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22 Aug 2018

Contract Teaching Artist

Creativity First  Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Job Description


Creativity First is hiring part-time teaching artists to teach Creative Kids Drama for our fall semester and beyond. Creative Kids Drama is a literature-based after school program that runs classes in schools throughout DC, Baltimore, suburban MD, and Northern Virginia.

Creative Kids Drama teachers lead students in dramatizing specially selected children’s books. Class size is generally 8 to 15 children. We serve primarily preschool and elementary school-aged children.

Experience working with children or teaching is required as well as some experience in theatre. Candidate must also have a car or other reliable transportation to reach our schools (many of which are not Metro accessible).

Candidates must be available to teach at least one 45 to 60 minute class per week. Classes typically take place between 2 and 5 PM and meet once a week for 6 to 10 weeks. Pay starts at $35 per 45 minute class and $40 per 60 minute class. Bonuses are provided to those who teach 3 or more classes per week. All lesson plans and materials are provided.

Interviews are taking place now through the end of August. Class observations and mentoring will take place in early to mid-September and the fall session begins in September or early October.

If you are interested, please email your resume and cover letter to our Hiring Manager, at In your cover letter, please provide related work experience, afternoon availability for September-December, and confirm that you have reliable transportation for reaching class sites. Also let us know if you speak any languages other than English and at what level of fluency. We are especially seeking Spanish-speaking instructors at this time. No phone calls, please. Learn more at

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Contract. Job Tags: artist, arts, arts education, school, teaching, and teaching artist. States: Maryland.

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