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Job Opportunities for Teaching Artists: Summer 2018

Westbury Arts, in cooperation with the Village of Westbury Recreation Department, is conducting a six week summer arts camp for children ages 6-12, in Westbury, NY. The Summer Arts Camp will be in session from July 9th-August 16th, Monday through Thursday 9am – 2pm daily.

We are in search of teaching artists in all disciplines including, but not limited to visual arts, dance, theatre, voice, music etc. To apply, please email your resume and your website link to Patty Eljaiek. Qualifying candidates will be invited to a group interview on May 17th, 2018 at 6pm in the Westbury Community center.

Positions to be filled are as follows:

Visual Artist: 4 days/week, 9am – 11:30 am for 6 weeks; starting 7/9 and ending 8/16.

Performing/all other artists: 2 days/week, 12pm – 2pm, 3 week unit each. There are 4 positions, in total, available for the afternoon session. Two teachers will be needed for the first 3 week afternoon session from 7/9-7/26 and two teachers for the second three week afternoon session from 7/30-8/16.

Please note that this is a part-time job and will require you to work independently under the supervision of a camp director. Visual artists will follow the curriculum created by Westbury Arts; teaching artists in all other disciplines will be in charge of designing a curriculum consistent with our general curriculum guidelines. You will also be required to attend an orientation session in June (date TBA) and be available for the scheduled days and times agreed upon.

***Pay: $35/hour (PT)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2+ years experience working in schools or in a youth development role.
  • On-time, professional, and effective communicator.

*Applicant will be subject to background checks and negative drug screening

Westbury Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is committed to attracting, developing, and promoting art and culture throughout the community.

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Patty was born in Colombia, S.A. and arrived in NY at the age of 3 with her mami. Embracing I Love Lucy, game shows, pop music and old school Hollywood, she’s more a child of Disney than Bolivar. Although her birth culture is sewn into the fabric of her everyday life, Patty’s American dream is still wrapped tightly around Frank Capra’s small town Utopia. Born into a family of artists and women inspires her to continue creating, in every way she can.