Art-To-Go Instructor

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POSITION INFORMATION:

Art-To-Go is the primary school outreach program for the Old Jail Art Center.

Representatives from/for the OJAC Education Department make monthly visits to various Region 14 Campuses, providing thematic lessons to K-12 audiences that address current social and cultural issues as referenced in the museum collection.

At each monthly program, Art-To-Go instructors lead observation and discussion of educational videos, books and collection art works connected to that month’s theme, followed by a studio making activity.

This program is provided free to participating schools; including 8 monthly visits and a travel stipend encouraging a field trip to the OJAC in the final month(s) of the school year.  Contracted ATG Instructors travel to participating schools for 8 monthly visits, and to the OJAC in the final month to lead a concluding tour and making activity.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Attend a monthly training and review session at the OJAC

Conduct monthly, classroom art instruction including discussion (using Visual Thinking Strategies) and art activities for K-12 audiences

Manage classroom dynamics

Conduct tours and making activities on-site at the museum during final month of program

Promote education programs, policies, and mission of the OJAC


REQUIREMENTS:

Candidate must have, at minimum, a Bachelors degree in Art or Education (Education, Studio Art, Art Education, Art History, Museum Studies).

Candidate must have reliable transportation.

Some form of teaching experience required. (camp/workshop, classroom, etc.)

Schedules are very flexible, but regular availability on weekdays before 5:00 PM is required.


HOURS

Between 5-20 instruction hours per week

COMPENSATION:

  • $90 full school day; $45 half school day
  • Monthly travel stipend up to $200

START DATE

2017-2018 School Year


ABOUT THE OLD JAIL ART CENTER

Serving a core audience of 25 rural counties, the Old Jail Art Center is one of the few accredited art museums between Fort Worth and El Paso. The mission of the Old Jail Art Center is to be the primary cultural resource for the region, providing visual art, performing art, and local history resources for residents and visitors alike, and fostering memorable experiences for all.

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Texas History Curriculum and Programming Coordinator

Texas History Curriculum and Programming Coordinator

POSITION INFORMATION:

The Texas History Curriculum and Programming Coordinator is a part-time, contracted staff of the OJAC Education Department. The basic responsibility of the Coordinator is to assist the Education Director in developing and administering curriculum and programming focused on themes of Texas and specifically West Texas History as referenced in museum collections.

The THC&P Coordinator reports directly to the Education Director, who makes assignments in terms of broad program plans and objectives, and delegates independent responsibility for their accomplishment. All OJAC full, part-time and contracted staff work under the general guidance of personnel policies and observe the museum’s Code of Ethics. 


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working with Education Director, THC&P Coordinator develops and facilitates bi-monthly school outreach programs for K-12 audiences via video conferencing software, presenting topics of Texas History as referenced in the Sallie Reynolds Matthews Collection and Robert Nail Junior Archives.

Working with Education Director, Coordinator develops and facilitates one In-Service Workshop for elementary and junior high classroom instructors, presenting lesson plans and coordinating activities that visually or thematically reference museum collections.

Working with Education Director, Coordinator identifies and contracts speakers for two, Texas History-themed lectures for adult audiences each year.

Working with Education Director and OJAC Archivist, Coordinator identifies and contracts instructors for quarterly, Texas History or archival-themed workshops for adult audiences.


REQUIREMENTS:

Museum Studies, K-12 Education, or like degree.

1-2 years museum experience and some form of classroom teaching experience required.

Experience in curriculum writing required.

Texas History instruction experience preferred.

Proficiency in basic graphic design software (Photoshop, Illustrator) and desktop publishing.

Excellent writing, speaking, organizational, project management and interpersonal skills.


HOURS

2 Days (16 hrs) per week

Flexible work schedule/ some work may be done remotely. 

COMPENSATION

$250 wkly

START DATE

2017-2018 School Year


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