Part-time Teaching Artists--FotoFest/Literacy Through Photography
FotoFest is looking for an experienced photographer for part-time teaching artist for its Literacy Through Photography Program.
Literacy Through Photography (LTP) is the classroom-based education program of FotoFest International. LTP is a writing program designed to help classroom students achieve better writing and communication skills through the use of photography and visual imagery.
Position Description: Teaching artists collaborate with classroom teachers to implement the LTP curriculum and create exciting writing and photography projects that meet core-academic goals. Teachers are provided with carefully designed lesson plans that offer new writing techniques, basic photography skills, and effective teaching strategies that transform the classroom into a stimulating environment to give students the confidence to express themselves through writing and imagery.
Part-time instructors will be hired on a contractual basis to work with schools or after-school programs. Full training is provided by FotoFest. Evening hours may be required.
Qualifications: Ideal candidates will have classroom experience, preferably a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts or Education. A positive attitude and enthusiasm for teaching arts in the classroom are necessary.
Contact Information: Interested candidates should send resumes to Joel Hernandez, Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org Please no phone calls.
FotoFest ® is an international non-profit photographic arts and education organization based in Houston, Texas. FotoFest's purpose is to promote the exchange of art and ideas through international programs and the presentation of photographic art. FotoFest's programs work globally and locally, bringing together an international vision of art and cross-cultural exchange with a commitment to community involvement and the enrichment of Houston's cultural resources.
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