The Hofstra University Museum of Art seeks a dynamic, experienced part-time education professional (up to 20 hours per week, mid-September-June, and possible summer hours) with a passion for teaching and learning, working in a non-traditional teaching environment, and a dedication to advancing skills and knowledge for young people in grades 6, 7, and 8. The selected individual will work with the Museumâ€™s education staff in developing and implementing the grant-funded afterschool program, Enrichment to Excellence (E2E). This innovative program connects works of art to the lives of middle school students providing engaging and inspiring experiences in the arts including visual art, music, theater, writing, and media. The ideal candidate will have a passion for teaching across disciplines, using creative techniques and working as a team member. The afterschool program takes place in the Museum galleries and Museum Cultural Arts Lab with occasional visits to other areas of the University. Teaching in other museum education programs, grades K -12, is possible.
The selected individual will report to the Museumâ€™s Education Director and team teach with another E2E museum educator.
Afternoon hours required (Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 1:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.) with other to-be-determined hours.
Internal Number: 999899-19
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Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the w...orld who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.