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POSITION TITLE: Art Instructor
LOCATION/DEPT: Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
REPORTS TO (TITLE): Performance & Visual Arts Manager
The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center of Chicago exists to express the mission and ministry of The Salvation Army through a safe, enriching and sacred environment where all individuals have access to opportunities to reach their physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential. The Vision of the Chicago Kroc Center is to impact individuals, families and seniors of the Southside while building community, promoting excellence, motivating wellness, teaching character, and encouraging faith.
The Art Instructor is responsible for developing in each student an interest in and the ability for creative expression in visual terms, using skills and techniques of artistic expression consistent with the Academy guidelines; to develop aesthetic understandings and appreciations; to discover and develop talents of student’s in the field of art. The Art Instructor works directly with the Performance & Visual Arts Manager and Director of Arts & Education in developing course syllabi and class teaching consistent with the mission of The Salvation Army. This is a part-time position requiring evening & weekend hours.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach knowledge and skills in art, including drawing, painting, lettering, and art history.
Under general supervision of the Performance and Visual Arts Manager with some freedom to plan, schedule and carry out responsibilities within established policies and guidelines.
This individual will be evaluated on how effectively the outcomes of this position are achieved, as well as the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of accomplishing assigned goals.
Feedback through classroom observation, participant & parent survey will also be evaluated.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is required to do light to moderate physical work. In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to use standard office equipment and a PC or for executing educational programs. The work environment for this position includes high levels of noise and flexibility in a constant changing environment. Must be able to lift and carry 40 lbs.