Seeking a high-energy, enthusiastic, nurturing, and dedicated Early Childhood Art Teacher to teach part-time, 4-5 weekly art classes for ages 4-6 at our Upper West Side art studio. Our mission is to provide relaxation, inspiration and the freedom of authentic self-expression to our students through our encouraging instruction so that our students experience greater happiness, authenticity and fulfillment in their day-to-day lives.
Highly preferable for your convenience if you live near this neighborhood.
YOUR EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:
-Degree/Certificate in Childhood &/or Art Education
-At least 5 years of teaching experience working with young children in a creative, artistic capacity in the classroom/art studio setting
- Understanding of the role art plays in child development
-Command of the classroom
-Excellent people skills and ability to connect with children and adults in a warm, loving way
- Successful teaching practices in a fast pace and ever-changing work environment
-You feel a calling to make a positive difference in children's lives
-A great passion and enthusiasm for working with children and art
-Ability to work through challenges, change and unexpected situations
-Supreme conflict management skills
-Creating and implementing successful syllabi
-Actively engaged with your students through meaningful learning and instruction
-A natural teacher and motivated to inspire others
-Known to take a personal interest in each student
-Committed to establishing a caring/loving/warm and safe atmosphere
-Enthusiastic about and with children and families
-Thorough in your instructional planning and organizing
-Extremely effective communicator
-Very patient, flexible and adaptable to change, able to switch gears at a moment's notice
-Hardworking and excited to be a team player
-Sense of humor and Dedicated to making learning fun
SCHEDULE: 3-5 group classes per week, Monday and Wednesday afternoons (2:30 -- 4:30 pm), additional classes during business hours of 9 am -- 5 pm, Weekend private parties.
YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR HOURS LISTED ABOVE.
Hourly fee negotiable based on experience.
Please visit www.theartstudiony.com for further information about The Art Studio NY LLC.
TO APPLY: PLEASE NO CALLS!
Please email with your cover letter (PLEASE state why you are a perfect fit for this opportunity), resume, 3 references and a sample syllabus for this age group. Write "KIDS ART INSTRUCTOR" on subject line. Thank you.