Visual Arts Instructor – Pottery & Sculpture

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Visual Arts Instructor – Pottery & Sculpture
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Beck Center’s Visual Arts Education program seeks a dynamic teaching artist to lead classes for all ages in pottery projects during the 2021-2022 academic year. There are 5 sessions each year: Fall Session 1 (Sept 13-Oct 30), Fall Session 2 (Nov 1-Dec 18), Winter/Spring Session 1 (Jan 10-Mar 12), Winter/Spring Session 2 (Mar 14-May 28), and Summer (June 13-Aug 19).

 

The ideal candidate will be an experienced artist with a proven ability to work with students of differing ages and abilities and has strong classroom management skills. Beck Visual Arts Faculty are also encouraged to submit their artwork in the annual Beck Faculty Exhibition each summer.

 

Available Course(s):

  • Pottery: Kids-N-Clay (Ages 5-9), Mondays 5:30-6:30 PM
  • Pottery: Throwing/Hand-Building (Ages 18-Up), Mondays 7:00-9:00pm

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Assistant Director of Education to design, implement, and oversee the course and its content.
  • Collaborate with the Pottery Studio Manager to maintain an organized studio space and keep projects on schedule regarding firing schedules.
  • Communicate with students and parents in a thorough and meaningful way as to encourage participation, growth, and understanding of the program.
  • Track attendance and enrollment throughout session.
  • Teach classes/lessons as schedule allows.

 

Qualifications

  • A combination of education, training, and experience equivalent to an undergraduate degree in the art form.
  • Experience as a teacher in a school classroom and/or a community based program.
  • An articulate customer service oriented individual who works well with students, families, and colleagues.
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to be prepared to lead weekly classes that are educational with developmentally and age appropriate content.
  • Hiring contingent upon passing a background check.

 

 

Pay Rate:

A competitive hourly rate will be discussed with each potential candidate

 

To Apply:

Submit cover letter, resume, and your artwork portfolio samples via e-mail to jmcgrath@beckcenter.org. No phone calls please.


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