Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis
  • 29-May-2019 (CST)
  • Human Services
  • St Louis, MO, USA
  • Part Time

Do you enjoy bringing out the hidden talent in youth and kids? Or maybe helping them to express there thoughts in a creative way? If so The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) is accepting applications for the position of Art Instruction at our St. Louis City locations. The St. Louis City locations are as follows:

Herbert Hoover Club-2901 North Grand Blvd St. Louis Mo, 63107

Adams Park Club-4317 Vista Ave. St. Louis Mo 63110

Roosevelt High Schoool-3230 Hartford St. St. Louis Mo 63118

O'Fallon Park Club-4343 West Florissant St. Louis Mo 63115

 

 The Art Instructors are responsible for providing fun and engaging programming to youths aged 6-18. Hours are typically 2 p.m. - 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. on Friday. If this seem like something that you may be interested in then please apply on our website.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma required, Associates degree from accredited college or university or BA/BS preferred.
  • Minimum of one year experience working with children in a group setting, camp counselor experience a plus.
  • Enthusiasm and patience for working with children and passion about education, health, character development and leadership.
  • Must be a team player and a self-starter.
  • Ability to work well with diverse populations.
  • A high degree of independence, flexibility, self-motivation, and creativity.
  • Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications.
  • Ability to organize and supervise youth in a safe environment.

Responsibilities

  • Promotes and stimulates program participation among members.
  • Provides guidance and role modeling to members.
  • Teaches and demonstrates skills and information in art, including drawing, lettering, photography, illustration and art history, painting, sketching, designing, and sculpting. Explains different art elements.
  • Establishes, develops, and implements art curriculum and course materials.
  • Teaches students how to express themselves through art.
  • Instructs students in proper care and use of tools and equipment.
  • Organizes storage areas and controls use of materials, equipment and tools to prevent loss or abuse, and to minimize time required for distribution and collection.
  • Selects books, instructional materials, tools, instructional aids, and maintains required inventory records.
  • Plans and presents contests, art displays and exhibitions designed to exhibit students' work for the Club and the community.
  • Organizes visits to museums and art galleries.
  • Effectively completes assessments of programs and program participants using a variety of formal and informal assessment tools.
  • Inputs and gathers data, as appropriate, in the membership management and/or outcomes management system, works with other staff to implement special projects.
  • Ensures a healthy and safe environment for all members.
  • Works effectively with supervisor, other staff, members, parents, and community leaders and organizations to provide exemplary services to youth.

PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS.

Job Type: Part-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Art Instruction: 1 year

 

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