Assistant Visual Arts Teacher/Assistant Designer

Rise Up! Youth Program for the Performing Arts
Marysville, CA, USA
Posted 2 months ago
Contractor

WE DO NOT PROVIDE RELOCATION ASSISTANCE FOR THIS POSITION. WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE LOCAL, AND/OR IS WILLING TO COMMUTE.

Ideal for anyone who loves working with kids in a theatre camp setting, enjoys art, and loves to craft!

Description:Supports the teacher in preparing and teaching visual arts classes. The Theatre Assistant Teacher/Assistant Designer works with the Visual Arts Teacher in the classroom, and assists them in designing the show and implementing those designs. Duties include: assisting with teaching visual arts in the classroom; assisting with design prep; assisting the designer with building and painting sets, sewing costumes, and/or creating props for the show; creating a gallery for student artwork to be displayed before the final performance; supervising students in and out of the classroom; ensuring the health and safety needs of all students are met; helping with sign in, sign out, breaks and recesses; leading games and activities with students; and assisting with other tasks as needed by the Visual Arts Teacher, Camp Director, or Assistant Camp Director. The Assistant Visual Arts Teacher/Assistant Designer will also be assigned a tech role in the production.

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • At least 1 year of experience working with children in an education or childcare setting preferred, but not required
  • At least 2 years of experience in the visual arts
  • Skills in at least one of the following areas required: set painting, construction and/or costume sewing

Ideal Candidate Would Be:

  • Person with a passion for musical theatre and arts education
  • Someone who loves working with children
  • Someone interested in pursuing their interest and involvement in arts
  • Someone with a lot of positive energy, who loves working in a fun camp environment
  • Someone with a caring heart
  • Someone who enjoys being part of a team of passionate and creative people

Job Types: Contract, Temporary

Pay: $450.00 per month

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Visual Art: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Theatre Design: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Costume/Set Construction: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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