MOCA Jacksonville is looking for Art Camp Instructors to implement and support our seasonal camp initiatives, including Winter Art Camp, Spring Art Camp, and Summer Art Camp. The instructor will lead day camps at the Museum for children ages 4-14.
Winter & Spring Art Camp:
Daily sessions are offered for elementary students during holiday breaks from school. Instructors will attend a mandatory training session before camp sessions begin. Instructors will be required to work from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. during camp sessions.
Summer Art Camp:
Weekly sessions are offered to students aged 4-14 during summer break from school. Instructors will attend a mandatory training session in May before camp begins. Instructors will be required to work from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. during camp sessions.
-Develop and implement creative and engaging curriculum for MOCA camp topics
-Submit written lesson plans, and supply lists within budget by the museum deadline
-Maintain a positive and enthusiastic attitude with staff, parents, and campers
-Ensure that activities are effectively and safely implemented following risk management protocol
-Responsible for the supervision all children during class time
-Demonstrate effective problem solving skills, patience, and flexibility
-Oversee behavioral plans and manage discipline issues, creating and coordinating safe and enjoyable activities for all campers
-Set up, break down and clean the classroom on a weekly basis
-Utilize Teen Teachers in the classrooms to support instruction
-Other responsibilities as requested
-Candidates must have a college degree. Preferably a Bachelors in Education, Art, Art History or a related discipline;
-Minimum 1 year experience working with children in an educational setting;
-Effective written and oral communication skills;
-Ability to enforce museum specific etiquette with students;
-Be able to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including students, teachers, museum staff and visitors;
-Must have a flexible schedule that will allow for some fluctuation on a weekly basis.
-Experience in a variety of art making skills including drawing, painting, ceramics, and sculpture;
-Experience in the arts;
-Currently has a Professional Educator Certificate, or pursuing certification;
-Proficiency in a foreign language desirable: Spanish or Sign Language preferred
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This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In
conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.
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