EAM Art Camp Instructor

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Hourly based on experience
Application Deadline: 
11/23/18

The Elmhurst Art Museum seeks teaching artists or art educator for seasonal, part-time instruction in our exciting youth camps. This is a terrific opportunity for dynamic, high-energy applicants who are experienced in education, visual art, or museum work.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in visual arts, art education, museum education, or related field
  • Prior experience working with children in formal or informal educational settings
  • Knowledge of multiple two-dimensional and three-dimensional art mediums and general studio practices
  • Ability to lead a staff of college-bound or college aged counselors
  • A prompt and professional manner
  • Availability for the following Winter Sessions:
    • Session 1: December 24 & 26-28, 2018  
    • Session 2: December 31, 2018 & January 2-4, 2019

Duties:

  • Develop visual arts curriculum for children ages 5-12
  • Facilitate hands-on instruction which engages campers with fun and creative projects from a variety of mediums
  • Direct and guide counselors in executing art and camp activities
  • Prepare and organize art materials
  • Display a positive and respectful attitude while acting as a role model
  • Interact with kids and adults in a professional and courteous manner
  • Communicate effectively and show integrity as a museum representative
  • Follow procedures and expectations as outlines by the Director of Education and EAM Staff
  • Maintaining a positive and safe environment
  • Other duties as assigned
How to apply: 

To apply: email a brief cover letter and resume to education@elmhurstartmuseum.org by 11/23/18