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In search of an artist/teacher.

Are you an artist in search of community? Perhaps you are a working artist who loves the inspiration teaching children and teens brings your work? Are you looking for a long-term, low-stress, full-cup part-time job?

We are a Lake Highlands area teaching art studio in search of an Artist/Mentor/Facilitator for ages 5-18. Specifically, we are looking for a flex-time, artist instructor capable of providing college-level instruction in ceramics (yes you must know how to throw), drawing, painting and design, in addition to your own art form (be it photography, fiber arts, sculpture, etc.). We have been in business for 25 plus years and are highly regarded in the community. Photography a big plus. Animation also a plus.

Must be able to work:
-Two to three afternoons (starting at 4:00 pm) into the evening per week year round, as well as Saturday days in the Fall and Spring
-Mornings and/or afternoons during the day (8:30-4:30) for up to 10 consecutive weeks during our Summer session, as well as continuing your afternoon/evening and Saturday classes.
-Willing to plan vacations around studio schedule.

Specific qualities required:
-Passionate about educating and hanging out with children
-Lovable, entertaining, inspirational and professional self starter
-Empathic mentor and clear communicator/leader
-Skilled at classroom management in a kind and clear manner
-Good listener, able to take instruction and work collaboratively with a leader and a team
-Comfortable communicating with parents
-Organized and tidy
-Experienced with learning different (LD) students a plus
-Willing to take creative risks and to allow/support inspiration and creativity to flow
-Able to follow a project plan and also fill in with your inspiration and art history knowledge
-Excited to take artistic direction/critique from the studio owner/other team members to advance student work
-Happy to learn/follow our specific house style and teaching techniques
-Flexibile with last-minute class schedule changes at the beginning of each semester and during summer camp season
-Must know how to utilize tools/glues/paint/wheel/kiln/mixed media/collage/ or show up and learn on your own time

We hope to find a long term artist teacher so no short termers/under grad college students/gypsies need apply.

Interviews will be extended to qualified candidates. No blocked artists, please. You must be making art, even if not showing your art. Your own grounded artistic flow is essential to our mission.

For consideration, please provide the following:
-10 images of your current work (last 5 years). This could be a series of sketches from your journal or sketchbook or a link to your website.
-Resume - must have art degree
-3 references
-Starting pay for teaching $25 contract labor per teaching hour. Prep/Clean time required but unpaid, (about a 45 minutes per class)
-Start in a few weeks

contact: Barley Vogel
email only. please no drop ins.
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