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Museum of Contemporary Art-North Miami
770 N.E. 125th Street
North Miami, FL, United States

Phone: (305) 893-6211
Web Site: www.mocanomi.org

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Summer Arts Camp Educator


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Job ID:

1886

Location:

North Miami, FL, United States

Category:

Education
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Job Views:

56

Zip Code:

33161

Employment Type:

Contractor, Seasonal

Posted:

04.29.2022
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Job Description:

Educators are responsible for teaching Summer Art Camps, a series of inclusive and free art camps held Monday- Friday for ten weeks through summer for children ages 6-13. Each educator will lead a two-week session, and will use visual aids, digital tools, assessments and checklists to maintain proper attendance and engagement. All Educators must attend the summer camp training on June 11th.
 
Major Areas of Responsibility:
  • Implement creative and engaging presentations for their session using the curriculum provided. This includes creating examples, modifications for learning styles of the classroom, and showcasing excellent education standards.
  • Maintain a positive, professional, and enthusiastic attitude with staff, parents, and campers. 
  • Ensure that activities are effectively and safely implemented following risk management protocol.
  • Maintain clear attendance and submit reports after every class, including any behavior reports, pre and post assessments, and updates on session progress during the end of day recap.
  • Maintain clear contact with departmental leadership.
  • Demonstrate effective problem solving skills, patience, and flexibility.
  • Create accurate pre and post assessments for all campers by using guidelines dictated by The Children’s Trust.
  • Maintain a consistent and punctual schedule.
  • Manage final presentations of student works, creating a clear standard for works to either be stored for the final showcase or to be taken home by guardians.
  • Other responsibilities as requested.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications:
  • Effective written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability to enforce museum specific etiquette with students.
  • Be able to work collaboratively and inclusively with all constituent groups of students, teachers, museum staff and visitors.
  • Ability to convey a professional appearance and attitude.
  • Experience in a variety of art making skills including drawing, painting, ceramics, and sculpture.
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Education, Art, Art History or a related discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Must have 2 years of experience in the Visual Arts field.
  • Minimum 1 year experience working with children in an educational setting.
Desired:
  • Currently has a Professional Educator Certificate, or pursuing certification. 
  • Proficiency in a foreign language desirable: Spanish or Haitian Creole.
This is a seasonal, contract position. All Summer Arts Camp Educators must participate in a mandatory inclusivity training. A level 2 background check will be required upon the offer of employment.

Reports to: Summer Camp Manager 
Terms of employment: $160 per day, Monday through Friday from 9am-4pm for a complete two-week session.
Applicants: Please email a cover letter, resume and three references to education@mocanomi.org with subject MOCA SUMMER EDUCATOR. No phone calls please.
 
MOCA maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. The museum hires, trains, promotes, compensates and dismisses employees without regard for race, color, creed, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, citizenship, or political belief that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply. 
 

ABOUT MOCA

Mission
MOCA North Miami presents contemporary art and its historical influences through exhibitions, educational programs, and collections. Inspired by its surrounding communities, MOCA connects diverse audiences and cultures by providing a welcoming place to encounter new ideas and voices, and nurturing a lifelong love of the arts.

Vision 
MOCA aspires to be a welcoming center at the heart of North Miami where art and art experiences flow in and out of the building — activating parks, schools, homes, and civic spaces; and connecting local and global conversations about art.

MOCA will tap into the cultural energy of the region to bring new art and perspectives to the public, building on North Miami’s legacy as a cultural destination. Visitors and the community can expect thought-provoking exhibitions that feature underexplored art and artists, and lift up diverse voices and stories.

MOCA will become known and respected locally and nationally for its innovative curatorial approach and research-driven exhibitions that are supported by educational programs for all ages. As a meeting place for cultural expressions and exchanges, MOCA will become a center for cross-cultural understanding and inclusion, connecting diverse communities through the arts.