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 dance artist educator for our 2019-2020 collaborative residencies, afterschool programs, and enrichment classes.
Collaborative Residencies are a core component of KID smART programming. Residencies focus on arts integration by linking the arts with existing academic curriculum. These school-year long residencies take place during the school day in partnership with classroom teachers. Teaching artists with experience integrating arts with literacy are highly encouraged to apply.
• 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 PreK-8. Instruction must be carried out with artistic integrity.
4-8 hours per day, 3 days per week for the full school year plus additional meetings and professional development.
Pay Range: $27-29 per teaching hour depending on position
KID smART is an equal opportunity employer. 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, individuals with strong ties to New Orleans, educators with experience working with students with special needs, and applicants with experience integrating literacy and the arts are strongly encouraged to apply for teaching artist positions.