Teaching Artist

Bowers Museum/Kidseum

Santa Ana, CA

Teaching ArtistBowers Museum/Kidseum

Santa Ana, CA

 

SUMMARY

The primary purpose of this position is to educate, empower, and guide students through a variety of subject matters; this includes integrating curriculum standards to the activities and programs offered by the Kidseum and in conjunction with themes of the Bowers Museum exhibits.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  • Ability to lead a variety of cultural art projects to children participating in the Museum’s school field trip and after school learning programs
  • Lead students through Bowers galleries for participation in gallery talks and art projects
  • Prepare lesson plans as needed
  • Select instructive and operational supplies for courses (Summer Camps, After School Learning Center, etc.)
  • Enjoy working with children, teenagers, and adults
  • Facilitate with special programs, festivals, and other Kidseum and Bowers events
  • Confer with students and parents regarding student progress and problem areas, when necessary
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment at all times
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Conduct all responsibilities in a safe manner according to regulations (OSHA, IIPP, etc.)

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made. 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

B.A. degree in Art History, Education or related field &/or

1 year of teaching or working in museum education; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Skills, Abilities, and/or Training

 

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills and desire to be a team player
  • Excellent oral communication skills (i.e. ability to deal effectively with others, speak professionally on the phone, etc.)
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Sense of creativity
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines
  • Ability to work extended hours as needed
  • Ability to work occasional weekends
  • Spanish fluency is a plus

 

 

Please email Carmen Hernandez at:

Email: CHernandez@bowers.org

Address: 2002 N. Main Street

Website: www.bowers.org

 

Deadline: 09/29/2019

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