Teaching Assistant Intern (Writers In The Schools)
Writers in the Schools (WITS) is looking for interns to serve as summer workshop teaching assistants. Interns will work in a variety of areas, gaining experience in creative writing instruction, early childhood education, non-profit administration, and/or arts education.
Each summer, Writers in the Schools and the School Literacy and Culture Project at the Center for Education, Rice University sponsor the Summer Creative Writing Workshops. More than 1300 children in grades K-12 participate in the workshops, which provide a supportive environment where children engage in writing stories, poetry, essays, and plays.
The internships (part-time, unpaid) will begin in June 3, 2013.
*Assist in creative writing classrooms
*Design and deliver lessons
*Assist younger children with dictation
*Assist setting up arts/crafts projects
*Assist in anthology preparation
*Observe classroom teaching
Benefits for Interns
*Interns will gain work experience and classroom experience
*Interns will be exposed to career goals
*Interns will gain experience in non-profit administration
*Internship will serve as a networking opportunity: interns will meet
colleagues in Education, Arts Education, and Creative Writing fields
*Interns will build their résumés
*Upon successful completion of the Internship, WITS will serve as a
reference and will provide letters of recommendation
For more detailed information and complete application instructions,
visit our web site:
or contact Jack McBride
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