Mission Voices Summer Teaching Artists
THREE PART-TIME CONTRACT SUMMER TEACHING ARTIST POSITIONS AVAILABLE
Position Posting Date: April 19, 2021
Deadline to submit application: Sunday, May 16, 2020
Projected Class Prep Work Dates: June 8 – July 31 (Up to 22 hours, Dates/Times TBD)
Class Work Dates: July 5 – July 29 (30 Class Time Hours, Dates/Times TBD. Classes meet M-Th 2:00-5:00 PM)
Compensation: Lead Teaching Artists will receive $30/hour. This is a contract position, and is not eligible for benefits.
ABOUT SOUTHERN EXPOSURE
Southern Exposure (SoEx) is an artist-centered non-profit organization committed to supporting visual artists. Through our extensive and innovative programming, SoEx strives to experiment, collaborate and further educate while providing an extraordinary resource center and forum for Bay Area and national artists and youth online through video chat, collaborative software and printed matter.
ABOUT MISSION VOICES SUMMER (MVS)
MVS provides students in the Bay Area ages 14-21 with a visual art space to explore issues relevant to them and their community, exercise leadership skills, and utilize art as a tool for social change.
ABOUT THE JOB
Three Lead Teaching Artists will work with Southern Exposure’s Artists in Education Program Coordinator to collaborate with and teach approximately 20-40 youth in a series of online workshops to produce visual arts projects based on a socially relevant theme. The program runs for 4 weeks: July 6 – July 29, 2021, Monday through Thursday, 2:00 – 5:00 PM. Each Lead artist will alternate teaching duties during online workshops and hold critique/discussion sessions during the week of July 26. Each teaching artist will work a total of 40 hours over the course of the program which includes weekly meetings. The program culminates in a final exhibition presented to the public at Southern Exposure opening August 12.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Teaching Artists collaboratively propose a socially relevant theme, develop workshops that address that theme, and produce an exhibition at Southern Exposure. Each lead Teaching Artist is responsible for writing a curriculum for their workshops, including goals and objectives of the lessons, proposed outcomes, skills learned, activities, materials needed, themes covered, etc.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit work samples and a single PDF attachment that includes the following:
Please submit applications to Simon Tran at firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line of your email should be: MVS Teaching Artist, your name.
Southern Exposure is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply.