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Part Time Outreach Instructor for Van Gogh Outreach Program

 

William King Museum of art is seeking a part time outreach instructor for the Van Gogh Outreach program. The primary duties of this position include teaching Van Gogh Outreach lessons in Carroll county in Virginia. This individual should be situated near Carroll county to be able to easily commute to several schools for morning lessons. The individual will be provided with a Van Gogh vehicle and trained to deliver pre-planned lessons in Native American cultures and Ancient History to children in second and third grade across several counties. This individual will commute to the museum in Abingdon at least once every two weeks to meet with the Director of Youth Education and gather supplies.

Requirements
• A bachelor’s degree in fine arts, art education, or art history
• Previous experience working with children
• A valid driver’s license
• Located within or near the Carroll county area

Qualifications
• Reliable, organized, and independent
• Knowledgeable in history and geography
• Able to adapt to different teaching situations
• Experience in public elementary education
• Knowledge of teaching philosophy
• Able to provide a schedule of availability several months in advance
• Knowledgeable in various fine arts techniques
• Available to assist with other programs including field trips and summer art camps

Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $11.00 per hour
Schedule: 4 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations: Teachers follow protocols per the school districts in which they teach. Masks and hand sanitizers are available at all entrances to the museum and Art Lab.

Work Location: On the road

To Apply: Email Resume and Cover Letter to Suzanne Brewster at sbrewster@wkmuseum.org or call (276) 628-5005 ext. 111.

Full Time Outreach Instructor

 

William King Museum of Art is seeking a full time outreach instructor to plan and deliver youth art education programming, including but not limited to Van Gogh Outreach, Art Camp, Youth Art Classes, and field trips. The primary focus of this position is teaching the Van Gogh Outreach program for second and third grade students. The instructor will deliver hands-on process-based art instruction; teach a broad range of arts topics that relate to other fields including history, science, and mathematics; demonstrate artistic techniques; and contribute to the development of lesson plans for various programs, along with various other duties as assigned. This position is best suited for a reliable and courteous emerging art professional with a passion for instructing children, a broad knowledge base in art and history, and the ability to independently adapt planned lessons to changing situations.

Requirements
• A bachelor’s degree in fine arts, art education, or art history
• Previous experience working with children
• A valid driver’s license

Qualifications
• Reliable, organized, and independent
• Knowledgeable in history and geography
• Able to adapt to different teaching situations
• Experience in public elementary education
• Knowledge of teaching philosophy
• Able to provide a schedule of availability several months in advance
• Knowledgeable in various fine arts techniques
• Available to assist with other programs including field trips and summer art camps

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $12.00 per hour
Schedule: 8 hour shift
Benefits
• Dental insurance
• Health insurance
• Paid time off
• Retirement plan

COVID-19 considerations:
Teachers follow protocols set up for each school district in which they teach. Hand sanitizers and masks are available at all entrances to the museum and Art Lab.

Work Location: On the road

To Apply: Email Resume and Cover Letter to Suzanne Brewster at sbrewster@wkmuseum.org or call (276) 628-5005 ext. 111.

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