Children & Youth Course Instructor

Date Posted: Aug 11, 2017
Application Deadline: Aug 20, 2017
Start Date: Sep 15, 2017

Salary: $31.70 - $39.61 per hour
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Organization's Field/Discipline: Cultural Industries
Term: Contract
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Art Gallery of Ontario
At the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), we bring people together with art to see, experience and understand the world in new ways. Our Vision: We will become the imaginative centre of our city and province. We will be welcoming to our visitors, inspiring for our audiences and innovative in the ways we gather people together to create community through art. We will become a preferred cultural partner for artistic visionaries from all over the world. The AGO is committed to recruiting a diverse and collaborative workforce, who exemplify our mission, vision and values and will thrive in a dynamic environment.

Job Description

Conducts art courses; demonstrates and discusses the techniques and materials particular to the course medium (painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, graphic arts, mixed media and/or other studio techniques, art theory) and target audiences year round.

Requirements:

• Comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated experience working in the appropriate medium for the course(s) (drawing, sculpture, painting, printmaking, graphic art, mixed media, art history/theory) as well as the relevant conceptual background, techniques, materials and practices for instructing in those media/subjects.
• Comprehensive knowledge and directly related experience with teaching methodologies, techniques and practices, relevant to children and youth as required by the course. Demonstrated experience teaching at the age level of programming for students.
• Public exhibition and/or publication of their work in the previous two-years as well as post-secondary studies in education and studio art; knowledge of art history.
• Well-developed interpersonal, public relations, and verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work well as part of an instructional team
• Working knowledge of the AGO collection.
• Demonstrated computer competency (word, excel, email, etc.)

How to Apply:

Interested? Apply now by visiting our website at www.ago.net/jobs.

Contact Info:

Name: Questine Francis
Telephone: 4169796660
Telephone Ext.: 509
Email: Questine_Francis@ago.net
Website: http://www.ago.net/jobs

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