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Spoken Word Artist/Instructor

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Published 4 months ago

We are seeking a Spoken Word Artist with previous experience or solid interest in teaching youth in grades 3-12. Artist will work with youth to help them examine their personal experiences and current events to develop concepts for their work and practice various ways to put those concepts into spoken word pieces. The goal is to encourage children to explore their creativity and unique perspectives and create at least 3 written works by the end of the semester.


Requirements

  • Artist must be available for the full course of the semester (July to September)
  • Able to conduct 1-2 classes each week with each session lasting one hour
  • Must be able to host the class(es) sometime between 2pm and 7pm Monday through Friday and/or 10am and 2pm Saturdays
  • Artist will prepare students to perform at our end of semester showcase and other potential I'RAISE events. Instructor may also be asked to perform at an event or two.
  • Maintain communication with program staff and parents to provide regular updates on student progress

We are seeking a Spoken Word Artist with previous experience or solid interest in teaching youth in grades 3-12. Artist will work with youth to help them examine their personal experiences and current events to develop concepts for their…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    July 6, 2021
    12:00 AM EDT
    4:00 AM UTC
  • End Date
    August 20, 2021
    11:59 PM EDT
    3:59 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
8 W 126th St, New York, NY 10027, USA

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