Indigenous Artist Educator

Date Posted: Apr 04, 2017
Application Deadline: 
Start Date:

Salary: 25
Province: Ontario
Region: Southwestern Ontario
City: Waterloo
Term: Contract

Organization Description

Button Factory Arts

Non- profit Arts Education Centre in the Waterloo Region.

We offer fine art classes from toddler to Senior, including professionals

Gallery/ Exhibition 

Gift shop

Arts conferece and music venue

 



Job Description

We are currently seeking an  Indigenous Artist Educator to lead 1 week each of summer intensive art programming for our 2017 summer camp. It is our goal to engage and inspire young minds through creative actions and play. Opening the minds of youth to contemporary ideas in art and contemporary issues in our world.

Lead Artist will design a weekly program of lesson plans in preparation for:

July 31-Aug. 4: Canadian Indigenous Art & Contemporary Issues
Exploring the richness and diversity expressed in the artworks of the First Peoples of the lands now known as Canada. Focusing on Contemporary and historic  work of Aboriginal artists through the creation of artwork inspired by important practices.



Requirements:

Our summer programming is designed for ages 5-12. Interested instructors should have experience working with children and excel in a team environment. Artist Educators should hold their own active artistic practice, as well as be active in arts education. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Design, Art History, Education, or Indigenous studies degree a major asset. Though practical experience will be considered. Must have a strong knowledge of Contemporary Art, Art History and Indigenous Issues.Those applying must be able to provide an inclusive and positive environment for everyone in the workplace and be aware and sensitive to diverse groups, personalities and needs.First Aid + CPR an asset, training may be provided.

These are full time contract positions that run from 8am-5pm for weeks listed (with 1 hour lunch break)

Deadline for applications is April 27, 2017.

Applicants must be available for interviews beginning of May.

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.



Additional Info:

Button Factory Arts is a not-for-profit, charitable organization. It exists to promote all forms of art programs including: performances, classes, workshops, special events and art exhibitions.Button Factory Arts offers programming for children, youth and seniors, covering all artistic disciplines and levels of achievement from amateur to professional.



How to Apply:

To apply, please respond with a resume and cover letter to:
Heather Franklin
Executive Director
ed@buttonfactoryarts.ca
The Button Factory Arts Centre
25 Regina Street South
Waterloo, ON, N2J 1R8
519-886-4577
www.buttonfactoryarts.ca




Art Camp Program Assistants (Student Positions)

Date Posted: 

Application Deadline: April 27, 2017
Start Date: Jun 28, 2016

Salary: $12/program assistants

Province: 
Region: 
City: Waterloo
Term: Contract

 

Organization Description

 

Button Factory Arts
Non- profit Artist-Run Education Centre in the Waterloo Region. We offer art classes taught by talented Artist Educators working in their field. We house public and privately used  studio spaces, a gallery,  members gift shop as well as a rental space for performance, arts conference and music events.


Job Description

The Button Factory Arts Centre in Uptown Waterloo is seeking 2 program assistants for our 2017 Summer Camp! It is our goal to engage and inspire young minds through creative actions and play. Opening the minds of youth to contemporary ideas in art and contemporary issues in our world.

Program Assistants will work with Lead Artists to create an engaging camp atmosphere, working with children to discover hands on art activities, lead games and outdoor activity,  as well as provide a safe and inclusive camp experience for everyone involved.

The summer art camp is designed for children ages 5 to 12.
Interested instructors should have experience working with children and excel in a team environment.
Applicants who are planning a career in the Arts or Education will take preference.
This is a student Job posting. Applicants must be returning to a full-time program in the fall.

These are full time positions that run from June 28 to September 1st 2017 - (excluding the week of August 21st-25th), Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Deadline for applications is March 27, 2017.
Applicants must be available for interviews in April.
Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

Additional Info:

The Button Factory Arts Centre is a not-for-profit, charitable organization. It exists to promote all forms of art programs including: performances, classes, workshops, special events and art exhibitions.
The Button Factory Arts Centre offers programming for children, youth and seniors, covering all artistic disciplines and levels of achievement from amateur to professional.




How to Apply:

To apply, please respond with a resume and cover letter to:
Heather Franklin
Executive Director
ed@buttonfactoryarts.ca

The Button Factory Arts Centre
25 Regina Street South
Waterloo, ON, N2J 1R8
519-886-4577
www.buttonfactoryarts.ca