For opportunities related to the coronavirus pandemic, please check out our COVID-19 resources page.
Assemble seeks part-time teachers and a full-time studio coordinator and teacher who will be responsible for planning and delivering engaging, STEAM-based programs in person as well as virtually. Interested applicants should submit a résumé, 3 references including their most recent supervisor, all required clearances, and a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is hiring for several positions, including a full-time museum educator and a metalworking mentor. All applicants will need to complete the clearances process upon acceptance.
Nazareth Prep is seeking substitute teachers. Substitutes working day-to-day can earn $100/day and long-term substitutes can earn $140/day. Qualified candidates will have up-to-date clearances and be able to pass a drug test. For more information and to apply, those interested should contact principal Rita Canton at email@example.com.
Sweetwater Center for the Arts is seeking applicants for several positions, including teaching artists and a music instructor. Hours vary by position and clearances are required.
YMCA Lighthouse is seeking teaching artists with deep inclusion practices and experience serving Black and LGBTQIA+ youth to join their team in delivering culturally responsive, project based learning experiences to teens and young adults through in-person programming and virtual platforms. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in lesson planning, facilitating discussion and supporting youth through creative processes. Those interested should send a résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org. Résumés should reflect both teaching experience and artistic experience, credentials and accomplishments. Work samples are welcome and may be requested during the interview process.
Professional Learning Opportunities
The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia at Pitt will host From Our Classroom to Yours, a webinar series running through April 14. Arts-focused workshops include Picture This! Traveling Through Time with Japanese Art and Manga, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, and The Joy of Tangrams. Act 48 credits are available.
Repair the World will host Songwriting for Social Justice on April 14. Hosted by Repair the World and hip hop artist Treble NLS, the workshop will focus on how utilizing a social justice lens is an essential part of the writing process. The event is free, but donations to Bukit Bail Fund in the amount of $18 or $36 are encouraged.
Arch of Self, LLC will host Archaeology of Self parts I and II on April 18 and 19. This two-part workshop will resemble a self-care retreat that will invite participants to perform excavations on themselves as it relates to justice, bias, and stereotypes they hold about others, and ideas on various forms of self-love. It will combine writing exercises, mindfulness practices, a dive into history, and touch on the components of a racial literacy development model as a sustainable approach to justice work. Registration fees are charged on a sliding scale from $30–75.
The Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council is offering grants for teaching artists that support professional learning, residencies, and more. Applicants must be an active participant of the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council’s Teaching Artist Initiative, which meets quarterly for networking and professional development sessions. Those who received an Artist Opportunity Grant or a Teaching Artist Opportunity Grant from GPAC in the last 18 months are not eligible to apply.