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Children's Aid Art Specialist in Manhattan, New York

Art Specialist 11/4/21Part Time--Manhattan

Job ID: 005106
Description:

Position Summary:* *Located at the Dunlevy Milbank Community Center in Harlem, the part-time art specialist role encourages creativity and self-expression among afterschool program participants ranging in age from 5 to 13 years old. The role is within the Youth Division and reports to the Assistant Director. The position is 12 hours per week and the hours vary Monday through Friday in the afternoons and evenings. During times of need, the role may work nights, evenings, and weekends. Responsibilities include sourcing art supplies, preparing lessons, and providing developmentally appropriate instruction on art techniques.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop course curriculum.

  • Teach general arts and crafts skills to children in creative ways.

  • Request supplies and equipment needed for activities.

  • Maintain proper care of supplies and equipment.

  • Adhere to policy and procedures of the Children’s Aid Dunlevy Milbank Community Center.

  • Dress and organize notice boards.

  • Follow Milbank monthly theme or project-based concept.

  • Keep inventory of supplies.

  • Set-up and break down classroom or teaching area.

  • Host seasonal art and craft displays and exhibition.

Qualifications:* *

  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Must be responsible, dependable, and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience teaching children and youth.

  • Must have experience teaching arts and crafts, and a strong ability to make arts and crafts engaging for youth of all ability levels.

  • Creative approach to teaching arts and crafts.

  • Dynamic personality; able to relate to youth between the ages of 5 to 13 years old.

  • In touch with popular youth culture.

  • Have good organizational and planning skills, high creativity, and the ability to work with minimum supervision.

Requirements:

Job Type Part Time

Location --Manhattan

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