Art Camp Lead Instructor
The Elmhurst Art Museum seeks a teaching artist or art educator for seasonal, part-time instruction in our exciting youth camps. This is a terrific opportunity for dynamic, high-energy applicants who are experienced in education, visual art, or museum work.
Bachelor's degree in visual arts, art education, museum education, or related field
Prior experience working with children in formal or informal educational settings
Knowledge of multiple two-dimensional and three-dimensional art mediums and general studio practices
Ability to lead a staff of college-bound or college aged counselors
A prompt and professional manner
Availability for the following Winter Sessions:
Session 1: December 24 & 26-28, 2018
Session 2: December 31, 2018 & January 2-4, 2019
Develop visual arts curriculum for children ages 5-12
Facilitate hands-on instruction which engages campers with fun and creative projects from a variety of mediums
Direct and guide counselors in executing art and camp activities
Prepare and organize art materials
Display a positive and respectful attitude while acting as a role model
Interact with kids and adults in a professional and courteous manner
Communicate effectively and show integrity as a museum representative
Follow procedures and expectations as outlines by the Director of Education and EAM Staff
Maintaining a positive and safe environment
Other duties as assigned
To apply: email a brief cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 23, 2018.
The Elmhurst Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Located 25 minutes from downtown Chicago by car or train, the Elmhurst Art Museum features rotating contemporary art exhibitions, a rare single-family home designed by Mies van der Rohe, and frequent educational programs. It is a destination for school groups, families, and others interested in enriching their lives through art and design.