousness and sustainable thinking</li><li>Teach, mentor and support High Line’s youth staff as needed</li></ul><p><em>Family Programs</em></p><ul><li>Facilitate activities and virtual engagements with artists, corporate partners and community educators</li><li>Provide support in preparing activities and enrichment materials for family festivals and other family events as needed</li></ul><p><em>Teen Programs</em></p><ul><li>Facilitate activities and virtual engagements with artists, corporate partners and community educators as part of Teen staff initiatives as needed</li><li>Provide support in preparing activities and enrichment materials for festivals and other events as needed</li></ul><p><em>Cross Departmental Learning Opportunities</em></p><ul><li>Collaborate across departments at the High Line on Educational initiatives with a wide variety of stakeholders.</li><li>Facilitate workshops with High Line partners.</li></ul><p>Schedule </p><p>Schedules will be determined in collaboration with school partners, High Line staff and the teaching artist. Virtual, in school and after school sessions will likely take place on select weekdays between 9:00am- 6:00pm, either virtually or in person. In person activities will take place on the High Line park, in DOE school sites, and/or at partner organization sites.</p><p>Qualifications</p><p><em>Required</em></p><p>· Experience working with young people ages 4 to 23 in a non-traditional educational setting (e.g., museum or park). </p><p>· Knowledge of, active practice in, or interest in art, horticulture, civics, urban planning, architecture, environmental sustainability, and/or history</p><p>· Experience facilitating in the following pedagogical frameworks including: Social and Emotional Learning, Inquiry-based approaches, Trauma informed education, and Anti-Oppression Education </p><p>· Experience creating or facilitating hands-on and drop-in family activities.</p><p>· Experience creating or facilitating after or in school programming.</p><p>· Ability to take initiative, work autonomously, be flexible, and make decisions on the fly</p><p>· Sensitivity to the needs and interests of families of different ages, abilities and backgrounds. Great interpersonal skills.</p><p>· Ability to teach inside of the High Line’s DOE partner schools.</p><p>· Ability to stand for long periods of time, and work outdoors in all weather conditions, as well as the ability to perform physical labor (able to lift 40 pounds) is required.</p><p>· Access to internet and ability to work remotely is required.</p><p>· Excellent computer skills, including Google Suite, Word, and Excel</p><p><em>Preferred</em></p><p>· BA or BFA in fine art, education, museum studies, urban planning, horticulture, civics, history or related disciplines strongly preferred </p><p>· Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Mandarin skills a plus</p><p>· Ongoing studio art, social engagement or creative practice a plus</p><p>· Experience facilitating in any of the following pedagogical frameworks including: Culturally Relevant Teaching, Visual Thinking Strategies, Inquiry-based approaches, Universal Design Learning, and Project Based Learning, are a plus</p><p><strong>Benefits</strong></p><p>Benefits</p><ul><li>Medical, dental, and vision insurance</li><li>Paid Time Off </li><li>Discounted Citi Bike membership</li><li>Employee Assistance Program</li></ul> Friends Of The High Line New York NY

Teaching Artist

Partnership With Children