Leadership Group Instructor, Mural Arts Program

Posted by on September 22, 2008

Mural Arts Program
Art Education
Leadership Group Instructor
Fall 2008- Summer 2009

Program Description:
Leadership Group is an advanced program for youth 14-18 years of age who have had excellence in participation in other MAP programming. Once selected, youth will participate in a weekly workshop, focusing on developing leadership, creating and working toward personal and education goals, team work, community service, entrepreneurship and art making.

Participants will lead and participate in teams assisting with, community meetings, help facilitate community events and participate in the Cops and Kids mural making projects. LG participants will be expected to attend mandatory weekly meetings and have the opportunity to earn an extra 8 hours a month working at MAP community events.   Participants are also expected to work on personal and educational goals, update and follow up on related assignments.

Instructor Duties:
–         Create lesson plans to include personal goal setting, team building, collaboration, community service and design.

–         Lead youth in creating their personal and education goals and timeline.

–         Collaborate with MAP programs for community service opportunities

–         Lead weekly workshops, 2 hours

–         Collect basic student information and create info spreadsheet

–         Track and submit stipend spreadsheet

–         Collect and distribute youth stipends

–         Weekly reports and attendance update in database

–         Redirect unprofessional behavior, model and encourage professional behavior

–         Chaperone field trips

Instructor will teach 2 hour class on Thursdays from 4-6 with an additional ½ hour before and after for set up and clean up.  Instructor will also be expected to schedule three additional office hours per week to meet with coordinator, update database, related paperwork, and prep for class.  Instructor will be compensated $25.00 hourly 6 hours per week for 41 weeks.

Qualifications:  Ideal candidates must have experience and knowledge of youth development, and arts based programs; have prior teaching experience and the ability to manage a classroom of 8 students; be committed to working with city youth; and must exhibit the organizational skills necessary for managing paper work and correspondence and LG Program Coordinator.

Resume must be submitted by Sept.30th  to Anne.Harrison@muralarts.org, no phone calls please.

All Mural Arts educators are required to submit a PA Child Abuse Report, PA Criminal Background Check, and FBI Background Check upon 30 days of hire.  A provisional clearance is required prior to beginning work.

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