TEACHING ARTIST (Part-TIME & On CALL)
Center for Creative Works (CCW) is hiring teaching artists for On-Call and Part Time positions (potentially growing into a full time position). The Art Instructor position at CCW works with small groups of neuro-diverse artists guiding and mentoring in their specialized medium.
CCW is a Progressive Art Studio, located in Wynnewood, PA and soon to be in North Philadelphia. We are a studio art program for neuro-diverse artists, dedicated to the highest quality of work possible for the artists in this studio. CCW also engages the broader arts community through residencies, workshops, and other forms of collaboration and programming. Our studio provides materials and equipment for a wide range of artistic mediums as well as promotion and marketing for our artists.
At CCW you will have the opportunity to work with interesting, unique artists and makers. You will assist them in the studio through mentoring within your area of expertise and guiding their art making processes. This is a very rewarding position offering ample self-direction and opportunity for input. You will be a part of a highly creative and dynamic team of out of the box thinkers, artists, and community focused staff working in an active art studio as well as in the community. You will have an opportunity to contribute on many levels to the growth of this program and our artists! Our team is passionate, inclusive and talented.
CCW offers full benefits for FT employees and partial benefits for PT employees which include health, life, dental insurances, great PTO package, 403(b), scholarship assistance, flexibility, and more. Join us!
Please send your resume and cover letter to: Lori Bartol. firstname.lastname@example.org
To provide professional level art mentorship in relevant materials and techniques to neuro-diverse artists in a progressive art studio environment. The art instructor provides direct guidance in the acquisition of artistic skills and development of CCW artists in their work to build an identity, express themselves and engage in the larger community as accomplished artists.
Essential Duties and Functions
· Guide CCW artists in the art process, while teaching materials and technique skills. Participate in the creation and development of a curriculum aimed at the education and enrichment of persons served.
· Teach art making and vocational skills. Work individually as needed with persons served in the removal of barriers to learning and in the enhancement of participation in services.
· Act as part of a multidisciplinary team with the goal of providing services that are holistic and values based. Manage the art studio materials and create inventories when needed.
· Meet as needed with the collateral supports of the person served to provide services in concert with other life goals. Develop volunteers working in the studio.
· Works with team to create functional aspects of day-to-day process. Complete all required clinical and administrative documentation to support current and ongoing services.
Maintain staff information and support relating to special projects to include curriculum development. Track daily attendance and manage the grouping of staff to facilitate classes.
· See to health and safety aspects of floor activity and report health and safety incidents immediately to a supervisor.
· Complete all daily documentation in a timely manner. Attend staff meetings and bi-annual in-service trainings.
· Collaborate and oversee efficient organization of the studio, classes, supplies and storage.
· Bachelor's Degree or HS + 3 years studio practice.
· 1 year of related experience, in art discipline.
· Working knowledge of Microsoft Products and Applications.
· Subject to employment screenings, including FBI check, if applicable.
· Driver’s license and personal vehicle, preferred.