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Exceptional Children’s Foundation (ECF) provides the highest quality services for children and adults who are challenged with developmental, learning and emotional disabilities – empowering them to reach their greatest potential. Each year, ECF serves more than 3,700 clients and their families at 15 sites throughout Los Angeles County. Established in 1946, ECF is the only organization of its kind in California to provide a lifespan of services for children and adults with developmental disabilities.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – ART INSTRUCTOR/PRINTMAKER

POSITION

The Instructor will work one-on-one with adult artists with developmental disabilities to develop their own unique artwork for sale.  Qualified candidates will know a variety of printmaking techniques and other mixed-media techniques including drawing, painting, collage, etc. that can be adapted to create successful projects with our students.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

  1. Work with several developmentally disabled adult artists at a time in a fun and energetic atmosphere.
  2. Ensure the safety and well-being of our artists, and help maintain an overall enjoyable studio for all participants.

  3. Implement artistic, educational, and behavioral treatment plans monthly.
  4. Experience with the developmentally disabled community is highly preferred, but not required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor's degree and technical printmaking skills. Experience: Six months in any combination of the following: studio work, teaching (including undergrad TA positions), work on public and private art projects, art installations, work in art museums, or any other directly related experience.  Knowledge/ Abilities/Skills: Knowledge of print press operations and maintenance and the use of various types of plates. Effective verbal and written communication skills to teach adult artists.  Knowledge and interest in contemporary art needed. Ability to operate and maintain a professional printing press as demonstrated through a portfolio of art work.

 

SALARY

$12.00 to $15.00 per hour


WORK LOCATION

1125 S. Gaffey, San Pedro, CA 90731

 

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants may submit a resume, cover letter, and portfolio by mail, email, or fax to: Exceptional Children's Foundation, 5350 Machado Road, Culver City, CA 90230; hr@ecf.net; (310) 391-1059.  If sending application materials via email, please indicate "Art Instructor/Printmaker" in the subject line and limit image attachments to 5 or provide a website link.

 

Exceptional Children’s Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religious creed, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, and/or protected veteran status.

To learn more, visit www.ECF.net and connect on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ConnectwithECF.

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