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Teaching Artists Needed

As summer camp season approaches, arts organizations across the Cincinnati region seek artists to help fuel creativity and learning. These positions are available for teaching artists:

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Summer Camp Instructors

Posted:
Dec 27, 2022
Kennedy Heights Arts Center is looking to expand and diversify its teaching roster and is seeking fun proposals from professional artists and arts educators to facilitate 2023 Summer Art Camps.

Summer Camp Instructors are responsible for planning projects and activities for campers, organizing student art exhibitions that end each week of camp, and providing direction to high-school volunteers who provide in-class support with camp activities. Each camp should be planned around a distinct theme suitable for students of varying ages and skill levels, and should include projects that can be completed over the course of one week. Instructors are invited to propose up to 5 unique camp offerings. Please submit a proposal form for EACH camp you are proposing. 

Position: Summer Camp Instructor
Reports to: Director of Education
Status: Contractor
Time-frame: Week-long camps 
June 5, 2023 – June 9, 2023
June 12, 2023 – June 16, 2023
June 20, 2023 – June 23, 2023 (4 day week, no camp on Monday, June 19) (Juneteenth Holiday)
June 26, 2023 – June 30, 2023
July 3, 2023 – July 7, 2023 (4 day week, no camp on Tuesday, July 4) (4th of July Holiday)
July 10, 2023 – July 14, 2023
July 17, 2023 – July 21, 2023
July 24, 2023 – July 28, 2023
July 31, 2023 – August 4, 2023
August 7, 2023 – August 11, 2023

Workday: 8:30am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday
Compensation: $875 per 5-day camp;  $700 per 4-day camp 
Audience: Camper Age Groups: 5-7 years old; 8-10 years old, 11-13 years old

To Apply: 
Submit a cover letter, CV, and up to 5 unique camp proposals to:
 
Sarah Rodriguez, Director of Arts Education
6546 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45213

Applications due: January 31, 2023 

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
• Qualified candidates will have prior experience teaching art education in a classroom setting.
• Experience creating lesson plans and age-appropriate art projects.
• Ability to create a fun and respectful atmosphere.
Preferred Education & Experience
• A Bachelor of Art degree in Education, or

• A BFA and 2 or more years of experience teaching in a classroom setting.

COVID-19 Safety:

Among other COVID-19 Safety policies, all KHAC employees, art instructors, and volunteers are required to provide proof they are up-to-date on vaccinations against COVID-19 (including any booster shots they are eligible for). Applicants who cannot receive a COVID vaccination due to a medical reason can request an exception under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Ohio Civil Rights Act. 

Questions? Contact Sarah Rodriguez, KHAC Director of Arts Education at sarah@kennedyarts.org, 513-631-4278

Boys & Girls Club of West Chester/ Liberty

Art Specialist (Afterschool)

Posted:
Dec 12, 2022
Overview
- Hours: 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Work Period: Academic Year Hours- 25 hours/week
- Pay: $13.00 - $15.00 per hour
- Pay Frequency: Bi-weekly

- Position Reports to: Club Director, Program Director(s)

Key Responsibilities
- Implement fine art programming for multiple age groups ranging from 2nd grade - 12th grade
- Oversee member participation in the BGCA annual National Fire Arts Competition 
- Educate youth of all ages on the fundamentals of arts, including composition, color theory, and space. 
- Model and encourage positive behavior and interactions between members; enforce a positive environment and maintain high expectations for members. 
- Manage a safe, clean environment while ensuring facilities, equipment and supplies are maintained.
- Enforce safety policies and complete necessary documentation as needed.  
- Establish positive relationships with youth, their parents and/or guardians, and fellow staff members.
- Facilitate the BGC Five Key Elements: Safe & Positive Environment, Fun, Supportive Relationships, Opportunities & Expectations, and Recognition.

- Participate in special events and fundraisers as needed

Knowledge/Skills Required
- 1+ years of experience in art instruction 
- Demonstrated ability in working with young people, parents, and community leaders.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Positive attitude & a growth mindset

- CPR and First Aid Certifications preferred.

Why work at BGCWCL? 
- Every day is an opportunity to make an impact in the lives of young people
- Consistent schedule + weekends free!
- Paid holidays 

- professional development and youth development training

How to Apply
All interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to credslob@bgcwcl.org or visit the BGCWCL career page here.

Roger Bacon High School

Theatre Education Shadow (Unpaid)

Posted:
Dec 6, 2022

We are looking for a voluntary based acting student to come in and be a shadow to the Program lead and Director of the show. To allow an acting student to observe and experience student teaching in specifically, theatre arts. We are looking for someone to come in on a voluntary basis and take notes and observe as this is happening. We are hoping to expand this position within the next two years to become a paid position that is likely to run student lead productions in an after school program and our summer camps that we are currently building here for our future. We would like this student come in 3-5 hours a week (1 rehearsal a week) to simply get the feel for theatre education and how we teach and produce productions at a secondary level. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to get your foot in the door if you are at all interested in teaching Theatre! 

To apply:

Please provide a resume and cover letter to Kate Stuard-Neal (NKU Alumni) and Theatre Program Director at Roger Bacon High School at KStuard@rogerbacon.org by January 3, 2023. 

Roger Bacon High School

Backstage Manager/ Technical Advisor

Posted:
Dec 6, 2022
The Roger Bacon Drama Guild is looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic leader to grow the production team of adults helping our high school drama program.  The new Backstage Manager/Technical Advisor position is an educational and supervisional role to support the after school theater program.  Backstage work will involve artistic, technical, educational, and managerial responsibilities; including helping with set design and construction, guiding students through backstage work and set building, helping make creative decisions with the director on the overall design of the show, and teaching students how to manage and run their own backstage through a production.

Responsibilities:
– Collaborate with the Theatre Director to ensure a cohesive production process (from rehearsal and builds through performances).
– Transfer skills and knowledge to students so they are able to execute the design plan.
– Coordinate the ordering, purchasing, and pickup of necessary supplies and materials for crew.
– Maintain backstage safety, operation and organization.
– Attend production meetings.

– Attend rehearsals and builds.  Rehearsals happen in the late afternoon.  Set construction happens on Saturday mornings.

Specific dates/times for Fall Production
Tuesdays & Thursdays – 3:00-5:30pm – rehearsals
Saturdays - 9:00am-12:00pm – set construction and tech (these will not take place every Saturday) 

Requirements:
–  Experience serving as a technical director (or similar).
– Experience working with theatre students is preferred.
– Completion of SafeParish training. This will be completed once offer is made.
– Communication, collaboration, and organizational skills.
– An enthusiasm for educational theatre.

– Ability to work evenings and weekends (needs to be able to attend performances).

To apply:

Please provide a resume and cover letter to Kate Stuard-Neal (NKU Alumni) and Theatre Program Director at Roger Bacon High School at KStuard@rogerbacon.org by January 3, 2023. 

Roger Bacon High School

Costumer Manager

Posted:
Dec 6, 2022

The Roger Bacon Drama Guild is looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic leader to grow the production team of adults helping our high school drama program.  The new Costume Manager position is an educational and supervisional role to support the after school theater program.  Backstage work will involve artistic, technical, educational, and managerial responsibilities; including helping with costume design and construction, guiding students through backstage work and costume building, helping make creative decisions with the director on the overall design of the show, and teaching students how to manage and run their own backstage through a production.

Responsibilities: 
- Must be able to preform and teach sewing techniques and use all costume equipment and teach students how to use equipment and build costume from pattern to final product. 
- All equipment provided besides serger one can be provided if needed. 
-Must be able to provide show renders and full show concepts. 
- Collaborate with the Theatre Director to ensure a cohesive production process (from rehearsal and builds through performances).
- Transfer skills and knowledge to students so they are able to execute the design plan.
– Coordinate the ordering, purchasing, and pickup of necessary supplies and materials for crew.
– Maintain backstage safety, operation and organization.
– Attend production meetings.

– Attend rehearsals and builds.  Rehearsals happen in the late afternoon.  Set construction happens on Saturday mornings.

Specific dates/times for Fall Production
Tuesdays & Thursdays – 3:00-5:30pm – rehearsals

Saturdays - 9:00am-12:00pm Specific dates are TBD (These will not take place every Saturday) 

–  Experience serving as a technical director (or similar).
– Experience working with theatre students is preferred.
– Completion of SafeParish training. This will be completed once offer is made.
– Communication, collaboration, and organizational skills.
– An enthusiasm for educational theatre.

– Ability to work evenings and weekends (needs to be able to attend performances).

To apply: 

Please provide a resume and cover letter to Kate Stuard-Neal (NKU Alumni) and Theatre Program Director at Roger Bacon High School at KStuard@rogerbacon.org by January 3, 2023. 

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Instructor – Teen Academy, Adult Courses & Workshops

Posted:
Jan 17, 2023
The Art Academy of Cincinnati, Office of Engagement is accepting applications for the contracted position of Instructor for Teen Academy, Adult, and Family Workshops and Courses. Classes are held at varied times, and we are currently accepting applications for multiple courses. Instructors can teach more than one course if applicable. 

We are currently hiring for these upcoming classes for the Spring 2023 season: 

Art for Kids: 5 sessions per Course

Art for Kids: Ages 9-12 (Saturday, 11:00am-1:00pm, March 11-April 8, 2023)

Adult: 5 Class Sessions per Course

Portrait Photography (Wednesday, 6:00pm-8:30pm, April 12-March 10, 2023)
Film & Video (Saturday, 1:00pm-3:30pm, April 15-March 13, 2023)

Responsibilities Include: 
- Creating a lesson plan for all class sessions that includes active learning and making. 
- Completion of supplies list necessary for course. 
- Communicating with Community Education Manager to coordinate Instructor onboarding and orientation. 
- Instruction of a studio-based lesson plan with the objective of teaching specific skills to students while giving them the space to create work around the subject matter they choose. 
- Demonstrating beginner-to-advanced techniques applicable to the class. 
- Challenging a class of up to 15 students with personal review of their work and facilitating peer-based review conversation or critiques. 
- Create an inclusive and respectful studio environment for all students. 
- Encourage positive and critically supportive feedback. 
- Complete student surveys and assessment requirements. 

Experience Needed: 
- 4-Year Degree in Art, Design, Education, Language, or related field preferred. Or advanced commensurate experience in a studio practice, method, media, or technique. 
- Teaching experience required.

Compensation: 
Adult Courses: 2.5 Hour Classes @ $30 per Hour = $75 per Class Session
Teen Academy: 2.5 Hour Classes @ $30 per Hour = $75 per Class Session 

To Apply:  
Candidates should submit a cover letter detailing their interest + teaching experience and a resume to: 
commed@artacademy.edu with the header: NAME__2023 SPRING Instructor Application 

Final submissions are to be accepted by January 31st, 2023, but the Office of Engagement will be vetting applications as they are submitted with opportunities for interviewing prior to the final deadline. We encourage you to submit early. 

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