If interested please send your resume and cover letter to:
Email: Shannon Fugate at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mail: The Baum School of Art, PO Box 653, Allentown, PA 18105
The Baum School of Art, a non-profit community visual arts school in Allentown, PA, seeks part-time instructors for children’s classes. The ideal candidate is a talented artist and educator, passionate about teaching and encouraging young people to develop their creativity and skills in visual art and design through exciting and innovative lessons that build confidence in artists of all abilities. In addition to having excellent technical skill as artists, Baum School instructors must be personable, punctual, organized, have a positive classroom management strategy, and love working with youth.
Class hours typically include Monday-Friday 3pm-6pm during the school year, and hours between 9am-4pm for Saturdays and also for our summer camp schedule.
Children/Teen instructors will plan and lead lessons to students ages 3-17. Planning includes developing lessons and demonstrations and working with the program coordinator to ensure appropriate supplies are ordered. Leading classes and camps will include taking and monitoring attendance and student safety at all times, interacting with parents, and creating fun, memorable, and educational camp experiences for all children. Must have reliable transportation as programs are held onsite and offsite.
Bachelor’s Degree required. Certification in Art Education is preferred.
Applicant should have a pleasant personality, be enthusiastic about art, and enjoy working independently and with customers in a busy office and community visual art school environment. Skills required: customer service, operating a multi-line phone system, point of sale/cash register operation, working proficiency of Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel. Light office work including student registration, mailings, and other special projects as assigned. Visual arts knowledge necessary. Candidate should enjoy working with a diverse community including artists, parents, students, and visitors. Bilingual (Spanish) helpful.
Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-1:00pm | September-June
Monday-Friday 8:30am-1:30pm | June-August
— Artwork by Oona Brayshaw, Student