Assistant Teaching Artist - Youth Arts Movement

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Assistant Teaching Artist - Youth Arts Movement


Position Synopsis

Arts On the Block is seeking a curious, dependable, and creative individual to assist a seasoned teaching artist within our Youth Arts Movement (YAM) program. A YAM Assistant Teaching Artist will work closely with the Lead Teaching Artist and the YAM Manager to develop and deliver quality visual art programming for young creatives, ages 4 through 13 years old. Candidates should possess an interest in visual arts, be adept with various visual art materials and/or techniques, be organized, curious about teaching and learning strategies, and have a good sense of positive youth development principles.

Direct Supervisor

Youth Arts Movement (YAM) Manager

Work Site

Work location will vary depending on funding and the impact of covid-19 (and variants). Please inquire with
AOB staff as to work site specifics. The summer 2022 YAM sites will be at either Eastern Middle School
(Langley Park) or Banneker Middle School (Briggs Chaney/Burtonsville).


12 hours/week – Mon, Wed, and Fri

Organization Synopsis

Arts on the Block (AOB) is the only organization in the Washington, DC area offering youth the opportunity
to learn about the intersection of art, design, and business by engaging them in real-world art projects.
Since its founding in 2003, AOB’s mission has been to empower creative youth to imagine and shape
fulfilling futures, join the workforce, and contribute to the quality of life in their communities. AOB achieves
its mission by providing real-world experiences in the arts, educational guidance, and entrepreneurial
training geared to one’s unique capabilities. Our target audience is young people ages 4 to 24, the
majority of whom live and attend school in Montgomery County, Maryland.

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Job Details (for job postings)

Job Category: Education/Teaching
Position Type: Part Time
Salary Range (annual): -
Experience: -
Education Level: High School Diploma