Teaching Artist

The Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) 

Los Angeles, CA

The Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) is a cultural center that creates public art and arts programming as a vehicle to promote civic dialogue, foster cross-cultural understanding and address critical social issues. 

SPARC is seeking qualified Teaching Artists to join our Arts Education team! SPARC Teaching Artists lead innovative and interdisciplinary arts workshops that support students in learning about culture, identity, community and social justice. 

Teaching Artists will lead 10-week visual and/or performing arts workshops for 6th-12th grade classrooms in Los Angeles from September-December 2019. Performing arts workshops must have an integrated visual arts focus throughout the 10-week workshop. Job responsibilities include developing a 10-week curriculum, facilitating workshops on middle and/or high school campuses, and supporting students in completing a culminating project that can be shared with their families and school community. 

We are seeking Teaching Artists in the following disciplines:

  • Video/Animation

  • Painting/Muralism

  • Vocal/Instrumental Music

  • Poetry/Spoken Word

All applicants must be proficient in Spanish and English. 


Experience practicing and/or facilitating an artistic discipline

Experience working with K-12 students

Proficient in Spanish and English

Approximate Hours Per Week

4-6 hours per week


$35 per hour

To Apply

Please visit www.SPARCinLA.org/projects/artedop, and complete our online Teaching Artist Application Form by Tuesday, September 3rd at 5:00 p.m. For questions, email Davida Persaud, Arts Education Coordinator, at [email protected].



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