We have an opening for a part-time Teaching Artist Assistant-Visual Art. We are seeking someone to assist our Teaching Artists that are placed in schools through partnership with MPS.

Position Information

Position: Internship – Visual Arts – Teaching Artist Assistant
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Salary Range: $10-$12
Employment Type: Part Time
Start Date: 01/03/2018

Requirements and/or  Preferences

Education: Open
Required Experience: Open
Contact Information: contessa@tbey.org

Job Description

Visual Arts – Teaching Artist Assistant

Specific Responsibilities
-Provide at least 15-25 hours per week of assisting teaching artist in class.
-Assist in lesson planning, assist in setting student goals, records instructional time and submit or perform samples of student work as requested.
-Contact program director for additional assistance or materials, whenever needed.
-Report to scheduled class in a timely reliable manner.
-Clearly communicate with participants and on-site staff.
-Help provide a warm, friendly and supportive atmosphere to students
-Maintain on-going communication with teaching artist and program director throughout the workshop/contract period.
-Maintain a complete legible update attendance and assignment record
-Act as spokesperson for organization at times.
– Assist with Visual Arts Programming and activities/events
– Help develop and maintain ongoing relationships between the schools and community students.
– Help schedule and conduct on-site regular elementary, middle and high school visits as assigned and needed.
– Attend (Program Committee Meetings) and other program related activities
– Help coordinate recruiting efforts with program directors and executive director
– Help arrange and conduct program visits for prospective students and/or parents, high school, Counselors and other administration.
– Assist in coordination of special recruiting days (as necessary).
– Assist with enrollment activities.
– Assist program directors with promotional activities.
– Assist program directors in identification of special population students.
– Assist program directors in identification of nontraditional students

Other duties as assigned.

-Ability to teach and structure a class for youth. At least 2 yrs experience in recruiting students for a youth community based organization.
-Exceptional knowledge of the field (dance, visual art, theatre, music)
-The person who accepts this position must feel comfortable in a wide variety of situations involving diverse groups of children.
-Must be at least 18 years old.
-Ability to interact and communicate well with children.
-Record keeping and ability to communicate orally and in writing
-Demonstrate traits such as patience, commitment, responsibility, optimism, motivated, dependable, leadership and must have a caring and positive attitude toward children.
-Proactive, self-disciplined and responsible
-Pleasant, must have an outgoing personality and well presented
-Great Communications Skills
-Self Starter

Reports To Program Director, Myesha Cole

Time Commitment
We ask that you commit hours needed and days needed to specific job duties posted

Training Requirements
-Attend one orientation session
-Participate in a review sessions (in person or by phone)

-Photo I.D. (must)
-Background Check

Time Commitment/Schedule: This is part-time position. Travel is required.

This is a college Internship.

Application Instructions: Please send your resume and cover letter to:
contessa@tbey.org or visit the position posted on MilwaukeeJobs.com: Internship – Visual Arts – Teaching Artist Assistant