Prodigy cultural arts instructors
This position is responsible for providing instruction in the cultural arts to students ages five (5) to seventeen (17), for the PRODIGY cultural arts program. PRODGY is a Department of Juvenile Justice grant-funded prevention program. This position requires the ability to instruct children in cultural arts and to work with parents, program partners, and community members in a culturally diverse setting.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
Classroom Instruction Provide cultural arts instruction to PRODIGY youth ages five (5) to seventeen (17), in a culturally relevant, child-centered format. Coordinate with Site Manager to Design, Plan and Develop course curricula (through lesson plans) that identify and address prevention issues. Formulate lesson plans such that student(s) are challenged to discover their personal agency through creative expressions, and to develop identifiable life skills. Coordinate with PRODIGY Site Manager to obtain necessary course materials and supplies.
Classroom Management Conducts classroom activities according to PRODIGY program procedures, regulations and classroom rules. Maintains classroom order conducive to learning. Reports, in a timely manner, classroom incidents and students’ progress to PRODIGY administrators. Monitors daily attendance, and verifies students’ attendance records. Assigns tasks to classroom assistants and volunteers.
Facilities and Property Maintenance Maintains clean, organized workspace. Maintains organization of classroom supplies and equipment. Tracks consumable materials to facilitate loss prevention. Informs PRODIGY Site Manager when materials need to be ordered or replaced. Reports any damaged or broken equipment to PRODIGY Site Manager. Adheres to PRODIGY program safety and security procedures and regulations.
PERFORMS OTHER TEACHING RELATED DUTIES AS NEEDED, including but not limited to participation in PRODIGY sponsored extracurricular events.
Working Hours: PRODIGY program needs within the range of general daily program hours which are from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Monday through Friday, occasional weekends. Additional hours may be required for extracurricular events and may include weekends and evenings.
Compensation: $30.00 for instruction implantation and $12.50 per hour for administrative duties; no benefits.
Specialized Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent General Education Degree. Two years’ experience (or equivalent in education, and experience) in at least one artistic specialty (visual arts, music, theater, dance, drumming). One-year art instruction experience (or equivalent in education and professional experience).
Preferred Qualifications: Six years’ professional experience (or equivalent in education, and experience) in at least one artistic specialty (plastic arts, music, theater). Two years’ art instruction experience (or equivalent in education and professional experience).
Orlando Neighborhood Improvement Corporation (ONIC) Prodigy cultural arts instructors
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge of art instruction to school-age children. Knowledge of and ability to apply cultural sensitivity in a classroom setting. Skills in classroom communications and ability to communicate and relate to youth. Knowledge of designated art specialty(s), with the ability to convey to youth the history, concepts and techniques of the designated art specialty(s). Skills in communication (written and verbal) with fellow employees, students, parents, program partners, researchers, and program administrators. Ability to communicate effectively in writing. Ability to work with student(s) grades 1st through 12th. Ability to work independently. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments and to meet established deadlines. Ability to understand and apply program procedures, regulations and rules. Ability to interact with co-workers and students effectively in all types of situations.
Required Licenses/Certifications and Other Specific Requirements of Law:
This position requires a Level II Livescan. This position requires fingerprinting. This position requires a child care provider security check as required under Sections 402.305 and 402.3055, Florida Statutes
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