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Bronx Arts Ensemble is a multidisciplinary arts organization serving its diverse communities and developing audiences through arts education and musical performances. We’re seeking artists for our music, movement, visual arts and theater programs.

BAE is seeking qualified Teaching Artists that display artistic ability, knowledge of the history and aesthetics of their art form, and the capacity to engage students in the artistic process. The preferred applicant will have knowledge of the NYC DOE Blueprints for Teaching and Learning in the Arts, as well as a desire to teach social justice ideals, diverse cultural curriculum, and innovative concepts to a range of ages and levels in public school populations.

Job Description

  • Create and implement curriculum/lesson plans
  • Create benchmarks to align with curriculum
  • Conduct mandatory student assessments
  • Prepare classrooms and materials for lessons
  • Execute classroom management in a public school environment
  • Prepare students to present a final project at the completion of a school residency
  • Participate in mandatory Professional Development sessions 
  • Take attendance

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Fingerprinted by the NYC DOE (required for teaching in BAE classrooms)
  • Knowledge of, and or experience teaching in a classroom setting 
  • Willingness to take direction from the BAE Education Team
  • Be punctual and committed to working assigned days/hours 
  • A good work ethic, enjoys working with children, and has a willingness to work in a Public School environment
  • Committed to working with underserved student populations, including ELLs and IEP designated students
  • Willing to travel throughout NYC (primarily the Bronx) to teach classes
  • Has a level of proficiency in their art form, allowing them to demonstrate (model) the art form for students 

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter and resume to a member of our education administrative staff:

Mayra Medina, Education Manager: mayram@bronxartsensemble.org

Maggie Krupka, Education Manager: maggiek@bronxartsensemble.org