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Director of Education & Imagination

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Kaiser's Room
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New York, NY

Kaiser's Room


New
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Published 5 days ago

February 1, 2021
November 30, 2020
$20/hr for an expected 30 hours per month

Role:

The Kaiser’s Room Director of Education & Imagination has their hands in all aspects of KR programming. This individual will work closely with the Founding Director and the Education & Imagination Associate to make KR programming run as efficiently and effectively as possible. 

Position is currently completely remote. Pending the end of the pandemic, this position will be required to occasionally observe classes, meet with potential educational partners, and attend 1 monthly team meeting at the KR office. The KR office will be open to the Dir. of Education & Imagination to work out of as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Class & Teaching Artist Scheduling
  • Coordinate with KR’s Educational Partners and Teaching Artists to schedule class sessions
  • Includes keeping up with TA availability and scheduling substitutes 
  • Class Goals & Reflections Reviews
  • Work with Teaching Artists at the beginning of every session to set class goals.
  • Review and manage weekly class reflections submitted by Teaching Artists responding to both progress and challenges documented
  • TA Recruitment and Onboarding
  • Work with the Founding Director and Hiring Working Group to recruit new Teaching Artists and scheduling them for class observations
  • Educational Partner Outreach
  • Work with the KR Administrative Associate to reach out to, connect with, and schedule demo classes for potential Educational Partners
  • Teaching Artist Payroll
  • Submit Teaching Artist hours/classes to the Finance Dept. monthly
  • Collaborate on biannual TA training sessions
  • Collaborate with Founding Director and external consultants on designing and executing the biannual TA training sessions
  • Help organize and suggest professional development sessions during each semester
  • Collaborate on new programming
  • Work with Founding Director in developing new programming
  • Collaborate on curriculum development
  • Work with Founding Director, Board Members, and external consultants on continuing to evolve and expand KR curriculum
  • Create and distribute quarterly TA Newsletter on Mailchimp
  • Collaborate with Founding Director on annual department budget
  • Attend occasional board meetings
  • Present on department matters at quarterly meetings


Qualifications:

  • A passion for inclusive arts education
  • An ability to efficiently self manage work hours
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Some experience with the neurodiverse community
  • Ability to spot trends in the field and apply them to KR
  • Strong interpersonal & relationship building skills
  • A collaborative mindset and the ability to adapt on the fly


Desired Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of professional experience in the arts education field
  • Experience with Google Suite
  • Experience with MailChimp


Role:

The Kaiser’s Room Director of Education & Imagination has their hands in all aspects of KR programming. This individual will work closely with the Founding Director and the Education & Imagination Associate to make KR…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Part Time Schedule

Location

New York, NY

How to Apply

To Apply:

Please submit a resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position, why imagination is important to you and how you connect with others to philip@kaisersroom.org

Please use the Subject Line: Director of Education & Imagination Application 

To Apply:

Please submit a resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position, why imagination is important to you and how you connect with others to philip…

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