School Outreach Instructor  I Albany, TX

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OLD JAIL ART CENTER 

August 2021 

 

 

School Outreach Instructor  

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POSITION INFORMATION: 

Art-To-Go is the primary school outreach program for the Old Jail Art Center. 

Instructors for the OJAC Education Department make monthly visits to various Region 14 Campuses, providing thematic lessons to K-12 audiences that address current social and cultural issues as referenced in the museum collection. 

At each monthly program, Art-To-Go instructors lead observation and discussion of educational videos, books and collection art works connected to that month’s theme, followed by a studio making activity. 

This program is provided free to participating schools; including 8 monthly visits and a travel stipend encouraging a field trip to the OJAC in the final month(s) of the school year.  Contracted ATG Instructors travel to participating schools for 8 monthly visits, and to the OJAC in the final month to lead a concluding tour and making activity. 

The Art-To-Go instructor is a contracted employee of the museum, working through the Education Department. Instructors gain: 

  • Valuable practice in K-12 classroom instruction and management 
  • Networking opportunities with area K-12 campuses and teachers 
  • Resume building in fields of Classroom Education, Museum Education, Art Education 
  • Personal arts and culture enrichment 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Attend a monthly training and review session at the OJAC 

Conduct monthly, classroom art instruction including discussion (using Visual Thinking Strategies) and art activities for K-12 audiences 

Manage classroom dynamics 

Conduct tours and making activities on-site at the museum during final month of program 

Promote education programs, policies, and mission of the OJAC 

REQUIREMENTS: 

Candidate must possess or be pursuing a Bachelors degree in Education or Visual Art. 

Candidate must have reliable transportation. 

Some form of teaching experience required. (camp/workshop, classroom, etc.) 

Schedules are very flexible. [Instructors may choose to work between 1-4 days per week, but must be available from 8am-4pm on those days] 

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HOURS 

Between 1-4 days (7-28 instruction hours) available per week 

Instructors must be available from 8am -4pm on the day(s) of their choice 

 

COMPENSATION 

$100 full school day 

$50 half school day 

Plus Full Travel Reimbursement at current State Rate  

 

START DATE 

Immediately for the 2021-2022 School Year 

TO APPLY 

Visit  theojac.org/job-postings/school-outreach-instructor