Teaching Artist Positions

August 9, 2012

Teaching Artist Positions:

The Corcoran’s in-school outreach program Arts 101 is seeking teaching artists for their collaborating DCPS schools. The Arts 101 program, focused on middle schools, is a semester-based museum outreach program designed to empower students to think and act creatively in their lives, their learning, and their community. Using the Gallery’s permanent collection as a primary resource, Arts 101 fosters visual, written and oral literacy, intellectual curiosity, creative problem solving and confidence in a museum setting.

 

Arts 101 Partner Schools:

Brookland Education Campus- 1401 Michigan Ave., NE, Washington DC 20017

Eliot- Hine Middle School-1830 Constitution Ave., NE, Washington DC 20002

Kelly Miller Middle School- 301 49thStreet, NE, Washington DC 20019

SEED Public Charter School- 4300 C Street, SE, Washington DC 20019

John Philip Sousa Middle School- 3650 Ely Place, SE, Washington DC 20019

 

Responsibilities:

Student Teaching Artists will make visits and work alongside DCPS/DCPCS teachers to collaborate on an art-making project, accompany a school tour at the Corcoran, and assist with the final exhibition on December 13th.

 

Arts 101 classes meet during the school day and vary in length depending on individual school schedules.  Including travel time, two to three hours should be allotted per visit.   Student Teaching Artists need to be able to commit to the Arts 101 program consistently once or twice a week for a semester.

 

Fall 2012 Schedule:

September- December 13, 2012

 

Qualifications:

Required: Teaching Artists will need to submit a resume and have experience working with youth.  Teaching Artists will also be required to submit a background check and TB test provided by the Corcoran.* Students qualifying for financial aid may receive work-study compensation.  Please check with the Office of Financial Services for more information.

For more information on the program please contact jkho@corcoran.org