ACTIVITY INSTRUCTOR-VISUAL ARTS

Good Shepherd Services

Location:

PS 246
2641 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10468
Bronx, NY, 10468

Borough:

Bronx

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Full Time

Length:

Permanent

Number of Available Positions:

1

Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help

Job Description:

 Good Shepherd Services, goes where children, youth, and families face the greatest challenges and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. We provide quality, effective services that deepen connections between family members, within schools, and among neighbors.  A leading NYC non-profit that has been recognized for its commitment to the success of young people and families, is currently seeking an Activity Instructor (VISUAL ARTS) for our afterschool program located at PS 246 located in the Bronx.

Job Summary:  The Activity Instructor will teach participants the fundamentals of visual arts, follow and integrate the Good Shepherd prescribed curriculum, and prepare students to present their work at the end of the cycle.

 

Major Duties:

·         Provide and teach well planned visual arts classes to participants.

·         Follow and implement prescribed visual arts curriculum.

·         Submit lesson/activity plans in advance.

·         Plan and implement a culminating event or project at the end of each cycle.

·         Completes daily progress reports.

·         Delegate roles to group leaders and program aides during class time to assist with the facilitation of a group (where applicable).

·         Articulate expectations to group leaders and program aides on what aspect of the class work needs to be strengthened and practiced in preparation for the next class (where applicable).

·         Responsible for the setup, operation and cleanup of activities and the organization, inventory and storing of relevant supplies and equipment.

·         Attend all staff meetings and staff development training sessions, as specified.

·         Guide program participants in examining choices, following directions and becoming involved in program activities.

·         Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

·         High School diploma or GED required and demonstrable expertise and experience in visual arts.

·         Some college and experience with youth preferred.

·         Must be able to engage young people and set structure and limits in a group setting.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·         Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.

 

General Requirements:

all staff are expected to be committed to the mission, vision, and values of Good Shepherd Services, which includes involvement in quality improvement activities and a willingness and ability to work within a culturally diverse environment.

 

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Web: http://www.goodshepherds.org

To the Attention of:

HR