The Old Jail Art Center is currently seeking part-time instructors for its Art-To-Go school outreach program. 

POSITION INFORMATION: Art-To-Go is the primary school outreach program for the Old Jail Art Center. Representatives from/for the OJAC Education Department make monthly visits to various Region 14 Campuses, providing thematic lessons to K-12 audiences that address current social and cultural issues as referenced in the museum collection. At each monthly program, Art-To-Go instructors lead observation and discussion of educational videos, books and collection art works connected to that month’s theme, followed by a studio making activity. This program is provided free to participating schools; including 8 monthly visits and a travel stipend encouraging a field trip to the OJAC in the final month(s) of the school year.  Contracted ATG Instructors travel to participating schools for 8 monthly visits, and to the OJAC in the final month to lead a concluding tour and making activity.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Attend a monthly training and review session at the OJAC Conduct monthly, classroom art instruction including discussion (using Visual Thinking Strategies) and art activities for K-12 audiences Manage classroom dynamics Conduct tours and making activities on-site at the museum during final month of program Promote education programs, policies, and mission of the OJAC

REQUIREMENTS: Candidate must have, at minimum, a Bachelors degree. (Degree in Education or Art preferred) Candidate must have reliable transportation. Some form of teaching experience required. (camp/workshop, classroom, etc.) Schedules are very flexible, but regular availability on weekdays from 8am- 4pm is required.

HOURS Between 14-28 instruction hours per week [Instructors may choose to work between 2-4 days per week, but must be available from 8am -4pm on those days]

COMPENSATION $90 full school day $45 half school day Full Travel Reimbursement at current State Rate

START DATE 2019-2020 School Year

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