Thursday, November 5, 2009

Employment: Garfield Park Arts Center Seeks Teaching Artists

From the Indianapolis Arts Council:

The Garfield Park Arts Center (GPAC), an Indy Parks facility located at 2432 Conservatory Drive, is seeking teaching artists for its Creative Kids! after-school arts program for students ages 8-14.  After school classes take place between 4-6:00PM daily during the IPS school year beginning January 4, 2010. 

Creative Kids! teaching artists must be responsible, dependable and punctual.  They must exhibit the ability to create an exciting, multi-layered program that engages participants in the skills of their craft as well as its history and development providing a variety of activities within the 2-hour class.

The Creative Kids! classroom is very dynamic with students across a broad age-range and educational spectrum.  Additionally, students may begin the program at any time during the semester.  Any and all art forms will be considered, previous topics have included: ceramics, creative drama, African drumming, Brazilian Capoiera Angola, mixed media visual art and theatre prop building.

Pay is $40/hour.  Prospective instructors are asked to submit a resume, evidence of teaching experience (a preview class may be required) and an 8-week proposed subject lesson plan. 

Background check required.

Please contact Tom Weidenbach, GPAC Manager, to schedule an interview time or for more information at 327-7066 or

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