Teaching Artist for Summer Media Institute for Teens
- Job posted by Cambridge Community Television, Cambridge, MA.
Full Time Temporary
Details: The rate of pay is $15.04 to $25 per hour, and is based on experience.
438 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge Community Television is the nationally recognized public access television and
multimedia center serving the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts. CCTV seeks Teaching Artists
to facilitate the Summer Media Institute, a dynamic media arts and work experience program for
teens. The Teaching Artists will work within a team of media educators to teach all aspects of
media production and support teens as they produce two videos reflective of who they are and
what they believe. The position will include 10-15 hours of planning time in June, and will be
20-30 hours weekly during the 6-week program, which runs from July 2 to August 10. Applicants
must be available 5 days per week (9 am to 2 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and
Fridays, and 9 am to 3 pm on Thursdays).
Applicants should possess strong teaching and communication skills, excellent media
production skills and a desire to work with a diverse community of teens between 14 and 18
years of age. The successful applicants will exhibit excellent interpersonal skills, experience
working with a team, and knowledge of and sensitivity to the specific needs of teenagers.
Knowledge of cameras, Mac hardware and software, Final Cut Pro X, video production and
ease with all digital technologies is required. Knowledge of the Cambridge community is a plus.
● Working with a team of teaching artists to plan a curriculum and schedule for the
6-week summer program
● Organizing and teaching workshops on pre-production, production, post-production
and media literacy
● Working with teens to manage pre-production for media assignments with a focus on
conceptualizing ideas, defining topics, story development, and scripting
● Assisting teens with pre-production, shooting, and post-production for their
● Assisting teens in planning a public screening of their work
Level of Language Proficiency
Bi-lingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Cambridge Community Television is an Equal Opportunity
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and media sample to email@example.com by
April 20. No phone calls, please.