Job Title: Teaching Artist And Museum Educator, Part Time (Poster House)


Description: Position reports to: Education Director About Poster House: Poster House is a new museum dedicated exclusively to posters, slated to open in Manhattan in 2019. Through temporary exhibitions, a growing permanent collection, educational events, and publications, Poster House explores the enormous impact of posters on society and culture, and how they continue to influence human behavior in the 21st Century. About the Position: Poster House is seeking a Teaching Artist to support the Education Director in the development and implementation of Poster House's educational programming including Visual Literacy tours and workshops for High School and College Students. Poster House plans to incorporate elements of Design, History, and Art-Making into the programming, while being mindful of Benchmarks and Standards for New York schools. The Teaching Artist hired will meet with the Education Director regularly in order to advise on and assist with the creation and piloting of lesson plans and tours, based on their experiences working with other museum education departments and the needs of community teachers. Qualifications: • BA or BFA in Graphic Design, Studio Art, Museum Education, Art History, Education or related fields.Requirements • Experience teaching in a Museum setting • Experience as a teaching artist or arts educator with K-12 students • Experience designing lesson plans for visual arts/ Visual Literacy curricula. • Experience teaching in public school settings a plus • Experience with Collaborative Team Teaching environments and/ or inclusion classes a plus. • Studio art experience. • Bilingual in any of the following languages is a plus: Spanish, Mandarin, Bangla, Arabic, and Korean. • Available to start in November 2018 • Continued availability for school tours beginning June 2019 a plus

Date Posted: 10-23-2018

Expire Date: 11-23-2018

Contact Name: Samantha Hirsch

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Salary: Rate: $120/Hour Commitment: One Half Day (4 hours) Per Week


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