Internship - Visual Arts - Teaching Artist Assistant
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 26 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Visual Arts - Teaching Artist Assistant

Specific Responsibilities
-Provide at least 20-30 hours per week of assisting teaching artist in class.
-Assist in lesson planning, assist in setting student goals, records instructional time and submit or perform samples of student work as requested.
-Contact program director for additional assistance or materials, whenever needed.
-Report to scheduled class in a timely reliable manner.
-Clearly communicate with participants and on-site staff.
-Help provide a warm, friendly and supportive atmosphere to students
-Maintain on-going communication with teaching artist and program director throughout the workshop/contract period.
-Maintain a complete legible update attendance and assignment record
-Act as spokesperson for organization at times.
- Assist with Visual Arts Programming and activities/events

- Help develop and maintain ongoing relationships between the schools and community students.
- Help schedule and conduct on-site regular elementary, middle and high school visits as assigned and needed.
- Attend (Program Committee Meetings) and other program related activities
- Help coordinate recruiting efforts with program directors and executive director
- Help arrange and conduct program visits for prospective students and/or parents, high school, Counselors and other administration.
- Assist in coordination of special recruiting days (as necessary).
- Assist with enrollment activities.
- Assist program directors with promotional activities.
- Assist program directors in identification of special population students.
- Assist program directors in identification of nontraditional students

Other duties as assigned.

-Ability to teach and structure a class for youth. At least 2 yrs experience in recruiting students for a youth community based organization.
-Exceptional knowledge of the field (dance, visual art, theatre, music)
-The person who accepts this position must feel comfortable in a wide variety of situations involving diverse groups of children.
-Must be at least 18 years old.
-Ability to interact and communicate well with children.
-Record keeping and ability to communicate orally and in writing
-Demonstrate traits such as patience, commitment, responsibility, optimism, motivated, dependable, leadership and must have a caring and positive attitude toward children.
Proactive, self-disciplined and responsible
Pleasant, must have an outgoing personality and well presented
Great Communications Skills
-Self Starter

Reports To Program Director, Myesha Cole

Time Commitment
We ask that you commit hours needed and days needed to specific job duties posted

Training Requirements
-Attend one orientation session
-Participate in a review sessions (in person or by phone)

-Photo I.D. (must)
-Background Check

Time Commitment/Schedule: This is part-time position. Travel is required.

Application Instructions: Please send your resume and cover letter to:

This is a college Internship.


Contact Information
Position Summary
Start Date
Application Deadline
Employment Type
Part Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
Salary and Benefits
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
Required Student Status
Preferred Majors
Art Education, Art History, Art/Visual Art, Education, Other
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