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Summer Camp Instructor (P/T)—Education

The Summer Camp Instructors are two energetic teaching artists who teach painting, drawing, and sculpture or photography and animation classes during our Summer Camp sessions for diverse youth ages 8–13.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or B.F.A. in visual arts, education, art history, or a related field
  • Minimum of one year of museum education experience
  • Gallery and studio teaching skills
  • Strong desire to work with young people
  • Excellent teaching, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • A demonstrable commitment to our vision of art as a catalyst for a connected, civic, and empathetic world

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a counselor to a group of campers, ages 8–10 or 11–13
  • Design and teach morning and afternoon art classes (2 hours long) in either painting, drawing, and sculpture or photography and animation
  • Design and implement other play activities as part of the camp day
  • Supervise two teen or college-age teaching assistants
  • Supervise drop-off, pick-up, and lunch for campers
  • Communicate regularly with camp leadership about students, supplies, and any matters of interest
  • Prepare campers' artwork for simple exhibition during Friday's Open Studio
  • Facilitate evaluation in the final class

Start date: April 8, 2019

Department: Education

Reports to: Camp Director

Position type: Part-time

Union status: Non-union

FLSA status: Non-exempt

Salary: $25 per hour

Work schedule: Curriculum and planning meetings to be scheduled in April and May; five days of training, June 6, 8, 22, 27, and 28; and camp Monday–Friday, July 1–August 9 (no camp July 4), 8:30 am–4:30 pm

To apply: Please send your résumé and cover letter, including your teaching philosophy and specifiying your interest in teaching, either painting, drawing, and sculpture or photography and animation, to camp@brooklynmuseum.org.