The Umbrella Community Arts Center

40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742
http://theumbrellaarts.org/

Date Posted:
March 22, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Part-Time

Youth Woodworking Instructor

Description:

The Umbrella Community Arts Center is seeking talented and creative woodworking instructor for its Summer Arts Under the Umbrella Camp as well as after-school classes and workshops for youth extending into the fall session.

Our youth woodworking program offers children the opportunity to explore art and build projects using hand tools in a creative open-ended environment. The workshop is filled with a wide variety of wood and mixed media materials. Students are taught proper tool techniques and encouraged to experiment and problem solve instructor planned and their own self–directed projects.


SUMMER ARTS UNDER THE UMBRELLA CAMP:

Instructors along with the Assistant Teachers will explore weekly themes through discovery, exploration and creative art-making.

Campers Age Range: 5-12yrs. Students are divided into groups of 5-12 students by age.

  • WEEK 1: June 24 – June 28 -Elements of Nature

  • WEEK 2: July 1 – July 3 (no camp July 4 + 5) -Shipwrecked!

  • WEEK 3: July 8 – July 12 -Around the World: International Arts

  • WEEK 4: July 15 – July 19 -Folklore: Myths and Legends

  • WEEK 5:July 22 – July 26 -Out of this World

Summer Camp Schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm.It is advised to plan for additional set up and organizational time on each end of the day. Schedule is subject to change based on student enrollment.


Qualifications:
  • BA or MA in Studio Arts, Arts Education, or Teaching.

  • Demonstrated technical skill in the subject or medium being taught.

  • Prior Classroom teaching experience is highly desirable.

  • Enthusiastic, reliable, and creative.

  • The ability to motivate and inspire in an open positive way.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

How To Apply:

1. Submit your resume and cover letter stating your interest and relevant experience to Education Association, Danielle Moriarty at danielle@theumbrellaarts.org.

2. Professional references will be required at the time of an interview

3. An artist’s portfolio or portfolio of student work at the time of an interview (Optional)


Apply by:
April 12, 2019
About this Organization:
The Umbrella Community Arts Center, (formerly Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts), is located at 40 Stow Street in downtown Concord. Our mission is to enrich lives and build a vibrant community through the arts. We inspire creativity, learning, and personal growth through education, performing and visual arts, cultural events, and community collaborations. Each year we engage, excite, and educate people of all ages – from toddlers to seniors – in the arts. Our performing arts and events draw thousands to our 400-seat theater. We present approximately 10 exhibitions per year including curated, juried, and non-juried exhibitions and works by local, regional, and national artists. Our popular Musketaquid arts and environment program links discovery of art with passion for nature. And, our community of 50 artists adds tremendous vitality and inspiration. For more information, please visit www.theumbrellaarts.org.