Green Art Workshop

143 Forest St
Reading, MA 01867

susan@greenartworkshop.org

Date Posted:
January 30, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Part-Time

Teaching Artist Wanted

Description:
Green Art Workshop is a hands-on, eco-conscious program that brings teaching artists into classrooms and community centers. In our workshops, participants create imaginative personal and collaborative projects as they re-envision everyday discarded materials. We encourage environmental awareness and critical thinking throughout the creative process.

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We are looking for Part-Time Teaching Artists to teach programs in the Greater Boston Area (and throughout Massachusetts.) Workshops take place at schools and community centers.

***Our Workshops:
• Provide an opportunity to directly engage with materials, build skills, and activate individual's inherent creativity.
• Cultivate curiosity about the natural world and develop a deeper understanding of how we impact the larger ecosystem.
• Inspire environmental stewardship by empowering individuals to make sustainable choices as artists and citizens.
Qualifications:

Requirements of the position:

-Have prior teaching experience in a classroom, community, or camp setting working with a variety of ages.

-Help develop and enthusiastically teach curriculum that fits within the program’s mission and goals. 

-Prepare materials and create examples projects (as needed.)

-Ability to utilize positive communication skills to encourage relationship development, respect for diversity, involvement, and empowerment of each participant.

-Maintain high standards of safety in all activities for all workshop participants.

-Setup and cleanup workshop and return assigned workshop space to its original condition at the end of each workshop.

-Collect and purchase supplies for workshops while keeping costs within the supply budget.

-Document classes and provide images and written feedback to director.

-Mentor and supervise teaching assistant intern(s) (as applicable).

How To Apply:

To apply visit: http://www.greenartworkshop.org/apply-now

Apply by:
February 15, 2019
Salary:
Varies/DOE
About this Organization:
Green Art Workshop is a hands-on, eco-conscious program that brings teaching artists into classrooms and community centers. In our workshops, participants create imaginative personal and collaborative projects as they re-envision everyday materials. We encourage critical thinking and environmental awareness throughout the creative process.