Job Title: Teaching Artist And Museum Educator, School Programs (Queens Museum)

URL: http://www.queensmuseum.org

Description: About Queens Museum The Queens Museum is dedicated to presenting the highest quality visual arts and educational programming for people in the New York metropolitan area, and particularly for the residents of Queens, a uniquely diverse, ethnic, cultural, and international community. The Museum fulfills its mission by designing and providing art exhibitions, public programs and educational experiences that promote the appreciation and enjoyment of art, support the creative efforts of artists, and enhance the quality of life through interpreting, collecting, and exhibiting art, architecture, and design. The Queens Museum presents artistic and educational programs and exhibitions that directly relate to the contemporary urban life of its constituents, while maintaining the highest standards of professional, intellectual, and ethical responsibility. About The Education Department The Queens Museum’s Education Department offers a range of free and low-cost award-winning learning experiences that connect people across the lifespan with the Museum’s acclaimed exhibitions, collections, artist projects, and public programs. They take place at the Museum and also at various community partner sites across the borough of Queens, a county of 2.4 million people and one of the most linguistically and culturally diverse places in the world. This community work includes long-term partnerships with over 30 Queens public schools, various Queens Library branches, hospitals, social service agencies, adult rehabilitation centers and much more. In all this work, the education department is committed to promoting the agency and imagination of all people, regardless of their backgrounds. About the position Reporting to the Manager of School Programs, Queens Museum teaching artists are part of a diverse team of highly motivated, creative, responsive and reflective educators. Teaching artists promote student interpretation of visual art and material culture using a variety of strategies both in Queens Museum galleries and in public school classrooms. In addition, teaching artists develop and lead hands-on projects that promote student learning in and through the arts. Qualifications: • BA or BFA in Studio Art, Museum Education, Art History, Education, Architecture or related fields.Requirements • Experience as a teaching artist or arts educator with K-12 students • Experience designing lesson plans and/ or visual arts curriculum. • Experience teaching in public school settings a plus • Experience with Collaborative Team Teaching environments and/ or inclusion classes a plus. • Studio art experience. • Ongoing personal visual art practice is a plus. • Bilingual in any of the following languages is a plus: Spanish, Mandarin, Bangla, Arabic, and Korean • We are seeking Educators that are available for school tours in October 2018 through June 2019.

Date Posted: 09-19-2018

Expire Date: 10-19-2018

Contact Name: Claudia Dishon

Contact Email: cdishon@queensmuseum.org

Salary: $40/hour for teaching, professional development and training.

Website: http://www.queensmuseum.org

Additional Instructions:

-Please send resume and cover letter to HR@queensmuseum.org and cdishon@queensmuseum.org -Please no phone calls or walk-in inquiries about this position.

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