wayne art center

Employment Opportunities

 

Seeking Summer ART Camp Teachers

Wayne Art Center is seeking Summer Art Camp (SAC) 2022 Teachers in all art disciplines. Summer camp sessions begin on June 13, 2022 through August 19, 2022. SAC sessions are theme-based, 10 one-week sessions divided into morning and afternoon class time periods. Teaching positions are part-time and hours range between 9:00am to 5:15pm Monday-Friday. Full-day and/or half-day teaching positions are available and dependent on the teacher’s schedule and availability.

Visual Art Teachers (Ages: 5-17)

  • Familiarity and experience working with a range of art materials that are age appropriate.
  • Create lesson plans that introduce students to a range of art processes and techniques such as drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, jewelry making, sewing, stained glass, paper arts, photography, architecture, etc.
  • Ability to incorporate art making with relevant artists names, styles and artistic periods throughout art history coordinated with the overriding weekly session themes.
  • Experience creating lesson plans and facilitating art activities that correspond to the summer art camp themes.

Ceramic Teachers (Ages: 6-17)

  • Experience in hand-building, wheel-throwing and glazing. Understand the nature of clay and multiple firing processes.
  • Experience in creating sculptural and functional ceramics and ability to provide an engaging, warm and fun learning environment.

Culinary Chef Teachers (Ages: 8-17)

  • Instruct weekly themed culinary classes, ensuring safety in the kitchen at all times.
  • Execute approved menus and recipes for camp each day, guaranteeing that all cooked and baked recipes are completed on time.
  • Educational/ professional training and experience in culinary arts or related area a plus.
  • ServSafe Certification or the ability to complete the certification 2 weeks prior to camp start date.

Drama Teachers (Ages: 6-12)

  • Inspire a love of drama and theater through teaching a variety of genres, performance styles, and techniques.
  • Experience creating lesson plans to encourage different acting styles and methods.
  • Ability to motivate students within a diverse range of age groups; foster self-confidence and encourage participation.
  • Ability to guide students into a final production to be performed by the end of a camp week weekly performance.

Summer Art Camp Teachers – General Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement daily creative lesson plans related to camp session themes.
  • Punctuality and ability to prep classes in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Passionate and enthusiastic about teaching art with ability to spark creativity and critical thinking in students, ability to nurture creativity in each student.
  • Help students think independently and develop confidence in their own abilities.
  • Encourage students to produce consistent, high-quality work, creating a theme inspired group show displayed at the end of each camp session week.
  • Demonstrate excellent classroom management skills and ability to supervise students and volunteers.
  • Outstanding communication skills; converse appropriately and professionally with WAC staff, faculty, interns, parents & caregivers.
  • Demonstrate self-confidence, creativity, and assertiveness with students.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and adapt to changing conditions.

Requirements:

  • Teaching certification and previous camp experience preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of teaching experience with elementary age and middle school children.
  • Current child abuse and criminal background checks.
  • Maintain professional attitude, fairness, consistency, reliability, responsibility, honesty and respect at all times.

Job Type/ Schedule:

Part-time, Monday to Friday, half and/or full days – dependent on teacher’s availability.

Application Response:

Cover Letter, Resume, 2-3 Letters of Reference.

If interested, please email above documents to camp@wayneart.org or call 610-688-3553 x214 with any questions.

Art and Music Educators

Wayne Art Center accepts applications for teaching artists and musicians on an on-going basis. Please submit the following to nancy@wayneart.org

  • cover letter
  • resume or CV
  • teaching statement
  • work samples
    • artists – please submit jpegs, or links to files hosted on Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.
    • musicians – please submit a recording or links to SoundCloud, Youtube, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.
  • for youth instructors, please submit FBI clearance, PA State Police clearance, and PA child clearances

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Evening/Weekend Registrar

JOB SUMMARY: The Evening-Weekend Registrar is responsible for the management of class and event registration, monitoring student enrollment, art sales, communication with the public and for general administrative support.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Oversee class registration and student enrollment.
  • Attend to client class registration needs.
  • Maintain and update class registration database.
  • Process and distribute necessary forms for enrollments, supply lists, directional class locations, maps, etc.
  • Process cash receipts, class refunds and credits.
  • Answer phones and direct calls.
  • Warmly greet, direct and assist students and visitors, provide knowledgeable assistance.
  • Respond to student and visitor requests. Remain current with WAC class schedules, events, policies and procedures in order to    accurately to inform students and visitors.
  • Tactfully handle stressful situations and demonstrate quick problem-solving abilities
  • Schedule facility rentals.
  • Handle, process, and record art sales.
  • Assist with processing of guest and label lists for exhibitions and special events.
  • Regularly survey the facility in efforts to help maintain its safety and security.
  • Complete opening and/or closing procedures efficiently and accurately.
  • Ensure that reception area is clean and organized.
  • Assist with and attend events as necessary.
  • Perform related duties, special assignments and projects as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline.
  • 2+ years administrative experience in a cultural nonprofit or academic environment preferred.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships with key constituencies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, flexibility, creative thinking, and ability to bring problems to a successful resolution.
  • Computer proficiency, including experience with Microsoft Office and Teams. An aptitude for technology and ability to learn other platforms as needed.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement, maintain a high degree of confidentiality and ability to identify and avoid conflicts of interest.
  • Appropriate and professional behavior dealing with staff, faculty, students, volunteers, guests, and visitors.
  • Strong project management skills, highly organized with attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet converging deadlines.
  • Self-directed style, ability to work independently, proactively, and efficiently with only moderate direction or supervision; effectively follows through on assignments.
  • Flexible, open to input and sudden changes, comfortable with the unexpected and ability to handle stress diplomatically.
  • Excellent customer service ethic and high expectations for quality.
  • Ability to promote teamwork and collaboration.
  • Flexible with ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as required.
  • Background checks and applicable clearances required.
  • Familiarity with Main Line community and residing within close proximity to Center preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and car.
  • Ability to maneuver or lift 25 pounds.

Please forward cover letter and resume to nancy@wayneart.org

Wayne Art Center does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.