EAC Summer Camp Instructor: Stop-motion Animation/Photography/Filmmaking
The Evanston Art Center is looking for a summer camp instructor who can develop and lead classes in stop-motion animation, digital photography, and filmmaking. Together with our education team, instructors will develop curriculums to best integrate our equipment into the classroom. This position could lead to teaching more classes throughout the year.
Instructors should be individuals who have experience teaching and are ready to develop and implement a variety of learning plans. They should be comfortable teaching from ages 9 through high school. We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic, engaging, and able to connect with younger students, as well as, students with a variety of skillsets.
Instructors will teach camps the following camps:
- June 26-30 from 9 AM - 12 PM: Stop-motion Animation ages 9-11
- June 26-30 from 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM: High School Intro to Digital Photography
- July 31- August 4 from 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM: Filmmaker’s Camp ages 12-14
- August 7-11 from 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM (All Day): High School Filmmaking Intensive
About the Evanston Art Center
The Evanston Art Center is dedicated to fostering the appreciation and expression of the arts among diverse audiences by offering extensive and innovative instruction in broad areas of artistic endeavor through classes, exhibitions, interactive arts activities, and community outreach. The EAC strives to be widely recognized as a dynamic art education and exhibition center that encourages freedom of artistic expression and enriches cultural life and to be the hub of artistic endeavors, a passionate advocate for the arts, and a valuable partner for arts initiatives.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and 5+ examples of artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your letter, please include:
- Summary of your teaching experience and your approach to teaching
- Why you are interested in teaching at the Evanston Art Center
Expectations of Evanston Art Center Instructors:
- At least 1-2 years teaching experience in school or community center settings.
- Experience and interest in working with youth and high school students.
- Ability to develop and implement new curriculum for camps.
- Ability to teach using different methods and teaching styles, ensuring that participants are fully engaged.
- Able to work with students of various skill levels (beginner to advanced).
- Ability to collaborate/work well with administrative staff, teaching assistants, and other teachers.
- Have experience working with equipment like MacBooks, digital cameras, video editing software, sound equipment, and lighting.
- Promotion of innovation and learning.