Job Opportunities

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 an arts education organization that engages children in dynamic, creative, and rigorous learning through the arts. Our teaching artists are professional artists who are skilled, experienced, and dedicated teachers. KID smART artist educators are active participants in the community, seek ongoing development as artist educators, and provide progressive and rigorous instruction in arts integration.

KID smART is seeking a highly qualified theatre artist educator for our 2018-2019 year-long, collaborative residency.

Collaborative Artist Residencies focus on arts integrated instruction – linking the arts with academic curriculum. For this unique residency, we are placing a theatre teaching artist in predominantly K-3 classrooms to launch an arts literacy framework that supports student’s reading and writing development. This school-year long residency takes place during the school day.

• Artistic excellence and strong artistic identity
• Experience teaching in elementary public schools
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to design and implement curriculum
• Experience working collaboratively
• Fluency in arts integration
• Positive attitude and respect for children and their ability to learn

Collaborative Residency Artists are responsible for co-planning and co-teaching lessons with classroom teachers in grades K-3. Lessons are focused on an arts literacy framework. Instruction must be carried out with artistic integrity.

Time commitment:
3 days per week for the full school year, plus additional paid meetings and professional development

Artists of color and/or artists with strong ties to New Orleans are highly encouraged to apply. Submission deadline is close of business on September 19th, 2018.

To apply: Send both resume and cover letter to No phone calls, please.

Start Date: September 25
Pay Range: $27 per hour of teaching