Artist Educator

  • Contract
  • Hamilton
  • On site
  • $4,500

Arts For All (Culture for the Kids in Arts, legal name)

Creating Arts Access for All

Description

Job Position: Artist Educator
Arts For All is inviting enthusiastic candidates to join our team. We seek candidates who are passionate about arts and community. 

Purpose: Creating Arts Access for All
Mission: Connecting Artists to Community
Vision: Inspiring Arts Everyday, Everywhere for Everyone

Arts For All is celebrating 25 years of creating access to arts programming and expanding its capacity to bring arts to new neighbourhoods.

A charitable organization of the Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts founded in 1999 by Vitek Wincza, whose lived experience led to his vision that arts programs motivate and inspire learning and creativity, and that access to quality arts programming is essential to healthy whole development.

Vitek’s passion to remove barriers for full access to the arts ignites this dream. From this dream our team designs innovative arts education and community arts programming, lead professional learning access opportunities for practicing and emerging artists, and engage professional artists to share their artistic practice with the wider community.

Focus:
Arts For All continually recruits Artist Educators to deliver community-based arts programs in the greater Hamilton region. Out of school programming provides engaging arts experiences led by practicing artists from across the region to children, youth and families. Using emergent based approaches, the emphasis of the program is to explore visual arts, music, dance, drama and media arts in community settings. 

Artist Educator Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Design and lead arts programming for children, youth and families in community settings across the greater Hamilton region 
  • Engage in artistic practices with with community participants to collaborate in arts creation
  • Collaborate with Artist Educators and children and youth serving agency staff to support program delivery
  • Engage in professional learning sessions and activities 
  • Engage and develop pedagogical approaches and practices
  • Lead and support artistic performances and exhibitions 
  • Support materials and equipment inventory, delivery and maintenance
  • Evaluate and document program delivery and reflection

Opportunities: 

Full Time Summer 2024 Employment Contract (ages 15-30) 

Contract opportunities available Fall 2024 and Spring 2025

To apply, email your details to arts@artsforall.co

If you are interested in this position, please submit your letter and resume to: [email protected]


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