Opportunity: The Arts Commission invites applications for Art
Instructors and Assistants to teach in a six-week summer youth
employment program (June 25 – August 3, 2012). The holders of these
positions will be expected to maintain excellence in instruction for
the visual arts.
Program Description: The Young Artists At Work (YAAW) program provides
young people (ages 14-18) with a paid apprenticeship to learn artistic
and professional skills, under the direction of professional artists,
art educators or instructors.
Art Instructor Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in a discipline
related to art education, visual, arts or liberal arts is preferred.
Professional artists will also be considered. Experience teaching
youth from diverse backgrounds is desirable. Studio experience is
Assistant Instructor Qualifications: College students majoring in a
discipline related to art education, visual arts, or liberal arts.
Experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds is desirable.
Studio experience is preferred.