KID smART is a learning community of artist educators who are passionate about expanding learning for New Orleans public school students through the arts. We seek those who share our passion with energy and joy. Jobs will be posted as they become available.
KID smART is committed to helping transform public education in the New Orleans area and beyond through innovative arts integrated learning. We work to support students, teachers, and schools through extended artist residencies, professional development, and other arts education program development. Our implementation is rooted in our organizational values of collaboration, creativity, sustainability, access & equity.
Afterschool & Enrichment Teaching Artists
Afterschool programs take place in schools and focus on instruction in a variety of arts forms. Enrichment programs take place during the school day in solo-taught arts classes. Afterschool programs take place after school dismissal in solo-taught arts classes.
• Artistic excellence and strong artistic identity
• Experience working with youth
• Strong communication skills
• Willingness to improve through reflection and feedback
• Positive attitude and respect for children and their ability to learn
Afterschool & Enrichment Artists are responsible for leading arts classes with K–8th grade students. Classes should foster student growth as artists and create a safe and creative environment.
Visual Art Educator
1-4 days per week beginning in January
KID smART is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental abilities or age. People of color and individuals with roots in New Orleans are strongly encouraged to apply.