BYA Arts Facilitator Job Descriptions - Temporary positions
Baltimore Youth Arts is a creative entrepreneurship and job training program that provides artistic and professional opportunities to youth, ages 14-22, with a focus on on those involved in the justice system. Our mission is to assist young people in gaining the creative, personal, and educational skills that will enable them to become leaders in their communities.
Baltimore Youth Arts is currently hiring the following facilitators for upcoming sessions at the Baltimore City Juvenile Justice Center and BYA Community Studio:
Visual Art (2D, 3D, textile)
Literary Art (creative writing, Hip Hop)
These are temporary positions.
Instructors work with youth for 5-10 weeks each session. Classes may be extended based on the feedback received from participants.
Develop a 5-10 week lesson plan (based on session)
Engage 6-12 youth at the BCJJC or BYA Community Studio in a 1.5-2 hour weekly class
Student ages could range from 12-18 years old at BCJJC and 14-21 at the BYA Studio
Track participant attendance and submit to Deputy Director
Assist in the documentation of student work
Take part in required trainings at BYA and an orientation with DJS
Provide class outlines, lesson plans, and materials lists to Executive Director
Provide assistance to students with the completion and generation of art projects
Adequately clean classroom or studio and return all supplies to their storage areas
Minimum Education: High School, some college preferred
Minimum Age: 21 (to instruct within the BCJJC)
Minimum teaching experience: 2 Years
Be well versed in the media/subject you are teaching (business, entrepreneurship, drawing, painting, mixed media, writing, sewing, etc.)
Strong teaching and group facilitation skills
Working artist with a strong studio practice
Belief in the creative potential and voices of young people affected by the juvenile justice system
Successful candidate will need a reliable source of transportation
Ability to work independently
Ability to multitask and be flexible in a sometimes chaotic environment
Must pass annual background check (BYA does not hire based on background. We will take any charges and dates of charges into consideration.)
This position requires instructors to maintain patience, flexibility, and to have an understanding of the juvenile justice system and systems that affect young people in Baltimore.
To Apply, send the following to email@example.com
5-10 work samples or portfolio link
Job Type: Contract, temporary
Compensation: Based on experience and class length. Compensation will include instruction and class prep. Average instructor pay: $25/hour. Training stipend provided.