Resources For Human Development, Inc.
Requisition Number: LMVTC-ARTIN-H-07-2018-01
Job Title: Art Instructor I
City: Wynnewood
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: B - 2 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: $11.86/hour

Art Instructor I

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Description/Job Summary

Teaching Artist

Center for Creative Works in Wynnewood PA seeks Teaching Artists to work with adults with Intellectual Disabilities in a studio setting. 4 DAY A WEEK AND THREE DAY A WEEK POSITIONS AVAILABLE. 

The teaching artist position at the Center for Creative Works works together with participants at CCW to guide, encourage art-making techniques and skills both in regard to free art making as well as possible creative vocational skills, and help teach control and knowledge of professional art making materials. This position requires an art background with skills in various art making techniques and/or materials. This position is responsible for contributing as a member of the CCW team to curriculum ideas and direction of CCW as a unique arts  center. The Teaching Artist participates in every aspect of care for our participants as well as in their educational and creative development and works together with the entire CCW team on appropriate functional aspects of day-to-day programming. Artists are  welcomed and encouraged to be an active participant in the design and growth of this organization, contributing their own creative thought and ideas to building a dynamic arts organization. We welcome your creativity and inspiration and invite you to teach, inspire and experiment with your ideas here. We are a collaborative and creative environment promoting unique art and encouraging personal growth! Great position for new graduates looking for experience teaching or with an interest in Outsider Art.

Required Duties:

  • Be part of the arts instructor team and design creative projects to be carried out at the center, assist our participants in learning skills and materials necessary to carry out projects as well as their own, individual artwork.
  • Contribute their own art skills and knowledge to the growth of CCW participants’ skill set and artistic vision
  • Meet the basic needs of our participants, which may include medication administration, assisting in toileting, and other ADL’s (Activities of Daily Living), as well as provide vocational and artistic programming. 
  • Provide one-on-one supervision for participants when needed
  • Actively engage participants in artistic activities
  • Drive agency vehicles or using public transportation to assist individuals in accessing the community
  • Assist in promoting and showing of art through various exhibition venues.
  • Complete daily documentation

Candidates must possess one of the following sets of qualifications: 

  • A  College Degree with art or music background
  • Strong studio Art background
  • Some teaching experience preferred but not necessary
  • Great benefits package for full time employees with paid time off starting at 50% of the full time schedule. Also, full after hours and weekend access to our studio and equipment for personal development use.

Full time and Part Time positions are immediately available.CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR TEACHERS WITH EXPERIENCE IN DRAWING, PAINTING MIXED MEDIA. 



Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.
 
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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.