Monday, September 25, 2017

Call for Contract Instructors!

Call for Contract Instructors

Deadline for Application: Friday, October 13, 2017 . Our need for instructors is immediate, so applications will be considered as they arrive. Applications will continue to be accepted and considered for future opportunities Start Date: October 23, 2017
Wage: $25/hr

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery has an immediate and ongoing need for occasional contract art instructors to teach in-school and in-gallery children’s art classes on an ‘as needed ‘basis. This is an excellent opportunity for artists and educators experienced in teaching visual art concepts and techniques to children. A flexible schedule during school hours and access to transportation is beneficial. A Vulnerable Sector Screening will be required prior to any in-class sessions being delivered.


-Delivers / teaches workshops to students of various ages both in school and in gallery.  Responsible for preparation, set up and clean up before and after programmes
-Prepares workshops and lesson plans for basic programmes and specialized workshops as requested, including developing workshop material resources (such as examples, worksheets, digital presentations) and preparing activities.
-Organizes structure of workshops, including material to be provided in order to present the lesson
-Monitors progress of students, provides assistance and encouragement, and paces workshop to meet students’ needs.
-Collaborate on developing possible themes and art-making activities
-Maintain inventory for art-making supplies.
-Maintain clear communication with internal staff.

The ideal candidate will be a post-secondary graduate in Fine Arts, Art History, Art Education, Education or a related discipline with a good understanding of contemporary visual arts. A minimum of 1 year teaching experience, preferably in a not-for-profit arts organization is expected. This experience will consist primarily of delivering hands-on art activities for children and adults as well as gallery or museum educational programming. He/she will possess effective written communication skills and the ability to maintain confidential information.  He/she must be computer literate, highly motivated, able to work with minimal supervision, and able to organize and plan for current and future programs simultaneously. This position will require travel to off-site locations.

Qualified applicants please send your resume:

Chris O’Hoski
Education & Media Coordinator
Grimsby Public Art Gallery
18 Carnegie Lane
Grimsby, Ontario

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The Grimsby Public Art Gallery is committed to developing a diverse team and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply

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