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Part Time Teaching Aide

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Part Time Teaching Aide
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Want to be a part of the most creative place on the Mendocino Coast? Art Explorers is hiring for a part-time teaching aide with knowledge of printmaking—specifically linoleum printing, dry point etching, or silkscreen techniques.

Teaching aides provide a fun, nurturing, non-judgmental, artistically stimulating, and safe environment where artists are able to express their individual creativity. We are looking for employees who actively contribute to creating a place where people with disabilities are welcomed and accepted as artists, by artists.

Qualifications:

  • Art or art related background in addition to previous experience with individuals who have developmental disabilities and/or brain injuries preferred.
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Enthusiastic support of the program and the ability to relate to Art Explorers artists with respect, sensitivity, good humor and patience.
  • Ability to communicate well with many different kinds of people with varying abilities and with some who may exhibit challenging behavior.
  • Ability to communicate well with co-directors, board members, parents, other care providers, other artists and community partners and volunteers.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods, walk several blocks, lift and carry objects up to 25 lbs., reach, climb, squat, bend or kneel occasionally.
  • Computer literacy with functional use of e-mail, internet, photo applications and keyboarding.
  • Fingerprint clearance.
  • Valid driver’s license, access to a safe car, proof of insurance and ability to transport artists on occasion.

Please email your resume and three references to: artexpl@mcn.org

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