Employment Opportunities

Art Educator/Programmer at Art Gallery of St. Albert

Job Type: Contract position: 10 months (Sept. 2016 to June 2017) with possibility of extension

Hours: Required hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. Actual work schedules are provided monthly and working hours are based on registrations received. Extra opportunities may arise to teach evening or weekend classes

Wage: $50.00 – $55.00 per class, based on qualification and experience

Reports to: Program Manager, Art Gallery of St. Albert             

Job Description:

Art Gallery of St. Albert has an exciting opportunity for a highly energetic, creative and organized individual. The Art Educator/Programmer supports artistic achievement and visual culture in St. Albert and surrounding area, by providing inspiring, engaging and hands-on educational art programs for the community.

Supports the mission of the Arts and Heritage Foundation – offering exceptional arts and heritage experiences in the community

The Arts and Heritage Foundation hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

Duties:

  • Preparation and delivery of curriculum-based visual art programs for schools and homeschool groups. Programs take place at schools or in the St. Albert Place Visual Art Studios
  • Organize and maintain program equipment and supplies
  • Ensure proper health and safety procedures are followed
  • Provide excellent customer service to all participants

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about art with a Fine Arts Diploma/ Degree, Art Education Degree or equivalent/ transferable skills/ experience
  • Minimum 1 year experience instructing children, youth or adults in group settings
  • Passion for working with children
  • Studio experience with various media
  • Experience with clay (wedging/ hand-building)
  • Effective classroom management skills for diverse groups and age levels
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive, flexible and positive approach to all aspects of the job
  • Reliable and dependable team player
  • French fluency an asset
  • Advanced clay skills (throwing/glazing) an asset

Required prior to employment commencement:

  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR certificate
  • RCMP criminal records check and a vulnerable sector check

How to apply:

Please deliver, mail or email resume and cover letter by 5 pm on August, 5, 2016 to:

Shannon Vance, Program Manager
Art Gallery of St. Albert
19 Perron Street
St. Albert, AB, T8N 1E5
Email: shannonv@artsandheritage.ca


 

Find more information on volunteer opportunities with the organization, including openings at Art Gallery of St Albert for Special Event Volunteer, Front Desk Volunteer (Weekdays), and Front Desk Volunteer (Saturday).


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