FotoFest seeks independently contracted Teaching Artists for the Literacy Through Photography (LTP) school and community learning program for the 2017-2018 school year. He/She will take an active role in delivering LTP programs; bringing photography, creative writing, and project-based, arts-learning experiences to learners of all ages during in-school and out-of-school time (after-school and summer) hours.
Ideal candidate has vested interest in and experience in delivering arts programs to K-12 youth and in community-based formats, experience in creating and carrying out daily lesson plans, demonstrated strong verbal communication and writing skills, and is capable of representing FotoFest in a positive manner.
He/She must have a valid Texas driver’s license, reliable transportation, and be willing to travel to schools and program sites across greater Houston and other surrounding counties. He/She will be required to go through a Texas DPS background check within the first 30 days of being hired. Hours are determined on a contract-basis, with additional compensation made to defer the cost of planning time, purchasing supplies, and for travel. Our teaching artist positions are contract, not full time, and are subject to availability.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Desired Skills & Experience
Candidates should have demonstrated experience in arts or education discipline (Bachelor’s degree, MFA or related training preferred) and a minimum of 2 years’ experience teaching K-12 youth in public school or community-based settings. Ideal candidates will also demonstrate the following:
To apply for this position, please submit a teaching philosophy, letter of interest, 2-3 examples of personal or student artwork, and resume to Lexie Ettinger, Program Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls please.
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