Coalition for Hispanic Family Services
New York, NY
ABOUT THE POSITION
Innovative network of school-based and center-based youth development programs seeks Teaching Artists & Jr. Teaching Artists for a summer day camp serving children ages 5-14 in Bushwick and Williamsburg, Brooklyn and Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and Jamaica, Queens.
We are looking for versatile and flexible teachers who are open to frequent feedback on their classroom management and lesson plans, and who are excited to be part of a creative team. Popular art forms with our youth are: Visual Arts, Dance/Movement, Theater and Music, though many other disciplines are taught. The ideal candidate will possess excellent classroom management. Strong, sensitive and professional communication skills are a must as well as a good sense of personal and professional boundaries. Teaching Artists must have a culturally sensitive approach to working with diverse populations. Applicants should have experience working with youth.
Teach assigned content area, Collaborate in designing literacy-based art curricula that align with recognized learning standards, Collaborate in the implementation of STEM activities in the literacy-based arts curricula, Participate in weekly individual and/or group supervision meetings, Supervise students on subway trains and on field trips throughout New York City, Conduct individual weekly supervision of Summer Youth workers, Communicate daily with parents regarding their child’s progress in the program, Make referrals to Art Therapist, as needed, Maintain attendance, Complete evaluation forms for participants, Supervise maintenance of a current portfolio for every student assigned to teacher, Participate in agency wide events, Generate and collaborate on a wide range of community projects and other special projects as needed, Attend meetings and trainings as assigned, Supervise and/or provide first aid/CPR, file accident/illness reports, Complete any other duties assigned by Supervisor(s)
BA/BFA in professional content area, masters preferred, NYS Teaching certificate preferred, Experience as a teaching artist, Knowledge of Learning Standards of New York State in the Arts and Learning Competencies and Grade Specific Performance Indicators for English Language Arts according to New York State, Occasional flexible schedule is required, Bilingual-Spanish/Mandarin/French is preferred
Most Teaching Artists will be hired for a 21-40 hour/week schedule with shift times occurring M-F between 8am-6pm. We may have some positions available for weekday evenings between 6pm-11pm and on Saturdays and Sundays between 10am-5pm. If you are interested in evening or weekend positions please indicate this in your cover letter. 2021’s camp dates are between July 6th - August 20th. Camp does not operate on July 20th. Candidates must be available for the entire duration of camp. Paid, mandatory staff training will take place prior to camp dates sometime in June. The employment is seasonal - however, there is potential for employment teaching your discipline in our after-school program during the school year
Salary: $18-$25/hour range based on degree(s), qualifications and experience.
Benefits: Medical, Dental and Vision (partial employer-sponsorship), Vacation, Holidays, Sick Days, Flex Spending Account
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants will not be considered without a cover letter.
June 21, 2021 - August 20, 2021