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The Skirball Cultural Center’s Teaching Our World Through the Arts program seeks proposals from Film and Media Artists to facilitate a workshop for a K-12 teacher professional development program.

TEACHING OUR WORLD THROUGH THE ARTS

is a professional development program that prepares K–Grade 12 teachers to integrate the arts into core curriculum. In this multi-disciplinary strand, inspiring practitioners in film and media will share methods for integrating storytelling and media skills into classroom teaching. 

 

WORKSHOP DATES (teaching artists are hired for one date only)

STRAND 3: FILM AND MEDIA, Saturdays January 23, 30, and February 6, 13, 2016

 

PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS

Your 500 word max. proposal should outline a workshop that is…

-        Grounded in Film AND/OR Media techniques.

-        Designed to serve K-Grade 12 teachers across curriculum areas. 

-        Focused on the development of hands-on skills teachers can integrate into their curriculum areas.

-        Active and interactive: teachers should learn by doing.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF TEACHING ARTIST

-        Develop a syllabus and lesson plan for ONE 2 to 4-hour workshop session.

-        Attend one planning meeting at the Skirball prior to the workshop session date. 

-        Facilitate a 2 to 4 hour workshop session on a designated date.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS

The qualified candidate will have professional Film or Media experience, and at least two years previous teaching experience (experience working with classroom teachers a plus). A successful candidate will be organized and communicative; flexible and able to adapt lesson plans based on feedback; passionate and inspiring with respect to their art form.

 

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Teaching Artists are hired as independent contractors for individual workshop sessions.

 

TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING:

1) Cover letter describing your teaching experience and personal art practice.

2) Resume or curriculum vitae with relevant teaching / instructional experience.

3) Documentation of teaching (1 sample curriculum piece/lesson plan).

4) Workshop proposal (see requirements above).

5) Workshop dates you are available to teach.

Submit your proposal by October 12th to: Megan Nevels, Associate Educator, Teacher Programs

teacherprograms@skirball.org