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Employment

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Jazz Program Coordinator, Center of Life
Starting : 12/1/22

Looking for an experienced musician/music educator to lead our student Jazz Program!


Music Teacher, Pittsburgh Public Schools | Pittsburgh Fulton, Pittsburgh Conroy, Pittsburgh Oliver, Pittsburgh Sunnyside

The ability to be a culturally-responsive educator who knows how to leverage students’ unique skills, interests, and learning styles to create a learning experience that unequivocally includes and empowers each and every student. To become a PPS teacher, you must first complete a “Standard: Certified” application in the District’s online application system. This application will be screened in order to determine if you will be placed on the eligible list.


Art Teacher, Pittsburgh Public Schools | Pittsburgh Brasher, Pittsburgh Morrow, Pittsburgh Classical, Pittsburgh Sterrett

The ability to be a culturally-responsive educator who knows how to leverage students’ unique skills, interests, and learning styles to create a learning experience that unequivocally includes and empowers each and every student. To become a PPS teacher, you must first complete a “Standard: Certified” application in the District’s online application system. (www.pps.k12.pa.us/careers) This application will be screened in order to determine if you will be placed on the eligible list.


Development Coordinator, Pittsburgh CLO

The Coordinator of Art Education works collaboratively and cross-departmentally to develop high quality art-based programming campus-wide for children, youth, and families


Art Facilitator, Not Forgotten Home and Community Services

The role of the Studio Art Teacher is to plan, teach and implement art activities/lessons in a variety of settings as needed. Art Teachers may also be asked to teach at any of our facilities-(Studio FMN, Gallery FMN and Club FMN EAST and off-site locations such as C-ART)


Dance Teaching Artist, Attack Theatre Inc

Attack Theatre seeks Teaching Artists for trimester-long residencies at Propel Charter Schools and other various programs, starting November 21, 2022.


Grants Coordinator, Arts, Equity & Education Fund

The Grants Coordinator position is a key member of the AE&E Fund Team and is responsible for assisting with the management of AE&E Fund annual grant awards. Work closely with the Executive Director through regular communication and keeping one another updated on the status of Fund activities | This is a part-time, work-from-home position with an average of 15-20 hours per week based on seasonal grant cycles, internal projects, reporting, and meetings and/or events with grantees. Compensation for this position may range from $22-26/hour.


Center for Creativity, Assistant, The University of Pittsburgh

The Center for Creativity at the University of Pittsburgh “seeks to foster connections between and among members of the University community whose scholarly efforts and passions are rooted in “making stuff” – making stories, pictures, music, scenes, statements, apps, messes, etc.


Studio Arts Teacher, Frick Art Historical Center

Develops and leads art workshops related to both the Frick’s permanent collections and special exhibitions with visitors of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds


.5 AEP Art Teacher, AIU

Design and provide coherent instruction using prescribed unit and lesson structures that align with state standards and emerging best practices, in addition to meeting students’ needs as required in IEPs and/or specialized behavior plans.


Customer Integration Project Manager, Carnegie Learning

Our Customer Support team is looking for a highly motivated and talented Integration Project Manager to assist in managing technical integration for our growing set of school partnerships.


Coordinator, Performing Arts, Pittsburgh Public Schools

Provide leadership and support to the district’s Arts Education Department with researching, developing, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive, cutting-edge performing arts programs (music, dance, and theatre arts).


Manager of Youth Programs, CMOA

The Manager of Youth Programs works with the Director of Education and Public Programs as a key member of the education department with a focus connecting young people and their families to the collections, exhibitions, experiences, and resources of the Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA) through experiential and hands-on learning while cultivating a creative community of arts educators.


Manager of School Programs, CMOA

The Manager of School Programs connects K-12 students to the museum, extends the museum into our region’s schools and develops professional growth opportunities for museum and classroom educators while activating Carnegie Museum of Art’s (CMOA) collection and exhibitions as a contemporary learning resource.


K-8 Art Teacher at Propel Northside, Propel School

This Teacher position is accountable to collaborate with administrators and staff in planning for and leading students to learning success in the Arts through rigorous, authentic, and culturally sustaining learning experiences.


Creative Arts Classroom Advisor at Propel Northside, Propel Schools

The CCA will work directly in the classroom on a daily basis with the artist, providing classroom management, and assisting in activities.


K-8 Art Teacher at Propel Hazelwood, Propel School

This Teacher position is accountable to collaborate with administrators and staff in planning for and leading students to learning success in the Arts through rigorous, authentic, and culturally sustaining learning experiences.


K-8 Music Teacher at Propel Hazelwood, Propel School

This Teacher position is accountable to collaborate with administrators and staff in planning for and leading students to learning success in the Arts through rigorous, authentic, and culturally sustaining learning experiences.


K-5 Art Teacher at Propel Montour Elementary School, Propel School

This Teacher position is accountable to collaborate with administrators and staff in planning for and leading students to learning success in the Arts through rigorous, authentic, and culturally sustaining learning experiences.


Part-Time Teacher Position, Assemble, rolling position

Interested applicants should submit a resume, 3 references including your most recent supervisor, copies of all required clearances, and a letter of interest to jobs@assemblepgh.org. This is a rolling position. No phone calls, please. Please send questions to jobs@assemblepgh.org. Those who self-identify as members of marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.

Professional Learning

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging series, UniSound
November 7, 22 – January 30, 23

UniSound is proud to offer our upcoming Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Workshop Series to arts organizations! Session dates are November 7, 22, January 23, 23, and January 30, 23 from 11:45-1:15pm.


Maker Learning Night, Powered by PechaKucha, Remake Learning Network + Assemble
December 15, 2022

Join the Maker Learning Collaborative for a PechaKucha night sharing and showing projects and programs related to Maker Learning. Remake Learning’s Maker Learning Collaborative Working Group is planning a PechaKucha event at Protohaven on Thursday, December 15 from 5:30 – 7:30.
We are looking for 10 Maker Educators to share and show projects and programs. This could be things you have tired, have found frustrating, things you want to explore, and more! We are going to use the PechaKucha format where each presentation gives you about 6 minutes and 40 seconds to communicate it all


NAEA National Convention, The National Art Education Association
April 13-15, 2023

This conference will be hosted in San Antonio, TX with more details to follow.

Funding

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Become a VSA Program Site, The Kennedy Center
Deadline: November 30, 2022

The Office of Accessibility and VSA seeks arts, education, and cultural organizations to provide accessible, arts-based education experiences to students with disabilities, transition opportunities to youth with disabilities, or professional development to educators of students with disabilities. Organizations are invited to submit proposals to implement VSA Programs.


The Heinz Endowments Creative Learning Funding, The Heinz Endowments

Applications are reviewed twice annually, with occasional exceptions for rapid response needs. In a typical calendar year, the spring deadline is February 15th for funding decisions in May; the fall deadline is August 1st for funding decisions in October.


Intermediate Unit 1 Innovation Grants

The IU1 Innovation Mini-Grants program provides K-12 educators in southwestern Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, and Belmont county, Ohio the opportunity to implement creative programs or projects designed to encourage excitement for learning in STEM/STEAM.


The Grable Foundation grant process requires an online inquiry form followed by a full proposal. Applications are welcome every four months.


Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grant opportunities


National Endowment for the Arts grants


Guide to Accessing Federal Funds for Arts Ed, PMEA


Guide to Using Title IV Funding to Support Arts Ed, PMEA

Advocacy

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Direct Path Dance Teacher Certification, Pennsylvania Dance Education Organization

Help support proposed legislation pushing the Department of Education to move on Direct Path Dance Teacher Certification


Power of Us Workforce Survey, Wallace Foundation

This survey seeks to understand the collective workforce of youth-serving professionals and volunteers, in order to lead to action, informing policy, practice, and further research to better support the workforce. Complete the survey here. Share the Power of Us Workforce Survey campaign with your networks, using this communications toolkit.

Student Experiences

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TheatriQ Performing Arts Group, Dreams of Hope

theatriQ is our performing arts group for queer, trans, or allied writers, performers, visual artists, musicians, activists, organizers, and leaders between the ages of 13-21! Creative sessions are Monday nights! | Hybrid option starting Oct 10th (location: KST alloy studios), bus passes provided if needed


Student Artist of the Month nominations, PAEA

Nominations due on the 20th of each month.


Free computers available

Computer Reach has a large inventory of computers available for free distribution and can bring a truckload of computers to a parking lot of your choosing. Contact Dave Sevick to make arrangements: dsevick@ComputerReach.org or 724-779-0099