New Art Center in Newton

61 Washington Park
Newtonville, MA 02460
www.newartcenter.org
info@newartcenter.org

Date Posted:
April 26, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Seasonal

Teaching Assistant for Children's Summer Art Programs

Description:
New Art Center in Newtonville seeks responsible Teaching Assistants (TAs) to work with summer art program students grades in grades K-6 as they attend 4 classes each day (2D, 3D, Ceramics and Drama). TAs will assist teaching staff, prepare materials, keeps spaces organized, oversee lunch and snack breaks, and help provide safe and creative environments for a group of 8-12 students.
Dates:

Week-long sessions

Week 8:     8/12 - 8/16

Week 9:     8/19 - 8/23

Week 10:   8/26 - 8/30

Times:

7:45 am - 4 pm; or 8:45 am - 5:30 pm


Qualifications:
Applicants must have experience working with elementary school children in direct care, school, museum or community program settings. College level coursework or a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, art, art education, or fine/performing arts required.The idea candidate will be outgoing, self-motivated, creative and enthusiastic.
How To Apply:
Please email your resume and cover letter to Pat Walker, Deputy Director of Programs: pat@newartcenter.org .  Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received.
Apply by:
May 24, 2019
Salary:
$14 - $16 per hour
About this Organization:
The New Art Center is a community art space which offers everyone exceptional opportunities to make, exhibit, view, think about and talk about art. The New Art Center,a nonprofit 501c3 organization established in 1977, believes the experience of art helps human beings solve problems, learn from their environment, build strong communities and live meaningful lives. We welcome artists of all ages and abilities, serving over 2,500 students annually in hundreds of art classes, workshops, and vacation programs, as well as a full schedule of exhibitions, programs and art experiences for a broad public. We seek to lower barriers, making the experience of art accessible to everyone through our outreach programs and scholarships. Our exhibition programs celebrate rising and established curators and artists from Newton, Greater Boston, and beyond. Our galleries and resident artist programs attract over 5,000 visitors annually and bring diverse opportunities for discovery of and engagement with art to our community.