Job Details : StudioLab Teaching Artist - Henry Street Settlement

StudioLab Teaching Artist

Henry Street Settlement

Job Location : New York, NY, USA

Employment Type : Full-Time

Posted on : Fri, 21 Dec 2018 22:09:40 GMT

Job Description :

$50 an hour
Part-time

Abrons Arts Center is seeking dancers / choreographers for teaching hip hop and/or break dance classes with elementary – middle school students in New York City. This program begins January 2019 and ends March 2019.

StudioLab is the Abrons’ pioneering approach to school-based arts education providing students from pre- kindergarten through college innovative learning experiences in the performing, visual, literary, and media arts. With decades of experience cultivating young artists in classroom environments, the Abrons’ StudioLab programs offer unique learning models for students to acquire fundamental arts skills and reflect critically on the how’s and why’s of their creative process. Our approach enhances classroom learning, engages students through the exploration of contemporary art forms, and connects them to local, global, and cultural issues that affect their lives.

StudioLab’s nationally recognized staff and resident artists engage the diversity of NYC’s arts-workers — including artists, curators, composers, choreographers, writers, and arts administrators — to develop teaching residencies in NYC schools that support and enhance Common Core curricula, align with NY State Learning Standards for the Arts, and NYC Department of Education’s Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts.

Qualifications:

  • B.A./B.F.A (required) and M.A./M.F.A. (preferred)
  • Experience teaching youth (3 year minimum)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and problem solve
  • Commitment to quality, creativity, and innovation

Responsibilities: (Essential Job Functions)

  • Co-develop and facilitate lessons that are developmentally appropriate
  • Communicate and collaborate with AAC and school staff, classroom teachers, and school administration.
  • Prepare and conduct culminating performances/ events at the school
  • Participate in meetings and trainings
  • Travel to various school settings in New York City

Physical Requirement(s):

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for long periods of time as needed

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $50.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Teaching Youth: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)
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