Tribeca Film Institute Seeks Teaching Artists
The Tribeca Film Institute seeks energetic and experienced digital video/film Teaching Artists starting this January to work with middle and high school students through the following programs:
(In-school residencies and after-school workshops)
The Tribeca Youth Screening Series
(Pre/post screening classroom visits)
Please note that for these positions, a flexible schedule is essential, as artists must be willing to travel to multiple boroughs (including travel to the outer areas of the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens) and positions generally require at least two days a week.
(Note that these may vary, depending on type of residency, workshop or classroom visit)
o Develop hands-on curriculum in alignment with the Blueprint for the Teaching and Learning of the Arts: The Moving Image and Tribeca Film Institute’s guidelines.
o Use a hands-on approach to integrate film viewing and filmmaking into the learning of academic subjects.
o Work closely with school or after-school site to tailor curriculum to culture of school, site or community as well as to understand school/classroom protocol and policy.
o Lead media-based classes using a student centered, hands on approach to learning
and/or co-teach (e.g. coach, model, demonstrate, observe, and provide feedback) with participating classroom/after-school site teachers.
o Manage residency or workshop assessment through pre- and post-workshop surveys, wrap reports and documentation of student participation and growth. Work in collaboration with staff from Tribeca Film Institute to reach and measure program outcomes
o Design opportunities for presenting student work, where applicable, involving school community, educators and parents whenever possible.
o Attend to administrative duties such as tracking student attendance, timesheet submission and end of residency reports.
o Participate in bi-weekly program team meetings to share best practices among schools, provide feedback to program managers and support ongoing program development efforts.
o Experience working with youth in grades 5-8 or 9-12 (experience teaching in the NYC public school system is a plus).
o A Bachelor’s degree.
o 2-3 years experience as a Teaching Artist.
o The candidate must have an in-depth knowledge of film and media-based education.
o Ability to use and teach digital video, sound and editing equipment and software. (i.e. final cut pro, using HDV cameras, creating master tapes, etc.)
o Ability to work in a team oriented environment.
o A commitment to arts education.
o Strong oral and written communication skills.
Hourly rate is competitive.
Please send cover letter, resume and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org with “TFI Teaching Artist” in the subject line.