Hope in Balance Art Instructor/Teaching Artist

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Hope in Balance Art Instructor/Teaching Artist




Fostering Hope is looking for a qualified Art Instructor/Teaching Artist, with a trauma informed practice and heart for kids in residential treatment, to grow its Hope in Balance program. Position will remain open until filled.

Hours:​ 3-4 one hour classes per week (2 back to back on 2 weekdays) between the hours of 3:30-5:30pm

Location:​ Greater Cleveland, west side

Salary:​ beginning at $55/class, supplies provided

Supervisor:​ Health and Wellness Director

Job Responsibilities:

  • Teach weekly trauma informed art classes for youth, ages 6-18, in residential treatment facilities (no more than 10 students per class)
  • Complete the residential treatment onboarding and screening process
  • Work in partnership with residential treatment therapists and staff
  • Provide occasional summaries of classes to Hope in Balance Coordinator
  • Participate in occasional continuing education classes and meetings (1-2X /year)

Qualifications & Skills Needed:

  • Must have experience teaching art classes with children and teens
  • Trauma informed training or familiarity with residential treatment population required
  • Able to think on feet and adjust teaching and projects to fit to client needs
  • Excellent planning and communication skills


Please provide salary range, if applicable: beginning at $55/class