Job Opportunities

Program Coordinator

Reports To: Associate Director, In-school Programs
Location: 40% at P.S. ARTS Office, Los Angeles; 60% at school sites
Schedule: Office Hours 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., but must be able to work some nights and weekends
Designation: Full-time, Non-exempt
Salary Range: Starting at $42,000 with performance-based increases up to $47,000
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability, 401k (unmatched) and FSA eligible
Ideal Start Date: Negotiable, but by June 1, 2018 at the latest.

P.S. ARTS is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing arts education to underserved public schools and communities. P.S. ARTS is the only organization in Southern and Central California that provides yearlong arts education in dance, music, theater, and visual arts to every child in a school during the regular school day. Without our programs, children in these underfunded school districts would not have access to the arts.

Position Summary:

The Program Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, implementation, and maintenance of P.S. ARTS in-school programs (Classroom Studio) and community outreach program activities in assigned school districts. The Program Coordinator works under the guidance of the Associate Director, In-School Programs to ensure program and partnership quality, provide faculty support, contribute program budget development and tracking, and provide logistic support for special projects and events. The Program Coordinator acts as the primary liaison for faculty, school site administrators and school personnel, and program partners in assigned districts. The Program Coordinator also works with the Associate Director, In-School Programs to maintain funder relationships, and deliver progress reports to various stakeholders.

As will all P.S. ARTS employees, the Program Coordinator takes part in a comprehensive performance management program including weekly meetings with the Associate Director, In-School Programs to track progress on goals, a mid-year check-in, and an end-of-the-year performance review. The Program Coordinator also models P.S. ARTS values of Art/Creativity, Community, Equity, Innovation, and Excellence.

Qualifications and Training:

Required:

The Programs Coordinator will be a creative and strategic thinker, hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, have prior experience in the fields of arts education or education as a teacher or administrator, and have a demonstrated commitment to the P.S. ARTS mission.

Preferred:

-Bilingual in Spanish/English strongly preferred.
-Master’s Degree in a related field

Position Attributes:

1. Organized
2. Excellent Multi-tasker
3. Good Judgement
4. Able to take Initiative
5. Great Communicator

Responsibilities:

-Work with the Associate Director, In-School Programs to ensure program and partnership quality
-Work with the Associate Director, In-School Programs and Tier III Teaching Artists to ensure P.S. ARTS curriculum quality, impact, and accessibility
-Coordinate school-site logistics, including scheduling, processing partnership agreements and other essential documents, and monitoring program quality and efficiency
-Help recruit, train, and implement retention strategies for high-quality teaching faculty
-Travel to all school sites to provide on-site support as needed, meet with funders and school administrators, and contribute to a creative and effective learning environment in our classrooms
-Actively participate in community building in and across our partner schools
-Contribute to programs team discussions and planning with regard to program design, short and long-range priorities, and goals and evaluation
-Serve as the first point of contact for partner school administrators, school site personnel, and other community partners
-Work with operations department and Associate Director, In-School Programs to monitor faculty compliance with P.S. ARTS policies and expectations, including curriculum documentation, instruction, and evaluation protocols
-Assist advancement team with grant applications and reports as requested
-Coordinate and provide logistical support for special projects, events, task forces, or initiatives as determined by the CEO, Deputy Director, and Associate Director, In-School Programs
-Assist Associate Director, In-School Programs and Tier III Teaching Artists in providing guidance and support to faculty with regard to curriculum and instruction
-Track Teaching Artist time sheets and sick days, and prepare payroll for Finance Director
-Share constructive feedback with Teaching Artists and collaborate with Teaching Artist, Associate Director, In-School Programs and Tier III Teaching Artists to determine the individual professional development and support plans
-Contribute to annual faculty performance reviews for faculty in assigned districts
-Coordinate with the operations department to provide required administrative and HR trainings
-Disseminate course syllabi and link to P.S. ARTS public curriculum bank to school administration at the start of each academic semester
-Participate in Family Arts Nights, special projects, and programs events as needed
-Represent P.S. ARTS at arts education related convening and events as determined by the Assist Associate Director, In-School Programs
-Contribute to programs-related content for social media, newsletters, and all other P.S. ARTS-related publications as needed

Working Conditions:

-Perform work while seated at a desk for several hours at a time
-Travel and attend meetings and events outside the office, which may require occasional use of a motor vehicle for transportation to other locations. Due to responsibilities requiring travel to locations not easily accessible by public transportation, driving is an essential job responsibility for this position. Mileage reimbursement is provided.
-Regularly lift up to 40lbs

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@psarts.org with the subject line: “Program Coordinator

PLEASE, NO HARD COPIES OR PHONE CALLS.

P.S. ARTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (EOE).

-Application Deadline: April 20, 2018
-Phone Interviews will be scheduled between April 23 – 27, 2018
-In-person interviews will be held at P.S. ARTS’ office and scheduled between April 25 – May 4, 2018
-Interview results will be communicated by May 7, 2018, all interviewees will be contacted.

Dance Teaching Artist

Music Teaching Artist

Visual Teaching Artist – Part Time

Visual Teaching Artist – Full Time

Dance Teaching Artist

P.S. ARTS is hiring for part-time Dance Teaching Artists in the Central Valley. Schools are located primarily in Lost Hills and Delano.

Location: Lost Hills and Delano
Designation:
Part-time
Compensation and Benefits: DOE and assignment dependent

Position Summary:

P.S. ARTS is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing arts education to underserved public schools and communities. P.S. ARTS is the only organization in Southern and Central California that provides yearlong arts education in dance, music, theater, and visual arts to every child in a school during the regular school day. Without our programs, children in these underfunded school districts would not have access to the arts.

P.S. ARTS Teaching Artists are equal parts professional artist and professional educator. As the P.S. ARTS employees “on the ground,” Teaching Artists have the unique opportunity to have an impact on the entire school community, in and outside of the classroom. Teaching Artists create and deliver high-quality, authentic and engaging curriculum, become a trusted part of the school community, and contribute to a school climate and classroom environment that is inclusive, creative and aspirational.

Responsibilities:

-Develop a sequential, standards-based curriculum in the arts
-Submit documentation of teaching practice, including curriculum and lesson plans using P.S. ARTS’ online mapping program
-Teach an arts discipline across multiple grade levels
-Address the learning needs of diverse student populations
-Identify and plan cross-curriculum connections in and across multiple subject areas
-Represent P.S. ARTS amongst multiple school community stakeholders, including classroom teachers, parents, administration, and donors
-Apply knowledge and skills through ongoing professional development into teaching practice
-Teaching Artists routinely lift, push, pull, or carry art supplies, equipment, instruments, and classroom furniture weighing up to 40 lbs. Bend, twist, reach, stand, and/or sit for long periods of time.

Qualifications:

-Minimum one to two years teaching experience. Experience teaching an art form, during the school day, within in a public school setting is preferred. Work with low-income communities is also preferred.
-B.A. desired
-Bilingual in Spanish/English desired
-Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and expertise in a specific arts discipline
-Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of or a familiarity with the California Framework for the Visual and Performing Arts
-Ability to work collaboratively in a school environment and with various school community members

Working Conditions:

Teaching Artists will routinely:

-Lift, push, pull or carry art supplies, equipment, instruments and classroom furniture weighing up to 40 lbs.
-Bend, twist, reach, stand and/or sit for long periods of time.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@psarts.org with the subject line: “Dance Teaching Artist – Central California

PLEASE NO HARD COPIES OR PHONE CALLS.

P.S. ARTS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

Music Teaching Artist

P.S. ARTS is hiring part-time Music Teaching Artists in the Central Valley. Schools are located primarily in Lost Hills and Delano.

Location: Delano and Lost Hills
Designation: Part-time
Compensation and Benefits: DOE and assignment dependent

Position Summary:

P.S. ARTS is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing arts education to underserved public schools and communities. P.S. ARTS is the only organization in Southern and Central California that provides yearlong arts education in dance, music, theater, and visual arts to every child in a school during the regular school day. Without our programs, children in these underfunded school districts would not have access to the arts.

P.S. ARTS Teaching Artists are equal parts professional artist and professional educator. As the P.S. ARTS employees “on the ground,” Teaching Artists have the unique opportunity to have an impact on the entire school community, in and outside of the classroom. Teaching Artists create and deliver high-quality, authentic and engaging curriculum, become a trusted part of the school community, and contribute to a school climate and classroom environment that is inclusive, creative and aspirational. 

Responsibilities:

-Develop a sequential, standards-based curriculum in the arts
-Submit documentation of teaching practice, including curriculum and lesson plans using P.S. ARTS’ online mapping program
-Teach an arts discipline across multiple grade levels
-Address the learning needs of diverse student populations
-Identify and plan cross-curriculum connections in and across multiple subject areas
-Represent P.S. ARTS amongst multiple school community stakeholders, including classroom teachers, parents, administration, and donors
-Apply knowledge and skills through ongoing professional development into teaching practice
-Teaching Artists routinely lift, push, pull, or carry art supplies, equipment, instruments, and classroom furniture weighing up to 40 lbs. Bend, twist, reach, stand, and/or sit for long periods of time.

Qualifications:

-Minimum one to two years teaching experience. Experience teaching an art form, during the school day, within in a public school setting is preferred.–Work with low-income communities is also preferred
-B.A. desired
-Bilingual in Spanish/English desired
-Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and expertise in a specific arts discipline
-Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of or a familiarity with the California Framework for the Visual and Performing Arts
-Ability to work collaboratively in a school environment and with various school community members

Working Conditions:

Teaching Artists will routinely:

-Lift, push, pull or carry art supplies, equipment, instruments and classroom furniture weighing up to 40 lbs.
-Bend, twist, reach, stand and/or sit for long periods of time.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@psarts.org with the subject line: “Music Teaching Artist – Central California

PLEASE NO HARD COPIES OR PHONE CALLS.  

P.S. ARTS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

Visual Teaching Artist

P.S. ARTS is hiring for full-time, part-time, and substitute work. Residencies run 9 to 36 weeks. Schools are located primarily in Wasco and Lost Hills.

Location: Central California – Wasco & Lost Hills
Designation: Full-time
Compensation: DOE and assignment dependent
Benefits: Full-time, permanent Teaching Artists are eligible for medical, dental, 401K, FSA and optional vision.

Responsibilities:

-Develop a sequential, standards-based curriculum in the arts
-Submit documentation of teaching practice, including curriculum and lesson plans using P.S. ARTS’ online mapping program
-Teach an arts discipline across multiple grade levels
-Address the learning needs of diverse student populations
-Identify and plan cross-curriculum connections in and across multiple subject areas
-Represent P.S. ARTS amongst multiple school community stakeholders, including classroom teachers, parents, administration, and donors
-Apply knowledge and skills through ongoing professional development into teaching practice
-Teaching Artists routinely lift, push, pull, or carry art supplies, equipment, instruments, and classroom furniture weighing up to 40 lbs. Bend, twist, reach, stand, and/or sit for long periods of time.

Skills, Qualifications, Requirements:

-Minimum one to two years teaching experience. Experience teaching an art form, during the school day, within in a public school setting is preferred. Work with low-income communities is also preferred
-B.A. desired
-Bilingual in Spanish/English desired
-Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and expertise in a specific arts discipline
-Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of or a familiarity with the California Framework for the Visual and Performing Arts
-Ability to work collaboratively in a school environment and with various school community members

How to apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@psarts.org with the subject line: “Visual Teaching Artist – Central California

PLEASE NO HARD COPIES OR PHONE CALLS.

P.S. ARTS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

Visual Teaching Artist

P.S. ARTS is hiring for nonexempt, part-time and substitute work in the Los Angeles area.  Residencies run 10 to 30 weeks.  Schools are located primarily in West Los Angeles, El Segundo, Hawthorne, Lawndale, Lynwood, Malibu, and Santa Monica.

Location:  El Segundo, Hawthorne, Lawndale, Lynwood, Malibu, Santa Monica, West LA
Designation: Part-time
Compensation:  DOE and assignment dependent

Position Summary:

P.S. ARTS is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing arts education to underserved public schools and communities. P.S. ARTS is the only organization in Southern and Central California that provides yearlong arts education in dance, music, theater, and visual arts to every child in a school during the regular school day. Without our programs, children in these underfunded school districts would not have access to the arts.

P.S. ARTS Teaching Artists are equal parts professional artist and professional educator. As the P.S. ARTS employees “on the ground,” Teaching Artists have the unique opportunity to have an impact on the entire school community, in and outside of the classroom. Teaching Artists create and deliver high-quality, authentic and engaging curriculum, become a trusted part of the school community, and contribute to a school climate and classroom environment that is inclusive, creative and aspirational. 

Responsibilities:

-Develop a sequential, standards-based curriculum in the arts
-Submit documentation of teaching practice, including curriculum and lesson plans using P.S. ARTS’ online mapping program
-Teach an arts discipline across multiple grade levels
-Address the learning needs of diverse student populations
-Identify and plan cross-curriculum connections in and across multiple subject areas
-Represent P.S. ARTS amongst multiple school community stakeholders, including classroom teachers, parents, administration, and donors
-Apply knowledge and skills through ongoing professional development into teaching practice
-Teaching Artists routinely lift, push, pull, or carry art supplies, equipment, instruments, and classroom furniture weighing up to 40 lbs. Bend, twist, reach, stand, and/or sit for long periods of time.

Qualifications:

-Minimum one to two years teaching experience. Experience teaching an art form, during the school day, within in a public school setting is preferred. Work with low-income communities is also preferred.
-B.A. desired
-Bilingual in Spanish/English desired
-Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and expertise in a specific arts discipline
-Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of or a familiarity with the California Framework for the Visual and Performing Arts
-Ability to work collaboratively in a school environment and with various school community members

Working Conditions:

Teaching Artists will routinely:

-Lift, push, pull or carry art supplies, equipment, instruments and classroom furniture weighing up to 40 lbs.
-Bend, twist, reach, stand and/or sit for long periods of time.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@psarts.org with the subject line: “Visual Teaching Artist – Part Time

PLEASE NO HARD COPIES OR PHONE CALLS.  

P.S. ARTS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

Education and Media Intern

Date Created: March 28, 2018
Reports To: Program Coordinator
Location: P.S. ARTS Office, Los Angeles
Schedule: Office Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Designation: Full-Time, Temporary; Non-exempt
Length of Residency: June – August 2018, 10 weeks
Salary Range: 12.50/hour
Benefits: N/A
Ideal Start Date: June 2018

P.S. ARTS is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing arts education to underserved public schools and communities. P.S. ARTS is the only organization in Southern and Central California that provides yearlong arts education in dance, music, theater, and visual arts to every child in a school during the regular school day. Without our programs, children in these underfunded school districts would not have access to the arts.

Position Summary:

The P.S. ARTS Education & Media internship provides hands-on experience working with a leading arts education nonprofit in the areas of school-based arts programming and community engagement. Supporting the Programs and Advancement departments, the intern delivers education and media documents (e.g. curriculum, brochures, pamphlets, etc.), as needed. This position provides the opportunity to work closely with each of the organization’s departments and offers room to grow within this award-winning nonprofit.

Qualifications and Training:

Required:

The interested applicant should be highly motivated, self-directed and demonstrate a strong interest in education programming, arts education, and non-profit administration. Strong organizational skills are a must as well as great written and oral communication skills.

Please refer to the Getty website for eligibility requirements.

Preferred:

Proficient knowledge of Mac operating systems is preferable, as well as familiarity with social media marketing tools. There is a design component to the internship, so some knowledge and familiarity of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and/or other graphic design software is preferred, but not necessary

Position Attributes:

Interested applicants should have a strong background in the visual arts, as well as an interest in education programming, non-profit administration, design and media, and working with diverse and under-resourced communities.

Responsibilities:

Education

-Researching and designing new Teacher To Go lessons including multiple grade-level adaptations in alignment with P.S. ARTS Scope & Sequence, Common Core, and CA Visual and Performing Arts standards.

-Drafting new visual arts lesson plans for P.S. ARTS To Go! projects. These lessons are available for download on our website and are also distributed at P.S. ARTS Family Art Nights during the regular school year.

-Creating family-friendly visual arts lessons and PowerPoint presentations for P.S. ARTS Family Art Nights. P.S. ARTS hosts Family Art Nights at our partner schools free of charge for our students and their families. We believe that the best way for parents to gain an appreciation for the benefits of arts education is through participation in art-making alongside their children.

-Leading P.S. ARTS staff in bimonthly Art Labs. Art Lab provides an opportunity for the intern to refine the visual arts lessons they’ve written and develop their own teaching and facilitation skills. In addition, participating in Art Lab as a full staff promotes P.S. ARTS’ values and commitment to fostering community through art-making.

-Developing a guide for our annual program theme and masterworks. The intern will research the artists and masterworks and create essential questions and enduring understandings. Our teaching artists use this resource as they develop their curriculum, and P.S. ARTS distributes the guide to school faculty and administrators.

Media

-Designing and updating various program materials including posters, curricula workshop templates, event signs and other promotional materials.

-Adding to our P.S. ARTS to Go! Stop Motion Library by creating new stop-motion videos to accompany existing lessons.

-Organizing a photo collection of images taken at school sites and P.S ARTS events. These photos will be used for grant applications and other P.S. ARTS marketing material.

-Contributing to social media platforms and P.S. ARTS blog by writing about their internship experience and arts education topics that may interest them.

-Other duties may be assigned based on the needs of the department and the interests of the intern.

Working Conditions:

Perform work while seated at a desk for several hours at a time.

Travel and attend meetings and events outside the office, which may require occasional use of a motor vehicle for transportation to other locations. Due to responsibilities requiring travel to locations not easily accessible by public transportation, driving is an essential job responsibility for this position. Mileage reimbursement is provided.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation or contact information for two references (teacher, professor, former employer, etc.) to gabriela.hernandez@psarts.org with the subject line “GETTY INTERN.”

PLEASE NO HARD COPIES OR PHONE CALLS.

Application Deadline: April 22, 2018

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