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Teaching Artist
Teaching Artist
Pérez Art Museum Miami
Post Date: 20 Feb 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

General Information

Job Title:Teaching Artist

Location: 1103 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL, 33132, United States

Base Pay:$18.00 / Hour

Employee Type:Part Time

Required Degree:2 Year Degree

Manage Others:No

Description

Position Overview:  

During the academic school year (September – May), Teaching Artists lead tours and art activities aimed at introducing K-12 students to contemporary art with the goal of encouraging the development of critical thinking skills. During the summer months (June – August) Teaching Artists lead on-site and off-site art-making and gallery experiences for summer camps and community groups serving youth in grades K-12. Teaching Artists also conduct museum and off-site programs for pre-K students, teens, families, and intergenerational audiences. Teaching Artists must be available Monday through Friday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Must be available to work a minimum of two weekends per month (Second Saturdays, PAMM Art Storytime, family/ access tours), some evening hours, and occasional pre-scheduled holidays.

Requirements

Required Degree: 2 Year Degree + 2 years of equivalent experience required, 4 Year Degree preferred in Fine Arts, Education, Museum Studies, or equivalent   

Summary

Essential Functions included, but are not limited to: 

Lead art-making and gallery tours for school, family, and youth audiences

Promote all PAMM education programs 

Work as a team to advance the mission of the museum

Perform other tasks that pertain to the responsibilities of the Education Department

Qualifications:

Effective communication and public speaking skills

Flexibility and ability to improvise

Works well in a team setting 

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Excel)

Preferred Qualifications: 

Preferred experience 1 year of teaching in a classroom or an informal learning environment

Prefer candidates to have an active art-making studio practice

Priority will be given to candidates who professionally write and speak multiple languages: preferred Spanish, Creole, and Portuguese

Candidates with experience working with persons with disabilities preferred

Preferred Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop/Illustrator)

Teamwork Skills:  

Be an enthusiastic, helpful and positive member of the team  

Be professional, responsible, and mature in conduct and behavior  

Be understanding of, encouraging to, and friendly with all co-workers  

Be self-motivated and use time wisely  

Maintain an open line of communications with each department on pertinent information 

Maintain effective communication by means of meetings and memorandums  

Adhere to all work rules, procedures, and policies established by the company including, but not limited to those contained in the employee handbook.   

Physical Demands

Walk, bend, lift (up to 15 pounds) files, office supplies an electronic equipment.  

Finger dexterity to pick up paper and use computer keyboard. 

Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.   

Ability to hear in normal tones including telephone and face-to-face conversation. 

JOB DETAILS

Location
Miami, USA

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