Fall -- Teaching Artist -- Upper East Side


: $94,015.00 - $105,150.00 /year *

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Position: Teaching Artist (Studio)Location: 321 East 111th St. New York, NY 10029Salary Range: $30.00Employment Type: Part-Time, Non-ExemptAbout UsFounded in 1876, The Boys' Club of New York (BCNY) is a youth development organization with the mission to empower boys and young men, ages 7 to 21, by providing effective programs and a supportive community. BCNY provides evidence-based programs to address the evolving social, emotional, health, creative, educational, and vocational needs of our members in meaningful, lasting ways. BCNY develops programs to cultivate positive qualities in members and strives to continually deepen and broaden our impact.Job SummaryWe have an opportunity for an engaging Teaching Artist to teach Studio/Art (i.e. sculpture, painting, sculpture, illustration, graphic design and i-movie, etc.) to boy's ages 6-12 years old. The Teaching Artist will lead classes of four to twenty boys. We are seeking a reliable, highly motivated candidate.Responsibilities* Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and practice that provides students with opportunities to observe, investigate, and practice skills.* Teach lessons using various fine art techniques and materials.* Assist with daily set-up, daily clean up, and transportation.* Model and enforce adherence to sound health and safety practices for each member.* Engage with members and use appropriate strategies to preemptively defuse inappropriate behavior and encourage positive interactions.* Prepare and administer written, oral, and performance assessments, and determine progress.* Review instructional content, methods, and student performance in order to assess strengths and weaknesses, and develop recommendations for curriculum revision, development, or elimination.* Responsible for completing and the timely submission of all program reports relative to this position, including but not limited to supply requests, lesson plans and time sheets.* Ensure proper care of all area materials, organize room and report any misused or damaged materials to the department director in order to prevent injuries or damage.QualificationsPrevious experience in youth development, education, or after school. Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; Junior level or higher preferred; Experience with multiple computer programs and software (e.g., Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects); DOH and DOE fingerprinted desirable; First Aid and CPR Certification desirable; Advanced knowledge of Computer graphics, Web design, Animation, Online search skills; Ability to adapt to a changing environment and to address the varying needs of the boys in our program; Experience working with economically and educationally disadvantaged youth with a sound understanding of the social and cultural issues facing urban families is preferred.Resume and Cover letter required.The Boys' Club of New York is an equal opportunity
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