Company: BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance
Location: Bronx, NY
AATT ACADEMY TEACHING ASSISTANT:
Location: Bronx, NY Department: Programming Type: Seasonal/Part Time
BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance creates, produces, presents, and supports the development of cutting edge and challenging works in contemporary dance and all creative disciplines that are empowering to women, Latinos and other people of color, and the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) communities. BAAD!’s newest initiative is the AATT Academy, a dance education program for students ages 6 to 9 years based on the dance training of our Artistic Director, Arthur Aviles.
BAAD! seeks an AATT Academy Teaching Assistant for the Summer Dance Adventure Program.
Start date: May 15th
The Teaching Assistant works closely with the Dance Education Coordinator and Teaching Artists and is responsible for onsite coordination of the AATT Academy so that each student receives exemplary instruction in dance. Some teaching may be required but is not the focus of the position. The Teaching Assistant assists the Dance Education Coordinator as a contact for AATT Academy teachers, parents, guardians and the larger BAAD! community. The Teaching Assistant also assists Teaching Artists with AATT classroom culture, dance lessons and classroom management.
The Teaching Assistant position is no fewer than 10 hours a week sometimes reaching 15 hours per week. Compensation is $15/hour.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIES:
Assist Education Coordinator in implementing program curriculum and schedule with Artistic Director.
Help recruit at least 26 students (13 girls, 13 boys) ages 6 to 9 years from Westchester Square and surrounding neighborhoods in the Bronx by creating relationships with parents, organizations, businesses, and schools.
Assist in checking in and out each student and guardian at the start and end of each day.
Attend each class and assist lead teacher by managing classroom behavior and demonstrating techniques.
Teach class when lead teacher is absent and a substitute is not present.
When necessary, communicate between organization, teachers, and parents via email, phone, mail, and other tools as needed.
Prepare documents as requested.
Keep office hours each week as decided by the Dance Education Coordinator and post them to the online Google Calendar.
Personable, friendly, and comfortable working with small children and their parents.
Dance teaching experience.
Ability to demonstrate multi-tasking skills in quickly handling concerns and resolving problems.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Fluent in English. Fluency in Spanish preferred but not required.
For consideration please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 8. Please use subject line “AATT Academy Teaching Assistant.”
BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance
2474 Westchester Ave
Bronx, Bronx, 10461