Do you believe in empowering children through arts in education? Are you organized, highly motivated, and passionate about the role of the arts in a well-rounded education? If so, Arts for Learning may be the right fit for you.
The Curriculum Specialist will:
- design six arts-integrated curricula based on six distinct art installations, with input from school leaders, artists, Arts for Learning program staff, and Teacher Advisory Group
- outline visual thinking strategies to connect ways of accessing and thinking about new information in the arts to learning in other content areas, such as history, math, science, and language arts
- develop/include state standards, suggested post-exhibition activities, information to share with parents, and relevant installation conceptual and biographical information
- co-create lessons with the teaching artists to implement during the companion residencies
- present curricular packets to school faculty and staff prior to exhibition
- work closely with the Arts for Learning Third Space project team, installation artists, and teaching artists
Qualified participants will have related experience in education, the arts, and curriculum design, as well as a bachelor’s degree. Applicants should be flexible, adaptable, and creative in designing arts-integrated, elementary level curricula based on the abstract and conceptual themes and ideas of
installation artworks. Effective oral and written skills and excellent organizational skills are required. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel is also required.
This is a part-time position with flexible and varied work days. Must have availability for meetings during the planning and development phase between May – August 2019 and for curriculum presentation throughout the 2019-2020 school year.
Arts for Learning holds office hours from Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 4:30 PM. Please send a letter of interest, resume, and link(s) to online portfolio (if applicable) to Megan Bogard Gettelfinger, Project Manager, Third Space, at email@example.com.
Applications are due by Wednesday, May 9, 2019.
Summer Program Coordinator
The ideal candidate is a junior or senior college student with interest in arts administration. Excellent organizational and project management skills and effective oral and written skills are required. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel is expected.
The Summer Program Coordinator will:
- serve as a liaison between Arts for Learning and its summer programs
- assist program directors in monitoring and management of ArtForce at Ivy Tech and Inspiring Scholars at PLA#103
- participate in the design process and responsible for the management of a new internship program for (four) high school students
- coordinate documentation of the summer programs
- support the office in other areas as needed
- report to the Senior Director of Programs
This short-term position must not exceed 150 hours and must have availability between June 1 – July 31, 2019, Monday – Friday, 9:00 – 4 PM.
Please send a copy of your resume with a cover letter to Ploi Pagdalian, Senior Director of Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due by Friday, May 24, 2019.
Arts for Learning is an equal opportunity employer that values the right of children to have access to the arts and the participatory arts experiences that unlock minds, expand lives, and fulfill creative and intellectual potential.
ArtForce is a two-week summer program for high school students interested in exploring the arts as possible college and/or career options. ArtForce has two groups, visual arts and performing arts, and will take place at Ivy Tech Community College’s North Meridian Campus from June 17 – 28, 9am– 3pm. This program serves a total of 30 high school students.
Inspiring Scholars is a four-week academic and cultural enrichment program in partnership with Summer Advantage USA for elementary students. Every Monday through Thursday, Arts for Learning teaching artists lead unique creative experiences with students in various artforms. This program takes place at the Phalen Leadership Academy at #103 on the far eastside from June 17 – July 12, 2019, 1 – 3 pm. This program serves a total of 110 elementary students.