Education Coordinator

Glenhyrst Art Gallery - Brantford, ON (28 days ago)

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Term: One Year Maternity Leave, beginning November 1st, 2019

Hours: 24 hours weekly

Job Description:

The Education Coordinator reports to the Gallery Director.

General: helps Glenhyrst to fulfill mandate and vision by:

Achieve a high level of excellence in art education for school groups and the public

The gallery is committed to initiatives that build strong understanding of art, engage of all ages and reports to the Executive Director.

Position Summary

  • Develop curriculum for Arts Education program on a semi-annual basis
  • Takes bookings for Student Arts education program from teachers
  • Issues confirmations to teachers and invoicing
  • Attends art reach sessions at schools or delivers workshops at Glenhyrst as booked
  • Compiles and provides supply lists to the Director for materials as needed for all programming
  • Medias of Art programs may include:
  • Drawing
  • Acrylic painting
  • Watercolors
  • Clay modeling
  • Collage
  • Photography
  • Mixed media
  • New media
  • Sculpture
  • Under the supervision of the executive director, will implement curriculum-based lesson plans for K to gr.12 school tours to compliment rotating exhibitions
  • Will develop curriculum plan for March Break and Summer Camp
  • Act in the lead instructor role for March Break Camp
  • Will act in a supervisory role for Summer Arts Camp (See alternate description for more detail)

Education, experience and Skills

  • Bachelor of fine arts or equivalent in visual art or art history
  • Bachelor of education
  • Member of the Ontario‚Äôs Teachers College
  • Experience teaching children
  • Knowledge of modern and contemporary art and cultural theory
  • Experience in a gallery or museum an asset
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Works independent and as a part of a team
  • Criminal Background Check.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract