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Extended Day Visual Arts Instructor

Description: In collaboration with the program director, school principal and other key stakeholders, the Visual Arts Instructor will lead the planning, development, and implementation of the arts program of the WHEDco MS ExTRA Extended School Day Program at The Highbridge Green School with special attention to activities that will promote literacy, social justice understanding and cultural competencies. ? Design, develop and implement the visual arts program for students in grades 6 to 8, offering participants opportunities to develop an interest and mastery; ? Lead, supervise and provide guidance to program participants in that elective four (4) times per week; ? Create lesson plan; select necessary supplies; ? Attend all required staff/planning meetings; ? Take on special assignments which pertain to the goals and objectives of the MS ExTRA program; ? Encourage and lead projects related to dance that foster academic, cultural and artistic growth; ? Maintain Observation and Incidents logs for group.

Salary Competitive salary based on experience.
Type of Opportunity P/T
Location WHEDco Middle School ExTRA Extended School Day Program at The Highbridge Green School: MS 361
Field of Study Any
Degree Wanted None Required
Special Skills & Requirements Minimum two years professional experience working with children in a classroom, after school, or community based environment leading/organizing activities. Substantial volunteer work will be considered. ? Demonstrated interest in the field of education, child development or literacy preferred. ? Able to work late afternoons and/or evenings. ? Current, active college enrollment or college degree preferred. ? Wells organized, able to work both independently and collaboratively. ? Previous experience in low-income communities. ? Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
Company Name The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco)
Contact: Tiffany Stewart
Address: 50 East 168th Street, Bronx, New York 10452
About the Company: The Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco) is a community development organization founded on the radically simple idea that all people deserve healthy, vibrant communities. We build award-winning, sustainable, affordable homes – but our work is not over when our buildings are complete. WHEDco believes that to be successful, affordable housing must be anchored in strong communities that residents can be proud of. WHEDco’s mission is to give the South Bronx access to all the resources that create thriving neighborhoods – from high-quality early education and after-school programs, to fresh, healthy food, cultural programming, and economic opportunity. See for more information.
How To Apply: To respond, send a cover letter and resume to one of the following: Email: Mail: WHEDco, 50 East 168th Street, Bronx, NY 10452 Attn: Tiffany Stewart, Coordinator of Education and Youth Development
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