New York Edge seeks to bridge the opportunity gap among students in high-need communities by extending the school day and year with wholesome, skill-building activities designed to improve New York City children's academic performance, health and wellness, attitude towards school, self-confidence, character and values, and opportunity for lifelong employment.SUMMARYDance, Drama, Theater, Oh My!! We need Arts Specialists. Are you talented, passionate and have experience in the arts? Do you want to help NYC's kids?Arts Specialists organize, lead, and promote interest in activities such as theater, chorus, dance, music, chess, arts and crafts. Art Specialists utilize and adapt the New York State Arts Learning Standards in order to create an engaging and awarding activity that encourages participation in New York Edge programs. Arts Specialists are responsible for creating lessons, projects and objectives that meet the individual students' needs. He/she fosters an atmosphere of fun and learning and serves as a role model to youth, always conducting him/herself in the utmost professional manner and maintaining appropriate boundaries.Essential Job Functions:* Organize, lead, and promote interest in Art activities such as theater, chorus, dance, and hobbies, performance groups, and direct their rehearsals* Lead progressive development of the students skills, leading to a final project* Provide support during academic/homework hour* Promotes positive character development in all youthInteracts With:* Site Director, StudentsRequired Skills:* High school diploma* Must be knowledgeable and skilled in Academics and Arts programs and have prior experience successfully teaching and instructing youth in Academics and Arts* Minimum of two years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required* Must have passion for New York Edge mission and demonstrated interest in the field of education and youth development* During the school year After-School hours can span from 2:50pm-6:50pm, with most programs running from 3pm-6pm the candidate should be able to work late afternoons and/or evenings during the school year* Certifications and credentials in respective skill-based activity highly preferred* Candidates who are qualified to lead instruction in more than one activity preferred as wellLocation: Five BoroughsTime: After School Hours, 2:30 PM - 6:00 PMAt time of offer and acceptance, the job requires safety and security clearances through the Department of Education and Department of Health.New York Edge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.Disclaimer: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position. Associated topics: actor, actress, art, cabaret, consession, costume performer, role, skit, theater, theater actor
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